Book a Suite at an InterContinental in Vegas for Just 35k IHG Points Per Night

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Planning to head to Las Vegas? You're in luck! Now through September 26, you can book a suite night at the Venetian or Palazzo for just 35,000 points. That's half off the usual points rate for these hotels.

InterContinental Las Vegas Suite Promotion

Intercontinental in Las Vegas Promo

This promotion is valid for a suite at the Intercontinental Palazzo and the Venetian in Las Vegas. Book either hotel for a stay before September 26, 2021 for as little as 35,000 IHG points per night. That's down from the usual rate of 70,000 points per night.

After a thorough search, it seems this rate is only available on Luxury Two Queen Suites and Luxury Queen Suites priced under $280 per night. Rooms over $280 per night can be booked at 60,000 IHG points. Rooms at the Palazzio starting at $143 and rooms at the Venetian starting at $135 (both before taxes and fees), but go upwards of $2k on the weekend.

Use an IHG Free Night Award

Since the discount takes the cost under 40,000 IHG Rewards points, IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card cardholders can apply an IHG Anniversary Night to these stays. You should easily be able to get more than the $89 annual fee in value from this one stay!

InterContinental Las Vegas IHG Free Night Award

If you're don't already have the card, you can currently get an all-time-high 150,000 bonus points when signing up for the IHG Rewards Premier Card:

IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card
IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card
Annual Fee$0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $89
Welcome Bonus Earn 150,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening
  • Earn 150,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening
  • Enjoy a Reward Night after each account anniversary year at eligible IHG hotels worldwide. Plus, enjoy a reward night when you redeem points for any stay of 4 or more nights
  • Earn up to 25 points total per $1 spent when you stay at an IHG hotel
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on purchases at gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants. Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Platinum Elite status as long as you remain a Premier card member
  • Global Entry or TSA Pre✔® Fee Credit of up to $100 every 4 years as reimbursement for the application fee charged to your card
  • IHG Rewards Club Bonus points are redeemable at hotels such as InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Kimpton®, EVEN® Hotels, Indigo® Hotels & Holiday Inn®
  • Earn 25 points total per $1 spent when you stay at an IHG hotel
  • 2X points per $1 spent on purchases at gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants
  • 1X point per $1 spent on all other purchases

The earning for spending at IHG hotels breaks down as follows:
  • Earn 10X points for being a IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Cardmember
  • Earn 5X points from IHG® with Platinum Elite Status, a benefit of having this card
  • Earn 10X points from IHG® for being an IHG® Rewards Club Member (Being a cardholder is not required to earn this bonus for participating in the IHG® loyalty program)

Other Ways to Get IHG Rewards Points

If you don't have the 35,000 points, you could transfer points from Chase at a 1:1 ratio. However, that's generally a bad idea since there are much better uses of Chase Ultimate Rewards points. That's why we value Chase Ultimate Rewards points over 3 times more than IHG points.

Instead, you can buy IHG points through its bonus offers. Recently, you could get a 100% bonus — costing just 0.5 cents per point. Now the promotion is just a 75% bonus through August 13, 2021. Still, you can buy points for 0.57 cents each. At that rate, you can buy 35k points for $200.

Our Take

On more expensive nights, you can get up to 0.8 cents per point in value from your IHG Rewards points through this promotion. That's a solid rate compared to what you can buy IHG points for and the 0.74 cents per IHG Rewards point that AwardWallet users have gotten from recent redemptions.

It seems that rooms at these hotels are much cheaper than usual (normally around $500 a night). So, it only makes sense to offer the rooms for half the number of points. Considering how cheap the rooms at these properties are for some nights, it may not be the best use of your IHG points.

However, it can be a good deal if you have a lot of IHG points or an IHG Anniversary Free Night Award and want to stay in a suite in Las Vegas!

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  • Planning a trip to Vegas for autumn, and just read about this promotion. Going to give it a try!

  • That’s pretty good! I get another free night certificate in just a few days from having the older Chase card.

  • This seemed like a great deal but when I checked for most of the weekday nights (which is when the rates are below 280, it seems the cash rates are also pretty low. IHG charges resort fees on award stays as well so in this case, you still have to pay the $45 per night resort fee.

    Given that IHG is also running a 3x points promo, when you add that up, you may not get more than 0.65 value.

  • as long-time spire ambassador member, I am interested in purchasing IHG points slightly less than 0.5 cent. Looks like i always got an offer of 0.5 cent per point. Wasn’t there any chance to buy IHG points less than this price in the past? (0.45, 0.4 etc.)?

  • Vegas baby Vegas! Sounds like a great deal and luxurious accomodations!

  • Just in time for the International Pizza Expo 2021!

  • Intriguing used of IHG points to stay in some very nice hotels in Vegas….Intercontinental hotels can be excellent values if the points drop to 35K. I’ve stayed in some lovely IHC’s in Paris & Bangkok with free nites before IHG clamped down with the 35K limit….sure wish they’d get rid of that rule….

  • It is probably the best time in years to visit Vegas.

  • Could be a nice deal but then my next thought was “what’s the resort fee?” Those, mostly useless, fees take a lot of the fun out of points nights. Still it might be a savings if you plan to go there anyway, but for me to go to Vegas, it would definitely have to be free!

  • That is so ridiculously cheap, what a great deal. Just when I thought IHG points were really losing their value.

  • N/m $45 fees+ rate is 60k pts on the weekend I checked 🙁

  • Would love to use my 2 Free nights here.

  • These are really sweet news, Las Vegas, here I´m coming