Earn Hotels.com reward nights twice as fast by booking now and travelling later

May 14, 2020

Sick of scrolling through travels past and ready to hit the road again? We hear you.

While The Points Guy team doesn’t encourage any non-essential travel now, we’re all for looking ahead to give ourselves something to look forward to — especially during these uncertain times.

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Lucky for you, Hotels.com just launched a new deal that will earn you double the rewards on stays through summer 2021. Translation: This deal will get you 2 times closer to a free night in half the time. And who’s to turn down a reward night? Not us.

On top of that, we’re always up for a good stacking opportunity so let’s dive into the details of this awesome deal and how you can maximise it.

The deal

When you book an eligible hotel through Hotels.com as a rewards member now through 31 May for stays between 1 June 2020 – 31 August 2021 you will earn two stamps for each night stayed instead of the typical one stamp per night.

Once you’ve collected 10 stamps, you earn a reward night that’s valued at the average price of the nights you collected.

Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Sign-up or sign-in to the Hotels.com loyalty programme
  2. Book an eligible hotel by 31 May for a stay between 1 June 2020 – 31 August 2021
  3. Select the “pay now” option, but keep it flexible by selecting the “free cancellation rate”
  4. Use this promo code (RWD2X2020) at checkout

Voila! Your rewards nights will be credited to your account 72 hours after your stay. The best part about this deal? You can collect unlimited stamps, so you could be well on your way to earning multiple free nights. On top of that, there are no blackout dates for reward nights and you can redeem your nights at over 500,000 properties worldwide.

And while 2020 travels will likely be pretty limited, if you’re thinking ahead to 2021, Hotels.com has properties all around the world that you can book now to redeem rewards nights at later.

For travel within the U.K., there are some stunning hotels to earn rewards nights on. Not to mention, Hotels.com offers more than its namesake — you can book apartments, vacation rentals, houses and more.

Here’s a look at some stays you can book through Hotels.com:

Laura Ashley – The Belsfield in Windermere, England

(Photo courtesy of The Belsfield, Windermere)
(Photo courtesy of The Belsfield, Windermere)

The Wilderness, Llangadog in Wales

The Wilderness
(Photo courtesy of The Wilderness, Llangadog)

Beadnell Towers Hotel in Chathill, England

(Photo courtesy of Beadnell Towers Hotel)
(Photo courtesy of Beadnell Towers Hotel)

How to maximise your booking

Hotels.com offers one of the most rewarding loyalty programmes out there with just 10 stays required before earning a free night. While this deal is already very generous, it can become even more lucrative when you book with a travel rewards credit card. This is one of the easiest and fastest ways to build your points balance.

Related: How to maximise your Hotels.com reward nights

Bottom line

This is a great opportunity to book future travel and earn double the rewards twice as fast. With thousands of properties available ranging from hotels to vacation rentals, there’s surely something for everyone to enjoy.

Additionally, this is a super flexible offering with the promo available on bookings made through summer 2021. Just be sure to book by 31 May 2020.

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