IHG Rewards Club InterContinental Ambassador & Royal Ambassador Program Terms & Conditions Update February 1, 2019

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IHG Rewards Club has now pushed live the InterContinental Ambassador & Royal Ambassador program terms and conditions update effective February 1, 2019 (and there are some nasty surprises).

InterContinental Prague

We have been aware of most of these changes since December and January through emails from IHG and leaks from hotels that we have covered into detail here on LoyaltyLobby.

LAST CALL: IHG Rewards Club UK & Ireland 30% Off Flash For Stays Through April 30, 2019 (Book By February 1)

IHG Rewards club launched on Monday a 30% off Flash Sale for stays at participating hotels in the UK & Ireland that ends tomorrow.

IHG Rewards Club UK & Ireland Flash Sale January 2019

The offer is valid for stays through April 30, 2019 (3 to 28 advance purchase required) and must be booked by Friday (February 1).

Reader Question: InterContinental Royal Ambassador Downgrades?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us an email about IHG Rewards Club InterContinental Royal Ambassador to Ambassador downgrade that he had received despite spending considerable amount of time and money at ICs in 2018.

InterContinental Royal Ambassador Downgrades

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Last Minute Deals For January 30 – February 4, 2019

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton has released their Last Minute Deals for this coming week/weekend of January 30 – February 4, 2019.

IHG Rewards Club Last Minute

These rates are only available for IHG Rewards Club members, are prepaid and available on select dates depending on the property (see the list below).

IHG Rewards Club Rollover Nights From 2018 Have Posted

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IHG Rewards Club has today added the rollover nights from 2018 to member accounts

IHG Rewards Club Rollover Nights 2018

Platinum member nights in excess of 40 and Spire Elites excess of 75 will rollover to the following year after which they expire (won’t roll over from year to year).

IHG Rewards Club UK & Ireland 30% Off Flash For Stays Through April 30, 2019 (Book By February 1)

IHG Rewards club has launched new 30% off Flash Sale for stays at participating hotels in the UK & Ireland.

IHG Rewards Club UK & Ireland Flash Sale January 2019

The offer is valid for stays through April 30, 2019 (3 to 28 advance purchase required) and ends on February 1st.

UPDATE: IHG Rewards Club Your Choice Promo (Crowne Plaza Bonus Finally Posted)

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IHG Rewards Club Your Choice-promotion for business travelers was valid for stays between September 1 – November 30, 2018.

UPDATE IHG Rewards Club Your Choice

Members had to choose between fast track to Elite Status or earning double points (max 20K). Members in both cases were eligible to earn 2,000 bonus points for every stay at Crowne Plaza hotels.

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points 75% Bonus Sale Through February 28, 2019

IHG Rewards Club has launched buy points 75% bonus sale for purchases made through February 28, 2019. There can be higher personalized offers for some.

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points January 2019

IHG sells points throughout the year (the maximum bonus is 100%) and members can now buy up to 100,000 points every calendar year (before any promotions). 

Reader Question: IHG Points & Cash Rate More Expensive Than Paid In Istanbul?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a note about IHG Rewards Club issue that I have come across few times too.

IHG Rewards Points + Cash Istanbul IC

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

LAST CALL: IHG Rewards Club Award Category Changes January 25, 2019

IHG Rewards Club released earlier this month the list of hotels moving up and down in number of points required for award nights that was supposed to take place on January 14. IHG, however, changed the effective date to January

InterContinental ANA Tokyo

There are total of 77 pages of changes and 695 hotels will either require more or less points. You have until Friday to book using current award rates at hotels that will move up in category.

Reader Question: “Guaranteed” Ambassador Upgrades At Tokyo InterContinentals In 2019? (Hotels Have Given 10,000 Points Instead)

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us an email about an issue he was having with two Tokyo area InterContinentals when it came to guaranteed upgrades for Ambassador members.

InterContinental Ambassador Benefits

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Last Minute Deals For January 23 – 28, 2019

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton has released their Last Minute Deals for this coming week/weekend of January 23 – 28, 2019.

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Last Minute

These rates are only available for IHG Rewards Club members, are prepaid and available on select dates depending on the property (see the list below).

Regent Hotels Become IHG Rewards Club Participating February 1, 2019

IHG acquired Regent Hotels back in July 2018 and these hotels have appeared on the search already for a while, although you have not been able to earn, redeem or access any possible elite benefits at them.

Regent

This will change, however, on February 1, 2019, when Regent Hotels will become IHG Rewards Club participating. Members can earn and redeem points at all six hotels that are open. It is unclear what possible elite benefits there are.

LAST CALL: IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Up To 30% Off Sale For Stays Though April 30, 2019 (Book By January 21)

IHG Rewards Club launched the other week Winter-sale for stays at participating Kimpton hotels through April 30, 2019 that ends today.

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Winter 2019 Sale

Members can save up to 30% off their stays (see the list below) that are booked by January 21.

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