IHG Card’s Best-Ever 140,000 Point Offer

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Last year Chase had an initial offer of 125,000 points with an IHG credit card. That was really impressive — the standard offer used to be 60,000 and we’d get excited when it bumped up to 80,000. Now Chase has trumped even that offer. Earlier in the year that was bumped to 140,000 points for the first time ever. That amazing offer is back.

The IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card now has an offer to earn 140,000 bonus points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.

Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur

The card comes with:

  • Platinum status
  • A reward night after each account anniversary year at eligible IHG hotels worldwide.
  • A reward night on points stays of 4 or more nights. That’s better than the ‘5th night free’ from other chains, and amounts to a 25% discount on four night award stays.
  • Global Entry or TSA Precheck fee credit (up to $100 every 4 years) as well.

IHG Rewards Club Bonus points can be used for stays at InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Kimpton, Holiday Inn, Indigo and related brands.

Intercontinental Boston

The card is worth getting for the initial bonus. It’s worth keeping for 4th night on points redemptions and the annual reward night which is worth well more than the card’s $89 annual fee.

Anecdotally my sense is that this is one of the easiest Chase travel rewards cards to be approved for, although it is now subject to 5/24 so if you have fewer than 5 new cards opened in the last 24 months definitely consider this one.

It’s really valuable to get this card even if you have the older one, since the fourth night when redeeming award nights with this card is stackable with the 10% rebate on award redemptions from the legacy product.

IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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