You can earn double miles or points on your 1st hotel booking with Rocketmiles until 8:59 am Eastern Time tomorrow, January 23, 2015.
You could earn up to 10,000 miles or points per night. I’ll explain the restrictions.
What’s the Deal?
Link: My Review of Rocketmiles
Until 8:59 am Eastern time tomorrow, January 23, 2015, new customers can earn double miles or points on any Rocketmiles hotel booking.
Normally, you’d earn 500 to 5,000 miles per night, depending on the hotel and airline program. With this deal, you’ll earn 1,000 to 10,000 miles per night.
When you book a hotel through Rocketmiles, you’ll earn airline miles (but usually not hotel points). You can choose from:
- Aeroplan (Air Canada)
- Alaska Airlines
- American Airlines
- Avios (UK)
- British Airways
- Flying Blue (Air France & KLM)
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Jet Airways
- Malaysia Airlines
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Jordanian
- Saudia Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
- United Airlines
- US Airways
- Virgin America
There’s no limit to the number of nights you can book. But there are a few restrictions:
- Only 1st-time customers can get double miles or points
- The bonus can’t be combined with any other offers
- You can earn a maximum of 30,000 miles / points TOTAL (or 3,000 Norwegian CashPoints) through this promotion
Note: You can NOT stack the usual 1,000 mile new customer bonus with this deal.
Is It Worth Booking Through Rocketmiles?
I’ve written that booking through Rocketmiles can sometimes be worth it if you can find a cheap hotel rate in the destination you want. Their selection is limited in some cities, but you can usually find both chain and independent hotels.
Like bookings with other discount travel sites, you won’t usually earn hotel points on Rocketmiles stays. And don’t count on getting elite status perks.
But folks who are trying to get the Southwest Companion Pass should consider earning Southwest points through Rocketmiles, because the points DO count (except for bonus points, like the recent 3,000 point offer).
As always, shop around before you book to make sure you’re getting the best deal! And double-check the cancellation policy, because it varies depending on hotel.
When you book, use a card that earns extra points for travel, like the Chase Sapphire Preferred.
You can earn miles from your choice of 23 airlines. But remember to shop around before you book, because Rocketmiles’ prices can sometimes be more expensive than other discount hotel sites.
And always check the cancellation policy!
Let me know if you find a good deal with this sale!