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IHG has a history of giving out some pretty good quarterly promotions, and they are back with the IHG Accelerate Fall 2016 promotion. For awhile, they were changing the name of the promotion every quarter but recently they seem to be sticking with “Accelerate”
- IHG Accelerate Spring 2016 promotion
- IHG Accelerate Summer 2016 promotion
- IHG Accelerate Fall 2016 promotion
- IHG Accelerate Spring 2017 promotion
Then there was the IHG Accelerate promotion from Q4 of 2015, which was the last one that I personally participated in
- Here’s my IHG Accelerate promotion offers – what’s yours?
- Rethinking my IHG Accelerate promotion offers
- My last IHG Accelerate promotion stay – what would you do?
- Trouble with IHG Accelerate stays not showing up?
- My IHG Accelerate points have posted – have yours?
I was not eligible for the IHG Accelerate Summer promotion, as it was targeted to residents of other countries, but I’m back in business for the IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 promotion
Accessing the IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 promotion
You can access the IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 promotion at IHG’s website. After you sign in, and accept the terms, you should see your dashboard, which will be personalized with your own offers. Depending on your stay profile, you’ll have different tasks. Typically, the more you have stayed previously with IHG, the harder your tasks will be to complete
All stays have to occur between May 15th and August 31st. IHG Award stays and Cash and Points bookings typically do NOT count.
IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 Dan
Here is my promotion – I think I have no recent stays at any IHG brand
I’d have to stay 5 times to get any appreciable bonus points, so that’s probably not one that is going to fit with my current stay patterns
IHG Accelerate Q2 2017 Carolyn
Here is my wife’s promotion – I think she has no recent stays at any IHG brand either
This one is much better – with 2 stays at (different) Holiday Inn Express hotels, paid for with the IHG credit card would net an additional 30,000 bonus points. The 3000 if one of those stays is in June would be extra. The good part about this offer is that because the “Achievement bonus” only requires completing 4 of the 5 tasks, we can skip the “Stay 5 nights” one.
Since Holiday Inn Express is one of my favorite hotel chains anyways (not Holiday Inn!), this may be something that we look at.
Again – register for IHG Accelerate promotion here – what were your offers?
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Mine is terrible actually. It basically requires me to stay 22 nights to hit the main targets. I actually just had a discussion with the IHG corporate office about that last promotion as they disallowed an offer where I had to stay at 12 HIX hotels. I hit the target but they disallowed stays (completely separate dates) at the same hotel in Texas. The T&C didn’t say that it had to be 12 different HIX hotels. So be careful is all I’m saying.
Mine is exactly the same as yours.
I’ll do the one night for 7,000 (company reimbursed).
Not sure if I’ll get in the other four nights.
2,500 Stay Once Get 2,500
10,000 Stay More, Earn More (5 nights)
2,400 Stay for Less and Earn (1 night Points and Cash which doesn’t count towards the night minimum)
2,400 Big City Bonus (1 night selected New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Orlando or San Francisco hotels)
1,500 Spend on IHG credit card
21,200 Complete 4 of the 5 offers
3,000 Stay once before June 30th and get 3,000 bonus points.
Total 43,000 points.
Basically one night P&C and one night in the six cities before June 30 for 33,000 points. Not bad at all.
I got 500pts for downloading the app again…
Stay Once 2,500
Stay 9 get 18,000
3 nights at Crowne Plaza get 7,200
Weekend (2 nights in row) get 4,000
Stay 4 consecutive get 4,000
Book bonus points package get 3,600
Pay for stay on IHG card get 1,500
6 out of 7 get 11,000
Early stay before June 30th get 3,000
My promotion has a 2k bonus for a points & cash stay. The other two promotions just require a ‘qualifying stay’. And 23.5k for accomplishing 3 out of 4 offers. Question is, does a points & cash stay count as a qualifying stay? Challenging to understand the rules.
Two quarters ago I accomplished 3 out 4 and earned the 25k bonus, however, it took 3 phone calls over 8 weeks (beyond the 6 to 8 weeks waiting for the points to post) to get the points to post. Either IGH doesn’t pay their staff enough or they have a lot of tech glitches.
I think I am only seeing the Q1 offer because the terms referring to bookings between Jan 1 and Apr 17. Does this mean I am not being offered a Q2 challenge?
Check the URL to make sure that you’re going to the Q2 Accelerate page
Dan, your link is sending us to the Q1 offer. You might want to fix it.
I finally viewed my offer and it’s a great one. I can earn 35,000 points by staying a single night and purchasing the smallest package of points. This is the first offer in years that is doable.
Thanks – I had one of the links updated to go to Q2 but not the other. I believe it’s updated now
Weird neither my husband or i got it:( I met the challenge last time.