Each hotel under its hotel revenue every year to adjust the corresponding levels of Exchange.IHG group has not been immune, dealswelike blogger today came out of his hotels in 2015 level adjustment (May 1).
We can see from this hotel-level adjustment the following characteristics:
(1) according to IHG downgrade is half way to upgrade the number of hotels.Degraded mainly Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express, and other major brands are upgraded, which is needed to exchange points for more.
(2) United States 90% up from the hotel, this is not a good news for North American students.
(3) the biggest news: collective fall several cost-effective exchange of hotels in the region: Continental needed to score at least cost-effective in Viet Nam Danang intercontinental, Thailand and intercontinental Hua Hin Thailand Koh Samui ice jump levels required to Exchange score rose from 25K to 35K.Several of Hong Kong's general rate increase, intercontinental directly up to the most expensive 50K one night, both the rise of the Kowloon East 10K a night.Most prices in Shanghai and Beijing.Remember you want to exchange these take May 1 Exchange.
Summary: IHG hotels Promotion always had all kinds of new things, Q4 of last year's "appreciation night" Q1 of the year "Awards" are to force, for Board members either do not depend on Chase credit card Platinum member, for tasks that are not too difficult (compared with Q2 sales this year is a joke).I personally prefer "appreciation night" promotion, the reason is "appreciation night" is sent free night "rewards" send is integral, integral will depreciate, but free nights do not.This adjustment is applied for in my opinion.
After the frequent flyer program of devaluation is inevitable, so roll of wool at the same time to be positive and turn wool into means to enhance the quality of your trip, simply unwise to Tun Tun, only becomes truly affordable is what is the purpose of playing card.
IHG points source: most economic of approach is application Chase of IHG credit card, open card sent 70K IHG points, first years from years fee, zhihou annual years fee 49 knife and sent a late global free room late, equivalent to you annual with 49 knife can for to global any a late tall Shang of InterContinental Hotel, is most worth make years fee of years fee card, no one of.