Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

Exclusive ‘3-4-2’ offer at InterContinental hotels

Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here.

Last year we wrote about two new programmes that IHG has launched if you book via selected luxury travel agents instead of via ihg.com.

The IHG Luxury Collection hotels (InterContinental, Regent, some non-US Kimpton) offer these extra benefits:

  • GUARANTEED 2pm late check-out
  • Breakfast for two in the hotel restaurant
  • $100 of hotel credit per stay
  • One category upgrade, subject to availability on arrival
  • Bottled water and fresh fruit or snacks in the room on arrival

Participating hotels are in this HfP article.

Intercontinental 342 deal

The IHG Lifestyle Collection covers slightly less posh hotels, mainly Hotel Indigo and US-based Kimptons. You get:

  • 2pm late check-out, if available
  • $50 of hotel credit per stay
  • One category upgrade, subject to availability on arrival
  • Bottled water and fresh fruit or snacks in the room on arrival

For total clarity, the rate you pay is the same as the Best Available Rate on ihg.com.  All of these benefits are genuinely free on top.

There is now a 3-4-2 offer as well

IHG has now launched a 3-4-2 offer as well, which will stack with the benefits above.

The 3-4-2 rate is primarily offered at InterContinental properties but also applies to some other premium hotels as well, including Regent, Kimpton and Hotel Indigo.

This is a very good deal. You get three nights for the price of two, paying Best Flexible Rate, and – at an InterContinental – get all the extra goodies above such as free breakfast, $100 credit, guaranteed 2pm check-out etc.

A list of participating hotels is in this PDF brochure which you can download here.

To book, you need to email our hotel booking partner Emyr Thomas via the form on this page of HfP. You can check pricing in advance by looking at the Best Available Rate on ihg.com, then drop Emyr a note to confirm that he can see the same rate.

You must book by 26th June and stay by 30th June.

For clarity, all rooms booked via Emyr are ‘pay on departure’ and you earn IHG Rewards points as usual.


IHG Rewards update – October 2021:

Get bonus points: You can earn up to triple IHG Rewards base points with IHG’s new Autumn promotion. It runs from 1st October to 31st December. You can register here and our full article on the offer is here.

New to IHG Rewards?  Read our overview of IHG Rewards here and our article on points expiry rules here. Our article on ‘What are IHG Rewards points worth?’ is here.

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.

Comments (58)

  • DaveL says:

    Could anyone recommend the best luxury country hotels/estates for a short break within an hour or two of London? Nice local walks and a spa are key. If bookable via Emyr for extras even better. Really enjoyed four seasons Hampshire last yr… looking at The Grove and The Langley as possibles (both around £400 night)… Would those be recommended? Any other recommendations? £300-400 per night is OK as it’s a short break and we’re happy with a standard room. Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

    • Alex M says:

      Tilney Hall is my favorite.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      I’m assuming you mean driving distance not public transport. I can’t help with walking but the properties themselves

      The Langley is highly recommended if you have any sort of Marriott status I’m sure you’ll get a bigger than standard room. Unless it’s completely booked out.

      I liked Monkey Island (book a room on the island) for its setting especially on a nice sunny day and rates are quite reasonable atm

The UK's biggest frequent flyer website uses cookies, which you can block via your browser settings. Continuing implies your consent to this policy. Our privacy policy is here.