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.

Bits: write a ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review, last day for 100% bonus buying IHG points, Leading Hotels fundraising packages

News in brief: Do you want to contribute a ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review? Due to a continued strong response from readers, we are hoping to run a new batch of ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reviews over the next few weeks. If you didn’t put yourself forward […]

NEW OFFER: Get a free reward night when you join InterContinental Ambassador

InterContinental has launched a special offer to encourage you to join, or indeed renew, your membership of their InterContinental Ambassador loyalty scheme. If you join or renew before 15th November, you will receive a voucher for a free reward night (costing up to 40,000 IHG […]

What are the best hotel bonus point promotions for August?

Welcome to our (used to be) regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. After a four month hiatus, I have brought back this monthly recap.  Let’s hope I am not tempting fate too much.  There is at least something to write about now […]

Get two nights for the price of one at IHG hotels in UK and Europe – stay by April!

IHG, which owns the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo and various other brands, has launched a generous ‘two nights for the price of one’ offer across Europe. The deal is called ‘More to See’. What is especially good about this offer is that […]

NEW: Use your InterContinental Ambassador free night at Regent Hotels – ANY day!

You can now redeem your InterContinental Ambassador ‘free weekend night’ certificate at Regent Hotels outside China. Even better, you DON’T need to use it at weekends.  With Regent, the certificates are valid at any time.  This makes it a lot easier for your Ambassador membership […]

Last call for 30% bonus buying Hyatt points & 100% buying IHG points, plus a new 100% Air France KLM Flying Blue bonus

There are two ‘buy points’ deals closing today or very soon, plus I wanted to flag a new Air France KLM offer. ENDS TODAY – 30% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points Until today, 29th July, Hyatt is offering (yet another) 30% bonus […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and night credit when you book multiple rooms?

Is it possible to book multiple rooms at the same property on the same night, earn points from them all and have them all count as qualifying nights for elite status or for a promotion? I thought it was worth running through the policies of […]

REGISTER NOW: IHG Rewards Club launches a new hotel promo giving you up to 4x points (worth 25% of your spend!)

IHG Rewards Club has launched a new promotion letting you earn up to quadruple points on your next stay. You need to register here. I called it a ‘new’ promotion, but it was actually launched a month ago for residents of the United States.  It […]

Book now for IHG and Best Western ‘3 for 2’ hotel deals

If you are considering a UK or European trip during this year, IHG has launched ‘Get A Night On Us’ at its UK and European hotels.  These include InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Hotel Indigo and Holiday Inn Express. You can find out more here. […]

Great news: use your InterContinental Ambassador free night at Kimpton Hotels – ANY day!

This has not been announced officially, but it is clear from test bookings that you can now redeem your InterContinental Ambassador ‘free weekend night’ certificate at Kimpton Hotels. Even better, you DON’T need to use it at weekends.  With Kimpton, the certificates seem to be […]

Get a 100% bonus when you buy IHG Rewards Club hotel points

IHG Rewards Club has launched another 100% ‘buy points’ bonus, which is as generous as you ever see.  It ends on 31st July. IHG has increased the maximum number of points you can buy to a whopping 500,000 points (ie 250,000 plus the 250,000 bonus).  […]

InterContinental to gain a second hotel in Fiji – the Grand Pacific

InterContinental has announced that it is taking over management of one of the most famous hotels in the Pacific, Fiji’s Grand Pacific Hotel. The contract starts immediately, but the InterContinental brand will not appear above the door until 2022.  This will allow for a refurbishment […]

IHG extends its coronavirus cancellation policy to 30th August

IHG’s cancellation policy for coronavirus was due to expire on 30th June.  This has now been extended to 31st August 2020.  You can read the IHG COVID-19 travel advisory here. This covers stays at InterContinental, Regent, Six Senses, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from 66 floors up in Los Angeles. We are currently running this reader-written feature to provide some positivity and inspiration to Head for Points.  You can find all of the ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reviews so far by clicking here.  […]

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