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IHG Rewards Club has launched dining discount program for participating restaurants and bars in the Middle East, India and Africa through December 30, 2019.

Members and Gold elites get 25% off and Platinums and Spires 30%. Members also earn regardless of their tier 250 points for every $25 spent.

You can access this offer on IHG’s website here.

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Note that you don’t have to be staying at any of the participating hotels to get the discount and earn the points. You do, however, need to present your IHG Rewards Club membership card (physical or app).

Check the participating restaurants on IHG’s website.

Conclusion

It seems that this is a new trend among the hotel companies to offer discounts and points for members who wine and dine at hotel F&b outlets when not staying. I guess that they mainly try do driver spend from local membership.

Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:

The IHG® Rewards Club Member food and beverage discount is applicable at participating restaurants and bars at IHG® hotels and is available from 16 September 2019 to 30 December 2019 to all IHG® Rewards Club members dining at IHG® hotels located in India, Middle East, and Africa with or without a stay at the participating hotel. For details of the participating IHG® hotels where this discount is available, see list here or enquire with the hotels directly.

IHG® Rewards Club Members and Gold Elite Members receive a discount of 25% on eligible food, beverages and dining and Platinum Elite Members, Spire Elite Members & InterContinental Ambassadors receive a discount of 30% on eligible food, beverages and dining consumed at participating restaurants and bars. If there are higher publicly available discounts available at the participating restaurants and bars, the member will be eligible to receive the higher discount.

The discount is applicable for a maximum of 8 people (including the Rewards Club Member) dining per member per meal per bill. Only one membership may be used per meal per bill.

This discount is only available for IHG® Rewards Club members. Member needs to be present for the entirety of the meal and must pay for the bill in person. The member must verify their membership with presentation of a valid Rewards Club membership app, card or virtual card. Discount must be processed at the time of paying bill and cannot be applied retrospectively or through other outlets or areas of the hotel.

Dining discounts are subject to advance reservations and availability. Dining discounts are available at all meal periods in all participating outlets unless otherwise specified. Black out dates and exclusion periods may apply and vary for each participating restaurant and bar and may include but not be limited to festive occasions and public holidays – enquire at the participating hotel prior to making a reservation.

Discount excludes alcoholic beverages, meals included within a room rate, seasonal menus, in-room dining, banquets, groups and events bookings, banquet, in-room minibar or any private dining rooms unless otherwise stipulated. Discount is not available on cigarettes, flowers, gift and other non-food and beverage items.

To be eligible for the discount, a minimum spend might apply at certain restaurants and bars which will be notified to you by participating restaurants and bars.

Taxes, gratuities and service charges are not included in the discount unless otherwise specified.

Value of the discount must be verified by the member at the time of paying the bill and will not be amended once payment has been made.

Dining discounts are not applicable in conjunction with any other discounts, offers, promotions, membership program benefits and voucher usage unless otherwise specified.

IHG® Rewards Club points will not be earned for non-stay food and beverage consumption. For IHG® Rewards Club members who are staying in the hotel or resort, food and beverage consumption during the stay must be charged under the room folio of member’s room in order for IHG® Rewards Club points to be earned. Points will be applied to the dining spend after the applicable discount has been applied and before taxes and service charge are applied where applicable.

The membership discount can be used both for member’s stay or non-stay dining, cannot be used in conjunction with member welcome amenities, food & beverage credit or any other food & beverage promotions or programs.

IHG® Rewards Club Dining Points

IHG® Rewards Club members will earn 250 bonus points per minimum spend of USD $25. The points allocation is fixed and is not variable according to membership tier.

Points will be calculated only on spend after other discounts have been applied, and will be calculated only on spend before tax.

To qualify, members should produce their IHG® Rewards Club or IHG® Rewards Club app. Points can only be earned by one member per bill.

This spend does not include tobacco or shisha purchases.

IHG® and participating hotels, restaurants and bars reserve the right to discontinue or change the above promotions at any time. Participating restaurants or bars are subject to change with or without notice.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, IHG® and participating hotels reserve the right of interpretation of these promotions.

All IHG® Rewards Club terms and conditions apply. Visit this link for full terms and conditions.