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New Bonus on Purchased IHG Points: Stack Opportunities to Create Amazing Deal

One of the interesting new benefits of the recently released IHG Rewards Club Premier and the IHG Rewards Club Traveler credit cards is that you can save 20% on purchased IHG points. Now that those cards have started to make their way into the hands of some traveling deal seekers, it is worth a mention that right now you can also get an up to 80% bonus on purchased IHG points. By stacking a few different opportunities, you could get some pretty tremendous…

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IHG Updates List of Excluded Properties for the Anniversary Award Night

At the risk of beating a dead horse, I think it is worth (yet) another quick post on the coming IHG credit card anniversary night changes…because they have changed again. The good news is that this change is positive both in terms of clarity and a consistent policy. To give a tiny bit of context, IHG is changing the anniversary night awarded with the co-branded Chase credit card to go from an unrestricted annual award night to use at any of…

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New IHG Anniversary Award Night List of Excluded Properties

Earlier today I wrote about the (horrific) changes coming to the IHG credit card anniversary award night. There is no delicate way to dance around what happens to the IHG anniversary night beginning with those issued on May 1, 2018, and onwards…the value of the award nights is being decimated based on the letter mailed to existing cardmembers. The IHG credit card anniversary award night will go from being a nearly unrestricted certificate you can use at any IHG (or Kimpton)…

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Massive IHG Credit Card Anniversary Night Devaluation

That sound you may have just heard wasn’t the Chinese space station crashing into the Pacific Ocean, it was the other shoe dropping on the IHG credit card. I shared some rumors about coming changes to the IHG card line-up last week, but frankly, today’s announcement is even worse than what I thought would happen. Big devaluation of the IHG credit card anniversary award night Existing IHG cardholders have been sent communications that IHG credit card anniversary award nights issued after May…

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Save Money on Hotel Stays With Two New Amex Promos (Targeted)

I know that most of us prefer to use hotel points to cover hotel stays whenever possible, but sometimes paying out of pocket is the best way to get what you need when you need it. When that happens, you want to be sure to leverage any available bonuses or discounts to minimize expenses while earning as many points as possible. Right now there are two new hotel promos available to some American Express cardholders that could save you money…

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Is Intercontinental Ambassador Status Worth It?

How does it sound to score a guaranteed room upgrade, guaranteed 4 PM late check-out, fresh water and fruit on arrival, a welcome gift, an annual second weekend night free when the first night is paid, and IHG elite status? All of this and more can be yours with Intercontinental Ambassador status. This status doesn’t require a certain number of nights spent with the hotel program, but rather it is available with ‘just’ a $200 payment. Recently I received an email…

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