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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 Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

I wanted to take another look what is out there in the way of UK Star Alliance credit cards, since access to earning via a credit or charge card is often a key factor in choosing a programme. At the moment, there is a special sign-up […]

Bits: BA launches Antalya but drops Limoges, congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: British Airways launches new route to Antalya British Airways has announced a new holiday route for Summer 2020 – Antalya in Turkey. The route will operate from London Gatwick.  There will be up to six flights per week – frequency increases as […]

Bits: get double Club Eurostar points, Hyatt opens in Dublin, 80% IHG buy points bonus

News in brief: Get double points on Eurostar trips Club Eurostar launched a double points promotion yesterday as part of its partnership with Le Club AccorHotels. As we covered here, you can transfer Accor points into Club Eurostar, and Club Eurostar points into Le Club […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

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 […]

Bits: the Club Aspire lounge in Gatwick South is finally open!, Virgin’s Star Wars plane, IHG sale extended

News in brief: The Club Aspire lounge in Gatwick South is finally open! According to a press release I got on Friday, the long-awaited Club Aspire lounge at Gatwick South (the British Airways terminal) was due to open at midday yesterday. This lounge has suffered […]

Big news: Redeem IHG points at 500 new luxury hotels via a new Mr & Mrs Smith partnership

There is great news for IHG Rewards Club members this morning, as the company announced a partnership with UK travel brand Mr & Mrs Smith. Originally launched as a pure booking agent, Mr & Mrs Smith has evolved over the years to become a ‘marketing […]

100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club points

I wouldn’t blame you if you were getting jaded about the sheer number and frequency of hotel ‘buy points’ offers recently. Today, you can get: 100% bonus when you buy Hilton points (link here) 40% bonus when you buy Hyatt points (link here) 30% discount […]

IHG has changed (positively) its rule on crediting multiple rooms – but no-one noticed

There is no simple answer to the question of “Can I get the points and status credit from multiple hotel rooms on the same night?”.  If you have a couple of kids it is one that comes up on a regular basis, as two standard […]

IHG launches its new ‘Stay in the Moment’ promotion

IHG is currently running a special promotion for IHG Rewards Club members called ‘Stay In The Moment’. It guarantees that, until 24th September, IHG Rewards Club members will save at least 25% off the Best Flexible Rate when they book. Do note that rooms will […]

REGISTER NOW: 3,000 bonus IHG points per InterContinental stay (and more if you join Ambassador)

IHG Rewards Club has launched an attractive promotion for anyone who stays at an InterContinental hotel this Autumn. There is also an interesting bribe for joining the InterContinental Ambassador reward scheme, which might tip you over into joining. In summary: you need to register here […]

Surprising news as Hyatt to take over IHG’s new Manchester hotels

In a surprise announcement yesterday, Hyatt announced that it is opening two hotels in Manchester next year. What it DIDN’T say is that these are NOT new hotels.  They are the brand new Crowne Plaza Manchester Oxford Road and the brand new Staybridge Suites. The […]

What are the best hotel promos for September?

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 […]

Save 15% on food and drink at some IHG properties

IHG Rewards Club, the loyalty scheme covering InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc, has launched a new dining promotion. It is called ‘Rewards to Savour’ and offers between 10%-15% off food and beverage spend at selected IHG properties in the UK.  You get the discount […]

BOOK NOW: 200 new IHG PointBreaks hotels for just 5,000 to 15,000 points!

IHG Rewards Club (the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc group) has just published its new list of heavily discounted PointBreaks redemptions. You can book these hotels for stays until 31st October. These hotels are bookable NOW via Popular hotels will use […]

The first Six Senses hotels are now bookable with IHG Rewards Club points

We got very excited earlier in the year when IHG bought the small Six Senses chain.  This brought some very high quality properties into the group, including what is generally seen as the classiest resort in Europe – Six Senses Duoro Valley, just outside Porto.  […]

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