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IHG Rewards Club has just unveiled their promotion called Accelerate (again!) that is valid for stays between January 1 – April 15, 2017, and requires registration.

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Members will receive personalized offers with a minimum of 30,000 bonus for completing them and these are based on recent stay history with IHG hotels. Remember to post your personalized offers below with rough idea of your stay history! [click to continue…]

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IHG Rewards Club has now sent out a proper email to clarify the one sent to couple of weeks back titled “Member booking update” that caused more confusion than clarity. I have covered that issue on my recent posts here, here, here and here.

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This new email “Notification of Membership Policies” that was sent out to members in Greater China this morning is the one that should have been sent out in the first place. It clarifies the issues that IHG tried to (mis)communicate on the previous one. [click to continue…]

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Here’s a comprehensive look at the December 2016 promotions from all major hotel loyalty programs. Remember to forward me offers by email that you receive from airline and hotel loyalty programs.

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We should soon start learning about the offers for 2017. There are quite a few chains now that don’t have promotions going on. [click to continue…]

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HG Rewards Club has Cyber week deal to purchase points at up to 100% bonus last week that was supposed to end on December 2 but has been extended until December 6, 2016.

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This is part of (extended) Cyber week sale and open for anyone. You can both purchase and receive as a gift 60,000 points (before any bonuses) every calendar year. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question regarding being 12K+ points short of IHG Rewards Club Spire Elite status and using Bonus Points Packages to fulfill the requirement.

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Remember that you can always email me, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. I’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. [click to continue…]

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The other week week, IHG Rewards Club sent out “Member booking update” emails to members and I have covered the mess surrounding this email and clarification email from IHG on my posts here, here and here.

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Many members were as baffled as I why IHG Rewards Club would send out an email that contained no new information about the booking process and the follow up email made equally little sense. Seems that members outside of Greater China have not been informed about the change that will take place on January 1, 2017. [click to continue…]

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HG Rewards Club has launched Cyber week deal to purchase points at up to 100% bonus last week that will end on December 2, 2016.

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It was unclear at the time if this was a targeted offer or open to anyone. This sale is part of Cyber week sale that started today (officially) and open for anyone. You can both purchase and receive as a gift 60,000 points (before any bonuses) every calendar year. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question that resurfaces every once in a while. If you prepay a stay, do you actually need to show up to get the stay/night credit and points?

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Remember that you can always email me, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. I’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. [click to continue…]