Intercontinental Willard
IHG Rewards Club Selling Points For 40% Off

IHG has just rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points. Unfortunately it's not in line with the best deals offered by IHG, which seems odd. Through Friday, November 13, 2020, IHG Rewards Club is offering up to a 40% discount on purchased points.…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Maldives
InterContinental Ambassador Enrollment Offer: Free Night After One Stay

Back in July, InterContinental launched a lucrative promotion if you either sign-up or renew an Ambassador membership. It's worth noting that this has now been extended, for anyone who has been considering this promotion but hasn't yet taken advantage…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Ic Wonderland
Why You Shouldn’t Upgrade To The IHG Premier Card

In 2018, Chase launched the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review) and there are lots of great reasons to pick up this card. When the IHG Premier Card was introduced it replaced the old IHG Select Card, and there has been quite a bit of confusion…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Intercontinental Phu Quoc Watarmark
How The Benefits On The IHG Premier Card Work

In 2018 Chase introduced the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review), which is the premium co-brand IHG credit card being issued by Chase. For reference, the more basic card that's part of the co-brand agreement is the IHG® Rewards Club Traveler…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland Lights
IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card Review (2020)

Hotel credit cards are incredibly underrated. Even if you don't spend much money on them, they can offer huge perks and sometimes even offer free nights. When you combine these two factors, a lot of these cards offer outsized value. In this post, I wanted…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Kimpton Watermark
8 Reasons To Get The IHG Premier Card

The IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review) is a phenomenal card -- it's worth getting for the limited time bonus that is being offered right now, and it's worth keeping for the long term perks that it offers. While a lot of people may not be…

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Filed Under: Chase, IHG Rewards
Kimpton Taipei
No Annual Fee IHG Traveler Card Review (100K Bonus)

There are lots of reasons it can make sense to have hotel credit cards, including the ability to earn elite status, free nights, and more. However, not all hotel credit cards are created equal. At the moment co-branded IHG credit cards are offering limited…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Intercontinental Johannesburg Airport – 14
IHG Promo: Double Points On All Stays, And More

IHG Rewards Club has launched its latest global promotion today, and it even offers a special perk for those with the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review). Let's take a look at the details. With IHG Rewards Club's new global promotion, members…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hotel Deals
Le Meridien Dhaka Watermark
Top Hotel Credit Cards Offering Elite Status (2020)

I've written about the best hotel credit cards offering free nights, either as an annual benefit, or as a reward for reaching certain spending thresholds. In many cases these anniversary free night certificates can more than justify the annual fees on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
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Ouch: 103 IHG Hotels To Be Rebranded As Sonestas

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will be losing over 100 hotels, and they'll be rebranded as Sonestas. For the most part, individual hotels aren't actually owned by the major global hotel groups they belong to. Rather they're typically owned by investment…

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Filed Under: Hotels, IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Ljubljana
Could Accor & IHG Merge, Form World’s Largest Hotel Group?

A few years back we saw a round of hotel group mergers. With everything going on now, could we see another major merger, creating the world's largest hotel group? Le Figaro is reporting that Accor is studying the possibility of a merger with InterContinental…

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Filed Under: Accor, IHG Rewards
Kimpton West Hollywood
Staying At A Kimpton? Don’t Forget The Secret Social Password

IHG initially announced that it was purchasing Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants back in 2014, but up until a couple of years ago the brands continued to operate separately. Then in 2018 the Kimpton Karma Rewards program was finally integrated into the IHG…

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Filed Under: Hotels, IHG Rewards
Spirit Airlines Big Front Seat – 1
IHG’s Bizarre Promise Of Free Spirit Airlines Flights

IHG made a rather strange promise to members of its paid loyalty program last week, and I'm not sure what exactly to make of it. Last week IHG launched a great promotion for those who join the paid InterContinental Ambassador program. For those of you…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards, Spirit
Intercontinental Willard
Amex Offers: Save $60 On A $300+ InterContinental Stay

Amex frequently has promotions for hotel stays, which can save you money or earn you bonus points for stays you’d make anyway. The company has just rolled out its latest such promotion, which is one we’ve seen a few times before.

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Filed Under: American Express, IHG Rewards
Kimpton Weho
Amex Offers: Save $40 On A $200+ Kimpton Stay

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Filed Under: American Express, IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Shanghai Watermark
Transfer Chase Points To IHG With 60% Bonus

Chase Ultimate Rewards has just launched a transfer bonus, which is only the second-ever transfer bonus ever offered by the program (the first bonus was to British Airways Executive Club back in mid-2019). Seeing another transfer bonus from Chase is…

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Filed Under: Chase, IHG Rewards
Hotel Indigo Edinburgh
IHG New Member Bonus: Free Night After Two Stays

Earlier I wrote about how InterContinental is offering a free night when you enroll in the ($200 per year) Ambassador program and complete two stays. Well, IHG Rewards Club is offering a pretty awesome promotion for new members as well, which is worth…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Hotel Indigo
IHG Will Require Guests To Wear Face Coverings

Following similar announcements from both Marriott and Hyatt, IHG will become the next hotel group to require customers to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces. As of July 27, 2020, IHG will require guests at all US and Canadian properties to…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Kimpton Taipei
Use InterContinental Ambassador Weekend Night Certificates At Kimptons

The weekend night certificate issued as part of InterContinental Ambassador status just became more useful. IHG has a rather complicated rewards program structure. In addition to the IHG Rewards Club program that covers all of IHG's brands, InterContinental…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Kimpton Taipei
Amazing Deal: IHG Dynamic Award Pricing

This might be a good time to redeem IHG Rewards Club points, as the program has some exceptional deals available thanks to dynamic award pricing. In early 2019, IHG Rewards Club revealed that they planned on rolling out variable award pricing. As the…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Moorea
InterContinental Moorea Closes Permanently

COVID-19 has had a terrible impact on the hotel industry, and there’s no doubt that a lot of hotels will be forced to close permanently because of this. We've already seen several hotels close permanently, and now we can add yet another hotel to the…

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Filed Under: Hotels, IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Johannesburg Airport – 14
IHG Rewards Club Extending Elite Status

IHG Rewards Club has just become the latest program to announce plans to extend elite status, and more, following in the footsteps of Hilton Honors, World of Hyatt, and Marriott Bonvoy. Let’s take a look at the details. IHG Rewards Club will automatically…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Ljubljana Watermark
IHG Extending Free Night Certificates

Over the past few days we've seen hotel groups start to extend status by a year, as both Hilton Honors and World of Hyatt have announced such initiatives. So far IHG Rewards Club has only reduced status requirements, though I'd guess more is coming.…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards