IHG Rewards Club has launched a new promo for 68 participating Intercontinental hotels in Asia, Middle East & Africa (excluding China, Hong Kong & Taiwan) between July 1 – October 31, 2014, to celebrate the point earning change effective today.
You can earn double points for all eligible incidental spend during your stay (no double points for the room rate).
You can access and register for this offer here.
Previously, you would only earn 2,000 base points for all Intercontinental hotel stays outside of the Americas regardless of the length of your stay or money spend (before any status, Royal Ambassador, Ambassador Accelerator or other bonus offers).
Now, you earn per the usual 10 points per USD for the room rate and incidentals at all other Intercontinental hotels except Intercontinental Alliance Resorts in the United States. You can read more about this change here.
Note that there maybe establishments within the hotel that are not managed by the hotel itself. Those charges even when charged to the room are not eligible for double points.
If you are doing lot of wining and dining in AMEA during your Intercontinental stays, this promotion is good one for you.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
20 points per $US1 spent (“Double Points”) will be awarded on any non-room spend with a qualifying stay at any InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts in Asia Pacific (excluding China, Hong Kong and Taiwan), Middle East and Africa between 1 July and 31 October 2014. Double Points will not be awarded on room rate. Non-room spend must be charged to your room to be settled at point of check-out and can include charges on food and beverage, room service, laundry, and telephone, but will not include expenses incurred with any third party that is not hotel-managed like, Spa, or other restaurant concessionaires. Points will not be awarded for meeting and banquet charges, Business Centre services or any other facilities that are not managed by hotel. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion unless otherwise stated. Only one room per member per stay at participating hotels will be awarded the applicable bonus. No retroactive bonus points or miles will be awarded for nights prior to registration. A Stay is defined as one night or consecutive nights at the same hotel, regardless of frequency of check-ins/outs. A Stay constitutes a “qualifying Stay” when paying qualifying rates, which include most business and leisure rates. Please allow up to 4 to 6 weeks for points to be credited after checkout. This offer is subject to standard IHG Rewards Club Membership terms and conditions and earning structure, which can be found at www.ihgrewardsclub.com