The Best Way to Transfer Your IHG Points

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How to Transfer IHG Points Easily

For most travelers, accommodation is one of the two largest expenses on any trip. Hotel loyalty programs give brands a chance to reward you for choosing their business when you have a wealth of options at your disposal. Eventually, you may get to a point where you have more rewards than you can use on your next hotel stay, and you may be looking for other ways to use the points.

Luckily, some programs do participate in transfer programs with travel partners, giving you more ways to use your points to your advantage. If you are looking for ways to , DoNotPay can help.

Earning IHG Points

IHG features four ways to earn in their rewards program.

The first way is through hotel stays:

IGH Hotel Stays$1 Spent10 Points Earned
Staybridge and Candlewood Suites $1 Spent5 Points Earned
  • Promotional offers on accommodations and attractions
  • IHG Rewards credit card
  • Stays with partner hotels

Members also have the option to earn points on Hertz car rentals, purchase points directly, or earn airline miles instead of points for hotel stays.

Earn Bonus Points

You can earn bonus points by booking hotel packages or being an elite member of IHG Rewards. When you first join, you are a Club member. You can become a Gold, Platinum, or Spire Elite member based on the number of points you earn or the number of nights you stay. Bonus points vary by tier:

  • Gold Elite – 10% bonus
  • Platinum Elite – 50% bonus
  • Spire Elite – 100% bonus

IHG Credit Cards

IHG currently partners with Chase to offer two credit cards:

  1. IHG Rewards Premier
  2. IHG Rewards Traveler

The Premier card does have an $89 annual fee, but you earn up to 10 points more per dollar spent with IHG with your automatic Platinum Elite status. Both cards offer 2 points per dollar on gas and 1 point per dollar on all other transactions.

IHG Transfer Partners

Transferring Points Out

You can convert your IHG points to miles with any of their more than 40 airline partners. The conversion ratio is most often 10,000 points for 2,000 miles.

Conversion Ratio IHG Points > Airline Partner Miles5:1

The transfer must be done over the phone. Rewards members can call 1-888-211-9874 if they are in Canada or the United States and 1-800-272-9273 if they are in Mexico. It can take up to six weeks for the converted points to show up in your travel partner account.

Transfers can also be made to another person's account, but you will be charged $5 per 1,000 points transferred.

Transferring Points In

As a result of their partnership with Chase, in addition to earning IHG points directly with IHG credit cards, you can also transfer your Chase rewards points to IHG Rewards. These four Chase cards are eligible for transferring points to IHG Rewards:

  1. Chase Sapphire Preferred
  2. Chase Sapphire Reserve
  3. Chase Ink Business Preferred
  4. Chase Ink Business Cash

Save Time by Transferring Your IHG Points through DoNotPay

If you'd like to , but aren't sure how to do it, DoNotPay can start the process for you in just three steps:

  1. Search "points" or "rewards" on DoNotPay, and select the rewards program you're a part of / the type of points you have.

  2. Choose whether you want to check your points balance, transfer your points, or sell them for cash.

  3. If you selected one of the first two options, DoNotPay can check your points balance or transfer your points for you. Otherwise, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors.

For example, if you are also a Marriott Rewards member, you can transfer your points to airline miles or find discounted hotel rates to redeem the best value. If you want to sell your points, we can help you find the best deal through third-party vendors. Lastly, we can also help you check your latest points balance automatically!

Use DoNotPay to Convert Other Travel Rewards

Transferring travel points gives you more flexibility to use them most efficiently for your circumstances. Whether it's Hyatt or another travel giant, DoNotPay can help you make the most of your points. We can let you know what options you have for transferring miles and points with many different entities or companies.

American AirlinesSouthwestOther AirlinesHilton

DoNotPay can also help you sell Marriott Points, United Miles, Delta SkyMiles, and other airline miles,

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