IHG Hotels earlier this month launched its “Sandbox” deals for stays in Phuket that opened for vaccinated international visitors on July 1 and has now added the other island of Koh Samui opened for tourists in mid-July.
IHG Rewards members that book a stay a minimum of five nights can get bonus points, a discount, breakfast, F&B discounts, room upgrades, and early check-in/late check-out. The offer is valid for stays through December 23, 2021, but must be booked by August 31.
You can access this offer on IHG’s website here.
Here are the rate benefits:
Book a 5-night stay and enjoy:
5,000 IHG® Rewards bonus points per stay
25% off F&B
Early check-in and late check-out
Hotels in Phuket & Koh Samui
Sebastian has covered the ins and outs of the Phuket Sandbox scheme that is about to explode due to the rise in Covid-19 infections on the island, which has recently broken the number of cases that the government indicated would lead to temporarily halting or modifying the program.
Here are the terms and conditions of this sale:
The Promotion is valid for selected bookings made from 01 July 2021 to 31 August 2021 (both dates inclusive) (“Booking Dates”) for stays at participating hotels and resorts in Phuket and Koh Samui between 04 July 2021 and 23 December 2021 (both dates inclusive) (“Stay Dates”) using the “Open up your world” rate during the Booking Dates.
The Promotion offers a Food and Beverage discount of 25% and can be applied towards ala-carte menus at participating on-property bars and restaurants which may vary between participating hotels and resorts. Promotion is only available for guests staying at the participating hotel and is not appliable for dining bookings only or for bookings through restaurant booking platforms. Discount does not include applicable taxes, service charges, tips, credit card charges and other expenses. Breakfast is included for each date of stay. The Promotion is valid at InterContinental® Koh Samui Resort, InterContinental® Phuket Resort, Hotel Indigo® Phuket Patong, Holiday Inn® Resort Phuket and Holiday Inn Express® Phuket Patong Beach Central.
Room upgrade, early check-in at noon and late check-out at 6 pm local time are included, subject to hotel availability. In addition to the Food and Beverage discount IHG® Rewards members will be eligible to receive an additional 5,000 IHG® Rewards points for every booking made directly through IHG® channels under this Promotion. These IHG® Rewards points are awarded for each stay in addition to the standard points earnt for each qualifying stay and will be credited to your IHG® Rewards account after the consumed stay.
Minimum five (5) nights stay required. Booking must be made at least three (3) days in advance. Cancellation and no show policy apply. Booking can be cancelled 72 hours before check-in without any charge. No shows or cancellations made less than 72 hours before check-in will result in a charge of a one-night stay. Breakfast at participating hotels and resorts is offered as buffet unless specified. Local government guidelines might require hotels to make any operational changes and you will be informed at the time of booking or check-in.
The Promotion cannot be combined and is not valid in conjunction with any other stay or dining offer, discount or promotion except that at Holiday Inn® kids 12 years and under stay for free sharing parent’s guest room in existing bedding and eat free from the all-day dining restaurant with an accompanying paying adult guest.
Bookings made through IHG® Brand websites, IHG® App, CRO or directly at hotel qualify for IHG® Rewards Points. Standard IHG® Rewards program terms and conditions apply. Visit ihgrewards.com for details. IHG® reserves the right to remove a member’s points or cancel a member’s account if fraudulent use of the Promotion is detected.
Tax, service charge, credit card surcharges are not included. Any other In-room dining purchases, minibar purchases and private dining are excluded from this Promotion. Credit card guarantee is required to make a booking. The Promotion is not applicable to group, meetings or conference bookings. Unused components do not have a cash value and are non-refundable. Not applicable with other discounted rate promotions. Rates are subject to availability. Blackout dates (days when the offers are not available) may apply in some participating hotels, restaurants and bars. Final bill will be in hotel’s local currency.
IHG® reserves the right to withdraw, suspend or modify this Promotion or amend these terms and conditions without prior notice at any time with or without notice and without any liability. To the extent permitted by applicable law, IHG® reserves the right of final interpretation of this Promotion.