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

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

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  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.

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, 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 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.

Comments (57)

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  • ChrisC says:

    Can someone check the Jones sale link please and advise if those blooming awful monk shoes appear – or preferably don’t- please

    # neverbeenmoreafraidtoopenalink

    • Mike says:

      Chris – why are you looking to replace your Double Monk shoes ? Have you really been to that many fancy dress parties?

  • Russ says:

    The Hyatt offer is really attractive. Just priced up Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek and comes in at £50 a night or £1500 for £30 days. They actually have a cheaper offer at £43 a night for 30 days so £1290. Easy way surely to make status if you’re chasing it. Thanks Rob.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      They have 3 for 2 via Emyr on some properties too.

    • Pangolin says:

      I had a Hyatt booked in February for 15 nights at a very attractive price, but the lockdown put paid to that. My EK flight will now likely be for late October or early November but I’m not sure I’d bother with 30 nights for Globalist, as I already have top tier in Marriott and Hilton.

      You’d also need to add on the price of breakfast for an HR (in the dirt cheap Hyatt Place it’s included but will obviously be more basic than the HR Dubai Creek).

      • Russ says:

        ‘……but I’m not sure I’d bother with 30 nights for Globalist, as I already have top tier in Marriott and Hilton…’

        Having toppish tiers with both is the reason I’m interested in trying something new.

  • ChrisC says:

    I have a few prospective bookings between now and 30th June (and yes I’m realistic about whether these actually happen or not)

    I’ll spend a few hours pricing up these rates against my existing bookings and see if it’s worth switching. I know without this 3-4-2 offer the BFR weren’t offering me any value over other rates.

    I hope Emyr is prepared for the onslaught of emails!

  • Phillip says:

    Seeing that IHG is listing Six Senses openly under its brands on the leaflet, is there an update on the integration of Six Senses with IHG Rewards from an earn/burn perspective, other than the two Singapore properties?

    • Rob says:

      No. Istanbul was there for redemption a while back but that is a city centre hotel.

  • Mike says:

    Whoever won the “double monk” shoes – Please accept my commiserations – although they may be handy for a fancy dress party

  • Graeme says:

    Well I’m a very grateful non-Monk Jones winner – thanks, HfP!

  • JohnT says:

    For IHG eg Kimpton – do you still pay tax on the free night (ie based on the true rate)?

    • JohnT says:

      Also do I remember some quirk about mixing paid stay with consecutive reward nights reducing the points earned?

    • TGLoyalty says:

      I think You’d only pay fixed taxes like per night taxes some cities charge

      The rest at 0 since the 3rd night rate is 0

    • Blair says:

      Not as of 2020 anyway; never been asked for anything other than the trivial ‘city tax’ at European hotels of <£4 a night. In US hotels never been charged anything except a dreaded ‘amenity fee’!

  • 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

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