IHG Rewards Club has a new promotion for stays between May 1 and August 31, 2013, for maximum of 10,000 bonus points after 3 stays. Note that this promotion is based on STAYS and not on NIGHTS.
You will earn 2000 bonus points after 1st stay, 3000 bonus points after second stay, and additional 5000 bonus points after 3rd stay.
Seems that IHG Rewards Club is targeting members that have had fewer stays than previously with them based on the confirmation text that you see on your screen after successful registration.
Also, the email confirmation indicates that this offer is targeted for AMEA region that stands for Africa, Middle East and Asia. It does allow you to register even when your account address is not in these regions, however.
This offer doesn’t show up in”My Promotions” that could be a glitch or then not. Last year, there was “Roles to Rooms” promotion that posted for accounts that were based in Asia and it wasn’t tracking online either.
There are following possible scenarios:
1. This offer will only post to those that received it (unlikely)
2. Everybody can register and the bonus points will post just fine (maybe)
3. The promotional points will only post to those that have their accounts addresses in the AMEA (maybe)
4. The promotional points will only post to those that have AMEA address and the stays are in the AMEA regions (would conflict with the terms and conditions but that wouldn’t be new)
It is great to have yet another promotion from IHG Rewards Club. This was likely meant to be a promo after the expiry of the Stay More Earn More-promtions that were first scheduled to end on April 30th but were later extended to the end of May.
Just let me know, when these promo points post for your stays, so that I can keep everybody informed.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Must be a IHG® Rewards Club member and must register member number in advance to participate in this promotion. Bonus points will be awarded on every qualifying stay, beginning with the first qualifying stay at participating InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® hotels worldwide between 1 May to 31 August 2013. A stay is defined as one night or consecutive nights at the same hotel, regardless of frequency of check-in/out. A stay is qualified when paying qualifying rates, which include most business and leisure rates. Only one room per member per stay will be awarded the applicable bonus points. All bookings and stays are to be completed by 31 August 2013. No retroactive points will be awarded for stays prior to registration. Subject to standard IHG® Rewards Club Membership terms and conditions and earning structure, which can be obtained by visiting www.ihgrewardsclub.com. This exclusive offer is valid for original recipient only and cannot be combined with other promotions.