Huge IHG Premier Credit Card Bonus: 175K Points

Huge IHG Premier Credit Card Bonus: 175K Points

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Link: Apply for the IHG® Rewards Premier Credit Card with a bonus of 175K points

The $99 annual fee IHG® Rewards Premier Credit Card is a popular Chase credit card that I think is worth having. A new welcome bonus has just been rolled out on the card, which is described as the best points offer ever on the card.

IHG Premier Card bonus details

The IHG Premier Card is offering an excellent new welcome offer, where you’ll receive 175,000 IHG points after spending $3,000 within the first three months. I value IHG One Rewards points at 0.5 cents each, so to me the bonus is worth $875. This is indeed the most points we’ve ever seen as part of the welcome offer.

The no annual fee IHG® Rewards Traveler Credit Card (review) is also offering an improved bonus of 120,000 IHG points after spending $2,000 within the first three months. Personally I think the IHG Premier Card is a better option, given the bigger welcome bonus, plus the far superior perks that should justify the annual fee on an ongoing basis.

However, note that eligibility for the two cards is mutually exclusive. Both cards aren’t available to those who currently have either card, or those who have received a new cardmember bonus on either card in the past 24 months. Furthermore, Chase’s standard application rules, including the 5/24 rule, apply.

On the plus side, you’re eligible for either card if you have the IHG® Rewards Premier Business Credit Card (review).

Redeem IHG points at the Crowne Plaza Changi

Why you should get the IHG Premier Card

With my hotel strategy, IHG isn’t my primary hotel group, but I still strategically find lots of value with the program, given IHG’s huge global footprint. There are many reasons to have the IHG Premier Card, including:

Read a full review of the IHG Premier Card, and learn more about how the benefits of the IHG Premier Card work.

Get a fourth night free on award redemptions

Bottom line

The IHG Premier Card has an excellent new bonus of 175,000 IHG One Rewards points after completing minimum spending. This is the biggest points bonus we’ve ever seen on the card.

I’d also argue the value proposition of this card is better than ever before, given the IHG loyalty program refresh, the ability to top off free night awards with points, plus the new up to $50 in annual United credits. This card really is a no-brainer.

Anyone plan on picking up the IHG Premier Card with this great bonus?

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  1. JN Guest

    In the points/miles industry, every new huge bonus is usually followed by a huge devaluation. So burn 'em if you got 'em.

    1. Eskimo Guest

      Really?
      Can you provide some references?

      Is it just a myth or a reality.

      I find it hard to believe credit card companies and their bonus can dictate loyalty programs.

      And with inflation, everyone can predict a devaluation in the future. The question is when.

  2. Jared Guest

    My spouse is an authorized user on my IHG card. Would she be eligible for the sign-up bonus if she applied for herself?

    1. Ben Schlappig OMAAT

      @ Jared -- She sure would be!

  3. TravelinWilly Diamond

    As always, another great review, thank you Ben!

    1. Avi Guest

      I just signed up for this card a week ago :( has anyone had success contacting chase and asking them for the new offer? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you

  4. Big fan Guest

    Where is the second photo (not including the cover photo) in this post from? Can you please caption your photos with location?

    1. Ernesto Guest

      Easy peasy... Right click on image and select the option "Search image with Google". It will bring up a Google Lens window on the side with the name of the resort and a link to get there: https://www.sixsenses.com/en/resorts/ninh-van-bay

    2. Eskimo Guest

      Six Senses Ninh Van Bay.

      And that's their marketing photo directly from the property, so I guess no credits needed?

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Eskimo Guest

Really? Can you provide some references? Is it just a myth or a reality. I find it hard to believe credit card companies and their bonus can dictate loyalty programs. And with inflation, everyone can predict a devaluation in the future. The question is when.

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Ernesto Guest

Easy peasy... Right click on image and select the option "Search image with Google". It will bring up a Google Lens window on the side with the name of the resort and a link to get there: https://www.sixsenses.com/en/resorts/ninh-van-bay

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Avi Guest

I just signed up for this card a week ago :( has anyone had success contacting chase and asking them for the new offer? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you

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