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IHG Rewards

IHG Rewards is the loyalty scheme for IHG hotels, which includes these brands: avid, Candlewood Suites, Crowne Plaza, EVEN, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo, HUALUXE, InterContinental, Kimpton, Regent, Six Senses, Staybridge Suites and voco.

Our main two-part introduction to IHG Rewards is here and you can learn more about the program on ihg.com here.

Check out our ‘Hotel Offers’ page here to see what bonus point offers are currently running.

More information on how you can earn more IHG Rewards points with the IHG credit card is here.

If you need to top up your account, you can buy IHG Rewards points here.

Sharp (50%) cuts in some IHG Rewards points pricing – mistake reversed?

This is our third article this week about the new IHG Rewards pricing model. In our first article on Wednesday, we looked at pricing at different London hotels for 22nd July. We found NO FIRM LINK .....

This is our third article this week about the new IHG Rewards pricing model. In our first article on .....

by Rob Burgess81 comments

How does the new IHG Rewards points pricing vary at the same hotel?

On Wednesday we ran a detailed analysis of the new IHG Rewards hotel redemption pricing. My conclusion is that there has not been a wholesale devaluation, and there has not been a move to .....

On Wednesday we ran a detailed analysis of the new IHG Rewards hotel redemption pricing. My conclusion is that .....

by Rob Burgess97 comments

What happened with IHG Rewards pricing? Some hard facts (Part 1)

On 1st April, there were noticeable changes made to IHG Rewards redemption pricing. Some hotels shot up to crazy levels of pricing. People were posting examples of Holiday Inn Express hotels at 70,000 .....

On 1st April, there were noticeable changes made to IHG Rewards redemption pricing. Some hotels shot up to .....

by Rob Burgess35 comments

What happened with IHG Rewards pricing? Some hard facts (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our analysis of the changes to IHG Rewards pricing that took place over Easter. Read Part 1 of our analysis of whether IHG Rewards has devalued first by clicking here. In order to .....

This is Part 2 of our analysis of the changes to IHG Rewards pricing that took place over Easter. Read Part 1 .....

by Rob Burgess178 comments

The InterContinental Venice hotel is finally here – as a Radisson

This is a coincidence. In my article last weekend about the new Radisson (ex-Moxy, eg-Hyatt) at Gatwick Airport, I explained why we usually don’t write about hotels not due to open for 3-4 .....

This is a coincidence. In my article last weekend about the new Radisson (ex-Moxy, eg-Hyatt) at Gatwick .....

by Rob Burgess16 comments

Was your IHG milestone bonus just a big mistake?

In March, we reported on how IHG Rewards had quietly rolled out its new ‘milestone bonuses’. It appeared to be based on Hilton’s milestone bonuses scheme: Earn 10,000 bonus points .....

In March, we reported on how IHG Rewards had quietly rolled out its new ‘milestone bonuses’. It .....

by Rob Burgess21 comments

Great value Six Senses redemptions now bookable with IHG Rewards points

Back in February 2019, IHG paid $300 million to acquire Six Senses Hotels.  Six Senses is, at its best, a true luxury hotel group in a way that none of IHG’s other brands are (sorry .....

Back in February 2019, IHG paid $300 million to acquire Six Senses Hotels.  Six Senses is, at its best, a .....

by Rob Burgess83 comments

You can now claim your 25,000 IHG Rewards points for being Spire Elite

If you had your IHG Rewards Spire Elite status rolled over last year, even though you didn’t earn enough points to requalify, there is some good news. Your 25,000 bonus IHG Rewards points for .....

If you had your IHG Rewards Spire Elite status rolled over last year, even though you didn’t earn enough .....

by Rob Burgess81 comments

IHG has enrolled you in milestone bonuses – but not told you

In December, we reported that some people had seen ‘milestone bonuses’ popping up in the ‘My Offers’ section of their IHG Rewards account. It appeared to be based on .....

In December, we reported that some people had seen ‘milestone bonuses’ popping up in the ‘My .....

by Rob Burgess20 comments

Got the IHG credit card? Get 10,000 bonus points on your sale booking

IHG, the parent company for Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn Express, voco, Hotel Indigo etc, has just launched a new sale. The rules are simple: you receive a 30% discount on Best Flexible Rate .....

IHG, the parent company for Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn Express, voco, Hotel Indigo etc, has just .....

by Rob Burgess17 comments

Get IHG Rewards Platinum status with just five nights

IHG Rewards has launched a new ‘fast track’ promotion for status. It is, on the face of it, very generous but you still need to accept the fact that IHG Rewards status has virtually no .....

IHG Rewards has launched a new ‘fast track’ promotion for status. It is, on the face of it, very .....

by Rob Burgess41 comments

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