Best Ways to Use IHG Rewards Points for Maximum Value


Using Rewards Points for Hotel Stays

IHG has 12 regular categories. In order to see the points required for a hotel, just do a hotel booking and select “Reward Nights.”

  • 10,000 (Category 1)
  • 15,o00 (Category 2)
  • 20,000 (Category 3)
  • 25,000 (Category 4)
  • 30,000 (Category 5)
  • 35,000 (Category 6)
  • 40,000 (Category 7)
  • 45,000 (Category 8)
  • 50,000 (Category 9)
  • 55,000 (Category 10)
  • 60,000 (Category 11)
  • 70,000 (Category 12)

Pointbreaks: Every three months, IHG publishes a list of hotels you can book for only 5,000, 10,000, or 15,000 points per night. 

New IHG Free Night Certificate Restriction

Old IHG Free Night Certificate

 The old IHG credit card had the amazing benefit of a free certificate of a free night at any IHG hotel for only a $49 annual fee. Certificates issued before May 31, 2019, can still get this amazing benefit.