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If you have a Chase IHG credit card, take a look at this exclusive promotion!
And you can use this discount to “buy” IHG points for cheap. I’ll show you how!
Here’s what you need to know.
20% Off Points & Cash Bookings for Chase IHG Cardholders
Link: Chase IHG Card
Link: IHG Hotels
Link: IHG Points & Cash Trick
There is no direct offer link, but you should see the discount when you’re booking a Points & Cash reservation.
Here are the details:
- You must be logged-in to receive the discount
- This offer expires September 30, 2017
- The 20% discount is only applied to the cash portion of the price (you won’t pay 20% fewer IHG points)
- Other general IHG Terms and Conditions apply
This is an even better deal than the previous IHG Points & Cash promotion, which gave folks a 15% discount.
Use This Promotion With the IHG “Points & Cash Trick”
For example, you can book a room with Points & Cash at the Intercontinental Carlton Cannes for 40,000 IHG points plus $120. This room normally costs 60,000 IHG points.
But if you cancel your booking, you will NOT get a refund on the cash portion. Instead, you’ll get to keep the points. So you’re essentially purchasing 20,000 IHG points (60,000 IHG points – 40,000 IHG points) for $120. That’s ~0.6 cents per point (20,000 IHG points / $120).
But if you use this promotion AND the Points & Cash trick, you’ll pay even less for your IHG points!
During this promotion, you’ll get 20% off the $120 cost of the cash portion of the booking (~$96). So you’re essentially buying those same 20,000 IHG points for ~$96, or 0.48 cents per point.
If you’re comfortable using this method to buy IHG points, it’s a great way to use this limited-time promotion to “buy” IHG points you can use long after the promotion ends. And for folks who have a Points & Cash stay planned anyway, this is a great discount!
Note: If you don’t have the Chase IHG card, you can currently earn 80,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. And you’ll also get perks like a free night at ANY IHG hotel each cardmember anniversary.
Until September 30, 2017, IHG is giving Chase IHG cardholders a 20% discount on the cash portion of Points & Cash bookings. Just log-in to the IHG website, and you’ll see the discount during the booking process!
Will this promotion save you money on your upcoming travel?