IHG Rewards Club has Gold and Platinum status fast track offer going on in the Chicago area hotels for business travelers that have (LNR) “Locally Negotiated accounts”.
Members can get Gold status in just two stays and Gold members or current Platinum members can get/renew Platinum status in five stays through March 31, 2018.
You can access this offer on IHG’s website here.
Note that the terms and conditions state that this offer would be open for members in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
This offer also comes with 2,000 bonus points for stays at Crowne Plaza hotels for all members that use their LNR rates.
Here are the participating hotels:
- Chicago area hotels include the following hotels:
- Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
- Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Conference Center
- Crowne Plaza Chicago SW-Burr Ridge
- Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook
- Crowne Plaza Lombard Downers Grove
- Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
- Hotel Indigo Chicago-Vernon Hills
- Hotel Indigo Chicago Downtown Gold Coast
- Holiday Inn Chicago-Downtown
- Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North
- Holiday Inn Chicago NW Crystal Lake Convention Center
- Holiday Inn Mount Prospect-Chicago
- Holiday Inn Chicago Northwest-Elgin
- Holiday Inn Chicago-Midway Airport
- Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston
- Holiday Inn Chicago-Elk Grove
- Holiday Inn Chicago-Carol Stream (Wheaton)
- Holiday Inn Chicago Oakbrook
- Holiday Inn Chicago SW-Countryside Conference Center
- Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore (Skokie)
- Holiday Inn Aurora North-Naperville
- Holiday Inn Chicago-Tinley Park Convention Center
- Holiday Inn Rolling Meadows-Schaumburg Area
- Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center
- Holiday Inn Bolingbrook
- Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center
- Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Area
- Holiday Inn Chicago West-Itasca
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Magnificent Mile
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago West-Rosemont
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago West-St Charles
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago North Shore-Niles
- Holiday Inn Express Crestwood
- Holiday Inn Express Aurora-Naperville
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Midway Airport
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Downers Grove
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Deerfield/Lincolnshire
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago NW-Vernon Hills
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Oswego
- Holiday Inn Express Rolling Meadows-Schaumburg Area
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago NW-Arlington Heights
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago North-Waukegan-Gurnee
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago South Lansing
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Palatine/N Arlington Heights
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Schaumburg
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago West-O’Hare Airport Area
- Holiday Inn Express Chicago-Libertyville
- Staybridge Suites Chicago-Oakbrook Terrace
- Staybridge Suites Chicago-Lincolnshire
- Staybridge Suites Chicago-Glenview
- Candlewood Suites Aurora-Naperville
- Candlewood Suites Chicago-Waukegan
- Candlewood Suites Chicago-O’Hare
- Candlewood Suites Chicago/Libertyville
- Candlewood Suites Elgin NW-Chicago
- Candlewood Suites Chicago/Naperville
- Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago
- Kimpton Hotel Allegro
- Kimpton Gray Hotel
- Kimpton Hotel Palomar
IHG Rewards Club recently had similar offer but had a long list of published companies that were eligible (read more here). This promo seems to suggest that all companies with Locally Negotiated accounts (LNR) in the United States, Canada and Mexico would be. Confusing!
Here are the terms and conditions of this promotion:
IHG® Rewards Club will provide to qualified employees of Locally Negotiated accounts (LNR) in the U.S., Canada and Mexico the opportunity to receive a Gold Elite and Platinum Elite status upgrade along with 2,000 bonus points per stay at Crowne Plaza® Hotels and Resorts (“Offer”). Offer is not transferable. From the time period between January 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018 (“Offer Period”), any LNR account may be eligible for one (1) IHG Rewards Club Gold Elite status upgrade (for current Club and Gold Elite Status members) who book using Qualified rates and complete at least two (2) qualifying stays within the stay period at any Chicago area hotels; any LNR account may be eligible for one (1) IHG Rewards Club Platinum Elite status upgrade (for current Gold and Platinum Elite Status members) who book using Qualified rates and complete at least five (5) qualifying stays within the stay period at any Chicago area hotels. Additionally, any LNR account may be eligible for 2,000 IHG® Rewards Club bonus points per stay at Crowne Plaza® Hotels and Resorts who book using Qualified rates during the offer period.
Gold Elite or Platinum Elite status as well as any Crowne Plaza® bonus points to be awarded to eligible Member’s account within 4 weeks of completed stays. Once a Member receives Gold Elite or Platinum Elite status during this Offer, the Member may keep such status through the 2018 calendar year after which the status must be earned for the 2019 calendar year and beyond in accordance with the IHG® Rewards Club Membership Terms and Conditions. For an overview on IHG Rewards Club Membership Terms and Conditions, click here. This exclusive Offer is valid and applies to the original recipient only.
Participants in this offer must register via the Offer website at IHGRewardsClub.com/ChicagoGoldElite and complete two qualified stays by March 31, 2018. If not already an IHG® Rewards Club member, the guest must join IHG Rewards Club via IHGRewardsClub.com/ChicagoGoldElite. Enrollment is free. A Stay is defined as per IHG® Rewards Club Membership Terms and Conditions as one night or consecutive nights at the same hotel, regardless of frequency of check-in/out (“Stay”). A Stay constitutes a “Qualifying Stay” when member pays qualifying rates, which include most business and leisure rates at IHG hotels worldwide. Offer upgrade is not issued for Non-Qualifying Room Rates or Non-Qualifying Stays. “Non-Qualifying Room Rates” or “Non-Qualifying Stay” include the following: net wholesale individual and group rate, certain package rates, employee discount rate, friends and family rate, crew rate, special discounted contract rates, seasonal worker/crew rate, 50% travel club discount rate, travel industry discount rate, distressed passenger rate, IHG Rewards Club Reward Nights/Airline Hotel Reward rate, rates booked through third party web sites, complimentary hotel Stays and any other rates not defined as a Qualifying Room Rate at IHG’s sole discretion. Only one room per member per Qualifying Stay will be awarded the Offer upgrade. If more than one member checks into the same room, only one member is eligible for the applicable Offer upgrade. IHG reserves the right to cancel a member’s account if fraudulent use of the Offer is detected. IHG® Rewards Club reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Offer at any time with or without notice. IHG reserves the right of final interpretation of this Offer.