Need more Wyndham points? The normal offer for the no-annual-fee version of the Barclaycard Wyndham Rewards card is 18,000 Wyndham points after meeting minimum spending requirements.
But if you make a test booking on the Wyndham website, you’ll see an offer for 15,000 Wyndham points after meeting minimum spending requirements. Plus a $50 statement credit when you spend a total of $2,000 on purchases in the same timeframe.
In some cases, this could be a better deal, even though you’re earning fewer bonus points. But you shouldn’t consider these offers if you’re new to miles and points.
Emily and I don’t earn anything from the Barclaycard Wyndham Rewards card, but we’ll always share new deals with our readers!
15,000 Wyndham Points Is Enough for a Free Night at Almost ANY Wyndham Hotel. Like the Otherwise Expensive Silverado Resort & Spa in Napa Valley!
I’ll help you decide whether the 15,000 point (plus a statement credit!) offer on the no-annual-fee Barclaycard Wyndham card makes sense for you.
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Via Loyalty Traveler, there’s a targeted Wyndham promotion to earn 3X Wyndham points on paid stays when you register, book, and stay through May 25, 2017. Your check-in date can be as late as May 25, 2017, and check-out by June 2, 2017.
With this deal, you’ll earn a minimum of 3,000 Wyndham points per stay. That’s a nice bonus if you like Wyndham hotels and have paid stays coming up anyway.
Earn 3X Wyndham Points on Wyndham Hotel Stays Through May 25, 2017 – but Only If You’re Targeted
I’ll explain how the bonus works and remind you of what you can do with Wyndham points.
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Ready to save Big Money on travel like hotels, car rentals, and attractions? Good news!
Via Loyalty Traveler, the US Travel Association’s Daily Getaways is back. And starting April 10, 2017, they’ll offer 5 weeks of different daily deals and discounts.
In the Past, Folks Have Been Able to Save Cash on Travel Purchases Like Car Rentals With the Daily Getaways Promotion!
Here’s what we know about the 2017 Daily Getaways deal so far.
Looking for a quick discount for your upcoming travel?
Via One Mile at a Time, you can get $30 off a hotel (or flight & hotel) when you book through Travelocity by July 31, 2017. This deal is part of “T-Mobile Tuesdays“, a program that gives T-Mobile customers discounts on lots of fun stuff. But for this deal, you do NOT have to be a T-Mobile customer!
T-Mobile Publishes Deals Every Tuesday Exclusively for Their Customers. But This Deal Is Open to Anyone!
I’ll tell you what you need to know about this deal.
Posted in Club Carlson, Hilton Honors, Hotel Promotions, Hotels, IHG, La Quinta, Marriott, Save Money, Starwood (SPG), Travel Tips, Wyndham
Million Mile Secrets reader, Shane, commented:
I received sign-up bonuses from the Hilton Honors™ Card from American Express and Citi Hilton Visa card. My wife and I are trying to save up more points for a free trip. If she gets an AMEX or Citi Hilton card under her name, can she use my Hilton loyalty number so the sign-up bonuses go into my account?
Excellent question, Shane!
Generally, you can NOT receive a credit card sign-up bonus if the name on the credit card application is different from the loyalty account.
As an alternative, Shane’s wife can apply and earn Hilton points from credit card sign-up bonuses in her own loyalty account. Then, transfer the points to Shane’s account. But there are some rules to know!
Don’t be Discouraged That You Can’t Earn Sign-Up Bonuses Using a Spouse’s Loyalty Account Number! Instead, You Can Earn the Points in Your Own Account and Transfer Them Over!
I’ll explain the rules and fees associated with transferring hotel points!
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Welcome to the next installment of our Reader Success Series where Million Mile Secrets Readers share how they booked a trip with miles & points to get Big Travel with Small Money!
Mark is our newest reader success story to show folks it’s possible to travel without spending a lot of money.
Ready to Explore Murren in the Gorgeous Swiss Alps
A big thank you to Mark for sharing his story!
Please introduce yourself to everyone and tell us how long you’ve been involved in the miles & points hobby.
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Good news for folks who like Wyndham hotels! Via Don’t Call the Airline, both versions of the Barclaycard Wyndham cards now have increased sign-up bonuses.
With the annual fee version, you can earn 45,000 Wyndham points (worth 3 nights at any Wyndham hotel) after meeting minimum spending requirements.
And you’ll earn 18,000 Wyndham points (more than enough for 1 night at any Wyndham hotel) after meeting minimum spending requirements with the no-annual-fee version of the card.
We don’t earn a commission for these cards, but we’ll always tell you about the best deals!
The Sign-Up Bonus From the Annual Fee Version of the Barclaycard Wyndham Rewards Card Is Enough for 3 Free Nights at the Historic Mills House in Charleston, South Carolina. Rooms Here Normally Cost ~$349+ Per Night!
Let’s take a look at these offers.
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Update: After March 31, 2017, transferring hotel points to Southwest no longer counts towards the Companion Pass. But here’s how to earn Companion Pass points when booking paid nights at hotels.
Million Mile Secrets reader, John, emailed:
I’d like to earn the Southwest Companion pass in early 2017 so it will be valid for ~2 years. I currently have 200,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points. Can I transfer the points to Starwood, then to Marriott so I can take advantage of the Hotel + Travel Package?
John knows Chase Ultimate Rewards points, when transferred straight to Southwest, do NOT count towards the Southwest Companion Pass. But transferring hotel points to Southwest do count.
While you cannot transfer your Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Starwood, you can transfer them directly to other hotels, like Hyatt, IHG, and Marriott.
If You Have the Southwest Companion Pass, You Can Take a Travel Buddy to Costa Rica for the Cost of Taxes & Fees!
I’ll show you which hotel points you can transfer to Southwest. And if it’s a good idea!
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Via View From the Wing, you can now use your Wyndham hotel points for stays at over 17,000 homes and condos around the world with Wyndham’s Vacation Rentals network.
That’s great news for folks who like earning and using Wyndham points. And because you’ll have more ways to use your points, they just became more valuable!
You Can Now Use Your Wyndham Points for Free Nights at Participating Homes and Condos Around the World Like This Magical Cottage in Ireland!
Here’s more about what the introduction of Wyndham’s Vacation Rentals means for you.
Update: One or more card offers in this post are no longer available. Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers.
Via Frequent Miler, you can earn a 25% bonus when you transfer hotel points to United Airlines through November 30, 2016.
In most cases, this is not a great deal because of the unfavorable transfer ratios. But it’s a terrific deal if you book a Marriott Hotel + Air package, especially if you first transfer Starwood points to Marriott.
This promotion can also be a way to convert excess hotel points that you wouldn’t otherwise use.
For a Limited Time, Earn Up to 20,000 Bonus United Airlines Miles When You Convert Hotel Points
I’ll explain more about this deal!
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