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Are You Earning Reward Points When You Book Your Hotel Stay Online?

April 22, 2014 at 10:15 AM | by | ()

These days, most of us book our hotel stays online, either via a third party or directly through the hotel's website. If you make a habit out of doing the former, you may be interested to learn more about how you can earn points through Orbitz's rewards program.

The system revolves around accumulating Orbucks, which is a dummy currency that directly converts to the dollar. In other words, 1 Orbuck equals 1 USD. When you book a hotel through Orbitz, you can earn up to 3% of the total price back in the form of Orbucks, which can then be applied to a future hotel booking. Some hotels result in earning more Orbucks than others.

If you book through its iOS or Android apps, you'll get up to 5% of the total. So, for example, if the total cost of your booking is $500, you'd get 15 Orbucks if you book through the site and 25 if you book through the app.

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