Targeted: 35,000 Points Or Fastrack Elite Status With IHG

IHG has launched a promotion for business travelers yielding triple points per stay up to 35,000, or a fast track to Elite status with IHG. The promotion runs through August 15, 2018, giving you plenty of time to take advantage of this offer. You have to choose one of the promotions, and you cannot switch after you have registered.

50% Off Awards At IHG Properties In Latin America, Mexico And The Caribbean

IHG has launched its latest award promo, with 50% off award bookings at selected properties in Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The promo is valid for stays through June 30, 2018. If you want to take advantage of the promo you will have to hurry though since bookings must be complete by May 7, 2018, and the best options will get snapped up quickly.

IHG Publishes List of Hotels Excluded from the Free Night Certificate

Following the disappointing recent news that IHG was devaluing the free night certificate earned with the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card, IHG has formalized the devaluation, a published a list of hotels that you cannot use your free night certificate at. The list consists of IHG hotels which have a base redemption rate over 40,000 points per night.

Possible Details of New Premium IHG Card

We recently reported that theIHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card may be going to the wayside and could be replaced by two new card products. Nothing is confirmed at this point, but signs are pointing to either a completely new product offering or a modified product or products. As posted in our Facebook community, Award Travel 101, an image has surfaced showing a new premium IHG co-branded credit card.

IHG Reduces Value of Free Night Certificate

IHG has reduced the value of its annual free night certificate earned by being an IHG® Rewards Club Select Credit Card cardmember. Certificates issued as of May 1, 2018, can only be redeemed at properties that have standard award nights priced at 40,000 points or less. Category 8 or higher properties will no longer be eligible for redemption with the free night certificate.

Big Change Coming To IHG PointBreaks – No Longer Only 5k Redemptions

IHG is about to announce its PointBreaks list for the Q1 2018, and there are some big changes coming to the promo. Historically with the promo you were able to pick up a room for 5,000 points, which is a great value. However, the new list will also include properties priced at 10,000 and 15,000 points, as well as those priced at 5,000 points.

Redeem IHG Points & Certificates for Stays at Kimpton

Realizing IHG’s announcement in late 2017, you can now book Kimpton properties using IHG Rewards. In light of the recent price hike of IHG redemptions, this is good news, since it adds a portfolio of over 60 boutique hotels to the IHG property list, increasing your choice and options. You can also use your IHG Free Night certificates awarded from the IHG Rewards credit card at Kimpton properties.