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Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed:

50% Off participating IHG China properties bookable Fridays
50% off participating IHG China properties, bookable on Friday.

IHG 50% Off China Properties Every Friday

Every Friday until June 19, 2015, IHG will release list of participating hotels in China that you can book for up to 50% off, but you only have 24 hours to book. You must book with the Advance Purchase Rate at selected hotels in Greater China for stays before July 31, 2015, and you will receive a discount of up to 50% on room rates. In addition, IHG is launching their “Share Forever” Promotion, where you can earn 500 bonus points after one night at an IHG hotel anywhere in the world between May 1 and Sept. 7, 2015.

IHG offers tiered bonus for purchased points
IHG is offering a tiered bonus for purchased points.

Reminder: Get up to a 60% Bonus for Buying IHG Rewards Points

IHG Rewards is offering a bonus of up to 60% for purchasing up to 60,000 points through May 8, 2015. The promotion is partially targeted, as the maximum bonus is only 50% for some members. Log in to your IHG account to see what bonus you’ve been offered.

Like past buy points promos from IHG, this is a tiered bonus that depends on how many points you decide to purchase:

  • Buy 1,000-19,000 points, receive a 30% bonus
  • Buy 20,000 – 29,000 points, receive a 40% bonus
  • Buy 30,000 – 39,000 points, receive a 50% bonus
  • Buy 40,000-60,000 points, receive a 60% bonus

Points can be purchased in increments of 1,000 at the following rates:

  • 1,000-10,000 points for $13.50 per 1,000 points
  • 11,000 – 25,000 points for $12.50 per 1,000 points
  • 26,000 – 60,000 points for $11.50 per 1,000 points
Get bonus AA miles on car rentals with Avis and Budget
Get bonus AAdvantage miles on car rentals with Avis and Budget.

Earn Bonus AAdvantage Miles for Budget and Avis Rentals

You can earn 500 bonus AAdvantage miles per day or up to 2,500 bonus miles per rental, plus save up to 35% on airport rentals with Avis. Use AWD # K817165 and coupon # MUAA094 with your AAdvantage number when booking.

Also, you can earn up to 500 bonus AAdvantage miles per day or 2,500 bonus miles per rental with Budget. Use BCD # U072411, coupon # MUAZ051, and your AAdvantage number when reserving.

Both offers expire June 15, 2015. 

Get 3,000 bonus Hyatt Gold Passport points for a stay at the Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad
Get 3,000 bonus Hyatt Gold Passport points for a stay at the Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad.

Get 3,000 Bonus Hyatt Gold Passport Points for a Stay in Ahmedabad

To celebrate the opening of a new Hyatt Regency in Ahmedabad, India, the hotel is offering a bonus of 3,000 Gold Passport points for an eligible stay before June 30, 2015. Make sure to use the promo code AMD3K at the time of booking.

Priority Pass members will no longer have United Club access
Priority Pass members will no longer have United Club access

Priority Pass Removing United Club Access

Priority Pass members will no longer recieve access to United Club lounges effective May 15, 2015. This means that Priority Pass members will no longer have access to United Club’s 49 lounges (41 located in 26 airports in the US, and 8 at international locations). However, they have alternative lounges at 17 of the 34 airports that are affected by this change.

Some may find a targeted Amex Offer for $20 off Amazon purchases
You may find a targeted Amex Offer for $20 off Amazon purchases.

Targeted Amex Offers: Free $20 at Amazon

Head to your Amex Offers page to see if  you’ve been targeted to receive $20 back when you spend $20 or more through Amazon by June 6, 2015. This offer may not be available to everyone, but it’s basically free money to those who get it, so it’s worth checking.

Rent an Audi A4 for $49 per day in April with Silver Car
Rent an Audi A4 for $49 per day in April with Silvercar.

Rent With Silvercar at $49 Per Day

Silvercar only rents one kind of car: the Audi A4. Each car is loaded with free GPS, WiFi, and satellite radio, and Silvercar offers a fair and square fuel plan, meaning they will fill up your tank at market value plus a $5 refueling fee. Using the promo code Silver49, you can rent for $49 in April.

Fly Business Extra for bonus points
Fly Business Extra for bonus points.

Earn Bonus Business Extra Points For AA Transcontinental Service

Fly transcontinental and earn triple Business Extra bonus points in First and Business Class, or double bonus points in the Main Cabin. You must first register for the offer using the promo code A32115 and travel before May 31, 2015.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of account opening
  • Enjoy a free night each year of card membership at over 4,900 hotels worldwide
  • Earn 5 points for each $1 spent at our hotels
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on purchases at gas stations, grocery stores and restaurants
  • Bonus points redeemable at hotels such as Intercontinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn®
  • Automatic platinum elite status, as long as you remain a credit cardmember
  • $0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $49
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
$0 introductory annual fee the first year, then $49
Balance Transfer Fee
5.00%
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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