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Earn a huge 5x IHG Rewards points for hotel bookings made on Monday and Tuesday

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The rumours were correct. IHG Rewards is running a huge ‘5x’ bonus promotion today and tomorrow.

The rules have been published here (click here).

Full details of the offer, and registration, are on this page here.

Anyone who is registered for IHG’s current ‘3x’ Autumn offer – you can register now via this link – is automatically opted in.

IHG Rewards 5x

You will receive 5x base points for all IHG stays booked on Monday and Tuesday.

Stays must be completed by 31st December.

You will need to have registered via the link here before booking.

The number of bonus points you can earn is capped at 70,000. This includes bonus points earned during the current ‘3x’ promotion.

70,000 isn’t that much. You will be earning a bonus 40 points per $1 under this offer, so you will hit the cap if you book more than $1,750 of stays pre-tax.

How valuable is this offer?

Very valuable.

Let’s assume that an IHG Rewards point is worth 0.4p (which we usually say it is) and that you have Spire Elite status and earn a 100% elite bonus.

  • You spend £100 in a UK hotel …..
  • …. which is £88.89 before VAT
  • …. which is equivalent to $118.48
  • You earn 10 base points per $1 at most brands, x5 as part of this offer, plus a 100% Spire Elite bonus on top
  • You therefore receive 60 points per $1
  • You receive 7,108 points for your stay ($118.48 x 60)
  • At 0.4p, the points are worth £28.43
  • You receive points worth 28.4% of the post-tax amount you paid
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Conclusion

This is a very generous offer, and it may be worth rebooking any stays you have coming up if the price hasn’t moved.

Details of the offer are available via this page of the IHG site by the time you read this.

You can:

The IHG home page is here.


IHG Rewards update – January 2022:

Get bonus points: IHG Rewards will be running a ‘Double Points’ promotion from 1st February to 31st March 2022. You can register 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 (49)

  • Robert says:

    I’m going to book the Birmingham CP for two nights next week, cash booking and was already signed up to the x3 promo so if I’ve read it correctly I should receive the x5 reward points? Unless anyone can recommend a better IHG offering in or around Birmingham?

  • G says:

    Do the x5 base points count toward elite status?

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