Frequently asked questions

Look through our frequently asked questions below to find specific answers to many commonly asked questions.

If you have a question that is not covered, please feel free to contact us.

What benefits will I receive with Business Advantage?

There are four main benefits to Business Advantage:

  • Business Advantage account: This FREE payment solution means there's no need to arrange credit at individual hotels and process numerous invoices. Individual travellers don't have to dip into their personal finances, they simply use their Business Advantage Account card to check-in and pay.
  • Discounted hotel rate: Receive a 4% discounted rate at over 300 hotels across the UK.* So wherever your business takes you, you are guaranteed to be receiving the best rates. Plus you don't need to stay a minimum number of nights in our hotels to qualify for this discount.
  • Save on your next meeting or conference: You can also save when you arrange a day or 24-hour meeting. 1 in 10 delegates go free, up to a maximum of 10 at any one event. You can book through our meeting centre, direct with the hotel or through third party agencies.
  • IHG® Rewards Club Gold Elite Membership: Receive instant IHG® Rewards Club Gold Elite Membership, which allows you to earn points to use on rewards, such as free nights at any IHG® property and priority check-in.

Check out all the other benefits to your business in How it works.

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* Please note Business Advantage offers 4% off Best Flex rate for its members, however Travel Agencies are not authorised to book this rate category. This 4% rate is non-commissionable.

Why should I apply for Business Advantage?

Business Advantage is a new programme from IHG® which gives you and your company a preferential rate at all our hotels in the UK. A free and easy way to pay for hotel accommodation. And an online facility that allows you to keep track of payments with a great reward scheme.

Check out all the other benefits to your business in How it works.

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Is there a minimum spend?

No, you can spend as little or as much as your credit limit allows. You have freedom to control your spending with our secure online management account. Read more about it in Online Account Management.

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Will I have to pay interest?

No, Business Advantage account is a payment card with the total balance settled monthly in full and no late payment fees. Check out all the other benefits to your business in How it works.

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Are there any charges?

No, Business Advantage account is absolutely free and costs nothing to run. Check out all the other benefits to your business in How it works.

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How many IHG® Business Advantage cards can I have?

You can have as few or as many cards as you want, depending on your requirements. You may only need one company card or you may want each of your business travellers to carry their own. Check out more details in Online Account Management.

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Why should I apply for a Business Advantage account?

A Business Advantage account helps you manage your business travel expenses simply and efficiently. It costs nothing to run and it's easy to use—you simply use it to book hotel stays, then get one monthly VAT invoice and pay monthly by Direct Debit.

With Business Advantage you're in control

  • Easily book and pay for rooms, meetings and conferences and any other hotel expenditure
  • No need to set up credit facilities at multiple hotels
  • Manage your account securely online
  • Get up-to-date statements and management reports online
  • Hold a single card centrally or multiple cards with individual credit limits
  • Free-up time spent verifying expenses
  • Use at over 300 UK properties across InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express® and Staybridge Suites®.

Check out more details in Online Account Management.

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