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IHG and Melia launch January hotel room sales

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Until Monday, IHG is running a sale covering the UK, Ireland and Germany.

There are some genuine discounts here, and I have rebooked a stay for next week to prove it.  You need to book by 15th January for stays until 15th April.

Most Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge Suites hotels in these three countries are included.  The discount is calculated as 35% off the Best Available Rate.  Rooms are non-refundable.

If you are not already a member of IHG Rewards Club, you will need to sign up for free during the booking process.

You can find full details, and book, here.

Melia hotels launches January sale

Meanwhile, Melia Hotels International, which hosted our Christmas party last month, is running a European city breaks sale.

You need to book by 23rd January for travel by 30th April.  Full details are on this special website here.

Remember that Melia is now offering 3 Avios per €1 when you stay with them.  American Express Platinum cardholders will also have their free Melia Rewards Gold status.

How to get MeliaRewards Gold status from American Express

How to get MeliaRewards Gold status from American Express (May 2024)

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE MeliaRewards Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Hilton Honors Gold and Radisson Rewards Premium status.

We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

You can discover the benefits of MeliaRewards Gold status on the Melia website here. It includes three vouchers per year worth 20% off any booking.

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Small business owners may want to consider American Express Business Platinum instead:

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

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