For who is Genius, Booking.com's loyalty program?
Booking.com Genius Levels
Booking.com’s Genius program has two status tiers:
|Level 1||Complete any two stays within two years|
|Level 2||Complete any five stays within two years|
The benefits of Booking.com's Genius Statuses
Here’s a summary of the benefits offered based on your Booking.comGenius status level:
|Benefits||Level 1||Level 2|
|Free lifetime membership||♦||♦|
|10% discount at select properties||♦||♦|
|10% and 15% discounts at select properties||♦|
|Free breakfast at select option||♦|
|Free room upgrade on select options||♦|
Best price guarantee
Booking.com offers the guarantee of the best price and the refund of the difference if you find your booking at a lower rate on another site.
To open a claim, you can do so from the bookings page or by contacting Customer Care team.
Get points for your bookings on Booking.com
There are several tips for getting points, miles or cash back for your reservations on Booking.com.
Get Aeroplan Miles with Booking.com and Rocketmiles
Rocketmiles is a hotel booking site where you can earn miles from airline loyalty programs. By registering for this website through this link, you will be able to get 1,000 miles as a welcome bonus.
The advantage: after that, you can earn Aeroplan miles for your reservations on Booking.com!
To do this, you will have to go to this specific link between Rocketmiles and Booking.com and you will earn 4 miles per dollar.
At the end of the reservation, Booking.com will ask for your Aeroplan membership number. Aeroplan miles will be credited to your account about 4 weeks after your stay.
Get AIR MILES Bonus Miles with Booking.com
You can get AIR MILES bonus miles for your reservations on Booking.com by going through the shopping portal airmilesshops.ca.
Get Flying Blue miles with Booking.com
To do this, you will have to go to this specific link between Flying Blue and Booking.com and you will earn 1 mile per euro.
Get cash back with Booking.com and Rakuten
If you prefer cash back, you can get some through the Rakuten.ca shopping portal, which offers Booking.com in its list of partners.
Redeem travel points for Hotels.com bookings
Finally, in our opinion, the best credit card to use for Booking.com is the HSBC World Elite® Mastercard®:
Booking.com’s Genius loyalty program is very simple. This program is for occasional travellers who do not necessarily book in a branded-hotel or who wish to be free to choose the hotel they want.