Now members of Choice Privileges can earn 10 points per U.S. dollar spent for qualifying stays in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Papua New Guinea. There are Choice hotels in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Auckland and many other locations, more than 280 throughout Australasia.
Along with this new points earning and spending opportunity are two new airline partners–Air New Zealand Airpoints and Velocity Rewards. With Air New Zealand, Choice Privileges members can opt to earn 10 Airpoints Dollars per stay in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean or one Airpoints Dollar for every $20 NZD or $20 AUD spent in New Zealand or Australia; 10 Airpoints Dollars per stay in Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Fiji. With Velocity Rewards, members can opt to earn 600 Velocity points per stay in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean or three points for every AUD$ or NZD$ spent in New Zealand or Australia; 600 points per stay in Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Fiji. Some European countries are excluded. Visit http://choiceprivileges/airlinerewards for details. Choice Privileges also partners with Qantas and the Choice Privileges program rolled out to more than 270 hotels in Europe in 2008.