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IHG Rewards Club 20% off cash portion Points&Cash stays to Sep 30, 2017

This week targeted IHG Club Rewards members are receiving an email offering 20% off the cash portion of Points&Cash reward nights for stays worldwide to Sep 30, 2017.

IHG P-C 20% discount Aug21-Sep30

I am Platinum elite due to IHG Rewards Club MasterCard. I received the offer yesterday, three days after first reading about the offer on FlyerTalk.

There is no registration code. IHG 20% discount on Points & Cash rewards shows up automatically for my account when I search hotel stay dates to Sep 30.

T&C state offer is targeted to top-level Spire elite members of IHG Rewards Club. Other IHG Platinum credit card members report receiving this offer. Not clear how widespread this offer is among IHG members.T&C also state offer valid for stays from July31 – Sep 30, 2017. Yet, no one on FlyerTalk has mentioned seeing this offer before August 21.

InterContinental Carlton – Cannes, France

  • 60,000 points standard reward
  • 55,000 + $28  (purchase price = $5.60 / 1,000 points)
  • 50,000 + $52 ($5.20 / 1,000 points)
  • 45,000 + $75.20 ($5.01 / 1,000 points)
  • 40,000 + $96.00 ($4.80 /1,000 points)

IHG Cannes 20%P-C Sep29

Holiday Inn Cannes, France

  • 20,000 points standard reward
  • 15,000 + $40  (purchase price = $8.00 / 1,000 points)
  • 10,000 + $64 ($6.40 / 1,000 points)

IHG Cannes 20%P-C USD Sep29

Holiday Inn Cannes has extraordinarily high cash portion regular rates of $50 for 5,000 points and $80 for 10,000 points. 20% discount on inflated cash portion for IHG Points & Cash rates makes Holiday Inn Cannes a lousy hotel for a P&C reward redemption.

You are better off simply booking Standard rate reward nights at 20,000 points.

IHG Rewards Club Points & Cash $4.60/1,000 points is lowest rate I found with 20% discount.

Holiday Inn Express London City

    • 40,000 points standard reward
    • 35,000 + $24  (purchase price = $4.80 / 1,000
      points)
    • 30,000 + $48  ($4.80 / 1,000 points)
    • 25,000 + $71.20 ($4.75 / 1,000 points)
    • 20,000 + $92  ($4.60 / 1,000 points)

IHG London P-C 20% Aug 21-Sep30

HIX London City offers an opportunity to buy as many points as you have to spend. For example, book 3 Points&Cash nights at HIX London City for 60,000 + $276 USD.

If reward stay is canceled, 60,000 points go into your account at a Points & Cash purchase rate $4.60/1,000 points.

60,000 points for $276 USD buys 3 reward nights at Holiday Inn Cannes for $91.50 USD per night. That is a substantial 48% discount on 150 EUR / $177 USD nightly rates for Holiday Inn Cannes.

This strategy for cheaper IHG Rewards Club points purchase is not something I need to use at the present time.

I need a Points & Cash stay and one paid night by Dec 31 to earn 30,000 bonus points with my current IHG Rewards Club Accelerate offer tasks. 

IHG Accelerate Sep1-Dec 31, 2017 registration open – IHG Accelerate fall 2017 guarantees each member can earn 30,000 bonus points by fulfilling the member’s individually targeted tasks. My offer can be completed with two hotel nights.

 

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