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See The Who in concert with your IHG Rewards Club points

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If The Who was ‘talking about your generation’ (see what I did there?) then IHG Rewards Club has some good packages to see the band at The SSE Arena at Wembley on 8th April.

Via the IHG Access platform, there are three ‘buy it now’ options available.  There is no auction involved.

You can redeem for:

VIP packages @ 50,000 IHG Rewards Club points: Two Terrace Seat tickets, fast track entry to the venue, casual 3 course set menu including drinks at the arena’s Empire Bar & Grill Restaurant, lounge access and 1x free drink voucher per person

Club packages @ 30,000 IHG Rewards Club points: Two Club tickets, fast track entry to the venue, lounge access with 2x drinks vouchers and 1x food voucher (choice of burgers, salad, sandwiches) per person

Standard packages @ 20,000 IHG Rewards Club points:  Two general admission tickets

If you are willing to take the risk of winning an auction, there is also a VIP package which comes with a night at the InterContinental Park Lane.  There are no bids so far.

You can redeem on the IHG Access site here.

PS.  If you missed it, take a look at our recent article on the top 10 reasons to get the IHG Rewards Club Premium Mastercard credit card.

IHG One Rewards update – April 2023:

Get bonus points: Click here for our article on IHG’s ‘2k Every 2 Nights’ promotion, which runs from 9th February 2023 to 14th April 2023. 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.

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 (235)

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  • Rob says:

    The Etihad deal is also quite clever as they can sell the middle seat in a row of three twice (to the window and aisle passengers), raking in £100 for that empty seat!

  • Tom says:

    Aren’t these known as comfort seats, you can buy them on most flights and just pay the initial fare with no TFCs attached?

  • Nick says:

    There are also VIP, Club & Standard packages available for Simple Minds at the SSE Arena on Friday 17th April.

  • Phil says:

    You’re forgetting the 5000 mile bonus you get when converting 60000 Bonvoy points to miles. So you get 30000 miles for $500 which is 1.29p per Avios/mile. Still not great value, but it could skew the decision in certain circumstances.

  • Annabel says:

    BA allowing re-booking / refunds for flights up to 31/5/20 for HKG

  • Annabel says:

    Anyone not been billed second year £195 fee for Hsbc World elite card? Mine was due in December. Sadly the second lot of 40,000 bonus points didn’t arrive either. Thanks

    • Genghis says:

      It wouldn’t be too bad a deal not paying for year 2 but not getting the points renewal points. Free lounge key and access to what now seems to be an effective 1.25 avios / £.

  • Frankie says:

    Re; the Etihad deal. Do the crew somehow make it clear to other passengers that the ‘spare’ seats are taken? If not couldn’t it lead to an awkward situation where someone sees you in an empty row of four (who’s maybe sitting in a full row of four) and tries to move to one of the spare seats? I know you could explain the situation, but others may also think they’re free during the flight. Might just be a hassle and a bit awkward having to (perhaps regularly) explain to people they’re all your seats.

    • memesweeper says:

      Be prepared to ask the crew to defend your seat 🙂

      For short haul cheapskates, the same is possible on EasyJet by booking for Mr Cello Seat. Me + 1 used to for a pseudo euro-business experience on EasyJet last year … bargain at EUR25 for our flight. Taxes are payable.

      • Rob says:

        Mate of mine used to do this on BA for £2, since they only charge the base fare and a lot of BA Y shorthauls have a £2 base fare. Problem was that very few BA call centre people know how to link the seat to yours, so on the day your 2nd seat is at the other end of the plane to your seat.

  • Ian says:

    OT – I’m going to try and call BA to book reward tickets at midnight sat. Given it’s the weekend, any recommendations on the best BA office to call? And how early do people normally call to get through to agent, pass security etc?

    • Rhys says:

      USA is best bet, as they will be open. Japan office opens at midnight, so may be too late. This week I called the office at 23:45, got through the first operator to be redirected to the right office. Was on hold for right up until midnight, and ended up just being quick with the mouse and booking them on myself.

    • Phillip says:

      It’s been a while but last time I tried the US office they refused to help me and was told to call the UK office in the morning. I think it may have been the agent but I had been holding for too long to ring back!

      • Lady London says:

        Quite a lot of the foreign numbers actually go through to BA in the UK. I’ve had that same response from a US-based operator when I landed one though.

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