Hotels often tie-up with credit cards to offer a discount for cardholders of a particular company.
IHG is currently offering a discount of 15% to Visa cardholders for stays in the Middle East and Africa. IHG has a similar promotion with MasterCard for stays at select locations in Asia.
The discount is applicable on the best flexible rate. This might not be the cheapest rate. However, you can expect this to be the cheapest ‘flexible’ rate.
This rate allows you to change or cancel your bookings. The exact terms will vary from property to property.
You can view and book IHG Visa rates on the offer page.
This promotion is valid for bookings made until 31 March 2023 for stays at participating hotels until 03 April 2023.
Look for “Visa MEA Partner Rate”.
There are 2 important conditions to this promotion.
- Stay must include Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday night as part of the booking.
- Booking must be made at least 3 days in advance.
The Visa Promotion is limited to Visa Credit and Visa Debit cards issued in Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote D’ Ivoire, Democratic Republic Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Western Sahara, Yemen Arab Republic, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Visa cardholders can get 15% discount at IHG hotels and resorts across the Middle East and Africa. This discount might seem not that much, unless the property is an expensive one.
However, with several current points promotions by IHG, it can add up to some good value.