Exciting news– Expedia Group brought the household more detailed with a combined and broadened commitment program, and it’s not simply forExpedia Hotels.com and the trip rental website, Vrbo, are all part of the enjoyable!
Here’s a breakdown of the Expedia One Key travel loyalty program and how to take full advantage of the advantages!
Expedia’s One Key Loyalty Program
One Key is everything about bringing the advantages to YOU. And think what? Signing up with is entirely totally free! Plus, the more you dive into the program, the much deeper the benefits get.
It’s like peeling back layers of enjoyment– so let’s dig in!
You can acquire points and tier credits on qualified reservations for practically whatever associated to your travel adventures. We’re talking hotel stays, automobile leasings, activities that make your heart race, comfortable home leasings, and yes, even those flights that take you to brand-new horizons.
But that’s not all!
One Key is a master of bringing households together. It’s combining 2 existing commitment programs– Expedia Rewards and Hotels.com Rewards– and for the really very first time, it’s spraying benefits fairy dust over Vrbo, which didn’t have a commitment program before.
You’ll have the ability to invest and make ‘OneKeyCash’ (their benefits currency) on comfortable Hotels.com stays, remarkable Vrbo trip leasings, and a great deal more on Expedia.
Now, here’s the rundown– if you’ve been rolling with Expedia, Hotels.com, or Vrbo, the majority of you will instantly make the dive to One Key. Vrbo pals, make sure to provide those brand-new conditions a nod.
Otherwise, you can sign up for free to begin conserving and making for that next journey!
How to Earn Rewards with One Key
It’s quite uncomplicated!
When you’re a One Key member, you get OneKeyCash for every single dollar you invest in qualified hotels, trip leasings, activities, dreamy plans, automobile leasings, and even those legendary cruise experiences.
Regarding flights, you’ll likewise get OneKeyCash for every single dollar invested. This OneKeyCash benefit is on top of any airline company commitment program benefits and charge card advantages you’re currently acquiring.
And here’s the cherry on top– OneKeyCash goes to the account holder who does the reservation, no matter who’s jet-setting.
Planning a household journey or sweetheart vacation?
Opt for paying the tab! Since I desire those travel benefit points), I constantly toss my card down initially at supper out with buddies (.
Now the exact same opts for scheduling group travel! You can personally schedule for everybody in your group and you’ll get ALL the OneKeyCash for the whole journey!
It’s such a simple method to supercharge your benefits and status-earning prospective!
Status Tiers with One Key
It’s everything about attaining specific “journey components” in a year to level up.
The more components you gather, the greater your status skyrockets. These journey components are the foundation of your journey, and every one requires to be worth a minimum of $25 to sign up with the celebration.
Now, what are these wonderful One Key journey components? Well, here’s the list:
- One air ticket (whether it’s a round-trip or one-way experience)
- One night of pure happiness in a hotel space (every night counts as an aspect)
- One charming night in a holiday leasing
- One night of stellar skies on a cruise liner
- A day of travelling in a rental automobile
- A round-trip ticket for ground transport (believe airport shuttle bus, transfers, and more)
- One ticket to an amazing activity (like a personal trip or an amusement park experience)
We kick things off with the Blue status, which is entry-level and does not need any particular account activity.
To reach Silver status, you should have at least 5 journey components under your belt.
Now, if you’re going for the attractive Gold statu s, you’ll require to notch up 15 journey components.
( I made Gold status in a SINGLE journey– and share the information in the next area!)
And for the crème de la crème Platinum status, you’ll wish to go for a stunning 30 journey components.
To provide you a concept, let’s state you schedule a dreamy weekend away that consists of a two-night hotel stay and a 3-day automobile leasing– that’s 5 journey components right there, enough to raise you to Silver tier status in one fell swoop.
How I Earned One Key Gold Status
( in a single journey!)
On our current journey to Europe, I got updated to Gold status without even attempting! Journey components are simpler to attain than you believe.
- 3 journey components for a 3-night remain in a home in Florence through Vrbo
- 5 journey components for a 5-night remain in a Tuscan Farmhouse through Vrbo
- 7 journey components for a 7-day automobile leasing in Florence through Expedia
- 1 journey aspect for a 1-night remain in an airport hotel in Florence through Expedia
- 3 journey components for a 3-night remain in a hotel in Mallorca through Expedia
That’s 18 journey components and One Key Gold status in a single journey!
If you wish to truly hack the program, an activity reservation of simply $25 counts as a journey aspect, so you can schedule anything from a strolling trip to a vehicle transfer to assist you rapidly get to that next status tier.
VIP Properties + One Key Perks
Exedia’s VIP Access is a collection of residential or commercial properties regularly getting the greatest visitor evaluations and conference strict quality requirements.
If you’re a Silver or greater One Key member, book a VIP Access Hotel on Expedia, and you can get all type of advantages!
You can utilize the Expedia app to filter VIP Access residential or commercial properties quickly.
I just recently took an extraordinary women’ vacation to Rosewood Miramar Beach for 3 nights in Montecito, California.
As a One Key Gold member, I got 15% off our stay, a complimentary space upgrade, late check-out, AND a $157 credit for health spa services.
( Note that VIP Access advantages might alter, and space upgrades go through accessibility.)
I used my OneKeyCash benefits from previous journeys for a discount rate on our stay. And I made $126 OneKeyCash for our 3-night stay to utilize towards future journeys!
Spending Your OneKeyCash
I conserved up over $1500 in OneKeyCash from my journeys this year, mainly from our summer season experience in Europe (as detailed above– Vrbo trip leasing and Expedia automobile leasing in Tuscany, hotel reservation in Mallorca, and so on).
( Note that Vrbo remains should be reserved in USD to make OneKeyCash).
We’re preparing Oliver’s very first DISNEYLAND ® trip and utilizing my OneKeyCash for our hotel scheduling!