Earn IHG Rewards Club points and save up to 20% off dining at IHG hotels

Enjoy 20% off dining at Crowne Plaza Changi, InterContinental, Regent Hotel Singapore and more while earning IHG Rewards Club points.

IHG Rewards Club has launched a new promotion for dining across Southeast Asia and South Korea, which runs throughout 2021. Members will save up to 20% off the bill, and earn 250 IHG points per US$25 spent.

IHG Dine Save Earn Promotion

This is a departure from the chain’s usual policy, where earning points on dining as a non-resident guest is only available within the USA. 

IHG Dine Save Earn promotion

Ash & Elm
Ash & Elm, InterContinental Singapore

IHG’s Dine Save Earn promotion runs from 13 January to 30 December 2021 at participating hotels throughout Southeast Asia and South Korea. You do not need to be an in-house guest to enjoy the promotion. 

In Singapore, the following hotels are participating:

  • Crowne Plaza Changi Airport (excluding Crystal Jade Pavilion)
  • Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
  • Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
  • Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong
  • InterContinental Singapore
  • Regent Singapore

Guests will save up to 20% off the bill, and enjoy 250 IHG Rewards Club points per US$25 spent. The discount is valid for a maximum group of eight people (not like you can go any larger, given Phase 3 restrictions), and excludes:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Meals included within a room rate
  • Seasonal menus
  • In-room dining
  • Banquets, group and events bookings
  • In-room minibar

A minimum spend of US$25 (~S$33) before tax is required to earn points, and points will be awarded in blocks of US$25. In other words, if you spend the equivalent of US$49, you’ll still earn 250 points. 1 IHG point is worth roughly 0.5 US cents, so it’s like a rebate of 5%, assuming you spend US$25 on the dot. 

What’s unclear is whether you’ll be able to earn IHG points when you use other discount schemes, like American Express Love Dining. Love Dining recently added Basilico at Regent Singapore to their list of restaurants, so I’ll be sure to test this out soon. 

Which hotel chains let you earn points for dining as an outside guest?

This promotion means that Hilton is the only remaining major chain that doesn’t allow members to accrue points for dining when they’re not staying at the hotel. 

Chain Dining points for outside guest?
Accor Yes
Hilton No
Hyatt Yes
IHG Yes*
Marriott Yes
Shangri-La Yes
*USA, South Korea, South East Asia only

Only Hyatt and Shangri-La award elite bonuses for non-resident dining; for example, a regular Golden Circle member earns 1 point per US$1 spent, while a Jade member earns 1.25 points per US$1. 

Conclusion

Basilico Restaurant, Regent Singapore

The points represent a rather minuscule return on your spending, so the real attraction here is the 20% discount. Do remember that blackout dates and exclusion periods (e.g Chinese New Year) may apply, so make it a point to ask at the point of reservation. 

Otherwise, it’s a free 20% off for even regular IHG Rewards Club members, so there’s no reason not to take it. 

Aaron Wong
Aaron founded The Milelion with the intention of helping people travel better for less and impressing chiobu. He was 50% successful.

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