IHG Rewards Club (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza)

IHG Rewards Club is the loyalty scheme for InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.


I published an extensive two-part review of IHG Rewards Club which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

What are the best hotel promos for April?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

I thought it was about time to revise and update the lists I first published in 2012 about the best way to use up small amounts of miles and points. What I want to explore is ‘What is the smallest or most optimum small reward, and […]

Bits: 25% bonus converting TopCashback funds to Avios, 80% bonus buying IHG points, my stay using bought points

News in brief: 25% bonus when you convert TopCashback funds to Avios Cashback shopping site TopCashback is offering a 25% bonus this month if you convert your earnings to Avios. Until 30th April, you will receive 1.25 Avios for every 1p of cashback you convert. […]

Bits: 15% Etihad discount code and 20% transfer bonus, Opodo discounts, new Hilton Curio in London

News in brief: New Etihad discount codes released Etihad has launched two new discount codes, worth up to 15% off the cost of a flight booked over the next two weeks. The codes are: 15% off Economy Class flights – EYECO15 15% off Business Class […]

Bits: amazing Marriott redemptions to PLAY football, IHG April promo registration, Grange Hotels rebranding

News in brief: Play a football game at a legendary ground with Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy has teamed up with the Football Aid charity to give you a chance to play a full game at some of the most illustrious grounds in the UK, with […]

A quick review of IHG’s Hotel Indigo in Glasgow

This is my review of the Hotel Indigo in Glasgow. I had a one night stay in Glasgow last week and decided to give IHG’s Hotel Indigo a try.  I needed a 3rd IHG brand to trigger 19,200 bonus IHG Rewards Club points via the […]

LAST CALL: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios

Here is your final reminder that Sunday 31st March is your last chance to take part in the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel […]

LAST DAY for IHG’s (genuinely good) UK and EU flash sale, and last day for IHG’s 100% ‘buy points’ bonus

I wanted to do a quick reminder today of two good IHG Rewards Club offers which are currently running and which both end TONIGHT (Friday). LAST DAY:  IHG’s 5-day UK and Europe flash sale IHG Rewards Club has been running a short flash sale for […]

Bits: 100% bonus buying IHG points (as good as it gets), BA launches Dammam, bonus Heathrow Rewards on fashion

News in brief: 100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – is running another sale this week with a bonus of 100% when you buy over 7,000 points. 100% is as generous […]

IHG’s 5-Day Flash Sale – save 30% this week on bookings for stays in UK and Europe

IHG Rewards Club is running a short flash sale for the UK and Europe this week.  This covers InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites etc. You can get up to 30% off at more than 600 hotels in over […]

Bits: Air Belgium to operate BA Toronto flights, Monaco Grand Prix with Marriott, InterCon Amstel as a Spire Elite

News in brief: Air Belgium to operate Toronto flights for British Airways As British Airways continues to struggle with the reliability of Boeing 787 fleet, Air Belgium has been called up to take on additional routes. At present Air Belgium is operating certain Dubai services […]

Bits: see the Spice Girls with Hilton, last chance to register for IHG’s Spring promo, get 3000 bonus Radisson points

News in brief: See the Spice Girls with Hilton Honors Hilton Honors has an interesting auction package up for grabs to see the Spice Girls at Wembley on 14th June.  Interestingly, it has been sitting on the site for a couple of weeks now with […]

How to get free hotel elite status from UK credit and charge cards

This article looks at the different ways you can get elite status with hotel chains via UK credit and charge cards. If you are just getting started with miles and points, you have probably realised by now that your travel life could be improved if […]

My review of the brand new Holiday Inn London Heathrow Bath Road

This is my review of the new Holiday Inn London Heathrow Bath Road hotel. Last month we reviewed the new Staybridge Suites hotel at Heathrow which you can read here.  Staybridge Suites shares a building with the new Holiday Inn Bath Road but the latter wasn’t […]

What is IHG’s new voco brand like? We visit voco St David’s in Cardiff to find out

This is our review of IHG’s voco St David’s Hotel in Cardiff. The hotel website is here. voco is the newest hotel brand from IHG to launch in the UK.  voco St David’s in Cardiff is one of the first voco in the world, but […]

IT’S BACK: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios – but is it a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel loyalty points to British Airways, you […]

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