Tomorrow, May 1st, 300 hotels in the IHG Rewards Club loyalty scheme (which covers Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc) go up in points cost.
If you think that you may need a room in one of the impacted cities at any point in the next 12 months, you may want to head over to ihg.com and lock down a room.
IHG Rewards Club redemptions can be cancelled online
You get all your points back – instantly
There is therefore NO RISK in booking rooms on spec
The full list of properties going up in the price – and the 150 hotels coming down in price – can be found here on the IHG website. Clicking on the phrase ‘approximately 450 hotels’ opens a PDF.
Here is a summary of ALL the UK hotels going up plus a sample of the international ones (InterContinental only) in major cities:
Holiday Inn Brent Cross up from 20,000 to 30,000
Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South up from 15,000 to 25,000
Holiday Inn Commercial Road up from 20,000 to 30,000
Holiday Inn Express Hammersmith up from 30,000 to 35,000
Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre up from 20,000 to 30,000
Holiday Inn Express Bristol North up from 15,000 to 25,000
Holiday Inn Express Liverpool Hoylake up from 10,000 to 15,000
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes up from 20,000 to 30,000
Holiday Inn Stoke on Trent up from 15,000 to 20,000
Holiday Inn Plymouth up from 20,000 to 25,000
Holiday Inn Express Slough up from 15,000 to 25,000
Holiday Inn Express Windsor up from 10,000 to 20,000
Three Glasgow hotels go up by 10,000 points per night
Selected InterContinental properties internationally:
InterContinental Hong Kong up from 45,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam up from 40,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Dubai Festival City up from 45,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto up from 40,000 to 50,000
InterContinental ANA Tokyo up from 45,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Presidente Resort Cancun up from 25,000 to 30,000
InterContinental Presidente Resort Cozumel up from 30,000 to 40,000
InterContinental Hangzhou up from 25,000 to 30,000
InterContinental Hua Hin Resort up from 25,000 to 35,000
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort up from 25,000 to 35,000
InterContinental San Francisco up from 45,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile up from 45,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Boston up from 45,000 to 50,000
InterContinental Danang Resort up from 25,000 to 35,000
If you want to book any of these properties, please head over to ihg.com TODAY! Full details of all of the IHG Rewards Club changes, including the changes to status levels on July 1st, can be found on their site here.
IHG Rewards update – June 2021:
Get bonus points: The current IHG Rewards promotion is ‘Triple Your Points’ – our full article is here. It runs from 15th May to 16th August. You receive double base points on your second stay and triple base points on your third and subsequent stays. You can register on this page of ihg.com.
Buy points: If you need additional IHG Rewards points, you can buy them here.
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.