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The IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card is a good card pick for anyone who frequently stays in IHG hotels, offering plentiful rewards and benefits.
You’ll earn 25X points at IHG (10X from the card, 15X for IHG Platinum Elite status), 2X points at gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants, and 1X point for every other purchase.
IHG Rewards Club Platinum Elite status is complimentary, which comes with benefits like a 50% bonus on base points, no blackout dates on award nights, and room upgrades when available.
You’ll get an Anniversary Free Night each year after your card account anniversary, which means it starts after your first year with the card. That free night can be used for a room with a redemption level up to 40,000 points.
Other perks include a credit for the application fee of either Global Entry ($100) or TSA Pre✓ ($85). Your fourth reward night is free when using points to book stays of four or more nights.
This card has no foreign transaction fees.