Questions?

  • What Is Kirkland Ca$h?

    Kirkland Ca$h is Kirkland’s community currency, which can be used like cash ONLY at participating businesses located in Kirkland. It’s like a gift certificate that can be used at any of more than 80 participating businesses throughout the City of Kirkland.


  • How does Kirkland Ca$h work?

    Kirkland Ca$h is generated by Kirkland hotels for guests that stay and book during the You Stay We Pay promotion. The certificate is electronic (emailed to customers) and can also be printed. Kirkland Ca$h certificates or QR codes are presented at participating businesses at the time of purchase. The Certificate code is scanned by the participating business, which makes it ‘invalid’ for future use, and treated like cash in a sales transaction.


  • How does the You Stay, We Pay promotion work?

    Book your one-night (or longer) stay at any participating Kirkland hotel directly through the links provided on this website, and you will receive $50 (per night) in Kirkland Ca$h upon check-in. While supplies last. Please note, You must make your reservation and complete your hotel stay between April 1, 2022 and June 30, 2022.

    Booking through a 3rd party website, such as Expedia or Booking.com will not qualify. 


  • I just booked my hotel stay, how do I know I qualify?

    This is a first-come, first-served promotion. Book early, and show up early. There is no guarantee, but the earlier you schedule your stay, the more likely you will receive the promotion.


  • Once I book my hotel reservation, how do I get the Kirkland Ca$h in-hand?

    You will receive your Kirkland Ca$h upon check-in at your hotel, if you booked your reservation through this website.


  • Where can I spend Kirkland Ca$h?

    There’s a growing list of local businesses that accept the currency and you can view them here.


  • Can Kirkland Ca$h certificates be used more than once?

    No. Each certificate has a unique code that, when verified, cannot be reused.


  • Do Kirkland Ca$h certificates expire?

    Kirkland Ca$h certificates that are distributed as part of the 2022 “You Stay We Pay” promotion have an expiration date of August 31, 2022. Please spend your Kirkland Ca$h before the expiration date.


  • I noticed the City of Redmond is running a similar program, can I use Kirkland Ca$h in Redmond?

    No, Redmond businesses are not accepting Kirkland Ca$h and Kirkland businesses are not accepting Redmond’s community currency, Geek Out Gold. Kirkland gift certificates (Kirkland Ca$h) can only be used at participating Kirkland businesses.


  • Can I pay for hotel stays with Kirkland Ca$h?

    Yes, Kirkland Ca$h can be used to pay for hotel stays at any of the participating hotels. See the participating hotel merchants here.

    PLEASE NOTE: You cannot use Kirkland Ca$h to pay for the stay in which you earned the certificates in the first place, but you can use Kirkland Ca$h to pay for an extension of additional days, or for your next stay.


  • Do Kirkland Ca$h certificates hold a balance?

    Each Kirkland Ca$h certificate is one-time use only, and the full amount must be used in a single transaction. We encourage to maximize the full certificate balance when spending your Kirkland Ca$h.


Still Have Questions?

If you still have questions, after reviewing our FAQ above, you can email the City of Kirkland at ShopLocalKirkland@kirklandwa.gov. All Kirkland Ca$h PR and Media Inquiries to be directed to Joleen Zanuzoski at joleenz@greenrubino.com