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Redeem your IHG Rewards Club points for a night at a West End theatre

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You can now redeem IHG Rewards Club points for a night in the West End!

We cover Marriott Moments and Hilton Auctions regularly on Head for Points.  These sites allow you to redeem your points for unique experiences via an auction or outright purchase.  We also cover Emirates sports tickets as they offer seats for Arsenal games – you will find me and my son in the Emirates Box for the Wolves game this Sunday.

IHG Rewards Club has a similar scheme called IHG Rewards Club AccessThe website is here.

We have never mentioned it before because I have never seen anything on it for the UK.  This has now changed and there are some good options for theatre fans.

Here is what you can bid on or buy:

Two premium tickets to see Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo in Antony & Cleopatra at the National Theatre on 30th November (no bids so far)

Same as above, but for 8th December with a ‘buy it now’ price of 35,000 IHG points

Two VIP packages for 17th January, one with two tickets and one with four tickets, to include dinner and a Q&A with the cast after the show (auction)

Two tickets for Harry Potter & The Cursed Child on 8th December, for both Part 1 (afternoon) and Part 2 (evening) (auction, highest bid so far is 26,000 points)

If you’re interested you can bid or buy by clicking here.  Hopefully we will see more interesting IHG Rewards Club Access events in the UK in 2019.

IHG One Rewards update – December 2023:

Get bonus points: Our article on IHG’s current bonus promotion is here. You will receive 2,000 bonus points for every two cash nights you stay until 31st December. Nights do not need to be consecutive. 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.

IHG is offering a 100% bonus (some members may be offered less) when you buy points by 30th December 2023. 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 (162)

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  • Mark2 says:

    re Plat/Gold points for extra spend.
    On my (dormant) Platinum I will get 500MR for spending £300, but unusually the offer is for the account i.e. includes supplementaries, rather than on one card. I doubt that it is just on my account.

  • Zzzz says:


    Best priority pass lounge in Johannesburg? I’ve read mixed reviews about all 3 in Terminal A – not sure where to kill the 4h I have…



    • BlueHorizonuk says:

      leave THE most important caveat to the very end of the article….

      Mr Ott adds: ‘You might be lucky to find two seats in a month – so it’s important never to buy miles until you’ve found something you can actually use – but move on it immediately’

    • Rob says:

      No it won’t. There are reasons we don’t cover Alaska etc on here.

  • Richard says:

    Good on rob for paying a respectable wage for the job and not just taking the mick!

  • Chris says:

    It -advice needed asap

    Us domestic Flight deplaned due to maintenance means will miss connection to Heathrow

    Am on Delta one but seems lime If I accept a lower class I get no compensation for this? Any way to get.home without ending up paying 2k for an economy seat??

    • Shoestring says:

      US domestic connection to US TATL – missed connection, same PNR, they’ll get you on the next available flight. (Not the same PNR, you’re stuffed.) If it’s Delta US—>LHR, then it’s covered by EC261, so involuntary downgrade could apply, 75% compo, might be debatable. Ie you go now in a lower class with no compo, or you can wait until your higher class fare becomes available. Which might be in 2 days etc.

      • Chris says:


        Next in line to see agent. I need to be back for trip this weekend so I’d take the downgrade if necessary then i guess argue it later and hope for best

        Either way guess delay compensation applies if>4hrs which would at least soften the blow for downgrade..

        • Chris says:

          Rebooked BNA-JFK-LHR, I have a short connection at JFK and need to switch terminals. I have a vague notion this can all be done airside is that right? I’m clearly screwed if not but if it works I’m happy, rebooked on DL3 in J and will arrive 4hrs 5mins behind provided the Jetstream doesn’t barge in where it isn’t welcome

      • Chris says:

        And yes, BNA-DTW-LHR booked as VA codeshare on DL planes. single PNR

        • Shoestring says:

          That’s important & helps a lot. Good luck.

        • Jonathan says:

          I’d be proactive and get on google flights to look for acceptable options for you. It generally works best if you approach agent with a solution (including flight numbers) than let them pick for you. American airlines are generally happy to rebook on anything you can find within their alliance. Eg. I’m seeing options to route through Atlanta & JFK in Business on Delta tonight or even overnight at JFK and take morning Virgin flight in Upper Class. Other options include connecting via CDG or other European hubs.

      • Scallder says:

        Hate to be the bearer of bad news but this isn’t covered by EC261. Flights into the EU on non-EU airlines aren’t covered. This is actually quite a big plus point for flying BA back to the UK as opposed to AA (or Virgin over Delta).

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