IHG members who sign up for Ambassador-member earn 10,000 bonus points (different offer for renewals). There is a separate offer valid for sign up until the end of October that also comes with stay bonuses (read more here).
You can access this offer on IHG’s Cyber Sale page here.
This sign up offer should be open until the Cyber Sale ends on December 17, 2019.
The main benefits of Ambassador program are guaranteed 4 PM check out, one category “guaranteed” upgrade, and weekend night certificate.
If you have InterContinental stays planned by the end of November, you should sign up for the following Ambassador-promotion:
Here are the current renewal options:
This is essentially $50 rebate if you value IHG points at half of a cent each when buying an Ambassador membership.
Buying or renewing an Ambassador status makes sense if you have more than couple InterContinental stays, or sometimes it is cheaper than merely paying for 4 PM check out once.
Here are the terms and conditions of this Ambassador-offer:
The InterContinental® Ambassador enrolment offer cannot be combined with any other offers. Ambassador Complimentary Weekend Night: Valid on the second night of a paid weekend stay on the Ambassador Complimentary Weekend Night Rate. Weekends may vary by region. Must present ID & member number at check-in. Reservations must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the day of check-in in order to avoid a cancellation fee. Complimentary weekend night is valid at all InterContinental Hotels & Resorts globally, excluding InterContinental Alliance Resorts. Advance reservations are required and when joining the Ambassador programme in hotel, the weekend night cannot be redeemed for the current stay.