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IHG Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card

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Bonus Offer: Earn 120,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first three months


Bonus Offer: Earn 120,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first three months

★ This card earns bonus points for spend in the following bonus categories:

Cable/Internet3x
Cellular Service3x
Dining3x
Gas Stations3x
Hotels5x
Streaming Services3x

Best for:

IHG loyalists that don't want to pay an annual fee.

Card Features and Benefits:

    This is the no-fee version of the IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card, with somewhat reduced benefits in exchange for not having an annual fee.

    What Hotels are IHG?

    IHG properties include: InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Alliance®Resorts, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Resort®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE™

    IHG Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card Earn Rates

    • 5X per dollar spent at IHG properties
    • 3X points per dollar on utilities
    • 3X points per dollar on cable, Internet, and phone
    • 3X points per dollar on select streaming services
    • 3X points per dollar for dining
    • 3X points per dollar for gas stations
    • 2X points on all other eligible spend

    Additional IHG Rewards Club Traveler benefits:

    • The fourth reward night free whenever you redeem for 4 or more nights.
    • Earn 10,000 bonus points when you spend $10,000 in a calendar year.
    • No foreign transaction fees
    • 20% off purchased IHG points when you pay with this card

    IHG Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card vs. IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

    What are the main benefits you give up to save that $99 annual fee?

    • You do not get automatic Platinum status. Instead you can earn bottom tier Silver status. You can earn Gold with $20,000 in spend plus one additional purchase, but at that point why not earn more with the Premier card?
    • You do not get an anniversary free night certificate for up to 40,000 IHG points a night in value.
    • You do not get a once-per-four-years fee credit of up to $100 for Global Entry / PreCheck

    You do still get the 4th Night Free on an Award Stay benefit which is one of the best reasons to have either IHG credit card.

    Note: You will only be approved for a Chase card if you have applied for fewer than 5 personal credit cards within the last 24 months from any issuer. (Business cards do not count against the total, except for Capital One and Discover, but are subject to the policy). Learn more about the 5/24 rule here.

    Also: If you currently have an IHG Rewards Club Credit Card from Chase, or you earned a new cardmember bonus on that credit card within the last 24 months, you are not eligible to receive another of the same credit card. If you have one IHG card, you can get a different one inside of 24 months.

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IHG Rewards Club Traveler Credit Card

Offer: Earn 120,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on purchases within the first three months

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