Intercontinental Willard
Amex Offers: Save At Kimpton & InterContinental

The Amex Offers program 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. There’s a…

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

Today a new offer has launched for those considering signing up for or renewing an InterContinental Ambassador membership. IHG has a rather complicated rewards program structure. In addition to the IHG Rewards Club program that covers all of IHG’s brands,…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland Lights
IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card Review (2021)

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
Hotel Indigo
IHG Rewards Club Dials Back Devaluation

It looks like IHG Rewards Club has somewhat dialed back its award pricing devaluation, though only time will tell to what extent. Several days ago IHG Rewards Club significantly devalued award redemption rates. While IHG Rewards Club didn't have any…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Hotel Room
New IHG Premier Card Bonus: 125K Points + Free Night

The IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card is offering a potentially excellent new welcome bonus. The $89 annual fee IHG Premier Card is now offering a two-part welcome bonus when you spend $3,000 within the first three months: Earn 125,000 IHG Rewards…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
Intercontinental Maldives
Disappointing: Huge IHG Rewards Club Devaluation

On Friday afternoon I covered how IHG Rewards Club significantly devalued award redemption rates without notice. The program has now issued a statement regarding this, which sheds some more light on what exactly changed. In May 2020, the IHG Rewards…

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Filed Under: Hotels, IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Willard
IHG Rewards Club Selling Points With 75% Bonus

IHG has rolled out its latest promotion on purchased points, which is valid for several weeks. Through Monday, May 3, 2021, IHG Rewards Club is offering a sale on purchased points. It's possible that different accounts will be targeted for different…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, IHG Rewards
Le Meridien Dhaka Watermark
Top Hotel Credit Cards Offering Elite Status (2021)

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
Park Hyatt Kyoto
My Hotel Status Strategy For 2021

Suffice to say that the past year has been a strange one when it comes to travel loyalty. The travel industry has faced an unprecedented crisis, and has tried to engage members and encourage them to travel, without actually forcing them to travel. In…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotels
Crowne Plaza Changi – 28
IHG Rewards Club Offering Status Fast Track

IHG Rewards Club is offering a limited time status fast track. This fast track challenge is pretty easy to complete, but then again, IHG status isn't exactly the most valuable in the world. With a newly launched offer, you can earn status in the IHG…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Ihg
IHG Has A New Logo & Branding, And I Like It!

InterContinental Hotels Groups (IHG) seems to be undergoing a rebranding, and I dig it. The company has quietly rolled out a new logo on its website, and also slightly changed the name of its loyalty program. Here's IHG's old logo: Meanwhile here's the…

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Filed Under: IHG Rewards
Intercontinental Johannesburg Airport – 14
IHG Promo: 2K Bonus Points Per Stay, And More

IHG Rewards Club has opened registration for its first major promotion of 2021, which offers bonus points and makes it easier to earn status. With IHG Rewards Club's new global promotion: Members can earn 2,000 bonus points with every stay of two nights…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hotel Deals
Kimpton Watermark
8 Reasons To Get The IHG Premier Card

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

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Filed Under: Chase, IHG Rewards
Park Hyatt Sydney Suite
Should You Get The Hyatt Or IHG Credit Card?

There's lots of value to having hotel credit cards, including elite status and in some cases free night certificates. Two of my favorite hotel credit cards are The World of Hyatt Credit Card (review) and the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card (review).…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Card Comparisons
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 Ljubljana Pool
IHG Extending Free Night Certificates

IHG Rewards Club has finally announced plans to extend free night certificates that were due to expire in just a couple of weeks. Back in April, IHG Rewards Club announced that it was extending the expiration of anniversary free night certificates, issued…

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Filed Under: 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
Blue Lagoon
IHG’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith Partnership: Earn & Redeem Points At More Luxury Hotels

In September 2019, IHG announced a potentially interesting partnership, which could greatly increase its portfolio of luxury hotels. This was supposed to launch in early 2020, but ended up being delayed due to coronavirus. Well, a test phase of this…

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Filed Under: Hotels, 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
Kimpton Taipei
No Annual Fee IHG Traveler Card Review

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. In this post, I wanted to take a look at the IHG® Rewards…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Cards
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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
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