Use the Kimpton Secret Password to Get Upgrades, Free Drinks & More
Kimpton Hotels have a funky boutique hotel brand image. One of many aspects of its charm is the Kimpton secret password or "social password" that guests can mention at check-in to get a perk, benefit, or bonus. These include items like free parking, a free breakfast, a free upgrade, etc. Here's how it works, plus the current password.
Current IHG Promotions Offer 4,000 Bonus Points, 15,000 Skypass Miles, Free Nights & More
IHG One Rewards is lining up one promotion after another. Members can get a free night when booking through the app or earn up to 4,000 points every two nights. Other targeted and regional offers include up to 30% off room rates, up to 15,000 Korean Air Skypass miles, or 500 points just for downloading the IHG app.
Book Soon To Save 15% On IHG Points & Cash Bookings
IHG One Rewards has brought back its popular Points & Cash promotion. Now through November 28, 2023, members can receive a 15% discount on the cash portion of a booking. This lets you effectively purchase IHG points for as little as 0.55 cents per point — or lower if you hold an IHG credit card.
140K Bonus Points or 175K Bonus Points With Higher Spend: Which IHG Premier Card Offer Is Best for You?
As we approach Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Travel Tuesday, numerous travel brands are launching offers for discounts, bonus points, and...credit card applications? IHG and Chase are out with a special offer on the IHG One Rewards Premier Credit Card. This elevated offer can yield more points than the traditional offer on this card. But, is it worth it?
Do IHG One Rewards Points Expire?
Your IHG One Rewards points will expire if you have no activity on your account for 12 months, if you do not hold elite status. You need to either earn or redeem points to keep your points from expiring. In this post, we will show you all of the ways to keep your account active through earning or redeeming IHG One Rewards points.
IHG One Rewards Traveler Credit Card Review: Modest Perks and No Annual Fee
The IHG One Rewards Traveler Credit Card is a great value for the occasional IHG guest. This card charges no annual fee and comes with nice perks like a fourth night free on award redemptions, 20% savings on buying IHG points, and no foreign transaction fees. Check out all the benefits in our full review so you can decide if it's the right card for you.
Winter in Fiji to Holidays in NYC: Save When You Buy IHG Points With a 100% Bonus (0.5¢ Each)
IHG launched its latest buy points promotion. Now through December 30, 2023, members can buy IHG points with a 100% bonus. This deal allows members to buy IHG points for as little as 0.5¢ each. But is it worth buying IHG points? With AwardWallet users averaging 0.69¢ per point in value from redemptions, there's a lot of times this can make sense. Here are a few examples for inspiration.
Register to Earn up to 6X Emirates Skywards Miles on IHG Stays
The promotion for those interested in earning Emirates Skywards miles with their IHG stays is back. Members can get triple Skywards miles on IHG stays booked by November 22, 2023, for stays completed before February 29, 2024. That means up to 6x Emirates miles per dollar spent! But there are conditions. Here are the details.
Airbnb Canceled in New York City? Here’s How To Claim 10K Bonus IHG Points
IHG One Rewards is offering bonus points to travelers who had their NYC Airbnb stays canceled due to new regulations in the city. Through the end of 2023, IHG One Rewards members can claim 10,000 points with proof of a canceled Airbnb stay in New York City. Here's how to claim your points if you were affected.
Ins and Outs of the InterContinental Ambassador Program
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has a unique loyalty program structure. Its free-to-join IHG One Rewards program has five different elite status tiers, but there's also the InterContinental Ambassador Program. This stand-alone loyalty program provides exclusive benefits and personalized services, and there's no way to earn your way in. What do you get with this paid membership? Let's take a closer look.
Earn 1,000 Bonus British Airways Avios for IHG Stays
Through October 31, 2023, you can earn 1,000 bonus British Airways bonus Avios for IHG stays of two nights or more. To be eligible, you must be a member of both programs and set your earning preference with IHG to BA Avios. But is it worth it?
IHG Launches 15% Reward Night Discount for Cardholders (Elite Member Discount Coming Soon)
IHG One Rewards relaunched its award nights discount for IHG co-brand credit cardholders and high-level elite status members. Receive a 15% discount on award stays through October 26, 2023. However, bookings must be made by September 16, 2023.
IHG Business Rewards Launches Double Points Promotion for Meeting Planners
IHG Business Rewards is currently running a promotion offering members double bonus points on stays, meeting rooms, and events booked before December 31, 2023 and completed before June 30, 2024. We haven't seen a lot of promotions from IHG Business Rewards, and haven't even promoted the platform much on our website so far, so here's a review of what IHG Business Rewards is and the promotion currently running.
Everything You Need To Know About IHG One Rewards
With over 6,200 properties in nearly 100 countries around the world, IHG hotels are ubiquitous. Thanks to generous promotions, reasonable award rates, and a great credit card portfolio, IHG One Rewards is a favorite hotel loyalty program for many. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about the program — from how to earn and redeem points to program features and elite status.
You Can Buy Elite-Qualifying IHG Points During Booking — Should You?
IHG One Rewards members can buy elite-qualifying bonus points while making a hotel reservation. For status chasers, this promotion can provide a lot of value, but it's not for everyone. Look at the numbers and see if it makes sense for you to buy points while making your next IHG booking.
IHG Award Nights Can Now Set You Back Up to 250,000 Points
Without any announcement, IHG has upped the award pricing on some of its properties to a massive 250,000 points per night. Here's what we're seeing at some of IHG's top luxury properties.
IHG Holiday Inn Club Vacations: 10,000 Points and a 3-Night Stay for Under $250
Holiday Inn Club Vacations is the IHG platform where members can earn a good chunk of bonus points on a 3-night package that costs under $250. Remember that you will need to attend a two-hour timeshare presentation, but that shouldn't be a problem for most members. Here are the details of this offer and how you might find something better.
The Top 14 IHG Hotels Redemptions for Luxury Stays
When thinking of luxurious hotels, IHG probably isn't the first brand to come to mind. But IHG shouldn't be ignored when planning your dream trip as it has its share of amazing properties around the world. Here are some of the best redemptions we found by looking at AwardWallet members' recent redemptions.
Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards to IHG One Rewards With a 70% Bonus
Now through July 31, you can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards to IHG One Rewards and receive 70% bonus points. But, you're going to want to do the math before considering a transfer because it may be worth booking through the Chase travel portal instead. Here are some considerations on how to use your Ultimate Rewards points toward IHG stays for even more value.
New Offer: Earn up to 140K Bonus Points
Chase just unveiled some fresh new bonuses on its IHG One Rewards credit card lineup. In addition to earning up to 140,000 bonus points, you can also get up to a $100 statement credit for IHG purchases made in the first 12 months. Let's take a look at these bonus offers for the IHG credit cards to see how valuable they are.
(Most) IHG One Rewards Benefits Now Available at (Many) Iberostar Beachfront Resorts
Starting today, June 29, 2023, IHG One Rewards members now receive elite benefits at participating Iberostar Beachfront Resorts. Platinum Elite and Diamond Elite members receive a host of different benefits, including late and early check-out and check-in, welcome amenities, and complimentary upgrades. Here's the full list of participating properties and the perks that IHG One Rewards elites get as part of this new integration.
Cheap Hyatt Points to Vegas Getaways: What’s Coming in Week 3 of Daily Getaways
The 2023 U.S. Travel Association Daily Getaways returned on June 12, 2023. This year, the promotion runs from Monday to Friday from June 12 through July 5, 2023. Similar to most years, there are some excellent deals to be had, including hotel points purchases from 0.5¢ per point to incredible Vegas getaways and more. Weeks one and two have come and gone. From cheap Hyatt points to Universal tickets and Vegas suites, here's what you can expect from Daily Getaways in week three.
IHG Points Accelerator Gives up to 3X Points. Is That Good?
IHG One Rewards members can use the points accelerator to boost recently received points by 1x, 2x, or 3x with a discount of up to 55%. There are some conditions, and this isn't necessarily the best option for members. How does the IHG points accelerator work, and are there times when using it makes sense? Let's dive in.
Which IHG One Rewards Credit Card Is Right for You?
With the changes to IHG co-branded credit cards and the addition of a new business card, you might be thinking about adding one to your wallet. In addition to lucrative opportunities to earn a new cardmember bonus, these co-brand cards from Chase come with a great deal of perks that can make them easy to justify keeping for the long term.
All Hotel Elite Status Match & Fast Track Opportunities
The only thing better than award travel is award travel with elite status. When you hold elite status with a brand, you can enjoy huge money-saving perks, ranging from free room upgrades to bonus earnings on every dollar you spend. Here are all the status match and elite status fast track opportunities currently available with hotel programs.
IHG One Rewards Launches 15% Discount on Award Stays at New Properties. But Is It a Good Deal?
On June 12, 2023, IHG One Rewards launched a new award discount on stays at new IHG hotels. Travelers now get a 15% discount off of the standard award price at eligible new hotels. But, when a program uses dynamic award pricing, how can you tell if you're really getting a discount? We dug into this new award discount to see for ourselves.
[Expanded Worldwide] IHG Launches Food & Beverage Milestone Rewards Redemptions
IHG One Rewards just expanded the ability for members to redeem Food & Beverages Rewards earned through the Milestone Rewards program. Upon reaching set night thresholds, IHG members can now choose to get up to $100 in food and beverage credits. And these credits can now be used worldwide at most full-service IHG hotels. Here's our updated guide to this perk.
Opinion: New IHG Terms Are Part of Anti-Consumer Trends With Award Bookings
Few people pay attention to the minutiae of changes in award program terms and conditions. A snippet added here. A deleted phrase there. These often don't matter much. One recent change, however, deserves attention. Here's the growing problem in award travel that I think is unfair to travelers.