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Allstate Affinity Solutions Starts Relationship with InterContinental Hotels Group

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Allstate Affinity Solutions Starts Relationship with InterContinental Hotels Group

10:30 EDT Tuesday, July 30, 2013

IHG® Rewards Club Members to Receive Points for Purchasing Allstate Insurance

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company announced that IHG® Rewards Club members can now earn up to 10,000 points by purchasing a new auto policy and/or a new homeowners policy from the company.

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IHG® Rewards Club members in 28 participating states who are prospective Allstate customers, or current customers who purchase a new qualifying policy, can earn points by choosing Allstate for their auto and/or homeowners insurance needs. The company has plans to grow the program to include additional states and expand the product offerings to include renters, condo, motorcycle and boat insurance.

"This new relationship is a win for consumers looking for insurance and the agency owners who offer insurance products to help protect what's important to them," said James Rosseau, president of Allstate Affinity Solutions. "Just by purchasing a policy from us, IHG® Rewards Club members can get points they can use to get to their next reward a bit sooner."

Allstate Affinity Solutions created this exclusive consumer offer with IHG to add value for new Allstate customers and build loyalty within the IHG® Rewards Club program. Consumers interested in this opportunity can go to allstate.com/agentlocator to find an Allstate agent.

"Our relationship with Allstate is one more example of how building opportunities to earn points pays off for our loyalty members," said Mark Shepherd, Director, Partnership Programs.

IHG® Rewards Club is the world's first and largest hotel loyalty program, providing points that never expire and no blackout dates. Points can be redeemed for airline tickets, music downloads, merchandise, gift cards and free nights at any of IHG's 4,600 hotels anywhere in the world including: InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo® Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels, Holiday Inn Resort® Hotels, Holiday Inn® Club Vacations, Holiday Inn® Express Hotels, Staybridge Suites® Hotels and Candlewood Suites® Hotels.

Allstate Affinity Solutions was established in 2011 to create relationships with companies that offer unique consumer value. IHG® Rewards Club is joining United MileagePlus as the second rewards-based affinity relationship.

The following states can now offer IHG® Rewards Club points to customers: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey (auto only), New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

About IHG Rewards Club

With more than 73 million members globally, IHG® Rewards Club, formerly Priority Club® Rewards, is the first, largest and fastest-growing guest loyalty program in the hotel industry.  Named Best Hotel Rewards Program in the World seven years running by Global Traveler magazine, IHG Rewards Club offers sought-after benefits and is easy to use. In addition to flexible features like No Points Expiration, No Blackout Dates, Points & Cash, FlightsAnywhereTM and Hotels AnywhereTM, IHG Rewards Club members have hundreds of options for point redemption including: Reward Nights, music downloads, brand merchandise and retail gift cards. Enrollment in IHG Rewards Club is free. Guests can sign up by logging onto ihgrewardsclub.com, by calling 1-888-211-9874 or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG's 4,600+ hotels worldwide.

About Allstate

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer, serving approximately 16 million households through its Allstate, Encompass, Esurance and Answer Financial brand names and Allstate Financial business segment. Allstate branded insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services are offered through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives, as well as via www.allstate.com, www.allstate.com/financial and 1-800 Allstate®, and are widely known through the slogan "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®." As part of Allstate's commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate employees, agency owners and the corporation provided $29 million in 2012 to thousands of nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United States.

SOURCE Allstate Insurance Company

For further information: Chris Bauer, 847-402-5600, On Twitter @AllstateNews

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