Saturday - Aug 08, 2020

IHG 2017 Category Changes: Your IHG Points Will Stretch Further In India

Effective Jan 15, 2017, IHG is shuffling the reward category of around 650 properties and most of them are going up in category.

Here is the complete list of properties changing. Most of the properties that are changing in category are located in USA.

The bright spot of this change is that India is the only region where the points pre night is coming down.


This change is effective in another 2 weeks and we can expect similar changes from other hotel chains as well.  If you plan to stay at any property that is going up in category,  you may consider making reservations as you could cancel the reservations with out any penalty as long as they are cancelled with in the tome frame required by the hotel.



Effective Jan 15, 2017, IHG is shuffling the reward categories of approximately 650 properties. Check the list and make reservation , if your choice of hotel is going up in category.

If you are planning to use your IHG points in India, you could strect further as the changes are only on the positive side with hotels in India.


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