IHG Hotels has brought back the offer for double points at select new or renovated hotels in China.
IHG Rewards members who book using “Member Exclusive Price” will earn double points for stays between February 9 – April 30, 2021.
You can access this offer on IHG’s website here.
Note that the terms state (Google Translate) that the booking must have been made using “Member Exclusive Price” that is not prepaid and that the promotion is only open for IHG Rewards members in Greater China (based on the account address).
Here are the participating hotels:
Note that some of the names could be “funny” because this was run through Google Translate.
Let’s hope that IHG Hotels brings back this same offer for Europe and Asia-Pacific once the peak of the pandemic is over.
You have to do the math whether it makes sense to pay the non-prepaid rate, if discounted prepaid one is available, to earn the double points.
Here are the terms and conditions (Google translate from the Chinese):
“Enjoy Points-Double Points for Newly Opened Hotels” activity terms and supplementary rules:
1. Eligibility for participation: Only members of IHG® Rewards Club Greater China (including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) members, hereinafter referred to as “members”. And the registered residence of the member must be Greater China (including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan).
2. Activity time: February 9, 2021 to April 30, 2021 (Beijing time shall prevail, including the start and end dates)
3. Newly opened participating hotels:
Holiday Inn Express Jinan Jingshi Road; Holiday Inn Express Xi’an International Port Area; Holiday Inn Express Hangzhou South Railway Station; Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Pudong Zhangjiang; Holiday Inn Express Jinjiang Anhai; Holiday Inn Express Yangquan Center; Zhengzhou High-tech Zone Holiday Inn; Foshan New Town Poly Intercontinental Hotel; Holiday Inn Express Chengde Yuanbaoshan; Holiday Inn Chengde Yuanbaoshan; Holiday Inn Express Pinghu; Crowne Plaza Beijing Badaling; Hotel Indigo Diqing Moonlight City; Holiday Inn Shanghai Dishui Lake Hotels; Holiday Inn Ningde Dijing; Holiday Inn Shanghai Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street; Holiday Inn Express Shenzhen Haiyuan City; Holiday Inn Express Ulanchabu Jining; Holiday Inn Fuzhou Rongqiao Xingang; Holiday Inn Express Jingdezhen Taoxichuan; Hengyang High-tech Holiday Inn Express; Holiday Inn Express Linyi Beicheng New District; Crowne Plaza Shenzhen Haotian; Holiday Inn Express Tianjin Dongli; Holiday Inn Express Changsha Shifu; Holiday Inn Express Dali Xiaguan; Holiday Inn Express Macau New Port; Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Wuhou New Town; Holiday Inn Express Changsha South High-speed Railway Station; Holiday Inn Express Foshan Beijiao; Holiday Inn Nanning Zhuangjin; Holiday Inn Express Foshan Nanhai
4. Activity mechanism:
Members need to book the newly opened participating hotels and complete the eligible rewards at the member exclusive price (excluding the member exclusive prepaid price and the member exclusive prepaid breakfast price) from February 9, 2021 to April 30, 2021 Standard accommodation can earn double points. (Subject to Beijing time, including the start and end dates; if the check-in and/or check-out time is not within the aforementioned period, it does not meet the time requirements of this event).
5. Reward distribution:
Eligible members who complete the accommodations that meet the reward criteria during the event period, the corresponding IHG® Rewards Club points rewards will be entered into the valid member’s account within 6 weeks after the event ends.
6. Other activity rules:
a) The check-in hotel must be the member who made the reservation, and other persons or other members cannot substitute for check-in;
b) Only one person per room per stay can get corresponding bonus points. If there is more than one member checking in in the same room, only one member can get corresponding reward points or other corresponding discounts (if any);
c) If for any reason (including but not limited to force majeure) the event cannot be carried out as planned, the event organizer has the right to change, cancel, suspend or terminate this event according to its unilateral decision;
d) To the extent permitted by law, the organizer reserves the right to interpret the event and revise the event rules from time to time;
e) Members should ensure that their registered member contact information is correct and valid. Members should choose to receive emails from IHG® Rewards Club as much as possible to ensure that they receive corresponding event notifications, etc. If members choose not to receive contacts or emails from IHG® Rewards Club, any errors, errors, For the consequences of not being able to participate in activities, etc., members shall bear such responsibilities;
f) If members have any objections to their qualifications for participating in the activity, or whether their participating behaviors meet the criteria for collecting points or rewards for this activity, or the points actually received, the amount of rewards, etc., it shall be 60 days after the end of this activity (“Objection Period”). InterContinental Hotels Group will only keep records of the aforementioned qualifications and points information of members during the objection period. After this period, due to system restrictions, they will no longer be able to retrieve such information. Members shall be responsible for all losses caused by failure to raise an objection within the objection period;
g) The event organizer is not responsible for any inability or delay in the transmission of user information caused by computer viruses, network failures, hacker attacks, telecommunications control, network transmission delays, and failures.
7. In addition to these terms and by-laws, this activity is subject to the standard IHG® Rewards Club membership terms and by-laws. For details, please visit www.ihgrewardsclub.com . If a member is found to be fraudulent and abuse of promotional offers, the organizer has the right to cancel or otherwise process the member’s points and/or account in accordance with these terms and by-laws and in accordance with the IHG® Rewards Club membership terms and by-laws.
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c) Language text: The terms and supplementary provisions are written by the Chinese document. If there is any inconsistency with the translated version of any other language, the terms and supplementary provisions of the Chinese document shall prevail.