Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

Reminder: Hilton and IHG summer sales end tomorrow

Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here.

Both Hilton and IHG (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc) are currently running Summer sales which end tomorrow.

You may still be able to pick up a bargain for a stay over the next few weeks.  The Hilton sale rates are valid at weekends until September 27th, whilst the IHG deals are for stays by September 7th.

We also now know that Hilton is running a triple points ‘Triple Your Trip’ promotion from September 1st which may be an extra reason to send them some business.

Hilton Paris Opera


Hilton has a sale covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The sale offers a fixed 30% off the standard Best Available Rate, albeit that sale rates require prepayment and are non-refundable.

The sale rates are valid:

EVERY DAY until 31st August

At weekends (Fri / Sat / Sun) until 27th September

You must book, as I said in the introduction, by 23rd August

Hilton has launched a special website for the sale which can be found here.  The picture above is the new Hilton Paris.


IHG Rewards Club, the InterContinental / Holiday Inn / Crowne Plaza etc group, is also offering its Summer Sale for the UK and Europe.  Other parts of the world are not included.

There are two separate offers available:

‘4 nights for the price of 3’

This offer, which requires you to book a stay of exactly four nights, is available both midweek and over weekends.   The rate is available both with and without breakfast.

It is valid for stays until September 7th.

If you want to stay more than four nights, you will need to make a separate booking for the other days.

20% off weekend stays

This rate is valid on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights until September 6th.  You must be a member of IHG Rewards Club to book this offer, but membership is free in any event.

Full details of these rates are on the Summer Sale website here.

Again, the deadline for booking is August 23rd.

IHG One Rewards update – June 2022:

Get bonus points: IHG One Rewards is offering bonus base points on all cash stays between 18th May and 31st August.  You earn double points on your 2nd to 5th nights, triple points on your 6th to 14th nights and quadruple base points from your 15th night. Our full article is here. Click here to register.

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.

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 (8)

This article is closed to new comments. Feel free to ask your question in the HfP forums.

  • Nick says:

    As usual with Hilton sales, don’t worry too much about the valid dates (in this case every day until 31st August and at weekends (Fri / Sat / Sun) until 27th September). I just booked a weekend in December with the sale rate at the Hilton Waldorf in London.

  • Rash says:

    Hi, from others past experiences do we usually see another promotion around Xmas time? Thinking of holding off booking for our Thailand trip in Feb.

  • Jason says:

    Do Hilton do a family account, if so are there any disadvantages to having your points pooled in a family account?
    Anyone know if the Hilton credit card voucher is 12 months now instead of the previous 6 months?

    • Rob says:

      No pooled accounts. Recent vouchers have been for 12 months but the website still says 6 months so I have not been pushing it.

  • Susan says:

    With Hilton’s digital check-in is it still necessary to actually turn up in order for the stay to credit? I need another night for gold upgrade promotion and local Hiltons are a bit pricey.

    • Rob says:

      Yes. Because, under UK law, a signature is required in person when you check in (see The Innkeepers Act if you want to check!). I had this discussion with the SPG guys when I saw them.

      It may work differently for hotels outside the UK where a signature is not required. However, other countries have laws on – for eg – hotel guests showing photo ID at reception before being allowed to check in.

      I honestly don’t see the point of online hotel check in and do not do it.

      • Susan says:

        Thanks Rob, I suspected as much. Here in Italy you need a passport or state ID to check in.

This article is closed to new comments. Feel free to ask your question in the HfP forums.

The UK's biggest frequent flyer website uses cookies, which you can block via your browser settings. Continuing implies your consent to this policy. Our privacy policy is here.