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IHG’s ‘Food & Beverage’ rewards are now live globally

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When IHG One Rewards launched last year, it introduced Milestone Rewards. Starting at 20 nights per calendar year, you unlock your choice of additional bonuses for each 10 nights you stay.

Our overview of IHG Milestone Rewards is here.

One option is a ‘Food & Beverage’ award. You can choose two or five of these at various milestones and each is worth £15 or equivalent.

IHG rolls out milestone rewards food beverage

Until yesterday you could only redeem these in North America. IHG has now fully rolled them out.

‘Food & Beverage’ rewards can now be redeemed globally at 12 IHG brandssee here. They cannot (yet) be used for purchases at markets, pantries, and cupboards at Holiday Inn Express, avid Hotels, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites hotels.

IHG has done a good job of keeping admin to a minimum. To redeem one, you need to go into the ‘Reward Wallet’ section of the IHG app or website BEFORE checking out and apply one or more ‘Food & Beverage’ rewards towards charges which have already posted to your bill. When you do check out, the discount will already have been applied and it shouldn’t slow down your departure.

The only bit of small print to note is that you won’t earn IHG One Rewards points on the value of your saving. If you have a £50 F&B charge which you reduce by £30 by redeeming two of your ‘Food & Beverage’ Milestone Rewards, you will only earn points on the remaining £20.

Because the discount comes off your hotel bill, you can’t use your F&B credits in a hotel bar or restaurant if you are not a registered guest.

You can find out more on the IHG website here.

IHG One Rewards update – June 2023:

Get bonus points: IHG One Rewards is currently running a special bonus points promotion. It is worth either 2,000 points for every two nights or 10,000 points for every four nights – you choose! Our full article is here and you can register here.

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 June.

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 (11)

  • NicktheGreek says:

    The buy it now Friday practice was down to 3 available when checking earlier this morning. Considering even GA on the Friday is £150pp this seems an absolute bargain.

    • lumma says:

      General admission is an absolute rip off then. Compared to other sports that’s ludicrous

  • Nick says:

    Hilton Honors Experiences have just posted:

    Silverstone VIP Rooftop Experience: Friday Practice
    25 packages available for REDEMPTION at 110,000 Points

    “Get ready for an unforgettable experience with the chance to attend the British Grand Prix 2023! You and a guest will get up, close and personal to the action from the exclusive Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone Rooftop for Friday’s Practice Session. Enjoy all day VIP hospitality with free-flowing food and beverages and unrivalled views of the start/finish line and the pit lane, all from one of the newest viewing platforms.”

    • Rob says:

      Shows how good value the Marriott one was, with transport included.

      • babyg says:

        Marriott with transport was pretty good… I wonder if the Hilton one is supposed to come with a car park, but they haven’t listed ?Transport in/out of Silverstone is always a sh1t show unless you leave early/late, 110k will probably be the cheapest this will ever be based on how other auctions go… shame there isnt much F1 action on a Friday really…

        • Rob says:

          There are 25 pairs of tickets – might struggle to shift at 110k to be honest, esp on a Friday.

          • Nick says:

            Indeed! I remember when Silverstone was free entry for Friday on a F1 Grand Prix weekend!

  • FFoxSake says:

    There is also another Marriott full F1 weekend Silverstone package including 4 nights at the JW in London.
    You need to filter by London or use keyword Petronas to see it.
    Or use this link…

    Experience Includes:
    – Access to the exclusive Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team area on Practice, Qualifying and Race Days on Friday, 7 July, Saturday, 8 July and Sunday, 9 July 2023
    – Full catering including a three-course meal, refreshments, and complimentary drinks
    – VIP gifts from the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team
    – Four-night stay at the JW Grosvenor House (checking in on Thursday, 6 July 2023 and checking out on Monday, 10 July 2023)
    – Round-trip transportation between the hub hotel and circuit
    – Experience is for two people
    Must be 18 years of age or older to attend

    Well out of my price range, but if you are loaded up with Marriott points this is the one to go for.

  • Julia says:

    Good news on IHG’s F&B package going live. Ihg have been very generous with points promotions this year ,thank you, but after renewing diamond and getting lounge access there is not much else to go for.

    • G says:

      What do you mean? Those 10,000 bonus points at 100 nights aren’t going to earn themselves!

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