IHG Rewards Club has a new promotion for members in Greater China (China, Macau, Hong Kong & Taiwan) for a free night certificate redeemable at Greater China hotels for every two stays stayed sequentially at two different IHG brands globally between September 1 and December 31, 2013.
The following brands are eligible for this promotion: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Even, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites.
Note that you need to register for this promotion before your first stay. You can access IHG’s web page for this promotion here or register using promotion code 5213 here. I would not register for this promotion before we know what other public promotions IHG Rewards Club will have this fall.
You will receive free night award for EVERY 2 different IHG brands subsequently visited. Once you have qualified for the first rewards the brands will reset. You can visit the same two brands again.
You can earn maximum of four free night awards that are redeemable at IHG hotels in Greater China. These are redeemable online between October 1 and May 31, 2014. Friends and Family rates (IVFFB and IVFF1) are eligible for this promotion, although they don’t earn points.
There is a warning that by registering for this “China Dream” promotion, you cannot register for other public IHG Rewards Club member promotions.
They have certainly made an interesting promotion and very lucrative promotion. The stays can be worldwide at the participating brands and you can then redeem the free nights at IHG hotels in Greater China.
Don’t we all have friends and family members living in Greater China that can temporarily let us to use their addresses for promotional purposes?
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Eligibility & registration
- Must be a IHG® Rewards Club member (“Member”) who is Greater China resident (China, HK, Macau, Taiwan, Mongolia) to participate in this Promotion. To join IHG Rewards Club for free, visitwww.ihgrewardsclub.com . Must register membership in advance. Valid email address is required for registration.
- To register, new and existing Greater China members shall call our dedicated ‘China Dream’ promotional hotline 400 8888 408 (toll-free;international non toll-free +86 21 2033 4920) , via official IHG®??? Tencent Weixin account, or online on www.ihg.com/China-Dream_en.
- Eligible Greater China Members registered to the ‘China Dream’ Promotion cannot register into other public IHG® Rewards Club member promotions.
- Greater China Members who successfully registers the Promotion and completes two accumulative stays at different brands at any IHG® properties around the world during the period from 1st September, 2013 through 31st December, 2013 (the “Promotion Period”) will be awarded one free night at any Greater China properties (subject to room availability); re-start the offer upon next stay, disregarding the brands stayed previously. Eligible Members can earn a maximum up to 4 ‘China Dream’ promotional free nights for this Promotion.
- The qualified IHG® brands that count towards ‘China Dream’ Promotion free night earning are InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Even™ Hotels, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®
- IHG® Rewards Club qualified and IHG® Friends and Family rates (IVFFB or IVFF1) are both eligible for this Promotion. IHG Rewards Club points will not be awarded for Friends and Family rate. Reward nights or any other IHG Rewards Club unqualified rates do not count towards the qualified stays for the Promotion.
- The first stay can be counted towards the qualified stays as long as guests enroll the IHG® Rewards Club and register for the Promotion before they check out from property.
- Greater China Members who successfully registers the Promotion and completes two accumulative stays at different brands at any IHG® properties during the Promotion Period will be rewarded one free night under the IHG® Rewards Club ‘China Dream’ Promotion into their member account within (15) working days after completion of every qualified 2nd brand stay. Subjected to the IHG®Rewards Club terms and conditions, Free Nights count towards Elite Status as per IHG® Rewards Club policies.
Free night redemption
Free Nights earned for ‘China Dream’ Promotion are specific to this Promotion and not comparable with IHG® Rewards Club Reward Night (redeemed by points).
‘China Dream’ Free Nights must be redeemed by booking with CH DREAM FREE NIGHT (IVCNF) for stays completed during the period from 1st October 2013 through 31st May 2014.
China Dream’ Free Night can only be used in participating IHG Greater China properties and may not be transferred. Rooms are are subject to availability.
Redemptions must be made 24 hours in advance via dedicated ‘China Dream’ promotional hotline 400 8888 408 (+86 21 2033 4920 for overseas guests) ,official IHG® ??? Tencent Weixin, or logging in the member account on www.ihgrewardsclub.com .
Cancellation or changes must be made 48 hours prior to 6PM of arrival date. Any changes or cancellation after that will be deemed as no show, and the Free Night credit will be removed from Member’s IHG® Rewards Club account.
Free Nights cannot be exchanged for cash and is not transferrable in the system to other Members and guests. We reserve the right to remove a member’s CH DREAM FREE NIGHT reward if fraudulent use of the offer is detected.
IHG® Rewards Club privileges for Free Night for this Promotion is the same as IHG® Rewards Club Reward Night redeemed by points.