IHG Rewards Club has stopped the transfer of points to Lufthansa Miles & More.
The scheme has, indeed, disappeared from the list of IHG airline partners here.
The transfer rate was not great at 5:1. I value an IHG point at 0.4p so you were effectively ‘paying’ 2p per airline mile. However, with Miles & More miles relatively tricky to pick up – Miles & More does not sell miles, for example – hotel transfers were an easy way of topping off your account if you were a few thousand short for a redemption.
It isn’t clear what is behind this move – hopefully things will become clear over the next few days.
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.