Extended: 3,000 Bonus Points When Linking Wyndham Rewards to Bakkt Extended: 3,000 Bonus Points When Linking Wyndham Rewards to Bakkt

Extended: 3,000 Bonus Points When Linking Wyndham Rewards to Bakkt

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There is a current promotion where Wyndham Rewards members can link their accounts to Bakkt and get 3,000 bonus points. Redeeming points through the Bakkt App isn't great, considering that Bakkt points are only worth 0.35 cents each. However, 3,000 bonus points is a decent bonus for hardly any work. Here's how to take advantage of this promotion.

This promotion was originally scheduled to end on February 15, was extended to March 22 and then March 31, and has now been extended to May 15, 2022.

What is Bakkt?

The Bakkt digital wallet app is a relatively new platform where customers can manage their digital assets. This includes cryptocurrencies, loyalty and rewards points, airline miles, and gift cards.

There are several hotel and airline partners that connect to Bakkt, such as Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, Radisson, and Wyndham. You can transfer points from these rewards programs to Bakkt and redeem them for cash, gift cards, etc. That's not necessarily a good idea, as the points will usually fetch a better value when keeping them in the loyalty program.

See also: What Your Points and Miles Are Worth

Recently, Bakkt has teamed up with Apple and Google Pay. You can now connect your digital wallet to those platforms for purchases, as well.

3,000 Bonus Points After Linking Wyndham Rewards to Bakkt

Screenshot of promotion offering 3,000 bonus points after linking Wyndham Rewards to Bakkt

To celebrate its partnership with the Bakkt App, Wyndham Rewards is offering members 1,000 bonus points for linking their account to the app before May 15, 2022.

Once linked, you can then transfer your Wyndham Rewards points to the app to use as cash. After your first transfer, you will receive an additional 2,000 bonus points.

Unfortunately, Bakkt points are only valued at 0.35 cents each. Wyndham Rewards points are generally worth around about double that rate. Thankfully, you can transfer as few as 100 Wyndham Rewards points to Bakkt to qualify for the bonus.

In sum, you could send about $0.70 worth of Wyndham points to Bakkt and earn a total of 3,000 points. You could cash those out at $10.50. Or, you could also cash in on your bonus points directly in the app for an easy $3.50.

See also: Introduction to the Wyndham Rewards Loyalty Program

Terms and Conditions

  • This promotion is limited to the first 1 million Wyndham Rewards members who apply.
  • Each member can only claim the bonus points once.
  • Bonus points should post to your account within 24 hours of completing the required action (linking the accounts or transferring points).

Our Take

It's not a great idea to transfer a lot of Wyndham Rewards points to Bakkt during this promotion. The redemption rate kinda sucks, to be honest. However, transferring the minimum of 100 points is not a bad idea, due to the 3,000 bonus points you'll get. This can be $10 in profit for just a few minutes' worth of work.

Please note that quite a few people have had trouble registering for or using the Bakkt App. This mainly comes down to using a digital phone number (such as Google Voice), accessing the app through a VPN, or having your credit reports frozen. If you can make it through these barriers, you should be able to take advantage of this promotion for an easy profit.

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  • Followed the steps as outlined above and it worked perfectly. Transferred 100 points into Bakkt and the 3000 point deposit to Wyndham account was immediate.

  • I have done this. I got the bonuses immediately. I love this. If I get a Bakkt account then I could buy bitcoin too through them supposedly. I might consider that.