Starwood Nights and Flights- Don’t Forget

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Did you know that Starwood has a program called Nights and Flights? It’s a redemption program that I always forget about.

With Starwood Nights and Flights, you can redeem either 60,000 or 70,000 Starwood points for 5 nights and 50,000 frequent flyer miles. Starwood Nights and Flights only applies to category 3 and 4 hotels.  There are a variety of hotels that qualify.   Here’s the breakdown by brand:

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So I know what you’re thinking…I’m going to be stuck at some dumpy hotel by an airport, right?  Not necessarily.  There are a lot of redemption options around the world – and while Asia maybe a sweet spot, there are plenty of other options too. Here are a few of my favorites:

Category 3 hotels:

Category 4 hotels:

So, when it comes time to plan your next vacation, don’t forget to compare the  Starwood Nights and Flights deals and see if it makes sense for your plans. If you’re spending 5 nights at a category 3 or 4 hotel and you’re using frequent flyer miles, this could be a great deal.