IHG Hotels Help Guide

Jul 18, 2013
IHG Hotels Help Guide
  • IHG Hotels Help Guide
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    Membership Levels
    Club, Gold and Platinum benefits apply at Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites and Hotel Indigo.​
    Ambassador and Royal Ambassador apply at InterContinental hotels​
    Club
    This is the the basic entry level when joining the program.​
    Benefits:
    Complimentary Weekday Newspaper​
    Points never expire​
    Gold
    This level is achieved after 15 nights or 20,000 points.​
    You can also buy Gold membership for $50 through the PC website. (Not recommended due to weak benefits.)​
    Benefits:
    Complimentary Weekday Newspaper​
    Points never expire
    Priority check-in​
    10% bonus base points​
    Free internet​
    Platinum
    This level is achieved after 50 nights or 60,000 points.​
    Also is achieved if a member also holds a Chase Select Rewards Club card (for as long as the member has the card).​
    Benefits:
    Complimentary Weekday Newspaper​
    Points never expire
    Priority check-in​
    50% bonus base points
    Room upgrade, as available​
    72-hour guaranteed availability​
    Ambassador
    This level is available for cash purchase ($200) or point purchase (32,000)​
    Status is good for one year​
    Benefits:
    • 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 newspaper, delivered daily
    • Instant checkout
    • Complimentary weekend night certificate
    • Elite status in Priority Club® Rewards
    • 5,000 bonus Priority Club Rewards points
    • Redeem points for rewards, including free nights
    Royal Ambassador
    This level is acheived based on 50-60 nights in the past 12 months with IHG and at least 3 stays at different InterContinental hotels as an Ambassador. There are also referral certificates that Royal Ambassadors receive which allows them to nominate an Ambassador to Royal Ambassador status.​
    Status is good for one year​
    Benefits:
    • 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 newspaper, delivered daily
    • Instant checkout
    • Complimentary weekend night certificate
    • Elite status in Priority Club® Rewards
    • 5,000 bonus Priority Club Rewards points
    • Redeem points for rewards, including free nights
    • Free Minibar
    • One to two-level suite upgrade
    • 8am check-in
    • Complementary health club access
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