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IHG Credit Card Review: Is it the only way to earn Holiday Inn and Intercontinental rewards?

Pros

Enjoy a free night each year of card membership at over 5,000 hotels worldwide

Platinum Elite Status as long as you’re a Select credit cardmember

Cons

Other cards earn points that you can transfer to IHG, as well as several other potentially more valuable travel programs

 

Overall Rating
4/5 Stars   
Key Features

 

  • Earn 80,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add your first authorized user and make your first purchase in the first three months from account opening
  • Enjoy a Free Night after each account anniversary year at eligible IHG hotels worldwide. Plus, enjoy a free reward night when you redeem points for any stay of 4 or more nights
  • Earn 10 points per $1 spent when you stay at an IHG hotel
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on purchases at gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants. Earn 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Platinum Elite status as long as you remain a Premier card member
  • Global Entry or TSA Pre✓® Fee Credit of up to $100 every 4 years as reimbursement for the application fee charged to your card
  • IHG Rewards Club Bonus points are redeemable at hotels such as InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Kimpton®, EVEN®Hotels, Indigo® Hotels & Holiday Inn®
 

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Partner Offer

50,000 bonus points

Intro Offer

$0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $95

Annual Fee

Yes

Foreign Transaction Fee Waived

Yes - transfer to United MileagePlus, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Marriott Rewards, and more

Points Can Transfer to Airline Miles ?

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7 thoughts on IHG Credit Card Review: Is it the only way to earn Holiday Inn and Intercontinental rewards?

  1. D. Peterson

    I have the Visa-IHG card. Will they accept my application for this Master Card option?

    Thanks, D

    Reply

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