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IHG extends its coronavirus cancellation policy to 30th August

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IHG’s cancellation policy for coronavirus was due to expire on 30th June.  This has now been extended to 31st August 2020.  You can read the IHG COVID-19 travel advisory here.

This covers stays at InterContinental, Regent, Six Senses, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Hotel Indigo amongst other brands.

All existing bookings made by 6th April for stays until 31st August 2020 have had their cancellation fees waived.  There is NO cancellation or change policy for bookings for dates after 1st September.

IHG coronavirus policy

You don’t need to worry about new bookings, because a new discounted ‘Book Now, Pay Later’ rate has been introduced.  This allows free cancellation, usually up to 24 hours before arrival.  In most markets you can no longer book prepaid rooms.

Your IHG Rewards Club elite status has automatically been extended by 12 months, carrying over until early 2022 as this article explains.


IHG Rewards Club update – January 2021:

Get bonus points: IHG is not currently running a global points promotion as of 1st January 2021.

New to IHG Rewards Club?  Read our two-part overview of IHG Rewards Club here and here and our article on expiry rules here.

Buy points: If you need additional IHG Rewards Club points, you can buy them here. You will get a 75% bonus if you buy 10,000+ IHG Rewards Club points by 25th February.

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.