IHG Rewards Club Europe 50% Off Rate For Stays December 1 – February 28, 2017 (Book By December 15)

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A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an offer that he had received from UK based discount portal offering 50% off IHG stays between December 1 – February 28, 2017.

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Members must book minimum five per the T&Cs (only three by the rate rules though) days in advance or by December 15, 2016, and the stay length must be at least two nights to enjoy the discount.

You can access this sale on IHG’s website here.

READ MORE: IHG Rewards Club Rate & Bonus Points And Miles Promotions

Note that the discount is labeled as “Health Service” one based on the UK portal promoting deals for the sector. These are open for all, however.

The discount is valid for stays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Some hotels, however, may offer midweek availability too during the softer occupancy periods.

Here are some rate displays:

London

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Paris

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Rome

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Berlin

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Here are the participating hotels:

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Partner voucher:

Download (PDF, 244KB)

Conclusion

IHG Rewards Club has traditionally had pretty good winter sales for stays in Europe when the occupancy rates fall off due to year end holidays and drop off in business stays.

The T&Cs don’t state that this rate would not earn IHG Rewards Club points. I remember that some readers, however, did have challenges to get points posted for heavily discounted rate such as this in the past.

Seems that whoever wrote the T&Cs for this promotion merely copy/pasted them from 2015. February 29 doesn’t exist in 2017 regardless what the IHG says.

The T&Cs state that you may be asked to present the voucher above at the time of checking in. I have never heard any property actually requesting it. IHG has similar PARTNER promotions going on with companies such as MasterCard.

Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:

Partner Rate 50% off

  1. 50% off Best Flex represents a saving of 50% off our Best Flexible rate per room, per night for two adults sharing a standard double/twin room (inclusive of VAT).
  2. Minimum stay of 2 nights is required.
  3. Bookings must be made at least 5 days in advance of first night of stay.
  4. Offer available for stays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (with some limited midweek availability – please check when booking).
  5. Member ID or IHG voucher will be required at check-in as proof of eligibility for this offer. Participants must not send, circulate or distribute the offer to ineligible third parties, or otherwise allow them to make use of the offer. By taking advantage of the offer, all participants confirm that they accept these Terms and Conditions.
  6. Offer only available at participating European InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Staybridge Suites®, Holiday Inn® and Holiday Inn Express® hotels.
  7. Offer available for reservations made between 14th November 2016 and 15th December 2016 for stays in the period 1st December 2016 to 29th February 2017.
  8. All bookings are subject to availability of rooms allocated to this offer at participating hotels.
  9. Room only rate for InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn® and Staybridge Suites®. Breakfast included for Holiday Inn Express® hotels.
  10. Full payment must be made at time of booking; no amendments permitted; no refunds will be given (except where prohibited).
  11. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
  12. This offer cannot be redeemed with IHG Rewards Club points.

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  • Kyushuman

    The rate code does say that Member voucher is required. I will say that I’ve not had problems with hotel rates like this but of course you’re always taking some kind of chance with these odd rates.

  • Frances

    what about the points? Do we still get some points?

  • KMIA

    Hey John,

    Do you have any experience if Ambassador benefits are granted on the 50% discount rate? The T&C’s state that no points are granted on the 50% discounted rate, but Ambassador benefits aren’t mentioned anywhere.

  • Hans

    Based on what are you saying that this offer is “open for all, however”?

    Seems prety closed according to T&C: “Member ID or IHG voucher will be required at check-in as proof of eligibility for this offer. Participants must not send, circulate or distribute the offer to ineligible third parties, or otherwise allow them to make use of the offer.”

    What organisation would you put in the appropriate field of the voucher?

  • Jiang

    HG® Rewards Club Earnings Estimate

    Base Earnings : 0
    Elite Bonus : 0
    Total Earnings : 0

    • Frances

      So it is clear enough that no points will be granted for stays with 50% promotional rate.