Something is amiss today. This next weekend is the first full weekend of September and there are no IHG Last Minute Reward Nights posted today. This is a first in two years.
IHG Last Minute Reward Nights are somewhat of a flash sale offering 50% reward nights at 25 to 50 hotels for three nights only on the first weekend of each month. That means there should be hotels posted today for 50% reward nights this Friday, September 5; Saturday, September 6; and Sunday September 7.
Instead this message appears when searching Last Minute Reward Nights:
“There were no rewards that matched your criteria.”
Has the monthly promotion I dubbed “the most useless hotel loyalty promotion repeatedly offered” gone away?
Or just taking a hiatus for September as IHG pushes 50% off beach resort reward nights for hurricane season in Mexico and the Caribbean?
IHG® Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Sale
Starting at 7,500 points
Enjoy a 50% OFF on Reward Nights at IHG Properties in Mexico, Central America and Caribbean.
This promotion is valid for bookings from August 18th until September 6th, 2014, for stays from September 1st, 2014 until October 31st, 2014. Hotel policy varies in regards of the number of guests allowed per room. Offer valid only at participating hotels in Mexico, Central America and Caribbean. Not valid with other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Not valid with group reservations.
Related Loyalty Traveler post: Mexico and Caribbean 50% IHG Reward Nights Sep 1 to Oct 31
Ric Garrido of Monterey, California is writer and owner of Loyalty Traveler.
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