Ramada Hotels are on the lower priced end of the hotel spectrum in the United States. With so many businesses feeling the crunch of higher fuel prices and an economy that is…in the toilet, your employer may be looking to save a buck on business travel expenses. The good thing about Ramada hotels is that they are inexpensive and they are everywhere. For frequent travelers, Ramada offers Wyndham Rewards. If you’ve been a member of the hotel’s TripRewards for ages, never fear. The change is in name only and will not affect any points balances you have accrued. Wyndham Rewards boasts being the largest hotel rewards program going. That’s easy to argue, as you can earn points at Wyndham, Ramada, Super 8, Days Inn, Wingate, Baymont Inn, Ho Jo, TraveLodge, Knight’s Inn and AmeriHost Inn.
Earn Points or Miles
To earn points or miles with the Wyndham Rewards program, all you need to do is join the club and stay at any of the participating hotels. With 6,000 hotels to choose from throughout the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and China, that should be the easy part. In addition, you have the option to earn points when you purchase flowers, rent cars, purchase real estate or do business with other selected partners. You can also earn points by shopping at triprewards.com or even by paying for stuff on your TripRewards MasterCard.
Rewards are awarded as follows:
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- 10 points for every U.S. Dollar spent on qualifying stays. Or
- You may choose to earn airline miles for qualifying stays at participating hotels. Or
- 2 rail points per U.S. Dollar spent on qualifying stays.
Wyndham Rewards points can be redeemed for a variety of handy things. You can use your points for free hotel stays, gifts, meals and even to have a little fun. Rewards can be cashed in for gift cards to Home Depot, Red Lobster, Shell and other fine establishments. You can even score free CDs, theater tickets or Blockbuster rentals.
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