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Amazing IHG flash sale now on, from £25

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Apologies for dropping this in as a mid-morning post.  I was expecting this sale to go live tomorrow, but it is actually available NOW.  This is well worth jumping on.

IHG Rewards Club is running a 48 hour flash sale across the UK and Europe on all of its main brands.  The prices are astonishing:

IHG Rewards Club

Holiday Inn Express £25 per room or €25 in Europe

Holiday Inn £35 per room or €35 in Europe

Crowne Plaza £45 per room or €45 in Europe

Hotel Indigo £65 per room or €65 in Europe

InterContinental Hotels £125 per room or €125 in Europe

Remember that Holiday Inn Express rates include breakfast as well!  There are also hotels like InterContinental LeGrand in Paris on there which often sell for over €400 per night.

Here are the rules:

You must book before midnight on Tuesday

In any event, the promotion is limited to 25,000 rooms so may end earlier

You must stay between 16 December and 26 January

You cannot book more than 2 rooms at the same hotel for the same dates

You must be an IHG Rewards Club member to book (free) – if you are not a member, you can join during the booking process.  This will also ensure you get free internet on your stay, as even base level IHG Rewards Club members don’t pay for wireless internet from January.

These rooms do NOT earn points and will NOT count towards The Big Win

This is how to book:

Step 1 (optional)click on this link.  This will put an IHG cookie onto your computer, which should mean that Head for Points earns a tiny commission from your booking.  Thanks for your support!  (IHG is not on Quidco or TopCashBack so you are not losing out by helping out!)

Step 2 – close that page and click on this link.  It will take you to the booking page for this promotion.

Step 3 – you need to select a hotel from the dropdown list.  Once you have done this, click ‘Find Hotel’.  You may need to click twice.  This will open up the main IHG booking website.  You will see the special rate code in the rate code box.

Step 4 – book as per normal.  If rooms are available at this rate, they will show automatically

I have managed to snag a few nights at the Holiday Inn Mayfair for £35 and Crowne Plaza The City for £45 for my first choice of dates, so there is – at the time of writing – LOTS of availability.

If you are not bothered about which property you book in a city, this link will bring up all the participating Holiday Inn branded hotels for whatever dates you select.  This link does the same for Holiday Inn Express.

Good luck!

Full details can be found here.  The full list of participating hotels is here but is not 100% correct – IC Dusseldorf and Staybridge Suites Stratford, for a start, do not actually seem bookable, at least online.

IHG One Rewards update – February 2024:

Get bonus points: IHG One Rewards is not running a global promotion at the moment, but some members were sent targeted offers for their stays in February and March

New to IHG One Rewards?  Read our overview of IHG One Rewards here and our article on points expiry rules here. Our article on ‘What are IHG One Rewards points worth?’ is here.

Buy points: If you need additional IHG One Rewards points, you can buy them here.

IHG One Rewards is offering an 80% bonus when you buy points by 7th March 2024. Click here to buy.

Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from IHG and the other major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.

Comments (45)

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  • Tony says:

    Hmmm…. Just be careful as I’m seeing some hotels come back more expensive when doing this (i.e London, Dec 20th & 21st, sorted by rates).

    This seems rather badly executed to me – 50,000 rooms spread across so many hotels and 30 nights. It’s needle in a haystack to find the availability and clearly much of it has already gone (I got the IHG e-mail a few minutes ago).

    • Rob says:

      T&C’s say 25,000 rooms – does the email say 50,000? I agree, though, if it was 25,000 nights across so many hotels that is only a few hundred at each.

  • Michael Baku says:

    Thanks Raffles. Just bagged myself a bargain in Istanbul!

  • Anthony Thomas says:

    Booked £25 over at HI Express Limehouse.

    In error I booked 2nd – 4th instead of 1st – 4th so needed an extra night, now got it cheaper. Shame it wasn’t all @ £25!

  • Jay says:

    They are doing a Rewards Club points sale.
    Special Offer: Get 50% more IHG® Rewards Club points
    Buy IHG® Rewards Club points between November 25 and December 2, 2013 and receive a 50% bonus on the number of points purchased. Buy IHG® Rewards Club points today!
    Is it worth buying points and using it later ?

    • Rob says:

      Is the link working yet?! It wasn’t when I looked earlier.

      It isn’t a terrible deal, but it really depends on knowing where you want to go and what it would usually cost. I will do a post as soon as the link works!

  • pazza2000 says:

    I can’t figure this out either, despite trying. Would be great to save individually searching.

  • Chilibenny says:

    Thanks for the heads up – your post came a bit before I got an email and so I have paid for a night at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in early Jan. Have stayed there before and it is a great central location next to Russell Square Tube.

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  • Colin MacKinnon says:

    If you need a Big Win break – and maybe some BA tier points? – then you can fly up to Glasgow and get a room at the airport Holiday Inn for £35 on a Saturday night.

    I have now booked this since the Flash Sale doesn’t count for the Bug Win.

    • CV says:

      Also the Glasgow Crowne Plaza can be had at the weekend quite cheap. My last hotel stay for Big Win is there, Sunday night for £59.

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