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Something a little different has appeared on the IHG Auctions website.

IHG has secured two places for the 2020 London Marathon on 26th April – an event which is so popular that places are allocated by ballot – and is offering them for a points auction.

There are two packages – one of which will go for a modest price and one of which will go for a high price.

The cheaper package includes your race place, one night at Holiday Inn London Stratford City (which I reviewed here), a £50 dinner credit, breakfast and coach travel to the race.

The luxury package includes two nights in a deluxe room at InterContinental London O2 (which I reviewed here), a Swedish massage, breakfast and coach travel to the race.

Go here to bid for the Holiday Inn package (current bid of 9,000 points).

Go here to bid for the InterContinental package, which at the time of typing is at 58,000 points.

Bids close on 6th January, which will give you around 15 weeks to get in shape.


IHG One Rewards update – February 2024:

Get bonus points: IHG One Rewards is not running a global promotion at the moment, but some members were sent targeted offers for their stays in February and March

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 One Rewards is offering an 80% bonus when you buy points by 7th March 2024. 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.

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