IHG Rewards Club launched back in March a promotion to drive more direct bookings (not OTA) from members residing on Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa. The promotion was supposed to end on August 31 but has now been extended until December 31, 2016.
You can get 1,000 free points merely for registering and an additional 29,000 points for the next three stays in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa.
You can access this offer on IHG’s website here.
This offer is not valid for stays in China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan.
Note that I have covered this promotion on the following posts:
Here’s the email that IHG sent out:
Here’s the web page:
Here’s how the bonus promos add up:
Here’s the promo registration:
Here’s how the promo tracks on My Offer Status (access here).
I wrapped up this promotion back in March and the points posted to my account without any issues as I have documented on the posts I made and linked above.
You can combine this offer with other promotions that IHG Rewards Club has for those members that have their account addresses in Asia, Middle East or Africa.
Here are the updated terms and conditions of this offer:
Must be an IHG® Rewards Club member and must register member number in advance to participate in this promotion. Upon registration, member will receive 1,000 bonus points and listed on the first three Qualifying Stays booked on any IHG website or mobile site at InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific (excluding China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), the Middle East and Africa between 15 March and 31 December 2016 (“Registration”). A stay is defined per IHG® Rewards Club Membership Terms and Conditions as one night or consecutive nights at the same hotel, regardless of frequency of check-in/out (“Stay”). A Stay is constitutes a “Qualifying Stay” when member pays qualifying rates, which include most business and leisure rates at InterContinental®, Crowne Plaza®, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN® or HUALUXE™ hotels worldwide. Bonus points are not issued Non-Qualifying Room Rates or Non-Qualifying Stays. “Non-Qualifying Room Rates” or “Non-Qualifying Stay” include the following: any stay at a Kimpton Hotel, net wholesale individual and group rate, certain package rates, employee discount rate, friends and family rate, crew rate, special discounted contract rates, seasonal worker/crew rate, 50% travel club discount rate, travel industry discount rate, distressed passenger rate, IHG® Rewards Club Reward Nights/Airline Hotel Reward rate, rates booked through third party web sites, complimentary hotel Stays and any other rates not defined as a Qualifying Room Rate at IHG’s sole discretion. Only one room per member per Qualifying Stay will be awarded the applicable bonus points. All bookings and stays are to be completed by 31 August 2016. No retroactive points will be awarded for stays prior to Registration. Rates are per room, per night and are subject to availability. Must book at least 7 days in advance. All Advance Purchased reservations are final and require full payment for the entire stay at time of booking. Tax and service charges apply. Final bill will be presented in local currency. Full prepayment is required at time of booking, cannot be amended and is non-refundable. Credit card surcharges apply. Blackout dates apply. Rates qualify for IHG® Rewards Club Points. This Promotion is subject to standard IHG® Rewards Club Membership Terms and Conditions and earning structure, which can be obtained by visiting www.ihgrewardsclub.com. Other terms and conditions apply. This exclusive offer is valid for original recipient only and cannot be combined with other promotions. Except as otherwise stated in the terms and conditions, please allow up to 2 to 3 weeks for bonus points to be credited after checkout . IHG reserves the right to remove a member’s bonus points or cancel a member’s account if fraudulent use of the Promotion is detected. IHG® Rewards Club reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion/Offer at any time with or without notice. Members must make any promotional inquiries by 60 days from the end of the campaign promotional period.