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IHG Ambassador Membership Renewal: Unlocking Rewards and Savings

IHG One Rewards has unveiled an enticing promotion designed to encourage new members to join or existing members to renew their Ambassador membership for another year. This promotion presents a valuable opportunity to earn substantial bonus points, making it a cost-effective choice for travelers planning to stay at InterContinental, Kimpton, or Regent properties. In this article, we delve into the details of the promotion and how it can help savvy travelers maximize their benefits.

The Ambassador Renewal Promotion

IHG’s “Renew Ambassador, stay two nights, earn 20k bonus points” offer is aimed at existing members who wish to renew their InterContinental Ambassador membership. The renewal must be completed before the current membership expires or by December 31, 2022, whichever occurs sooner. There’s no need for a separate registration for this offer.

The promotion provides two options for renewal:

  1. Renewal by paying $200, which rewards members with 15,000 IHG One Rewards points upon renewal, plus an additional 20,000 bonus points after staying two qualifying nights at participating InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, or Regent Hotels & Resorts.
  2. Renewal by redeeming 40,000 IHG One Rewards points, earning members the same 20,000 bonus points after completing two qualifying nights.

A Qualifying Stay is defined as a minimum one-night stay booked under a Qualifying Rate, with a total spend exceeding $30 USD (or local equivalent) per night. Importantly, one of the nights can be covered by the free weekend night certificate offered as part of the Ambassador membership. This unique benefit simplifies the process and minimizes expenses for members.

It’s worth noting that this promotion can only be redeemed once per member, and the maximum limit is 35,000 IHG One Rewards points for renewals based on the payment of $200 or 20,000 bonus points for renewals based on redeeming 40,000 points.

Benefits of IHG Ambassador Membership

Renewing or joining the Ambassador program offers travelers a variety of benefits, including:

  1. A guaranteed one-category room upgrade at InterContinental properties.
  2. Complimentary internet and bottled water.
  3. A $20 food and beverage credit.
  4. 4 PM late check-out, providing extra flexibility.
  5. A complimentary weekend night certificate for a two-night stay.
  6. Platinum Elite status in IHG One Rewards.

Additionally, if you plan to stay at Six Senses properties, an Ambassador membership includes perks like complimentary daily breakfast for two, a signature amenity of either a spa massage or local experience (once per stay), a one-category room upgrade, and extended check-out and early check-in options, subject to availability.

The IHG Ambassador Renewal promotion offers a fantastic opportunity to both new and existing members. It allows travelers to extend their membership while unlocking a host of valuable benefits and earning bonus points. With the option to utilize the free weekend night certificate for one of the two qualifying nights, this promotion makes the $200 renewal fee a potentially wise investment.

In a time when travelers seek enhanced value and experiences, becoming an Ambassador member offers access to exclusive perks and privileges across a portfolio of well-regarded hotel brands. Whether you’re planning a luxurious stay or a getaway to top-notch destinations, the Ambassador program ensures you receive more from your travels while saving money and earning rewards.

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