Rocketmiles is a hotel booking website that offers airline miles for hotel bookings.
Earning varies by hotel, date and length of stay. Rates may or may not be competitive with booking direct or other websites. Like other non-direct booking channels, you generally will not earn points in the hotel’s loyalty program. Granting on any elite benefits is subject to whim of the hotel.
Rocketmiles made a big splash last year with offers from various airlines as well as refer-a-friend of 1,000 miles. I never signed up since I rarely book cash rates at the kind of hotels that participate and most rates are nonrefundable.
When I sampled JetBlue this weekend to complete my PointsMatch, it meant also sampling JetBlue’s woeful irregular operations handling. I had a Citi Prestige trip delay claim in the making. I recalled I had a 4,000 United mile sign-up offer good to September 30, 2016, so booked the Hyatt Regency Boston for a total reward of 8,000 miles (4,000 bonus + 4,000 for the booking).
The rate was the same as Hyatt’s book direct rate (Hyatt Diamond members had a $20 discount from the public book direct rate). I am Hyatt Diamond and at check-in, after showing my Hyatt card, the agent asked if I wanted 1,000 points or welcome amenity and confirmed my breakfast benefit. Check-out was yesterday and I have not yet seen the points or a bill.
The sign-up link appears open to all and is the highest I have seen for United. (This is a not an affliate link, I will not receive any miles or compensation.)
Terms say bonus once per account. I do not know if you can churn Rocketmiles accounts with same or different airlines. Other current Rocketmiles airlines bonuses can be found on Frequent Flyer Bonuses.
To be eligible for this promotion, the hotel reservation must be booked via the Rocketmiles mobile app with promo code “premiermp” OR via the Rocketmiles website using this promotional link (www.rocketmiles.com/premiermp) by 11:59PM CT on September 30, 2016, and the hotel stay must be completed. Limited to first-time customers who receive this offer communication, and subject to investigation post-purchase. Limit one per customer. Limit one per stay. Promotional offer cannot be applied to existing bookings or retroactively applied to bookings not made using the link above. This promotional offer cannot be combined with any other offers, including a sign-up from referral bonus. Rocketmiles reserves the right to retract a bonus at any time if it detects technical errors, cancel/rebooking activity (defined by identical search criteria), or any deceptive behavior attempted to circumvent the limits expressed above, including multiple accounts. Please allow 2 weeks for bonus miles to post in a qualifying member’s account after hotel stay is completed and the qualifying member has met the stated conditions.