TripRewards(R) Members Earn Double Points for Each Stay

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ — From Jan. 19 through May 3, TripRewards(R) members will earn double points for each hotel stay and 250 bonus points for booking online as part of the new On the Double promotion.

TripRewards members will receive twice the points for up to four double-point qualifying stays during the promotional period at participating Days Inn(R), Ramada(R), Super 8(R), Howard Johnson(R), Wingate Inn(R) AmeriHost Inn(R) and Knights Inn(R) hotels in the United States and Canada or any Travelodge(R) hotel in the United States.

Bonus points will be awarded to TripRewards members who book online at or one of the following hotel brand Web sites:,,,,,, or

The points can be redeemed at for merchandise and services at many popular restaurants and stores including Uno(R) Chicago Grill, Shell(R), The Sharper Image(R), JCPenney(R), Avis(R), Burger King(R) and Office Depot(R).

TripRewards members who select airline miles or rail points as their earning preference will receive double points in their chosen currency.

Current TripRewards members can register for the promotion online at or by calling, toll-free, (800) FOR TRIP – (800) 367-8747. Consumers who wish to participate in the promotion but are not current TripRewards members must first join the TripRewards program and then register for the promotion. Official rules and regulations regarding the promotion can be found at

The TripRewards program, which features more than 6,000 hotels, points- earning opportunities with more than 45 earning participants and more than 250 point-redemption options, is the world’s largest hotel loyalty program, based on the number of participating hotels.

Its more than 5 million members may elect to earn TripRewards points, airline miles including Aeroplan miles or rail points for stays at Super 8(R), Days Inn(R), Ramada(R), Howard Johnson(R), Travelodge(R), Knights Inn(R), Wingate Inn(R) or AmeriHost Inn(R) hotels.

The program’s “open earn” structure allows members faster access to point earning by staying in Cendant-franchised hotels, renting Avis(R) and Budget(R) rental cars and purchasing everyday products and services from earning partners.

Likewise, TripRewards members can redeem their points for hotel stays — with no blackout dates — or rewards including airline tickets, resort vacations, electronics, sporting goods, movie and theme park tickets and gift certificates.

A hassle-free online system allows members to check their point balance and redeem for rewards 24 hours a day.

New York City-based Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD) provides travel and residential real estate services to businesses and consumers in more than 100 countries. Cendant Hotel Group, based in Parsippany, N.J., is one of the world’s largest lodging companies with 6,344 hotels representing 532,284 rooms on five continents under the Wyndham(R), Super 8(R), Days Inn(R), Ramada(R), Travelodge(R), Howard Johnson(R), Knights Inn(R), Wingate Inn(R) and AmeriHost Inn(R) brands. All hotels are individually owned and operated under franchise agreements with Cendant subsidiaries.

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