IHG Rewards Club has now launched a partnership with Uber (SPG and Hilton both have previously) and is offering $20 off of first ride + 2,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points.
Uber (is there still someone who hasn’t heard about this service?) is an app that you can use to order cars around the world.
You can access IHG’s web page for the app here.
Here’s the information from IHG:
ATLANTA (Nov. 30, 2015) – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, and Uber, announced today a new collaboration designed to make it easier and more rewarding for guests to get to and from their hotels. From this week, anyone who is traveling within the U.S. and signs up as a new Uber rider can earn 2,000 IHG and $20 off their first ride with Uber. Now, travelers can conveniently request a ride from the award-winning IHG App.
Lara Hernandez, Vice President, Digital, Loyalty and Partner Marketing, The Americas, IHG said, “IHG Rewards Club is constantly evolving, based on member and consumer insights, to ensure we are delivering the most innovative, relevant and rewarding experiences for our guests. Our strategic relationship with Uber coupled with our digitally-driven innovations already in market, allow our guests to have a seamless experience throughout their travel journey.”
Guests can follow these simple steps to enjoy the benefits:
- Update the and App and book a stay at an IHG hotel anywhere in the U.S.
- To get to your destination, select the Uber button in the IHG App to request a ride.
- Guests will be directed to the
Jonathan DiOrio, Head of Travel, Entertainment and Venue Partnerships, Uber, added, “Both Uber and IHG are focused on combining travel with technology to provide a better experience for users. We are excited to offer Uber’s rapidly growing service to the millions of IHG Rewards Club members traveling throughout the U.S. each year.”
Remember that you can use SPG Starpoints for all of your Uber rides (read more and sign up here). You only need to have minimum of one SPG stay every year to be eligible.
If there still is someone who hasn’t signed up for this service, they can using the IHG link and get $20 off + 2,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points.