Would you like to find out more about Privileges by Wyndham membership? Well I’m very pleased to say – you’ve definitely come to the right place!
Hi WorldMark Owners,
What exactly is ‘Privileges by Wyndham’ you may be wondering? Well…let me explain!
Privileges by Wyndham is just like a loyalty program. Just think – the more Credits you have, the more incredible benefits you’re going to receive! It opens the door to a world of holiday possibilities reaching more options with more flexibility, more vacations and more destinations. How amazing is that?!
A Privileges Membership is the first step towards enhancing your WorldMark South Pacific Ownership in the WorldMark South Pacific Club. You will find our upcoming blog series for each of the five (5) Privileges by Wyndham tiers informative and inspiring. Let’s start with Privileges Standard.
As a Privileges member you have access to your very own Privileges by Wyndham website. This is where you will navigate your way through all the different benefits and memberships that we will highlight in this blog. To find out more information about each benefit be sure to log in at: www.privilegesbywyndham.com
So grab yourself a hot cuppa and feel free to take some notes and let’s begin shall we?!
Benefits of your Privileges by Wyndham Membership
As a Privileges Member with between 6,000 to 19,999 Privileges Qualified Credits, not only do you have access to all current and future WorldMark South Pacific Club resorts – you also have access to a range of additional resorts in well desired locations. Keep reading…
1. Privileges Holiday Extras
Another ‘extra’ benefit is Privileges Holiday Extras. (See what I did there??). These are fantastic specials on 7 night stays using your Credits at affiliated resorts worldwide. You can view availability up to four months ahead and a housekeeping token or fee is applied at the time of booking. Check out availability and destinations via the Privileges website. It’s that easy!
2. Extra Resorts:
Associate Resorts – Your Associate Resorts give you more destinations and more opportunities for travel. Just like your WorldMark South Pacific Club Resorts, you can book up to 13 months in advance for these resorts (subject to availability). A minimum seven-night stay applies for bookings more than 9 months from date of arrival.
Here’s just a taste of what you can expect with your Associate Resorts:
TRYP – Fortitude Valley, Brisbane - This resort is amazing and well known for its incredible street art theme created by world-famous artists. It’s definitely in a perfect location for those who are venturing out into Brisbane City; it’s within walking distance of the Old Museum Building Brisbane, the Story Bridge, and the Brisbane Exhibition Ground. It’s a twenty minute drive to Brisbane airport and the rooftop terrace and bar is a must visit! This funky resort is not to be missed!
Ramada Eco Beach Resort, Broome - This resort is an award winning eco resort known for its eco friendliness/glamping style features. If you’re wishing to escape technology and completely unwind for a few nights then this is going to be the perfect destination for you. Located 130km South of Broome this eco resort will provide you with an unforgettable and very unique experience. Choose from an eco-Garden Villa or an eco-Ocean Tent. The choice is yours!
You can find a complete list of current Associate Resorts on the Privileges by Wyndham website.
Apollo Motorhomes – If you like to have a variety of travel options then you can travel around Australia or New Zealand with Apollo Motorhomes. What’s even greater about this is that you can use your Privileges Qualified Credits towards payments. To book www.apollocamper.com and quote the “Wyndham Offer”.
TIP: You can book WorldMark, The Club resorts up to 11 months in advance and you can book through your WorldMark South Pacific Club website just the same as a WorldMark South Pacific Club Resort reservation.
CLUB WYNDHAM Plus®- Club Wyndham Plus is another Club under the Wyndham Vacation Ownership arm of the business. You can use your Credits to book selected Club Wyndham properties up to 8 months in advance and you can book via your WorldMark website (The same way you book your WorldMark South Pacific Club properties). To view the current properties please visit your Privileges Website.
3. SMS Reservation Service
Just don’t have the time to call? That’s okay! With your SMS Reservation Service you have the added convenience at your fingertips. Simply just message the Owner Services team where and when you want to go on holidays along with your contact details and they’ll contact you to confirm your reservation! It’s really that easy!
SMS: +61 447 TRAVEL (+61 447 872 835)
4. Exchange Opportunities
TIP: Are you a spontaneous traveler? RCI Instant Exchange gives you access to a 7 night stay in any available apartment, location and season for just 3,000 Credits within 30 days of travel! You can make an exchange by logging onto the WorldMark website and selecting ‘RCI EXCHANGE’ or by contacting RCI directly
ICE Cruise Exchange Membership – International Cruise Excursions (ICE) is a private cruise & Vacation Club with over 650,000 members. You receive fantastic discounts when your Privileges Qualified Credits are used towards a cruise. You can also use your Credits, plus cash for a cruise! If you want to hold on to your Privileges Qualified Credits for another holiday getaway, you also receive Preferred Member Rates which is discounted member cash-only prices too!
Wyndham Rewards®- Similar to a loyalty program such as Myers or Flybuys, Wyndham Rewards® is the world’s largest hotel rewards program based on the number of participating hotels and is offered exclusively by Wyndham Hotel Group. You are automatically enrolled into Wyndham Rewards® with the ability to earn and redeem Wyndham Rewards® points for use on your accommodation, car rentals, gift cards, levies and much more!
There are two options when redeeming Wyndham Rewards® points for accommodation stays:
Go Free – Redeem 15,000 Wyndham Rewards® point per bedroom for accommodation for one ‘go free’ award night
Go Fast – Redeem 3,000 Wyndham Rewards® points plus pay some cash per bedroom for one go fast award night. This is subject to availability
For more information, why not book into a Wyndham Rewards® online conference call or head to your Privileges website and click on the “Wyndham Rewards®” tab.
5. Cash Options
Fun Time – Who doesn’t love a fun time?! Fun Time is a last minute cash option that can be used at WorldMark South Pacific Club Resorts and Associate Resorts. You can make Fun Time reservations up to 21 days from the date of arrival at your chosen destination (subject to availability) for a maximum of four nights at extremely attractive cash rates. Find out more…
One Time Credits- Have you managed to use all of your Credits but you require just a few more to confirm a holiday? Well, you can purchase One Time Credits at 5% off the published rate. One Time Credits can be used when a reservation is made and it is payable at the time of making the reservation.
Do you want to learn more about how you can use these benefits to go further with your membership? Then this is the perfect time to book in for the ‘Understanding Privileges by Wyndham’ online conference call. It’s a fantastic way to learn what you need to know about your Privileges Benefits. The best part is that you can do them in your PJ’s with a cuppa or a glass of wine from home! If you wish to book visit www.worldmarksp.com/conferencecalls
Privileges Loyalty & Discounts – So, who loves to shop online? I know I do! With access to retail specials from over 3,000 well-known brands you can receive fantastic savings through Privileges Loyalty & Discounts, so for all you online shopping enthusiasts you can save up to 20% off on home appliances, TV and audio, furniture, lifestyle items i.e. magazine subscriptions, movie tickets, tours, attractions and even gift ideas for all those special occasions.
Wyndham Hotels International Preferred Rates – The Wyndham Hotel Group is one of three arms of our parent company, Wyndham Worldwide. Usually available to members of the public to book, it is a cash price option which can also be accessed by our WorldMark South Pacific Owners. The benefit of being a Privileges by Wyndham member is that you receive a 20% discount off cash prices through Wyndham Hotels International Preferred Rates. To book, click on the Accommodation tab on your Privileges website, and follow the International Preferred Rates prompts.
TIP: Another benefit available through Wyndham Hotels International Preferred Rates is the ability to use your Privileges Qualified Credits to secure the belowselected properties:
Wyndham Peachtree Hotel and Conference Centre Peachtree City, Georgia and Hotel Galvez & Spa A Wyndham Grand Hotel Galveston, Texas.
Are you a Premier WorldMark Owner wishing to find out how to join in on the amazing benefits above? Or are you a Privileges member wishing to find out how to take the next step? Feel free to contact the Owner Enhancements Team on AU: 1800 735 757 NZ: +61 7 5512 8721 or simply fill in the form online here.
I hope you have taken plenty of notes on the first ‘Privileges’ tier and you’re ready to discover many more benefits. Where to from here you ask? The next Privileges tier is Privileges Elite. Feel free to click here to see what comes with being an Elite member.
So what are you waiting for? It’s time to take advantage of your Privileges by Wyndham membership today!
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