Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel brand in the world by number of properties with over 9,000 in more than 90 countries. The brand offers a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly options like Super 8 to luxury hotels like Wyndham Grand.
Wyndham's geographic footprint is broad and includes properties in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Some of the brand's most notable properties include the Wyndham, Ramada, Days Inn, and La Quinta.
Wyndham is known for its diverse portfolio of brands and properties, ranging from budget-friendly to upscale, and is especially popular in the mid-scale market.
While Wyndham may not have the luxury reputation of some of its competitors, it is a popular choice for travelers seeking comfortable and affordable accommodations, with a strong loyalty program, Wyndham Rewards, that offers members perks like free nights, room upgrades, and access to exclusive experiences.
Wyndham has a very simple award chart. Award nights cost 7,500, 15,000, or 30,000 points depending on how luxurious and expensive the property is with cash. The program (and portfolio of hotels generally) is very much more functional than aspirational.
Here are some of the best ways to redeem Wyndham points around the world.
Wyndham has a reasonable set of credit cards. They offer mid-level status. Most interestingly, you can match your Wyndham status to other big casino brands to receive things like free cruises and steak dinners.
It is rarely a good idea to transfer points to Wyndham. Each point is generally worth much more transferred to an airline partner or redeemed for cash. You can transfer to Wyndham from Capital One Rewards and Citi ThankYou Points.