Why you should join IHG Intercontinental Ambassador

IHG Intercontinental Ambassador is the loyalty program from IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) that is exclusive to their luxury Intercontinental hotels and resorts.

Although it runs separately from IHG Rewards Club, there are still benefits to joining – not least being granted Gold Ambassador status, which can be recognised at any IHG hotel:-

  • Hotel Indigo
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Kimpton
  • Hualuxe
  • Even
  • Staybridge Suites
  • Candlewood Suites


Intercontinental Ambassador gets you one free night at the stunning Intercontinental Kiev, worth over 350 Euros a night

Intercontinental Ambassador gets you one free night at the stunning Intercontinental Kiev – worth over 350 Euros a night!


IHG Intercontinental Ambassador Benefits

By joining IHG Intercontinental Ambassador, you are entitled to the following benefits:-

  • Guaranteed room upgrade – check out the apartment upgrade below at the Intercontinental Dubai Marina (one of our best 5 Dubai hotels)
  • Fresh fruit upon arrival
  • In-room water
  • In-room gift
  • Single-room rate for double occupancy
  • Extended checkout—up to 4pm
  • Dedicated Ambassador check-in area
  • Complimentary pay-TV film per stay (one movie)
  •  Complimentary newspaper, delivered daily
  • Instant checkout
  • Complimentary weekend night certificate*
  • Elite status in IHG Rewards Club
  • 5,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points
  • Redeem points for rewards, including free nights

*note: weekend night certificate is applicable on weekend stays booked at Ambassador Weekend rate, where second night is complimentary

How to join IHG Intercontinental Ambassador


Click the link here for IHG Intercontinental Ambassador signup *note: if you are already an IGH Rewards Club member, ensure you are logged in BEFORE signing up to ensure your accounts are linked.

Call the Ambassador Service Centre

Tel: (US & Canada): 1 888 211 7996
Tel: (UK): 020 33 499034 Costs 13p per minute + phone company’s access charge
Tel: (Rest of World): +44 870 400 9099


5 reasons why IHG Intercontinental Ambassador is a terrific idea

  1. For $200, you get ONE free weekend night certificate for a paid stay. That alone can bring hundreds of Euros in value, as you can use it anywhere in the world.
  2. Guaranteed upgrade in any Intercontinental hotel (and from experience, any IHG property I’ve stayed at also)
  3. Instant Gold Ambassador status in IHG Rewards Club – brings benefits like late checkout, upgrade, free premium internet, breakfast at all IHG hotels worldwide.
  4. 5,000 bonus IHG Reward Club points
  5. Renewal only costs $150 for existing members.
Has this article inspired to join Intercontinental Ambassador, or are you already an Ambassador? What do you like most about the program? We'd love to hear your thoughts, questions or feedback - just use the comments below :-)