IHG Rewards Club Fall 2013 Promotion Guide

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IHG Rewards Club (Priority Club’s name changed on July 1 – read more about the changes here) has a plethora of promotions going on at the moment.

As a matter of fact, I have never seen so many simultaneous promotions that are combinable. I have tried my very best to summarize them all in this article.

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The number of different types of promotions that the IHG Rewards Club may sometimes have simultaneously is very confusing even for someone that follows them as closely as I do (you can read more about different types of promotions here) and reading the promotional terms and conditions, when available, don’t always help either.

Status Match / Fast Track To IHG Rewards Club Elite Status

Some of these promotions may require you to be an elite member with IHG Rewards Club. You can always get Platinum Le Club Accorhotels status (follow my instructions here) and then do a status match with Best Western Rewards that you can in turn use to IHG Rewards Club Platinum match (read more about IHG Rewards Club status match here). Note that status matches done on/after October 1, 2013, are valid until December 31, 2014 (read more here).

Word Of Warning

Please note that I cannot guarantee that all these bonus offer will work for your account. Some of them might have geographical restrictions. I have not included any of the airline related bonus offers that IHG Rewards Club has besides Air Canada Aeroplan offer. I believe that it is far better deal to collect IHG Rewards Club instead of airline miles considering the number of offers out there.

NOT ALL THE PROMOTIONS WILL WORK FOR YOUR ACCOUNT. THERE IS NO POINT CONTACTING IHG REWARDS CLUB CUSTOMER SERVICE REGARDING PROMOTION(S) THAT YOU WERE NOT ORIGINALLY TARGETED FOR.

The Big Win Promotion (Targeted Offer Based On Your Stay History)

IHG Rewards Club’s fall 2013 promotion is called The Big Win. You will get a personalized offer based on your stay history with IHG. Some with very high number of stays earlier this year have received offers that are borderline un-achievable.  The Big Win-promotion is valid for stays between September 1 and December 31, 2013.

If you have not had any activity with IHG Rewards Club previously, you will receive default option that you can achieve in as little as 4 stays and get 50,000 bonus points from this promotion alone.

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IHG Rewards Club “Big Win” Fall 2013 Promotion Default Option

IHG Rewards Club “Big Win” Fall 2013 Global Promotion

China Dream – Promotion For Free Nights In Greater China

IHG Rewards Club has another global promotion for up to four free nights for every two stays at different brands. The brands reset after earning the free night award. This promotions requires your IHG Rewards Club account address to be in Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan) and the free nights are valid in the same region. The qualifying stays can be anywhere.

Note that you can combine this offer with The Bin Win promotion above. This offer is valid for stays between September 1 and December 31, 2013. The free night certificates are valid until May 31, 2014.

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Free Night Certificate For Every Two Stays (Different Brands)

Booking IHG Rewards Club China Dream Award Night

Book Direct 2013 – Promotion For Up To 8,000 Points

IHG Rewards Club has a Book Direct 2013 promotion for 2,000 bonus points per stay for up to 4 stays and 8,000 bonus points until October 31, 2013. There might be an APAC address requirement for this promotion, although it is not mentioned anywhere in the T&C’s.

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IHG Rewards Club Book Direct 2013 Promotion: Earn Up To 8,000 Bonus Points (Update)

Four Promotions That Pay PER Stay For 60 or 90 Days

IHG Rewards Club has four separate offers for 1,000, 1,000, 2,000 and 3,000 bonus points PER stay for 60 or 90 days after registering for them.

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: 1000 Bonus Points Per Stay For 60 Days

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IHG Rewards Club Anniversary Bonus Offer Of 1000 Bonus Points Per Stay For 90 Days

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: New Member Bonus Of 3,000 Points Per Stay For 90 Days (Correction)

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: 2,000 Bonus Points Per Stay For 60 Days

You can earn all these bonuses unlimited times during 60 and/or 90 days and they are combinable. You should register for these four promotions, when you have lots of stays coming up during the next 60 and 90 day period to max the number of bonus points that you earn from your stays.

Elite Member Next Stay Bonus Offers Of 3,000, 3,000, 5,000 & 5,000 Points (16,000 Bonus Points!)

There are four separate “Elite Member Next Stay” bonus offers. Two are for 3,000 bonus points each and the other two are for 5,000 bonus points each.

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Elite Member Next Stay Bonus Of 3000 Points

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Elite Member Next Stay Bonus Of 3000 Points (2nd!)

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Elite Member Next Stay Bonus Of 5000 Points

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Elite Member Next Stay Bonus Of 5000 Points (Second!)

The terms of these four offers state that they are for elite member only. They do work for Platinum accounts for sure. Not sure about the Gold ones.

Welcome Back (1,500 Points) + Next Stay Bonus (1,500) + New Member Bonus (1,550) + Next Stay Bonus (3,000) Offers

Then there are these three additional offers that should work for all regardless of their IHG Rewards Club status, though you should get the Platinum status through using my instructions above!

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IHG Rewards Club Welcome Back Bonus Of 1500 Points

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Priority Club Next Stay Bonus Offer 1500 Bonus Points

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: New Member Bonus Of 1550 Points

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Next Stay Bonus Of 3000 Points

There is a Welcome Back bonus offer for 1,500 points, Next Stay Bonus offer for 1,500 points, New Member Bonus (works for old accounts as well) for 1,550 bonus points and Next Stay Bonus offer of 3,000 points.

Weekend Stay Offer For 5,000 Bonus Points

IHG Rewards Club has a weekend stay bonus of 5,000 bonus points for those that have their account address in the United States. You just need to have a two night (or longer) weekend stay to get the 5,000 bonus points.

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Priority Club Promo For 5000 Bonus Points For Two Night Weekend Stay

IHG Rewards Club Platinum Bonus Of 5,000 Points

You can get 5,000 bonus points for being/making the Platinum status. This bonus offer posted to my account, although the terms and conditions are unclear.

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IHG Rewards Club Promotion: Platinum 5000 Points Bonus

Sweetheart Honeymoon ($100 for every three nights) Rebates

Sweetheart is a $100 rebate for every three nights stayed within 90 days of getting married. You can earn this rebate unlimited times.

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Priority Club Sweetheart $100 Honeymoon Rebate Deal Is Back For 2013

Up To 1,400 IHG Rewards Club Points For Taking Quizzes

You can earn maximum of 1,400 points for taking quizzes about the IHG Rewards Club program.

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Priority Club Welcome Quizzes for 1400 Priority Club Points (or More)

Holiday Inn Resort $75 Gift Card Offer

IHG Rewards Club has a promotion for $75 for stays of three nights or longer at Holiday Inn Resorts between September 1 and November 30, 2013.

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IHG Rewards Club Holiday Inn Resort Promotion: $75 Gift Card For Stays Of Three Nights Or Longer

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Is Offering Rebate For Up To $100

You can get a rebate of up to $100 for stays at Holiday Inn Club Vacation properties between September 1 and November 30, 2013.

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IHG Rewards Club Holiday Inn Club Vacations Promotion: Get Up To $100 Rebate

2,500 Aeroplan Miles Per Stay

IHG Rewards Club is offering 2,500 Aeroplan miles (500 base + 2,000 bonus) for stays between September 1 and November 30, 2013.

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IHG Rewards Club Aeroplan Offer: 2,500 Miles Per Stay (500 Base + 2000 Bonus)

1000 Bonus Points For One Stay In Canada

IHG Rewards Club Promotion: 1000 Bonus Points For A Stay In Canada

This is a continuing offer from previous years and won’t work if you have done it already. You will receive 1000 bonus points after one stay in Canada.

Conclusion

The number of offers that IHG Rewards Club has going on right now is mind boggling and you can combine most of them for a truly points bonanza!

If I have missed any on going IHG Rewards Club promotion, you can always drop me an email or leave a comment below.

Special thanks to LoyaltyLobby reader Michael that emailed me most of the one time bonus offers that are listed here.

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  • Nate

    Still so happy about this. My recent stay netted 27,000 points!

    • And you can continue earning those 2,000 and 3,000 points bonuses for each of your stays for quite some time.

  • hasse wiersma

    Just had a stay…….. this is how i like it 🙂
    27000 points in a shot. (it was a european IC, so normally i would get only 4000 points).

    Qualifying Nights

    5

    Earning Details

    2,000 pts.

    Bonus Points Earned

    1,000 pts.

    WELCOME BACK BONUS

    3,000 pts.

    ELITE MEMBER NEXT STAY BONUS

    5,000 pts.

    ELITE MEMBER NEXT STAY BONUS

    5,000 pts.

    NEXT STAY BONUS

    3,000 pts.

    NEW MEMBER BONUS PROMOTION

    3,000 pts.

    2,000 BONUS POINTS FOR 60 DAYS

    2,000 pts.

    1,000 BONUS POINTS FOR 60 DAYS

    1,000 pts.

    ANNIVERSARY BONUS OFFER

    1,000 pts.

    ROYAL AMBASSADOR BONUS

    1,000 pts

    • It is certainly bonanza time. It is very nice to have the promotions that are valid for 60 and 90 days. They keep paying for rest of this autumn (or spring for those in southern hemisphere).

  • Shaun

    have registered some of these code. I would have a stay tomorrow, so let’s see how many points I can make plus 1 night CHINA DREAM

    • You will be doing just fine!

  • Andy F.

    I heard that IHG has closed so many accounts due to code abuse. How do you feel whether it’s safe to use these codes? TIA!

    • These are all valid promotions and requires stays. I have not heard IHG closing accounts that have registered for stay based promotions. They have likely closed accounts for those that were doing quizzes/watching videos etc.

  • Gary

    Here’s one that is still valid until March 1, 2014. I don’t know the code though.

    1000 POINT GOLD BONUS OFFER

    I’m platinum and registered it back in June. (I have been staying at Hyatt and Hilton since then. I better get back to IHG for all these points — have three stays in next two weeks.)

    • It hasn’t posted for you?

      • Gary

        Went back and checked to see if I had nights since June. I did in July & August. It did not post. : (

        • That’s what I suspected. I only try to post offers here that I know for sure that works.

          • Gary

            good point, assumed…since it registered…darn

  • Alex

    I got for one night due to the promotion at the IC Duesseldorf 17’000 points. This is not to bad…

    Most of this promotion I did not know about.

    • See it pays to follow LoyaltyLobby!

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  • Adam Readwin

    I’ve just registered for all of the relevant promo codes and on my last two 1 night stays I received 30,000 points and then 15,000 points. Considering I normally only achieve around 1,500 per night I am one happy business traveller. Thanks for such a great site.

    • There are some great promos out there right now!

  • andrewleen

    Hi John, I am reporting back that all the promotions you mentioned above of which you were not sure of working for gold members actually worked just fine for my wife. She is currently a gold member with IHG. She has got more than 30,000 points for a cheap 1-night stay. That is really amazing!

    • Thanks! Great to know that they work on Gold accounts as well.

  • Dave

    Hi John, thanks for all these code! I have racked up quite a lot of points and will achieve the Big Win 50k version with my current stay. I checked in 2 nights o and will check out in 2 days. I forgot to enter in more promo codes for this stay ahead of time. Is it now too late now that I have checked in?

    • You have to register before your check out date.

  • David

    Hi John, I signed up for all the promo codes on this page and have gotten a lot of points. They say completed in my Offers page. You said that we van get 2000-3000 point bonuses multiple times during this period, but how can we do that if the Offers page says that they have been completed?

    • There are promotions that pay only once and others that pay for 60 to 90 days. Check the status of ALL the offers that you have signed up for to make sure that you did sign up for those as well.

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  • demo

    Hi John. I registered some offer code here at late December last year, Do u think some code like anniversary bonus offer will still work if I have a stay in these days?

    • They may. No guarantees, however.

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