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IHG Rewards Club has launched a new ‘mystery bonus’ for buying points.

The link to buy is here.

Testing it out amongst family accounts, 75% seems to be the most common bonus offered.

Mystery bonus buying IHG points

We saw numerous offers of a 100% bonus during 2020, so I wouldn’t buy speculatively at this price. None of my family accounts got an offer this high.

There have also been changes to IHG Rewards redemption pricing over the last few days. Some hotels have increased sharply in price whilst other, more expensive, ones have fallen or remained the same. I will do an article on this in a couple of days.

If you are looking to make a cash booking at the moment, however, it is worth looking at whether buying points for a redemption stay is cheaper.

The mystery bonus runs until 3rd May.

IHG Rewards update – June 2021:

Get bonus points: The current IHG Rewards promotion is ‘Triple Your Points’ – our full article is here. It runs from 15th May to 16th August. You receive double base points on your second stay and triple base points on your third and subsequent stays. You can register on this page of

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

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