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On Monday we are launching a competition with IHG Rewards Club to promote their newly launched Manchester sale.

For bookings made by 7th September, for stays until the year end, IHG Reward Club members can book weekend stays at Manchester hotels at 20% off the standard rates.

The offer is valid at the Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites and Crowne Plaza hotels in Manchester.

A brand new combined Staybridge Suites and Crowne Plaza is due to open near Oxford Road on 9th September and is well worth considering – rates should be low for the first few months and obviously everything inside will be clean and fresh.  Whilst not bookable under this offer, you can also look forward to Manchester’s first Hotel Indigo near Victoria Station next April.

Stays must be completed by 30th December 2018.  Full details can be found on this special Manchester sale page of the IHG website.

If you are travelling to Manchester by train, you can also get 20% off your ticket. As Virgin Trains is offering 20% off advance off-peak fares to and from Manchester Piccadilly.


IHG One Rewards update – December 2022:

Get bonus points: You will earn bonus IHG One Rewards points on stays between 13th October 2022 and 31st December 2022. You can choose between 2,000 points for every two nights or 10,000 points for every four nights (not cumulative). Read this article for full details. You can register here.

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.

You will receive a 100% bonus if you buy IHG One Rewards points by 29th December 2022.

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 (69)

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  • Peter K says:

    30% off most IHG at the weekends (UK only?) With the MasterCard rate is better surely?

  • the real harry1 says:

    O/T Level must be happy!
    LUFTHANSA has hit back at “unfounded” allegations it is trying to “destabilise and damage” Ryanair’s takeover of an Austrian airline set up by former Formula One driver Niki Lauda.
    Ryanair, which was given regulatory clearance to acquire Laudamotion on Thursday, yesterday claimed that the Austrian airline was “under threat by Lufthansa”.
    The German airline is attempting to reclaim nine aircraft used by Laudamotion, the Irish carrier said.
    Lufthansa bought the planes from Laudamotion’s predecessor Niki, Austria’s second-largest airline, after it folded in December 2017.
    A bid by Germany’s national carrier to buy Niki was blocked by European authorities and the airline was instead reborn as Laudamotion. Brussels mandated that Lufthansa hand over the aircraft to Laudamotion. The phoenix airline did not want to buy the planes from Lufthansa, however, choosing to lease them instead.
    “Laudamotion has recently failed, repeatedly, to meet its contractually agreed lease payment obligations,” Lufthansa said.
    “Lufthansa has exercised its contractually agreed right of termination because of a violation of contractual terms by Laudamotion, and has terminated the lease agreements on nine aircraft due to the non-payment of the lease amounts involved.”
    Ryanair, which previously owned 25pc of Laudamotion, alleged Lufthansa had delayed handing the planes over, which reduced the Austrian airline’s ability to take up take-off and landing slots. Laudamotion was only able to operate its fleet this summer by leasing 10 Boeing 737 aircraft from Ryanair, it is claimed. Lufthansa delayed a €1.5m (£1.3m) lease payment due to Laudamotion, Ryanair alleged.
    Lufthansa said it “has fully complied with all EU Commission obligations regarding the required transfer of aircraft to Laudamotion”.
    Juliusz Komorek, Ryanair’s chief legal officer said: “Lufthansa is abusing its dominant position in the German and Austrian markets in a blatant attempt to eliminate a much smaller, Austrian competitor, Laudamotion.”

  • Kathy says:

    Heh. Sales always come up after I’ve booked non-refundable rooms elsewhere.

    Of course, if this is 20% off best flex then the travelodge is likely still cheaper!

  • The Original Nick says:

    Has anyone any idea from previous years experience when the next IHG accelerate promotion will be announced?

    • Genghis says:

      It looks like I registered on 15 Aug last year for the promo starting 1 Sep until end of the year.

      • The Original Nick says:

        Thanks Genghis

      • Claire says:

        Same question – I thought last year’s summer period also included August though, so that the new one started 1st Sep when the previous finished? I could be wrong. I’ve got a load of bookings in Aug so hoping they’ll email soon and start it 1st Aug!

  • Roger says:

    Any news on IHG Q3 Accelerate promotion, Rob.
    Also interested to see any poinysbreak previews for 3rd quarter.

  • Cboy says:

    OT – May be of interest to some re the standard Amex rules of two credit cards/ two charge cards per person, however, I recently applied for the Gold card for Mrs Cboy forgetting it is now a credit card, she holds BA PP and Nectar, and it was approved.

    • Lumma says:

      I think this rule no longer exists. I’ve currently got 3 credit cards with AMEX and I’ve read several comments on this in the past too saying that theyve been approved

  • Ammar says:

    Ot – delayed on the train arriving into York by 57 mins from Newcastle so will claim delay repay. But missed my connection from York to London on grand central which was running on time….so wondering can I claim any compensation from lner for that even if on separate ticket, if not then what about Amex travel inconvenience protection, or is that just for flight delays only and not trains ?
    Any help appreciated

  • Vasco says:

    OT: Are you still interested in guest reviews of lounges at UK airports? I can write up one on both the BA lounge and the Aspire lunge at BHD.

    • Rob says:

      We’ve got BA but we don’t have Aspire. Happy to take that if you can do a few picks and write a few paragraphs. We can polish it up. A reward will be forthcoming!

      • Vasco says:

        Great, that’s just as well as my coming trip is on Flybe, so I won’t be able to use the BA lounge this time. I can also do the AC Hotel (opened this year, first new build AC Hotel in the UK IIRC) if you’d like. 🙂 Regardless, expect to hear back re: the lounge sometime next week.

        • the real harry1 says:

          Incidentally: how do you manage to transfer points to contributors, Raffles?

      • the real harry1 says:

        As my cousin Boris said: you can polish a turd but it’s still a turd 🙂

      • Jack says:

        Can I have a reward for giving the link to the new Lloyds T&Cs in the comments a few weeks ago? ????

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