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Earn 6x AA Miles For IHG Stays Through AAdvantage Shopping Portal, Stack With Portal Bonus

AA portal IHG 6x

The American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping portal is currently offering 6x bonus miles when making hotel reservations with IHG – double the usual rate. This can be stacked with the current portal bonus that’s offering 500 bonus miles when spending $75 or more and could potentially be taken advantage of four times. The Deal Earn 6x American Airlines miles per dollar when booking IHG stays after clicking through from the AAdvantage eShopping portal. Direct link to…

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Don’t fall for 4x hype when you can earn more

Bora Bora United San Francisco to Tahiti

A new offer recently debuted on the IHG Rewards Club Premier credit card. See this post for full details on that offer, but in a nutshell what makes this offer stand out is its eye-popping bonuses for first year spend: get 25x on IHG spend plus 4x “everywhere else” for the first year. With the current Simon Mall $1K Visa Gift Card promo now extended to October 31st, a couple of readers have asked whether…

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Get IHG qualifying points from Chase transfer

IHG Rewards Club Spire Elite Status

There used to be a loophole for earning IHG status whereby one could transfer points from a bank to Virgin Atlantic miles and then transfer 1:1 from Virgin Atlantic to IHG and the points would count as “qualifying points” for the purposes of earning elite status. That stopped working last year. However, No Mas Coach reports that transfers from Chase Ultimate Rewards post as qualifying points. While that’s only really exciting if you’re somewhere close to elite status already…

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[Maybe dead] Lowest ever? Buy IHG points for 0.384c each

Note: I wrote this post and prepared to publish it. I went back to grab one last screen shot after I finished it and the prices seem to have gotten jacked up. I’m hopeful that there are still some dates to be found, so I’m still publishing this post, but beware that this one may have been dead before it was reported unfortunately. Still makes me hopeful that there are others like it to be…

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(EXPIRED) IHG points & cash promo: 20% off cash portion (buy points for 0.56c, maybe less)

IHG has launched a new (targeted) promotion to get 20% off the cash portion of a points & cash reservation. These promos have historically been a good opportunity to buy IHG points cheaply. I’m seeing a low rate of 0.56c per point, with packages varying a bit in price from one property to the next. In past sales, certain properties have had even better cash rates, so it wouldn’t surprise me if it were possible to buy…

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(EXPIRED) Buy IHG points with a “mystery bonus” (from 0.5c each)

IHG is offering a “mystery bonus” on points purchases whereby you need to log in to see your bonus. It seems like most people are targeted for a 100% bonus, which would mean you could buy points for 0.5c each. This bonus is available through August 23rd, so there is plenty of time to buy if you’re in the market. The Deal Buy IHG points with a “mystery bonus” of up to 100% (if you’re…

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(EXPIRED) 9% back on Hertz, 10% choice, 9% IHG via Ibotta

The Ibotta app has a number of deals on travel sites available today, including 9% cash back at Hertz, 10% back at Choice Hotels, and 8% back at IHG. The Deal The Ibotta app is offering increased cash back rates at several travel brands including: 10% back at Choice Hotels 9% back at Hertz 8% back at IHG Additionally, some may see a targeted bonus of a $10 bonus on a booking of $125 or more (with Choice Hotels in my case) If…

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My InterContinental Ambassador experience in Austin

Earlier this week I published a guide to the InterContinental Ambassador program.  Unlike elite status at most other hotels where status is earned, Ambassador status is bought.  Pay either $200 or 40K IHG points for 12 months of status.  A couple of months ago, IHG changed the Ambassador program in various ways, some good and some bad.  I had an opportunity last week to try out the new program at the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin.  My…

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New InterContinental Ambassador: status you can buy

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is a single brand within the much larger International Hotel Group (IHG), the latter of which also includes brands such as Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, and Kimpton Hotels.  IHG has a rewards and recognition program that spans all of these brands: IHG Rewards Club.  Confusingly, while InterContinental hotels are part of the IHG Rewards Club program, they are also part of their own program: InterContinental Ambassador.  In this post you’ll learn…

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