Reader Question: Timing When To Deposit Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles To IHG Rewards Club Account To Hit Spire Elite Status?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email regarding Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles to IHG Rewards Club points conversion timing that is considered qualifying activity for status purposes.

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UPDATE: IHG Rewards Club Accelerate Double Points Promo For Corporate Travelers In Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa Through December 31, 2017 (Points Posting)

IHG Rewards Club launched last week an add on promo for their current Accelerate-offer (read more here) that is for double points for corporate travelers through December 31, 2017, and I wrote a piece about it at the time (access here).

IHG Rewards Club Accelerate Corporate Double Points

The double points promo is valid for stays in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. It is unclear what corporations qualify and what was the exact start date of this offer. A reader forwarded me the offer.

EXTENDED: IHG Rewards Club 100% Buy Points Bonus Through November 9, 2017

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IHG Rewards Club launched the other week a new 100% buy points sale that was supposed to be valid through November 3, 2017, but has now been extended until November 9. IHG for the first time lowered the purchase price of the points for some members while offering bonus.

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points Bonus Extended

IHG Rewards Club is offering up to 100% bonus on purchased points and members can buy up to 60,000 points every calendar year (before any possible promotions). Some members who had purchased points earlier had their yearly cap reset during this sale.

Hotel Promotions Update November 2017

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Here’s a comprehensive look at promotions for November 2017 from all major hotel loyalty programs. Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines.

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All hotel chains except Hyatt has bonus points or miles promotions going on at the moment (some have both) and you have really super charge your earnings by taking advantage of them.

Aeroplan Hotel Points To Miles 30% Conversion Bonus November 6 – December 11, 2017

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Aeroplan has launched a promotion for 30% conversion bonus from select hotel programs between November 6 – December 11, 2017.

Air Canada Aeroplan Conversion Bonus Fall 2017

Aeroplan usually runs promotions for conversions from hotel points to miles a couple of times a year and there are occasional targeted offers as well.

Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Gare de l’Est, Paris

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Paris can be an expensive destination for point-earning hotels. Most of the hotel chains (like Starwood or Hyatt) have opted for a strong presence in the high-end market, forgetting about the mid-range market in central Paris.

IHG, on the contrary, has a good footprint in the mid-range hotel market in central Paris. Recently, I stayed at the Holiday Inn Gare de l’Est, and for the price I paid I was more than satisfied with my stay.

LAST CALL: IHG Rewards Club Europe Winter Fixed Price €39 – €99 4-Day Flash Sale For Stays December 1 – February 28, 2018 (Book By November 5)

IHG Rewards Club launched on Thursday their yearly Europe fixed price Winter Flash Sale for stays between December 1 – February 28, 2018, that ends tomorrow (November 5).

IHG Rewards Club Europe Autumn Flash Sale

Members can book IHG hotels at fixed prices starting at just 39 euros per night up to 99 euros for stays during the winter months at more than 600 participating hotels.

IHG Rewards Club 15% Off Catalog (Merchandise Sale) Through December 7, 2017

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IHG Rewards Club has launched 15% off Merchandise Sale (at least for their Spire Elite members not sure if applies for others) through December 7, 2017.

IHG Rewards Club Catalog 15 Percent Off Sale

Members can use their points towards select merchandise items from gift cards to Apple products at a discount. The selection varies based on delivery country.

IHG Rewards Club Accelerate Double Points Promo For Corporate Travelers In Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa Through December 31, 2017

IHG Rewards Club has launched an add on promo for their current Accelerate-offer (read more here) that is for double points for corporate travelers through December 31, 2017.

IHG Rewards Club Accelerate Corporate Double Points

The double points promo is valid for stays in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. It is unclear what corporations qualify and what was the exact start date of this offer. A reader forwarded me the offer.

LAST CALL: IHG Rewards Club 100% Buy Points Bonus Through November 3, 2017

IHG Rewards Club launched last week a new 100% buy points sale that is valid through November 3, 2017, and for the first time lowered the purchase price of the points for some simultaneously.

 

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points 100 Bonus October Flash 2017

IHG Rewards Club is offering up to 100% bonus on purchased points and members can buy up to 60,000 points every calendar year (before any possible promotions). Some members who had purchased points earlier had their yearly cap reset during this sale.

IHG Rewards Club Europe Winter Fixed Price €39 – €99 4-Day Flash Sale For Stays December 1 – February 28, 2018 (Book By November 5)

IHG Rewards Club has launched their yearly Europe fixed price Winter Flash Sale for stays between December 1 – February 28, 2018, that needs to be booked by November 5.

IHG Rewards Club Europe Autumn Flash Sale

Members can book IHG hotels at fixed prices starting at just 39 euros per night up to 99 euros for stays during the winter months at more than 600 participating hotels.

UPDATE: IHG Rewards Club 2,000 Points For App Download + Up To 15,000 Bonus Points For Three Bookings By December 31, 2017 (AMEA)

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Last month, I wrote about an offer (read more here) that a reader had seen once logged to his IHG Rewards Club account in Asia. Now that I am in the region, I came across the very same offer that is in fact open for all members in the region.

IHG Rewards Club Mobile App Incentive

IHG Rewards Club Gold, Platinum and Spire Elite members in Asia-Pacific (Greater China excluded), Middle East & Africa can earn 2,000 bonus points for downloading the IHG app plus up to 15,000 bonus points for three stays booked using the app and consumed by December 31, 2017.

IHG Ambassador Welcome Package No Longer Features The 5,000 Bonus Points Voucher

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IHG Ambassador, the Intercontinental-specific loyalty program that comes with an annual fee, used to feature a 5,000 bonus points voucher every year the membership is extended but this has now been discontinued.

IHG Ambassador is an upgrade to the regular IHG Rewards Club that comes with certain guaranteed benefits at Intercontinental Hotels such as upgrades, late check-out and amenities.

BOOK NOW: IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks October 30 – January 31, 2018

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IHG Rewards Club released the preview list of PointBreaks properties this past Friday and has now enabled booking of them.

BOOK NOW IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks October 30 – January 31, 2018

There are total of 100 PointBreaks hotels that you can book for just 5,000 points per night. The new list is valid for stays through January 31, 2018.

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