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This IHG Accelerate promotion has ended, however, please review the most recent promotion.
IHG has announced its latest Accelerate Promotion for the Summer of 2017. Like other Accelerate promotions, it is “Game like” with tasks you need to compete to earn bonus points. The primary objective is to get you to stay as many nights as possible at an IHG property, and this time my stay requirements are quite high.
The promotion runs from May 15, 2017, through August 31, 2017. You must complete your tasks during that time window. Bear in mind that these promotions are targeted, and you can expect to see a different Accelerate promotions with different tasks. First, you need to register for the IHG Accelerate promotion and complete all your tasks in line with the overall terms and condition of the promotion.
My current promotion has the following 8 tasks:
- 3,000 points early stay bonus for completing a stay before June 30, 2017
- 2,500 points bonus for a one night stay
- 5,000 points bonus after staying 4 nights
- 3,000 points bonus after staying 7 nights
- 3,000 points bonus after staying 10 nights
- 3,000 points bonus after staying 13 nights
- 3,000 points bonus after staying 16 nights
- 15,000 points bonus after staying 19 nights
By completing the whole Promotion, I can earn a total of 37,500 bonus points for stays of 19 nights; the nights can be either individual or in a continuous stay.
With the promotion occurring over the Summer months, it is clear that IHG is aiming to tempt people to move over some of their summer vacation stays to IHG properties, which is why at least my promotion is so heavy on the number of nights required. Consider that the Winter Accelerate promotion only needed stays of 4-5 nights to earn 30,000 to 41,000 points depending on which Accelerate promotion you had. Clearly, the IHG Summer promotion is not as lucrative as the last Winter promotion.
While not being as lucrative as the past promotion, there is still some good value to be had, since you earn the bonus points for the tasks you complete even if you don’t finish the promotion. One night before June 30, 2017, will make me 5,500 points which are enough for a one night with the current IHG PointBreaks Promotion. Besides, earning some points will keep points from expiring. I have registered for the promotion and will pick up some easy bonus points, but the question is will I complete it? Highly unlikely! How far do you think you will go with this IHG Accelerate promotion?
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