The Daily Getaway for this year are here again. The schedule for 5 weeks of deals is already published and we have same deal partners as last year except the Wyndham Hotels is back again (with not that great of a deal though!). The Day-1 of the deal starts from 04/04 and has one of my favorite deals of Daily Getaway which is purchase of choice privileges points. The deal is similar to the last year where you can buy points ranging in cost from 0.4 cent/point to 0.45 cent/point. The good thing is since Choice privileges has revamped some of it terms of points expiration where points DO NOT EXPIRE if there is any qualifying activity including that of "points purchase" within 18 months from last activity. That essentially means you no longer have to worry about point expiration at set 2 years period anymore (the previous points expiration policy).
So, below are few highlights (most are same as last year) of why this is a good deal:
So, go ahead and make your purchase. The sale starts at 1 p.m. EST on 04/04/2016
The daily getaway for Week-2 will start on 03/30. There are couple of hotel points sale promotion which you might be interested in. The first one of interest is for Best Western Points which is on 03/30 and the other one for Choice Privileges Points on 04/03. There are other hotel getaway sales for "The Palazzo", "Venetian" and "CAESARS" as well as for "Universal Studios" but those are not that interesting in my view. Below is the snap shot of what's available for Week-2.
Best Western Points Deal - $55 for 10k points - 0.55 cent/point value - 03/30:
Choice Privileges Points Deal - Various packages = 0.4 cent/point to 0.45 cent/point value - 04/03:
I wanted to cover some of the interesting developments in travel arena within last month. Here they come:
The upcoming Daily Getaway promotion for sale of Choice Privileges points is one of the upcoming sale promotion. It is scheduled for 27th June and has variety of points set on sale for a price as low as ~0.377 cents/point.
The offer is a "buy" if you are looking to use them primarily for your stays in Europe where the off-season hotel room costing $200 can be had for as low as 8000 points. The other good use of the choice points is for a family travel stay. Since a Choice Hotel Reward stay can have up-to 4 guests on a single reservation with no difference in points required, it would give a good bargain for stays where otherwise 2 rooms would be required or there would be extra cost for more than 2 guests. Also do remember that you are buying "Choice Privileges Points" regardless of what the Daily Getaway advertisement says, so you are not guaranteed stay at the hotels mentioned for the amount of points mentioned nor you are limited to use your points at a specific Choice hotels mentioned. You can essentially spend the points as you like. (even transfer to airline miles if you wish to, although I would advice against it unless you are topping of your mileage account for specific redemption)
Below are the offers available with limit of 2 per package type and in total of 8 per Choice Privilege account.
Note: If you are looking to solely purchase the points to transfer to Airline Miles than the Wyndham Reward Points Daily Getaway Sale on 2nd of July is something you would be interested where essentially you are buying points at a cost of 1.35 cent/airline miles. (8k Wyndham points transfer to 3.2k Airline miles into AA, UA, US and DL airlines mileage program)
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