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Yesterday we shared the news that the Chase IHG Rewards card will no longer offer an uncapped free night upon your cardmember anniversary (after paying the $49 annual fee)

(SEE ALSO: IHG guts its anniversary night)

Whereas you used to be able to use your free night at any IHG hotel in the world, now you’ll only be able to use the anniversary night at hotels costing 40,000 points or lower (and even some of the 40,000 point hotels seem to be excluded according to some things that I’ve seen)

Chase and IHG backpedaling?

Over the past couple of days, we’ve seen a bit of backpedaling by Chase Twitter support reps, as reported by Doctor of Credit.  Unfortunately, the information they’re giving is contradictory and doesn’t seem to make sense.

I thought I’d share a few of the tweets I’ve seen

First of all, this is the standard message they’re sending to everyone

But then sometimes they are sharing additional information

Or perhaps a glimmer of hope?

We are still monitoring the situation and I’ve reached out to some contacts to see if we can get some more clarity about who will get what kind of certificate and when.  I’ll keep you posted


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