PARSIPPANY, NJ, December 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Wyndham Rewards® members can now convert their Wyndham Rewards points to cash thanks to a new relationship with market leader in digital assets Bakkt and its popular Bakkt app.
Available from today, Wyndham Rewards members can easily link their account within the Bakkt app, unlocking the ability to instantly convert their points to cash using the app. Once converted, members can then deposit the funds into their bank account, send them to a friend, purchase discounted gift cards, or use them for online and in-store purchases through Apple Pay® and Google Pay.MT, among other options. Members can also use the Bakkt app to purchase additional Wyndham Rewards points, either through funds they have received by converting other loyalty currencies into cash or through another preferred payment method.
“Wyndham Rewards is proud to be the most generous rewards program in the world, which means we are constantly looking for new ways to help our over 90 million registered members engage and benefit from the program.” , said Eliot Hamlisch, Executive Vice President, Loyalty & Revenue Optimization, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “By partnering with Bakkt and further expanding the appeal of the program, we are not only creating opportunities to attract new members, we are giving existing members even more reasons to stay and earn points with our extensive portfolio. of hotels. “
As part of a special introductory offer, now through February 15, 2022, Wyndham Rewards members can earn up to 3,000 bonus points when they link their account (1,000 bonus points) and complete their first transaction to convert their Wyndham Rewards points to cash in the Bakkt app (2,000 bonus points ) – enough bonus points to redeem for a discounted night’s stay at thousands of participating Wyndham Rewards hotels. *
“We are delighted to add Wyndham Rewards, the number one hotel rewards program as named by US News & World Report as well as the readers of United States TODAY at the Bakkt ecosystem, “said Sheela zemlin, Director of Revenue at Bakkt. “Together, we are offering members new redemption experiences and increased flexibility, while making loyalty points more accessible and easier to use.”
Wyndham Rewards is the only hotel loyalty program to offer members a guarantee of 1,000 points for every qualifying stay. Free nights start at just 7,500 points per night, while discounted nights start at 1,500 points plus some cash. The program’s membership (status) levels, which are some of the most accessible while traveling, allow members to unlock great perks like preferred room, late check-out and accelerated earnings and more.
To learn more about Wyndham Rewards and its affiliation with Bakkt, visit www.wyndham.bakkt.com. To download the Bakkt app, visit App store and Google Play Store.
Bakkt Marketplace, LLC is authorized to engage in virtual currency trading activity through the New York State Department of Financial Services and a money transmitter in all states, if applicable. Check out the full list of licenses here.
About Wyndham Rewards
Named the number one hotel rewards program by readers of United States TODAY, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s most generous rewards program with more than 50,000 hotels, resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. Designed for the everyday traveler, members earn 1,000 guaranteed points with every qualifying stay and can redeem points for a wide range of rewards, including free nights at any of over 9,000 hotels or dozens of hotels. thousands of vacation clubs and vacation rentals around the world through affiliation with Wyndham Destinations and others. Wyndham Rewards has over 90 million registered members worldwide. Register for free today at www.wyndhamrewards.com. You’ve earned it.®
Bakkt is a trusted digital asset platform that enables consumers to buy, sell, store and spend digital assets. Bakkt’s platform, now available through the Bakkt app and for partners, amplifies consumer spending and strengthens loyalty programs, adding value for all key stakeholders within the payments ecosystem and of Bakkt’s digital assets. Launched in 2018, Bakkt is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. For more information visit: https://www.bakkt.com/ | Twitter @Bakkt | LinkedIn
Source: Bakkt Holdings, Inc.
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