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.

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 ihg.com. 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.  […]

REGISTER NOW: IHG launches its new Accelerate promotion for September to December

IHG Rewards Club, the loyalty scheme covering InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc, has launched its new Autumn promotion. It is another version of the long-running Accelerate offer, and for the second time in a row it is called “Make Every Stay Count”. You can […]

Last chance to buy IHG Rewards Club points with a targeted bonus

Until tomorrow, 23rd August, you can buy IHG Rewards Club – the InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza etc scheme – points with a bonus of up to 100%. The page to buy points is here – log in and see what is available.  My bonus […]

Why it can be worth paying an annual fee for a miles and points credit card

I get numerous emails from Head for Points readers asking for advice on which miles and points credit card they should get.  These often come with the caveat “but I don’t want to pay a fee for a card”. I don’t agree with this approach.  […]

Weekend staycation break? Two interesting IHG deals in York and Oxford

Two totally unconnected – but good value – deals at IHG Rewards Club properties have come up, so I thought I’d put them together in this article! First up …. Half price redemptions at voco Oxford Thames The newly upgraded and rebranded voco Oxford Thames […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – IHG Rewards Club – The Opinion

In my previous article, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the IHG Rewards Club loyalty scheme. This article is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – excellent global coverage at all price points, InterContinental […]

IHG Rewards Club is offering a bonus on bonus points!

One of the easiest ways to earn elite status with IHG Rewards Club is to book ‘bonus points packages’. These packages allow you to buy additional points for a small cost increase per night. Crucially, these bonus points are elite status qualifying – you can read […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – IHG Rewards Club – The Facts

This is the second of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two articles over two days. One will list the basic facts of the scheme – basically ‘How does IHG Rewards Club work?‘ – whilst the […]

See comedians and concerts with IHG Rewards Club Access

Although we cover the Hilton Honors and Marriott Bonvoy ticket auctions on a regular basis when they run good UK redemption opportunities, we have been less vocal about IHG’s Rewards Club Access program. The reason is simple – there was rarely anything available in the […]

Good Holiday Inn deal available on Groupon

If you are looking for a cheap London hotel deal between 15th September and 31st December, there is an interesting Holiday Inn offer on Groupon at the moment. Via this page, you can book yourself into Holiday Inn London West, opposite North Acton tube on […]

InterContinental Edinburgh The George is now open

InterContinental Edinburgh is now ‘open’, although for this hotel the concept of ‘open’ is a complex one: you can argue that it has re-opened, since it was originally an InterContinental until a few years ago when IHG sold it you can argue that it never […]

LateRooms.com and Super Break go into receivership

LateRooms.com, one of the UK’s oldest internet travel companies, and Super Break went into administration last night. Both groups were owned by Cox & Kings, which decided to withdraw funding after continued losses.  Attempts to find a buyer failed. There is an official statement on […]

Last call to book in the IHG Summer Sale!

IHG’s Summer sale is about to end.  The special sale website is here. The sale is a global one.  Whilst it is being advertised as ‘20% off’, this isn’t really true.  You are getting a 20% discount on the Best Flexible Rate, but this is […]

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