The Choice Privileges for hotel stays

intro purchase APR no intro offerregular APR15.99 - 24.99% (V)
intro BT APR 0% for 15 months 3% BT fee with $5 min
rewards 2 or 15 points/$1 +up to 32,000 points bonus
  • get 8,000 points after first purchase
  • get 24,000 for first hotel booking with the card 
  • 15 points for participating hotels bookings
  • 2 points on everyday purchases

no annual fee

up to 32,000 points welcome bonuses (up to 4 nights free)

15 points for hotel purchases

2 points on all purchases

Editors Review

Choice Hotels card. Participating hotels in the U.S.:

  • Comfort Inn
  • Comfort Suites
  • Quality, Sleep Inn
  • Clarion
  • Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Cambria Suites
  • MainStay Suites
  • Suburban Extended Stay
  • Econo Lodge
  • Rodeway Inn

Pros

  • 15 points for Choice Hotels spending (10 of which is earned automatically by being a Choice Privilege loyalty program member and only 5 points are directly for using a card)
  • 2 points on everyday spending
  • 8,000 points after first purchase (1 free night equivalent)
  • 24,000 points after first stay in participating hotel (up to 3 free nights)
  • No annual fee

Cons

  • Not a great rewards regular rate

Verdict

Not a good card for everyday use, but can be a good supplemental card for Choice Hotels bookings. Barclaycard Arrival or Arrival Plus can give you more for your money.

Last updated: 02/22/2015









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