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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.

Which? looks at the UK’s best and worst hotel chains

I was sent a copy of Which? Travel magazine this month because I’m quoted in it.  I very rarely see it otherwise since it is a subscription-only title. The November issue includes the annual Which? Travel reader survey into the best and worst UK hotel […]

Bits: 5 week HFP intern role available – starts Monday!, redeem IHG points for a West End night out

News in brief: HFP intern opportunity – 5 weeks, £2500, start on Monday! (EDIT: role is filled, thanks to everyone who applied) Whilst I work through the applications for the new HFP full time writing role, I am looking for someone to help out at Head […]

What are the best Star Alliance credit cards for UK residents?

If you have been following our series of UK credit card reviews over the last couple of weeks, we are now up to ‘M’ in the alphabet.  The next article will be on the new Miles & More charge cards, recently launched with Diners Club […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (9): IHG Rewards Club Premium Mastercard

This is my review of the IHG Rewards Club Premium Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (8): IHG Rewards Club Mastercard

This is my review of the IHG Rewards Club Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to the […]

Bits: Kimpton Fitzroy London now open (ex Principal) – and get 10,000 bonus points, Hilton launches hostels

News in brief: Kimpton Fitzroy London now bookable The Kimpton Fitzroy London hotel in Russell Square is now bookable via ihg.com.  This includes reward nights, which are pricing up at 70,000 IHG Rewards Club points. The hotel website has launched and is here. This hotel […]

Why crediting Hertz rentals to IHG Rewards Club is surprisingly attractive

On Monday I told you about the exclusive tie-up that Hertz was about to announce with the SkyTeam airline alliance – see here. There is no news at the moment about whether your SkyTeam elite status can be turned into Hertz Gold Plus Rewards status.  […]

Bits: 100% bonus when you buy IHG points, Amazon gift cards DO count for £5 Amex cashback credit

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 with a bonus of 100% when you buy over 5,000 points. 100% is as generous an offer […]

Bits: Last day for IHG’s UK Flash Sale, Hilton Garden Inn at Birmingham Airport opens, Blacklane 10x at Miles & More

News in brief: Last day to book for IHG’s UK and Ireland Flash Sale A quick reminder that today (Monday) is the last day to book in IHG’s short flash sale for Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge Suites hotels in the […]

Bits: IHG launches UK and Ireland 4-day flash sale, BA Tesco bonus, Etihad adds 4th Heathrow service

News in brief: IHG launches a four-day UK and Ireland Flash Sale IHG has launched a short flash sale for Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge Suites hotels in the UK and Ireland. The rules are: Book by midnight on […]

Bits: Primera Air goes bust, £750 off Etihad to Australia, new IHG Heathrow hotels open this week

News in brief: Primera Air files for bankruptcy Anyone who has followed our articles on Primera Air this year will not be totally surprised to learn that the Icelandic / Latvian / Danish airline filed for insolvency yesterday. Primera, despite only appearing on the UK […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  We didn’t run this feature during September as all of the main chains were switching their offers during the month, but now we have a clear run where you can plan more easily. […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but airline miles are bad)

Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to a friend.  It is usually a terrible deal.  The price is often only modestly cheaper than buying miles outright but no new miles are being created – you are paying a high fee simply for […]

BOOK NOW: 165 new IHG PointBreaks hotels for just 5,000 to 15,000 points (some decent!)

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 30th November. These hotels are bookable NOW via ihg.com.  Popular hotels will use up […]

Bits: Curve and cash withdrawals warning, new IHG PointBreaks on Monday, Kimpton Fitzroy London coming soon

News in brief: Curve and cash withdrawals A quick update on this subject, which has been discussed at length on HFP this week. Whilst Curve announced last weekend that they were changing the coding on transactions, which would make ATM withdrawals visible to your card […]

Bits: New Gatwick South lounge, InterContinental San Diego opens, use Avios on Interjet in Mexico

News in brief: New Priority Pass lounge coming to BA’s Gatwick South terminal As many HFP readers know, the independent airport lounge in Gatwick’s South terminal, No 1 Lounge, is a victim of its own success. Whilst the lounge is part of Priority Pass and […]

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