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The summer 2022 promotion has the potential to be pretty lucrative.

The more nights members stay, the more bonus points they can earn.

There are some details to be aware of.

  • The promotion is valid for stays between May 18 and August 31, 2022
  • Registration is required between May 4 and August 31, 2022, and prior to an eligible stay
  • There is no booking deadline, so nights consumed anytime during the promotion period would be eligible, as long as you register in time
  • All paid nights booked directly with IHG qualify for this promotion, as long as the nightly rate is at least $30 (award nights don’t qualify)
  • You can earn up to a total of 100,000 IHG bonus points during the promotion period
  • Bonus points will post up to six weeks after an eligible stay
IHG One Rewards has launched a lucrative promotion

This could be a lucrative promotion, but there are a few restrictions.

  • You don’t get rewarded for your first night
  • You only earn 4x points starting with your 15th night
  • You’re capped at earning 100,000 IHG bonus points, which is a limit frequent guests may reach pretty quickly

For what it is worth, I value IHG points at 0.5 cents each, and I usually get the following number of points for stays:

  • IHG offers 10x points per dollar spent at most brands, and 5x points per dollar spent at Candlewood Suites and Staybridge Suites
  • IHG members receive bonus points — Silver members receive a 20% bonus, Gold members receive a 40% bonus, Platinum members receive a 60% bonus, and Diamond members receive a 100% bonus
  • If you pay with the IHG® Rewards Premier Credit Card (review) or IHG® Rewards Premier Business Credit Card (review) you earn 10x IHG bonus points per dollar spent

In other words.

  • You earn 10x IHG bonus points for nights 2-5
  • You earn 20x IHG bonus points for nights 6-14
  • You earn 30x IHG bonus points for nights 15+
  • This doesn’t factor in the up to 6,000 bonus points you can earn for being a cardmember

You could potentially reach the 100,000 bonus points cap within a few thousand dollars of spending with the promotion. For most people that shouldn't be a major limit, but for those who stay with IHG a lot, that could limit the usefulness of this.

A 4x bonus points promotion is the best we've seen from IHG in the past. It is just the restrictions associated with the offer that may limit how much value members will get from this.

IHG is offering up to 4x points for stays this summer

The details of the summer 2022, promotion have been revealed. You can earn more bonus points if you stay more nights. You can earn up to 4x points, and if you stay six nights you can earn up to 6,000 bonus points.

This is a good promotion because of the value of the new IHG One rewards program and the fact that elite status is more valuable than in the past.

What do you think about the new promotion?

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