30% Off Choice Privileges Points: Good for Pricey European Hotels

You can buy Choice Privileges Points for 30% off through August 10, 2018. Choice hotels, in the United States at least, are mostly utilitarian motels. Europe is an exception, and one of the best place to get the most value out of your points. If you've got plans to travel (especially) to northern Europe, keep reading.

The Sale

Choice Privilege Points typically cost 1.1 cents each. The sale is tiered.

Today Only: $24 Hotel Rooms Through Daily Getaways

Update as of 1:35 pm ET: All packages of Choice Privileges points are sold out.

It’s the end of the third week (of five weeks) of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways.

Daily Getaways 2017: Preview of Week 3

Daily Getaways is a series of daily discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association that started last two weeks ago and runs for three more. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale, and the best deals sell out in just a few minutes.

In 2013, Scott blogged every deal.

Today Only: $24 Hotel Rooms. Possibly Best Daily Getaway of the Year

Update 3:13 PM ET: All these deals sold out as predicted. Did you get one? I missed them because I was at the gym. :(

Today is the first day of five weeks of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will often sell out in a few minutes.

Free Night at Choice Hotels After Two Paid Stays. Good Deal?

Choice Privileges operates mostly motels in the United States, but some nicer hotels abroad like the $325-per-night Clarion Hotel in Stockholm.

Choice just launched a promotion offering a free night after two stays. This is a typical promotion among hotels that can often be worthy of a mattress run (i.e. booking two cheap one night stays you don't need to get a free stay at an expensive property later), so I looked into it.

Which Credit Card to Pay Hotel Stays at Each Chain and Non-Chain Hotel

I don't spend much time in hotels (here's a breakdown of where I'm sleeping as I travel 365 days this year), but I've been looking at booking some upcoming hotel stays. I carry several co-branded credit cards, but as I've crunched the numbers, my Citi Prestige® Card has come out as a better option for paying the hotel stay in almost all cases.

That's especially true if I'm looking at a four night hotel stay, since the Citi Prestige® Card offers the fourth night free on paid hotel stays, which is an ~25% rebate (more if you're doing it right.

Today Only: $24 Hotel Rooms, The Best Daily Getaway of the Week

Update at 2:55 PM ET: All deals sold out. I missed out. Being in Hawaii for Daily Getaways makes it tough to get in on the deals.

Today is the tenth day of five weeks of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways.

Daily Getaways: Preview of Week 2

Monday begins the second week of five weeks of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will often sell out in a few minutes. Every weekend I’ll preview the deals for the next week, and the morning of interesting deals, I’ll have a full write up.

Here’s that overview of the second week of deals that start Monday.

Daily Getaways: Preview of Week 2

Monday begins the second week of five weeks of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will often sell out in a few minutes. Every weekend I’ll preview the deals for the next week, and the morning of interesting deals, I’ll have a full write up.

Here’s that overview of the second week of deals that start Monday.

Choice Privileges Points for 0.37 Cents Today Only, $22 Hotel Stays

Update at 2:02 PM ET: The 40k and 32k packages were all taken within seconds. I snagged two 36k packages. How did you do?

Today is the third day of five weeks of discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association and American Express called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will usually sell out in a few minutes.