Rewards Programs In Cash Back Credit Cards

  • Hyatt Vacation Club

    Hyatt Gold Passport

    Join the Hyatt Gold Passport global frequent guest program and enjoy exclusive benefits and free nights at Hyatt worldwide

    • Hyatt Gold Passport benefits and awards are designed to make stays at Hyatt even more rewarding
    • Members are welcome to any available standard room when booking a free night award with no blackout dates
    • Plus, members experience even more rewarding benefits upon achieving elite status

    Other Benefits:

    • Earn 5 points per eligible dollar spent
    • Free nights with no black-out dates
      • Members are welcome to any available standard room
    • Points to miles conversion with over 30 particiapting travel partners
  • Best Western

    Best Western Rewards

    Best Western Rewards is now offering to match elite levels for customers that have gained elite levels in other hotel loyalty programs!

    Best Western Rewards is Best Western’s FREE rewards program.  Earn points towards a variety of product and service awards including:

    • Free nights
    • Dining
    • Shopping
    • Entertainment
    • Gift Certificates
    • Airline miles

    Best Western Rewards members will receive:

    • 10 points per USD (or equivalent) spent on eligible room rates OR
    • Airilne/partner rewards with each qualified stay
    • Hotel stay rewards with no blackout dates
    • Exclusive offers
    • Points that never expire

    3 Elite tier levels with generous bonus point offerings, and other opportunities to earn points through special promotions, purchases and point balance transfers with the Best Western MasterCard and customized membership programs.

  • Conrad Resorts and Hotels


    HHonors members will enjoy a host of privileges during their stays. HHonors offers many opportunities to tailor their program to member's personal interests. Every HHonors member receives the following membership benefits designed to make every stay convenient and comfortable. Membership is free and HHonors points can be redeemed for a variety of rewards including hotel stays and dream vacation packages.

    • Hilton HHonors Online:
      • Make reservations, access account information and purchase and redeem points any time members want, all online
    • HHonors Automated Helpline:
      • Members have access to HHonors Automated Helpline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • Earnings Style Options:
      • With Hilton HHonors, members can earn both hotel points and airline miles for the same eligible stay at Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct brands
    • HHonors reservations service:
      • To assure members reservations receive special attention — especially during peak periods — HHonors offer a dedicated HHonors Reservation Service
      • Call 1-800-HHONORS in the U.S. and Canada for personal assistance
    • Expedited Check-In:
      • If a members room preferences and credit card information are on file, simply provide the HHonors account number when making reservations and they'll check-in even quicker when they arrive at the hotel
      • To provide or update room preference and credit card information, members can access their HHonors Account, or contact Hilton Reservations and Customer Care
    • Late check-out upon request:
      • If members need extra time in their room, call the front desk
      • They'll do everything possible to accommodate a members request
    • Express Check-Out:
      • Enjoy express check out at all Hilton Worldwide hotels
    • Spouse stays free:
      • Spouse stays free in the member's room on qualifying stays
      • This benefit excludes stays at Hampton Inn properties
      • This benefit does not apply at any hotel when the rate includes additional components (e.g., meals, activities, parking, etc.) that are quoted as a per person or per room charge
    • HHonors Guest Manager:
      • If a member has a special request or concern during their stay, the hotel's HHonors Guest Manager is there to assist them
    • Free weekday newspaper:
      • Complimentary weekday newspaper
      • Often free for all guests, but always free for HHonors members
    • Ongoing communications:
      • Receive an account statement following the months in which members have an HHonors stay
      • Members statement details points earned, plus news, special offers targeted to their travel needs
    • eFolio:
      • Members can find their final bill online, fast
      • View the final hotel bills inside the My Travel Planner section inside members HHonors Account
      • Members can easily print or save copies for future reference
    • Online Reward Reservations:
      • Search for availability and book Standard or Point Stretcher hotel reward reservations online
  • Marriott Hotels & Resorts

    Marriott Rewards

    Marriott Rewards Members Enjoy

    Before Stay:

    • 250+ ways to use points
    • No Blackout dates
    • PointSavers
    • Promotion Central
    • Your preference remembered
    • Dedicated Customer Service Line
    • Member Exclusive Offers

    During Stay:

    • Earn points or airline miles
    • Earn bonuses and base points
    • 5th redemption night free
    • Hotel rate discount and partner offers
    • Priority check-in
    • Instant redemption

    After Stay:

    • Access to "My Account"
    • eFolio
    • Up to 10 Marriott Rewards points per dollar spent at particiaping properties

  • Carlson

    Club Carlson

    Club Carlson offers members:

    • 20 Gold Points per U.S. dollar spent on eligible hotel nights, as well as meals and beverages charged to customer's room, at participating hotels

    • Free nights faster starting at 9,000 Gold Points

    • No blackout dates for award nights on standard rooms

    • Free Internet for Club Carlson members at Radisson® hotels worldwide and hotels in North America

    • A collection of first-class redemption options

    • Elite status starting at 15 nights or 10 stays per year

  • Carlson

    Club Carlson for Business

    This program is designed for Small/Medium sized businesses that don't already have an existing Preferred Corporate Rate (PCR) with Carlson Hotels.

    Through Club Carlson for Business, a company can earn Gold Points towards free hotel nights and other valuable rewards when employees, contractors, vendors, and business associates stay on business at any of Club Carlson's more than 600 participating Carlson hotels in the U.S. and Canada.

    • Member companies will also enjoy a 5% discount off standard nightly rate when staying at any eligible hotels in the USA and Canada

    Travelers may also earn points for the same stays with individual Club Carlson accounts


    Decide how to use the points that have been earned:

    • Reward employees
    • Save rewards to offset future travel expenses, or
    • Stock up on office supplies
      • Flexible rewards redemption options let members tailor the benefits to meet the needs of their business

    Club Carlson for Business members may redeem points for Club Carlson rewards, such as:

    • Free Hotel Nights
      • Redeem Gold Points or
      • Redeeming Points + Cash
    • Gift Cards and Prepaid Cards
    • Savings through CWT Vacations (U.S. members) and Club Med (U.S. and Canada members)
    • Airline Miles (when transferred to individual)
    • Donations to World Childhood Foundation
    • CO2 Emissions offsets
  • Aloft

    Starwood Preferred Guest
    • While Preferred Guest is the program’s base tier, it is anything but basic. It provides entrée to a rich and fulfilling world of extraordinary travel and entertainment experiences.

    Welcome To A World Of Award-Winning Benefits:

    • Members will have access to exclusive benefits and redemption opportunities 
    • remarkably valuable currency, Starpoints, will transform their loftiest travel and entertainment dreams into rich reality, from free nights at some of the most enchanting hotels on earth to many other travel, merchandise and once-in-a-lifetime entertainment rewards
    • At the Preferred level, members will earn 2 Starpoints per every eligible dollar spent at over 1000 of Starwood’s participating properties
    • Redeem Starpoints for a host of extraordinary rewards, including free nights and airline tickets
    • With Starwood's no blackouts policy, if there is a standard room available, or a flight available through their SPG Flights program, members can redeem for it

    Reward Opportunities Around The World:

    • Free Night Awards with No Blackouts:
      • Notably the richest redemption opportunity offered, this benefit assures the ability to redeem Starpoints any time members want to go
      • If there is a standard room available, members can have it
      • And members can achieve a free night with as few as 2,000 Starpoints for Category 1 properties1
    • Award Flights:
      • Transfer Starpoints to more than 30 major airlines, most on a 1:1 basis
      • Also receive a 5,000 Starpoint bonus when members transfer 20,000 Starpoints to miles2
    • Cash & Points:
      •  Redeem Free Nights Awards using a combination of cash and Starpoints3
    • Redeem for Room and Suite Upgrades:
      • At participating hotels, where available, upgrade to a Specialty Room for a few as 1,000 Starpoints or a Suite for as few as 3,000 Starpoints4
    • 5th Night Free:
      • Redeem 4 nights at select properties and members 5th consecutive night is free5
    • 50% off Rack Rate:
      • Redeem 1,000 Starpoints for a 50% off regular rack rates certificate6
    • Nights & Flights:
    • Use Starpoints to pay for their airfare and hotel costs7
    • Instant Awards:
      • Redeem from an array of in-hotel indulgences
      • Ask about it at the hotel
    • Partners:
      • Redeem for products and services from Starwood's slist of partners
    • Moments:
      • Redeem for once-in-a-lifetime experiences

    Additional Benefits To Embrace:

    • Buy Starpoints to achieve free nights, free flights or room upgrades faster
    • Enjoy an exclusive 35% discount at more than 125 participating destinations worldwide, including Hawaiian resorts and European cities8
    • Redeem Starpoints instantly online, over the phone or at the hotel
    • Transfer Starpoints between accounts with members of the same household
    • Enjoy Free Nights even faster - The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, lets members earn Starpoints faster
    • Starpoints never expire as long as members have Starpoints activity at least once every 12 months

    Terms and Conditions of The Above Benefits:

    1. Subject to availability at check-in for the length of the stay, provided the room was not booked through a pre-paid third-party channel. Specialty Suites such as, but not limited to, premium view, Presidential, Honeymoon, and multiple bedroom suites are excluded. This benefit does not apply to all-suite hotels. Best rooms are identified by each property and may not include upgraded Towers level accommodations unless Towers level accommodations are booked originally. The upgrade benefit is available for one room for the personal use of the Member only, regardless of the number of additional rooms purchased by the Member. This benefit is not offered at Aloft and Element properties.
    2. Subject to availability at resort and conference center hotels.
    3. Not available when room booked through a third-party (excluding travel agency) channel.
    4. Applicable to one standard room booked by 3 p.m. local time 72+ hours before day of arrival at participating hotels. Member must pay regular RACK rate. Black out dates apply. Not available at resorts. Room upgrade and Free Night Award redemption do not apply when this benefit is utilized. Minimum length-of-stay requirement must be met.
    5. Check-cashing privileges of $300 U.S. or equivalent per Eligible Stay at some Participating Properties, subject to local banking and foreign exchange regulations. As applicable, checks may be cashed in local currency only.
    6. No blackouts applies to standard rooms only. Starpoints required for a free night range from 2,000 Starpoints for a weekend night in a standard room at a Category 1 hotel to 35,000 Starpoints for any night in a standard room at many Category 7 hotels. Category 7 properties that are all suites or villas require a higher Starpoint redemption.
    7. 5,000 Starpoints® bonus is awarded only when 20,000 Starpoints are transferred as part of the same transaction and is based on airlines with a 1 Starpoint® to 1 mile conversion rate; equivalent bonus will be awarded in accordance with other airline conversion rates. A domestic ticket includes airfare only. Fees, taxes, and terms and conditions vary by airline. For a list of participating airlines, transfer ratios and full program details, go to Participating airlines and transfer ratio are subject to change. Check with the frequent flyer program for details on redemption of airline miles.
    8. Cash & Points required range from $25 and 1,200 Starpoints at a participating Category 1 property in Asia Pacific to $150 and 8,000 Starpoints at a participating Category 6 property. Offer is valid only at properties participating in the promotion. Cash & Points is offered at Category 1 and 2 hotels in Asia Pacific only. Cash & Points is not offered at Category 7 hotels. Black-out dates may apply. Rooms are for single or double occupancy; charges may apply for additional guests. Guest is responsible for all taxes and service charges affiliated with the award reservation. The USD cash component of this award is as listed. The USD amount will be converted to local currency when it is posted to the guest’s folio.
    9. Number of Starpoints required for upgrade are per room/per night and range from 1,000 Starpoints for a room upgrade at a Category 1 property to 2,750 Starpoints for a room upgrade at a Category 7 property and 3,000 Starpoints for a suite upgrade at a Category 1 property to 35,000 Starpoints for a suite upgrade at a Category 7 property. Upgrade types may include larger rooms, a Club Room, Westin Guest Office ®, Corporate Club Room, Smart Room, a room on a floor that may include Club Lounge Services or Concierge Services, suites, or a room based on type of view or floor within the hotel. Types of rooms available varies by property. Category of upgrades and Starpoints needed for an upgrade are determined by each property and are subject to availability.
    10. The free night offered with any Fifth Night Free Award applies only to the fifth consecutive night within the same stay and the same room for which that award was ordered. There will be no Starpoints refund or free night credit for any unused portion of a Fifth Night Free Award.
    11. 50% Off Regular Rack Rates awards are subject to availability and are valid for a stay of five nights or less.
    12. Members can redeem 60,000 Starpoints for 50,000 airline miles and five nights at a Category 3 property, or 70,000 Starpoints for 50,000 airline miles and five nights at a Category 4 hotel or resort. Nights & Flights redeemed must be made by calling their local Customer Contact Center at least 30 business days prior to the arrival date. This award is only offered with airlines with a 1 Starpoint to 1 Airline mile transfer ratio.
    13. Discount is off or rack rate at participating resorts, based on availability at the time of reservation. Advance reservations are required.
    14. Available in U.S. only. To be eligible to receive 25,000 bonus Starpoints, members must make their first purchase with the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card within one year of Card approval. Bonus Starpoints are for first-time Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cardmembers only.
  • Coast Hotels & Resorts

    Coast Rewards

    Membership Benefits and Information:

    • Coast Rewards members can redeem well-earned points for valuable rewards, including hotel rooms, travel packages and merchandise
    • Each level of the Coast Rewards program brings its own exclusive benefits and privileges
    • Express check-in and check-out
      • 59 second check-in guarantee or room that night is free or receive 500 Coast Rewards points
        • 59 second check-in is not guaranteed when redeeming points at the time of check-in
        • Members making a reservation and arriving at the hotel within 24 hours of making the reservation are not entitled to the 59 second check-in guarantee
    • Wake up call on time guarantee or previous night is free or receive 500 Coast Rewards points
    • Family member in room at no charge
    • Priority waitlist placement when hotel is sold out
    • Rate Guarantee
      • Members are entitlaed to the best available daily rate at time of reservation
      • Rates only available for individual travel
    • National Car Rental
      • Canada and U.S. special rates, complimentary Emerald Club membership and a one car class upgrade, subject to availability
    • Exclusive toll-free reservations
    • Internet reservations
      • Personalized and faster online reservations with Coast Rewards number
    • Complimentary newspaper available
    • Redeem Coast Rewards points for complimentary stays, room upgrades, vacation packages, gift certificates and merchandise




  • Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants

    Kimpton InTouch Guest Rewards and Loyalty Program

    Kimpton's InTouch Guest Loyalty Program offers members the chance to tell their story about what they like, don't like and prefer most during a stay with Kimpton. Kimpton will match member preferences with services and amenities to make sure each Kimpton experience is as best as it possibly can be

    • Preferences: Kimpton does their best to make every stay true to individual preferences and requests -- from where a room is located to the newspaper and the type of pillow preferred. InTouch members earn a complimentary night stay after every 7 eligible visits or 20 eligible nights.
    • Free Internet Access: during each stay
    • Access to the Mini Bar privileges: Members can take any 2 items up to $10 (or $15 in New York City) from the mini bar as a "welcome back" snack
    • Rewards: The best part of staying true to Kimpton is getting more stays at Kimpton
      • Earn complimentary nights as an InTouch member
    • Kimpton's In-Room Spa: As an InTouch member, always enjoy a $30 off any In-Room Spa services during a stay. De-stress from a day of meetings, unwind after a long flight or kick off a vacation with a rejuvenating massage, body treatment or facial treatment.
    • Exclusive Promotions: Throughout the year, Kimpton will share e-mail promotions that are exclusively for InTouch members


  • Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts

    Intercontinental Ambassador

    What are the benefits of InterContinental Ambassador status?


    InterContinental Ambassador status holders are entitled to higher levels of recognition valid only at InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

    Members will receive the following benefits at InterContinental brand hotels:

    • Upgrade to a superior room
    • Priority waitlist reservations
    • Late checkout until 4:00 pm
    • Instant check-in
    • Instant checkout
    • Complimentary Weekend Night Certificate upon enrollment and renewal
    • Fresh fruit and mineral water upon arrival
    • VIP greeting and in-room welcome gift
    • One free pay TV movie per stay (where available)
    • Complimentary standard newspaper delivered to members' room every day
    • Airport chauffeur service (at published rate)
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites

    La Quinta Returns
    • 10 base points per dollar spent
    • Express check-in
    • Late check-out
    • Members-only 800 number
    • Secured account access via the web
    • Points never expire as long as an account remains active
    • Easy online redemption for rewards
    • Earn La Quinta Returns points with every purchase when using the La Quinta VisaRewards Card


  • Choice Hotels International

    Choice Privileges

    Choice Privileges members earn points towards free hotel room nights, airlines miles and much more.

    They can earn points at over 5,500 locations in the U.S. (inlcuding Hawaii) Canada, Europe, Middle East, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean and Australasia

    • Earn 10 points for each dollar paid in full in room revenue when paying for a qualifying rate

    In-Hotel Benefits:

    • Express reservations and check-in
    • Extended check-out (up to 2 hours past standard checkout)
    • High-speed Internet (excluding Rodeway Inn) and long distance access are free
    • Complimentary newspaper (excl. Suburban)
    • No Blackout Dates

    Online Profile Benefits:

    • View point balance and expiration dates
    • Make/view reservations
    • View statements
    • View/update profile
    • Redeem points for rewards

    Elite Benefits:

    • Elite bonus points
    • Exclusive reservations and customer service phone numbers
    • Exclusive Elite member offers
    • Additional Elite Platinum and Diamond benefits      

  • Candlewood Suites

    Priority Club
    • The Priority Club rewards hotel program offers great features and benefits for frequent travelers
    • Members enjoy greater chocies and extraordinary flexibility with exclusive benefits designed to help earn more travel experiences
    • Redeem points or miles for hotel stays, booking flights, renting a vehicle, gift cards, entertainment, merchandise and exciting travel experiences 
    • Once signed up , members will be automatically enrolled as a Priority Club "Club Member"

    Club members will receive

    • Extended Check-out
    • Weekday newspaper
    • Collect points or miles

    Other Priority Club Benefits

    • There are over 4,400 locations worldwide
    • Points never expire
    • There are no Blackout dates on reward nights
    • Members have the ability to combine points & Cash to earn quicker rewards
    • Use points for flights on over 400 airlines
    • Book stays virtually anywhere, even at Priority CLub competitor hotels with Hotels Anywhere.
  • Red Roof Inn

    • The RediCard program allows members to earn 10 points per dollar spent on the room
    • Automatically receive a choice of either a Free-Night Certificate good at any Red Roof nationwide or 1,000 miles from the Delta SkyMiles program, once members reach 6,000 RediCard points

    Exclusive Member Benefits include:

    • A member-only toll-free reservation line: 800-333-0991
    • Online, member-only access to account information
    • Express check-in
    • Free USA Today delivered to door
    • Points that do not expire as long as member stays at Red Roof every 14 months
    • 8 PM courtesy hold for late arrivals
    • Regular newsletters to keep updated on special offers and benefits exclusive to RediCard Members
  • Stash Hotel Rewards

    Stash Hotel Rewards Program

    The Stash Hotel Rewards Program allows members to earn and redeem points for free nights at authentic, independent hotels across the U.S., from landmark historic inns to boutique gems to top-rated resorts

    • Earn 5 points per dollar spent on eligible room rates
    • Points never expire
    • Use points like cash for free nights

    • Unbelievable value: rates discounted for Stash Members
    • Flexible: no blackout dates
    • Easy to redeem: no charts or complicated tables
  • welcomerewards

    WelcomeRewards Benefits

    • No points to collect
    • No blackout dates
    • No restrictions
    • Just accumulate 10 nights, even at other hotels, and receive a night free

    How It Works

    • Once individuals sign up for a WelcomeRewards membership, simply sign in to the created account before booking a property at
    • Members can also book over the phone, just be sure to tell the customer care agent about the welcomerewards membership
    • Credits toward a free night are automatically updated to members' accounts after completing the stay
    • Members can check account balance by signing in to a account and check the welcomerewards activity page
      • Or by calling
    • Members can choose to use a free night for a higher rate room if the difference is paid

    HotelClub Rewards

    Earn member dollars with every booking

    • Get up to 7% back
    • No restrictions
      • Redeem on any hotel, any time
    • 1 Member Reward = $1 USD
    • 3 membership tiers
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

    Wyndham Rewards

    Join the Wyndham Rewards FREE travel rewards program and start enjoying the benefits of membership

    • GET AWAY from home and travel somewhere exciting
      • Stay and earn at more than 6,500 hotels, resorts and extended stay properties worldwide
    • RELAXand earn points for staying
      • Many ways to earn points
    • ENJOY a free night using rewards and don't spend a dime
      • Free nights with no blackout dates

      • Hundreds of rewards options

    Wyndham Rewards Benefits:

    • Earn at more than 6,000 hotels around the World
    • Earn 10 Wyndham rewards points for every $1 spent on qualified stays at any of Wyndham's participating partmers
    • Enjoy free nights with no blackout dates
    • Earn points or air miles for every qualified stay
    • Redeem points for hundreds of reward options such as merchandise, gift cards, travel, rental vehicles and award nights to hotels
    • Redeem online anytime at the wyndham rewards website or by phone

    Wyndham Rewards w/ByRequest Welcome Level Benefits:

    • 10 points per dollar spent
    • Receive free high speed internet access
    • Expedited check-in
    • Free domestic long-distance calls
    • Online access to hotel receipts

    Wyndham Rewards w/ByRequest Level Benefits:

    After three (3) nights members will enjoy ByRequest Level benefits

    • A welcome snack and drink
    • Room(s) according to member preferences
    • Extras, like towels and pillows
  • Discover

    Discover Cashback Bonus

    Discover Cashback

    • Members can earn a 5% Cashback Bonus on category purchases
    • Categories change throughout the year
      • Travel
      • Home improvement stores
      • Department stores
      • Restaurants
      • Gas and groceries
    • Remember that you must sign up for the 5% program each quarter 
      • View the current 5% Cash back Bonus program details
      • Category purchases in excess of the specified amounts will automatically earn up to 1% Cash back Bonus
    • 2013 category rotation is as follows
      • Jan - Mar is restaurants and movies
      • Apr - Jun is home improvement
      • Jul - Sep is summer fun
      • Oct - Dec is holiday shopping
    • Earn 5-20% Cashback Bonus at ShopDiscover
    • Refer friends and receive $50 for each one who becomes a cardmember
      • Refer up to 100 new cardmembers