IHG Rewards Club has finally announced plans to extend free night certificates that were due to expire in just a couple of weeks.
How IHG is extending free night certificates
- Certificates expiring from March 1, 2020, onwards, could be used through December 31, 2020
- Certificates issued in 2020 would have an 18 month redemption period
However, up until this point the company hasn’t extended free night certificates beyond 2020. In other words, those set to expire at some point in 2020 had the expiration extended to the end of 2020, but that was it. Well, that has finally changed.
IHG Rewards Club is now extending the expiration of free night certificates that were due to expire on December 31, 2020:
- These certificates will now have an expiration of August 31, 2021
- Members should see the expiration date of these updated in the coming days, as it hasn’t yet happened for everyone
My IHG free night certificates
Best card for earning IHG free night certificates
The IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review) is one of my all around favorite hotel credit cards, as it offers an anniversary free night certificate on your account anniversary every year, valid at properties costing up to 40,000 points.
That’s only one of the many benefits of the card, as it also offers a fourth night free on award redemptions, IHG Rewards Club Platinum status, and a lot more.
IHG free night certificates due to expire on December 31, 2020, have now been extended through August 31, 2021. The company waited until the last couple of weeks of the year to make this announcement, which suggests they were hesitant about doing so.
This only seems fair, given that many people understandably haven’t felt comfortable traveling.
Will you benefit from IHG extending free night certificates?