Increased offers of the month highlight cards that are worth a spot in your wallet. These cards offer long-term value that can range from a free anniversary night or resort credits.
IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card
Intro offer: 100,000 points after spending $3,000 in spend within the first 3 months
Earn 10X on IHG hotel stays
Earn 2X on gas, groceries, and restaurants
One free anniversary night every year (up to 40k points)
Automatic Platinum Elite status
Fourth award night free
Save 20% on points purchases
$100 Global Entry or TSA PreCheck credit
The IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card currently has an increased intro offer of 100,000 bonus points. In the past, the offer was 80,000 bonus points after $2,000 in spending.
Hilton Honors Aspire Card
The Hilton Honors Aspire card has an increased intro offer of 150,000 bonus points. When the card was first introduced earlier this year, it had an intro offer of 100,000 bonus points.
The Hilton Honors Aspire card is a keeper in my book because it gives you automatic Diamond status, travel credits, resort credits, and free weekend nights.
Airline incidental credit: $250
Hilton resort credit: $250
Property credit (Waldorf Astoria + Conrad via Aspire Package): $100
Earn 14x on Hilton purchases
7x at restaurants
7x on airfare (direct or AmexTravel)
7x on car rentals (direct)
Automatic Hilton Diamond status
Free weekend reward night upon signup and anniversary
Earn a second weekend reward night after spending $60,000 in a calendar year
No foreign transaction fees
Priority Pass: Unlimited visits for you and up to 2 guests
If you’re not ready to get the Aspire card yet, the Hilton Honors Ascend and the Hilton Honors card also have increased offers of 125,000 and 75,000 points, respectively. Check out the hotel cards at the end of the post to learn more.
Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card
The Amex SPG Business card has an increased intro offer of 100,000 bonus points after $5,000 in spend within the first 3 months of account opening. Keep in mind that the points are Marriott points and not SPG.
The intro bonus is equivalent to 33,300 (old) SPG points.
Intro offer: 100,000 points after $5,000 in spend within 3 months of account opening
Earn 6X at SPG and Marriott properties
Earn 4X at U.S. restaurants, U.S. gas stations, wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers
Earn 4X on select business and travel categories
Earn 2X on everything else
Free anniversary night upon membership renewal
Silver Elite status
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