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5 Hotels Where Purchasing IHG Points is Worth it!

IHG is currently running a promotion where you’ll receive a 100% bonus on purchasing points through March 22, 2018. While I typically do not recommend purchasing points, there are many scenarios where buying points is actually cheaper then paying the lowest advertised price directly at the hotel. This also works best if you are looking to travel…

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Purchase IHG Points with a 100% Bonus

InterContinental Hotels Group is offering a 100% bonus for those looking to purchase points. With this bonus you must purchase at least 5,000 points and the maximum you can purchase per calendar year is 60,000 points per account. This promotion goes through March 22, 2018. This is actually a pretty common promotion with IHG and definitely worthwhile…

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$60 Statement Credit at Kimpton Hotels + 10,000 Bonus Points!

A new Amex Offer promotion just came out where you can get a $60 statement credit with a $300+ purchase at a Kimpton hotel in the US. This is a great promotion where you can essentially get up to 20% off your hotel stay! The charge must hit your credit card by May 20, 2018. To enroll in…

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More Hotels to Redeem your Free Night with the IHG Credit Card

The IHG credit card is one of my favorite credit card to hold onto year after year. Now that you can book Kimpton hotels through IHG, it makes the free night certificate that comes with the IHG credit that more valuable! Kimpton has more then 60 boutique hotels and many of them look pretty awesome.…

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Stay at a Kimpton Property and Earn 10,000 Bonus IHG Points

Earlier this year, IHG announced their “Accelerate” promotion which runs from January 1 through April 30, 2018. With this promotion every account received individual targeted offers which require you to complete specific tasks to earn bonus points. Due to the recent integration of the IHG and Kimpton loyalty program, IHG has upped their offers and…

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New IHG Point Break List is Live! Book an IHG Hotel for 5,000, 10,000 or 15,000 Points

Last week I announced that IHG was fully revamping their Point Break promotion going forward – instead of hotels just costing 5,000 points, hotels will now cost either 5,000, 10,000 or 15,000 points. While this sounds like a huge devaluation, I actually think it might be better. They are doubling the number of hotels on…

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IHG Fully Revamping “PointBreak” Discounts

I just received an email from IHG saying that they are fully revamping how the IHG PointBreak discounts will work going forward. In the past, select properties cost a fixed 5,000 points. Properties were typically the lower end properties, but definitely a discount for many that were able to take advantage. Going forward, there will…

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15% Discount on the “Cash” Portion of an IHG Cash + Points Reservation

If you are looking to book an IHG reservation, you can receive a 15% discount on the cash portion of a “Points + Cash” reservation made through February 10, 2018 for stays through March 2, 2018. This promotion is unfortunately available only to those that have the IHG credit card. While a 15% discount on…

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Massive Changes to the IHG Award Chart

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is making some massive changes to their award chart, and it definitely is not in our favor! 499 properties will soon require more points to redeem for a free night, while only 192 properties will require less points. Not only that, currently no hotel requires more then 60,000 points for a…

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Hilton and IHG’s Bonus Promotions Start Today!

While four different hotel promotions were announced to start in 2018, only two of them are starting today – for both Hilton and IHG stays, you can start earning a nice number of bonus points on every single stay! 

Hilton is running their “Points Unlimited” promotion will allow you to earn 2,000 bonus points on every stay (even some free night stays!) plus an additional 10,000 bonus points for every 5 stays.

IHG running their “Accelerate” promotion where you’ll have to complete specific tasks tied to your account to earn bonus points for every eligible stay.

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