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Redeem Choice Privileges Points for College Sports Experiences

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For the second year in a row, Choice Privileges members can redeem points for college sporting events and experiences. The program will encompass 18 schools and 47 experiences for which you can redeem points.

This news comes just in time for the start of the college football season. Keep reading to learn more about Choice Privileges Experiences.

Experiences at College Football and Basketball Games

Choice Privileges members can now redeem points for Choice Privileges Experiences that include college football and basketball games. The college football season runs from late August through mid-January.

Michigan Stadium
Get a VIP experience while watching a football game at the country’s largest stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with Choice Privileges Experiences. Image Credit: alexmertz via Unsplash

The college basketball season, meanwhile, runs from November to March, culminating in the famed March Madness NCAA tournaments.

Choice Privileges Experiences are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Experiences will range in price from 25,000 to 175,000 Choice Privileges points.

There are 47 experiences in total. Here’s what you can expect in your packages, according to a press release from Choice:

  • University of Alabama Gold VIP Gameday Experience: Includes 2 pre-game hospitality passes; 2 pre-game sideline passes (with escort); 2 North Zone tickets; 1 parking pass; visit to the Crimson Tide Sports Network radio broadcast booth pre-game; and a $100 gift card to the team store.
  • University of Michigan Gold VIP Gameday Experience: Includes VIP hospitality tailgate access for 2; 2 pre-game sideline passes; 2 club passes; a special visit to the Michigan Radio broadcast booth; a Coach Harbaugh-autographed football; and a $100 gift card to the team store.
  • University of Florida Silver VIP Gameday Experience: Includes 2 pre-game hospitality passes; 2 Touchdown Terrace tickets; 2 pre-game sideline passes (with escort); and 1 $50 gift card to the team store.

There are conveniently more than 900 Choice Hotels within 30 miles of Choice Privileges Experiences-participating schools.

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How To Book

You can book Choice Privileges Experiences by redeeming Choice Privileges points through this dedicated website.

You’ll need a Choice Privileges account (it’s free to sign up) with enough points to redeem for an experience. If you’re in need of more points, you can purchase points through points.com. Or, you could transfer points from the Amex Membership RewardsCapital One Miles, or Citi ThankYou Rewards programs.

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Final Thoughts

Redeeming Choice Privileges points just got more interesting with the ability to redeem points for college sporting events. This is a great way to redeem loyalty points for experiences you may not otherwise have or that may otherwise be out of reach financially.

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Ashley discovered a love for travel in college that’s continued as her family has grown. She loves showing parents how they can take their families on trips using points and has contributed to numerous publications and podcasts.

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