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IHG free night certs have better availability than points (book Bora Bora, maybe more)

Bora Bora United San Francisco to Tahiti

There was just too much to fit into one title there, but Points Adventure uncovered something awesome that I had previously missed: availability when booking with Chase IHG free night certificates is much better than when booking with points. If you read this morning’s post (See: Is the IHG sky falling? My take on variable point pricing.), Greg noted that the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa only had one or two nights available on points…

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Is the IHG sky falling? My take on variable point pricing.

In February, IHG confirmed that they plan to test variable award pricing in 2019.  Their news release included the following little gem: Testing new features for 2019 roll-out, designed to increase member engagement with variable point pricing. Loyalty Lobby asked IHG for clarification and was told this: As part of a continued effort to enrich the value proposition for our IHG Rewards Club members, we’ll be introducing variable pricing on reward night redemptions. We’re testing…

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(EXPIRED) Earn 12% On IHG Bookings Through Ebates (Probably Feb 26 Only)

InterContinental Kiev

In a deal that will might only be available for one day, Ebates is offering 12% cashback on reservations at most (or possibly all) of IHG’s brands. The Deal Earn 12% cashback through Ebates on reservations for: Holiday Inn Holiday Inn Express Crowne Plaza Candlewood Suites Staybridge Suites InterContinental Even Hotels Holiday Inn Club Vacations Hotel Indigo Key Terms Expiry date unknown (might be February 26, but might be February 28 – see below). Quick…

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(EXPIRED) 18-25% off award stays at some IHG hotels in NYC

IHG is offering a discount on award stays at some of its New York City properties, ranging from 18% to 25% off the number of points required for a free night at those properties. This one is valid for stays booked and completed by April 30th. It doesn’t result in amazing deals, but might work out to be decent enough if cash rates are high during your dates. The Deal Discount on award stays at the following IHG properties…

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(EXPIRED) IHG offering 20% off on Cash & points stays [Buy from around 0.5cpp, targeted]

IHG is offering some members 20% off on the cash portion of a cash & points stay. This means you can buy IHG points cheaply. I wasn’t targeted for this one (Stephen was), so I have not been able to search widely, but there are usually opportunities to buy points from 0.46-0.48cpp with this deal. That’s a pretty solid deal if you have a good use in mind for the points. The Deal IHG has a targeted offer to…

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(EXPIRED) New IHG PointBreaks live (several InterContinental properties for 10K/15K)

The new IHG PointBreaks list is out and live for booking. This time around, the list includes a few InterContinental properties at the 10K / 15K levels. This is valid for bookings through November 30, 2018. The Deal New IHG PointBreaks is live for bookings through November 30, 2018 Direct link to PointBreaks page (currently only showing properties available for booking until April 30th) Key Terms Maximum of 2 bookings per property (though you can book multiple nights…

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(EXPIRED) Buy IHG points from 0.48c each [Targeted for cardholders]

Frequent Miler author Stephen Pepper received an email today about what looks like a targeted promotion from IHG: get 20% off on Points & Cash bookings (presumably on the cash portion). This makes it possible to buy IHG points from 0.48c each. The terms indicate it is available for IHG credit card holders on bookings made by September 20th, 2018 and consumed by November 4, 2018. The public landing pages specify that it is for IHG Rewards…

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(EXPIRED) IHG Fall 2018 Promotion: Double Points Plus More

IHG Double Points Plus More - Stephen

IHG Rewards Club has launched their fall 2018 promotion and it’s called Double Points Plus More. There are two parts to the promotion; the first offers double points starting from your second stay, while the second part is targeted. The Deals Earn double points on every stay, starting with your second stay, up to 15,000 bonus points. Targeted offers (see below for examples) Key Terms Registration required – direct link. Each Offer must be completed…

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Virgin Atlantic transfers to IHG no longer count towards status

IHG status credit card bonus

Transfers of points from one loyalty hotel or airline loyalty program to another are usually a bad deal — indeed what makes SPG points or Marriott Travel Packages standout values is the fact that they are the exception rather than the rule. One further oddball exception to the rule — and one that was a very niche play — was the ability to move points from Virgin Atlantic to IHG. What made this deal palatable…

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