IHG announced in early May its Summer promotion that began this past Saturday and is valid until August 16, 2021.
IHG Rewards members earn double points on their second stay and triple from the third and subsequent ones during the promotional period.
You can access and sign up for this offer on IHG’s website here.
Chase IHG cardmembers can earn 6,000 bonus points in addition to double & triple points. Note that the number of bonus points that you can earn from this offer is capped a 100,000.
Here’s how the bonus points add up:
- Stay 1: no bonus
- Stay 2: double points
- Stay 3 & all subsequent stays: triple points
Chase IHG cardmember bonus
- Stay 1: no bonus
- Stay 2: 3,000 bonus points
- Stay 3: 3,000 Bonus points
Don’t forget to register for this offer if you plan to stay with IHG affiliated hotels by August 16th.
It seems that IHG has moved away from those targeted hurdle promotions that they had for years under various names to these standard double/triple/quadruple points ones with sweeteners for co-branded credit cardholders.
Here are the frequently asked questions:
3X bonus points Promotion / Chase Card Offer (US Residents Only)
IHG® Rewards members can earn up to 6,000 bonus points within the 3X bonus points promotion by using their IHG Rewards Club Credit Card to book a Qualifying Stay at IHG® Hotels & Resorts (some exclusions may apply).
Points will be awarded as follows: 3K bonus points for their 2nd stay, 3K bonus points for their 3rd stay.
- Pre-Registration Period: May 5, 2021 – May 14, 2021
- Members can register for this promotion throughout the entire promotional period (May 5, 2021 – August 16, 2021)
- Stay/Book Period: May 15, 2021 – August 16, 2021
- USEN only
Chase Card Offer (US Residents Only)
How does the Credit Card offer component work exactly?
- When you book and pay with your IHG® Rewards Club Credit Card, you can earn up to 6K bonus points (3K bonus points on your 2nd Qualifying Stay and 3K bonus points on your 3rd Qualifying Stay) upon registering for the 3X bonus points promotion.
- The Up to 3X bonus points promotion is global. The Chase Card offer applies to US residents only.
- The 6K bonus points are distributed on your 2nd and 3rd Qualifying Stays at any IHG® Hotel & Resort. 3K bonus points will be distributed on your 2nd Qualifying Stay, and 3K bonus points on your 3rd Qualifying Stay.
- No additional points will be awarded past the 3rd Qualifying Stay. Cardmember offer cap is 6K bonus points.What IHG Rewards Club Credit Cards are applicable?
- Premier Card
- Traveler Card
- Select Card
- Classic Card
- Business CardIf I have an IHG® Rewards Club Credit Card, how long will it take to see the additional 6K bonus points in my account after my first stay?
- Bonus points will be awarded within 4-6 weeks after check- out date, per the general promotions Terms and Conditions.
- 3K bonus points earned by cardmembers on their 2nd or 3rd Qualifying Stay during the promotion are separate from any card-related spend (I.e., 25X at IHG® Hotels & Resorts, 2X on purchases at gas stations and grocery stores) and are separate from any bonuses received for becoming an IHG® Rewards Club Credit Cardmember.
- Bonus points awarded will appear on the member’s IHG Rewards statement and not their credit card statement.If I don’t have an IHG Rewards Club Credit Card, how do I get one?
- You can learn more and apply for the IHG® Rewards Club Credit Card by visiting this URL: ihgrewardsclub.com/3xpremiercardoffer.If I don’t have an IHG® Rewards Club Credit Card but get it during the 3X bonus points promotional period, can I still get up the 6K on my 2nd and 3rd stays with new credit card?
- Yes! You can still participate and earn the 6K in total from your 2nd and 3rdQualifying Stay when using your new IHG® Rewards Club Credit Card to book and stay. Members will earn as long as they book and complete their stays during the promotional period, May 15, 2021 through August 16, 2021
When will I receive the 6K bonus points if I get the card during the promotion?
- For new IHG® Rewards Club Credit cardmembers that were approved and opened a card during the promotional period (May 15-August 16, 2021), allow 4-6 weeks after promotional period for bonus points to be credited.
3X bonus points (All IHG Rewards members, globally)
How do I know if I am eligible for the 3X bonus points promotion?
- This promotion is available to all IHG® Rewards members.When does the 3X bonus points promotion begin and end?
- Registration for IHG® Rewards members begins on May 5, 2021 and ends on August 16, 2021. Members can earn bonus points on their stays at IHG® Hotels & Resorts globally, from May 15 – August 16, 2021. Stays prior to registered for the 3X bonus points promotion will not be eligible towards earning bonus points.How can members earn 3X bonus points throughout this campaign?
- Members who complete stays on a qualified rate at any IHG® Hotel or Resort globally will receive DOUBLE the points they would have received on their 2nd stay and TRIPLE the points they would have received on their 3rd stay – and all subsequent stays throughout the promotion period.
What stays are eligible to earn 3X bonus points?
- Member will be eligible to earn bonus points after they have registered for the campaign. Stays that are eligible to count towards bonus points must meet any of the below criteria:
- The stay is a Qualifying Stay. Qualifying Stays are a minimum 1-night stay booked under a Qualifying Rate, with total spend exceeding US $30 for each night.
- The stay occurs within the stay/book period.
- The stay occurs after the member registered for the campaign.
- A member can register during a stay and will be awarded if they register before their stay period ends.
What is considered a Qualifying Rate?
- Qualifying Rates include most business and leisure rates, such as Advanced Purchase rate, Best Flexible rates, Global sales negotiated rates (including but not limited to Corporate Gold rates), national/regional/local government rates, and specified leisure rates as confirmed by IHG’s reservation systems. In Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Greater China hotels and resorts, Qualifying Rates include all locally negotiated rates.
Is there a max number of bonus points a member can earn throughout the promotion period?
- 100,000 bonus points is the maximum number that can be earned during the promotional period.
- The “up to 6,000 bonus points” cardmembers earn from this promotion is in addition to the points earned through the 3X bonus points promotion. Cardmembers have an opportunity to earn, at most, 106,000 bonus points over the entire promotional period.
Where can members register for 3X bonus points?
- It’s simple! Click THIS LINK to learn more about the campaign and start earning 3X on every stay at IHG Hotels & Resorts, globally.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
These “General Promotion Terms” shall govern all Offers under this Promotion.
You must be an IHG® Rewards member and must register your member number in advance of staying, to participate in the “3X bonus points” (“Promotion”). The promotion begins on May 5, 2021 and ends on August 16, 2021 (“Promotion Period”). Upon registration, members will be presented with the opportunity to earn 2X bonus points upon completion of their second stay and then 3X bonus points on their third stay and all subsequent stays during the Promotion Period when paying a Qualifying Rate (as such rates are defined in the IHG Rewards terms and conditions). Bonus points will only be awarded from the base points earned with each qualifying stay. You must register, book, and stay on or before August 16, 2021 to earn bonus points during the Promotion Period.
By clicking “click to register” you are registering for the Promotion. Members will be awarded bonus points based upon the number of stays consumed during the Stay Period at IHG® brand hotels, with some exclusions. Offer available at participating Six Senses properties, as identified on each hotel’s booking page. Stay period begins on May 15, 2021 and ends August 16, 2021 (“Stay Period”). Members will only receive bonus points for stays occurring between the Stay Period. A stay can begin before the Stay Period or end after the Stay Period but will only receive the Promotion bonus points for dates within the Stay Period. Nights that occurred before or after the Stay Period are excluded. The bonus points earned during the Promotion can be used towards Reward Nights, can be redeemed for merchandise, or for other redemption opportunities.
Qualifying Stays are a minimum 1-night stay booked under a Qualifying Rate, with total spend exceeding US $30 for each night. Note that multiple checkouts for consecutive qualifying nights at the same hotel will count as 1 qualifying stay; non-consecutive qualifying nights at the same hotel may count as separate qualifying stays. The Promotional Period includes 94 nights and the maximum number of bonus points that can be earned is 100,000 bonus points over the entire Promotional Period.
For cardmembers in the United States using an IHG® Rewards Club Credit Card from Chase, an additional 3,000 bonus points will be awarded on your second Qualifying stay and an additional 3,000 bonus points will be awarded on your third Qualifying stay during the promotional period at any IHG® Hotel and Resort worldwide, with some exclusions. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for Promotion bonus points to be credited. No additional bonus points for IHG Rewards Club credit card use will be awarded past the third Qualifying stay. For new Chase IHG Rewards Club Credit Card accounts opened during the promotional period, please allow 4 to 6 weeks after the promotional period for bonus points to be credited. The “up to 6,000 bonus points” cardmembers earn from this offer are separate from points earned from credit card spend on IHG transactions. IHG reserves the right of final interpretation of this offer. This offer is not from Chase. Chase is not responsible for the provision of, or failure to provide, the stated benefits and services. Bonus points will post directly to your IHG® Rewards account and will not appear on your credit card statement. The “up to 6,000 bonus points” cardmembers earn from this promotion is in addition to the points earned through the 3X bonus points promotion. Cardmembers have an opportunity to earn, at most, 106,000 bonus points over the entire Promotional Period.
For additional details on Qualifying Stays and Rates, please see the full IHG® Rewards Members Terms and Conditions. Only one room per member per Qualifying Stay will be eligible for the applicable bonus points, or other benefits (if any) available under the applicable Promotion. If more than one member checks into the same room, only one member is eligible for the applicable bonus points, or other benefits (if any) available under the applicable Promotion. If a member books more than one room on the same night, they will only receive Promotion points on one room and points will be based off the room with the higher average room night rate over the Promotion Period. IHG Rewards Members with a Miles earning preference will earn Points. No retroactive bonus points will be awarded for nights prior to registration in the Promotion. Except as otherwise stated in the terms and conditions, please allow up to 4 to 6 weeks for Promotion bonus points to be credited after checkout.
This Promotion is subject to standard IHG® Rewards Members Terms and Conditions and earning structure, which can be obtained by visiting www.ihgrewardsclub.com. Member can only participate in one Promotion at a time, unless specifically allowed by IHG. IHG reserves the right to remove a member’s bonus points or cancel a member’s account if fraudulent use of the Promotion is detected. To the extent permitted by applicable law, IHG Rewards reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend and/or modify the Promotion at any time with or without notice. To the extent permitted by applicable law, IHG reserves the right of final interpretation of this Promotion. Member must make any promotional inquiries by 60 days from the end of the Promotional Period.