IHG Rewards Club Guest Loyalty Program
IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first hotel loyalty program, offers members the ability to earn points at more than 4,600 InterContinental Hotels Group hotels worldwide. Members have unparalleled levels of freedom and choice with points that never expire, no blackout dates on Reward Nights, and points that can be used for flights on over 400 airlines and to stay virtually anywhere – even at competitors’ hotels.
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Number of Countries: 100+
Size of Network:
Number of Hotels: 4700+
Number of Brands: 11
- Crowne Plaza
- Hotel Indigo
- Even Hotels
- Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Express
- Holiday Inn Resort
- Staybridge Suites
- Candlewood Suites
Earning Points at Hotels
Earn points or airline miles.
Earn Rate: 10 points per $1 USD¹ ² or 1 airline mile³ per $1 USD
¹ Points are earned on room rate only
² Earn 5 points per $1 USD on hotel stays at Staybridge & Candlewood Suites; Outside of the US, CAN, MEX, Caribbean, Intercontinental stays earn a fixed 2,000 points
³ Varies by airline partner
Elite Bonus Points
Reach elite status and automatically receive extra Bonus Points on all the Base Points earned.
Promotion Bonus Points
Earn bonus points for various hotel promotions at participating properties throughout the year.
Earn Rate: Varies by promotion
Meeting Planner Bonus Points
Earn bonus points for events planned at any of the hotels.
Earn Rate: 3 points per $1 USD (up to 60,000 points per event)
A few points short? Buying Points is the easy way to get the award you want.
Point Price: 1,000 points = $11.50 – $13.50
(varies by quantity, 50,000 point maximum purchase per year)
Earning Points at Partners
Credit Card Partners
Earn bonus points for spend on an IHG Rewards Club credit card.
($49 annual fee)
On everyday spend: 2 points per $1 USD
Everywhere else: 1 point per $1 USD
Point Exchange Partners
Transfer points from partners to IHG® Rewards Club Points
Earn Rate: Varies by Partner
1,000 Ultimate Rewards Points = 1,000 IHG® Rewards Club Points
1,250 ClubRewards® points= 1,500 IHG® Rewards Club Points
Earn bonus points for spend at various program partners.
¹You do not earn hotel points for airline flights. You can choose to earn airline miles instead of hotel points.
Redeem points for hotel stays.
Standard Room Rewards
Redeem points for rewards from a variety of partners.
Reward Flexibility & Attainability
Spend Required For Free Room Night
In order to compare programs to measure how quickly a member can redeem points for a free night reward, we look at the spend required for a free night.
Minimum Spend¹: $1,000
(by Club Member for base level hotel reward)
Average Spend¹: $2,727
(by Gold Elite Member for average level hotel reward)
¹Does not include promotional or partner bonus points earned.
Hotel Rewards Rules
The terms and conditions for the hotel rewards.
Points do not expire.
Elite Tier Requirements
Earn elite status based when you stay at Intercontinental Hotel Group properties.
The terms and conditions for achieving elite status.
Elite Tier Benefits
- Earn &redeem points
- Extended check-out¹
- Free internet
- Free newspaper¹ ²
Gold Elite Member
- Club Benefits + 10% elite bonus
- Priority check-in
Platinum Elite Member
- Gold Elite Benefits + 50% elite bonus
- Free upgrades¹
- Rollover nights
- Guaranteed 72-hour room availability
- Guaranteed room upgrade
- Fresh fruit upon arrival
- Mineral water in room
- Replenished daily In-room gift
- Single-room rate for double occupancy
- Extended checkout—up to 4pm
- Dedicated Ambassador check-in area
- Complimentary pay-TV film per stay
- Complimentary weekend night certificate
- Elite status in IHG® Rewards Club
- 5,000 bonus IHG® Rewards Club points
¹Subject to availability
²At participating brands or hotels
Average Value per Point
Average Value Per Point
$0.007 per point
Room rate / # points required for a free night (determined by average across representative sample of hotel rewards).
Average Program Value
AVERAGE RETURN ON HOTEL SPEND
- Base Member: 7.0%
- Highest Elite Member: 10.5%
(Platinum Elite Member)
- Credit Card Member²: 3.5%
²Includes bonus points earned on hotel spend only. As such, incremental value likely to be higher.
Average Earn Rate x Average Value per Point.
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