Accor and Fairmont Programs to Merge in 2018

Fairmont President’s Club and Le Club Accor Hotels have confirmed that their loyalty programs will be rolled into one on July 2, 2018. As you can see it with the current SPG Marriott merger, when handled well, program mergers can produce some new opportunities, but can also have some downsides.

Do Le Club AccorHotels Points Expire?

Officially, yes, if you have no eligible stays in Accor properties over a 12-month period, your points will expire. However, based on the evidence we have seen, any points earning activity will extend the life of your points by 12 months from the date of that activity.

Hotel Free Night Award Change and Cancellation Policies

We’ve rounded up free night award change and cancellation policies for the major hotel programs, and thrown in an example to show when you need to cancel to receive a full refund of your points. Make sure you know the policies of your favorite programs so you don’t get caught at the last minute and lose your points.