1,000 free Accor points for meeting planners – and big first event bonus

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Ibis, Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure etc, is offering a generous bonus if you register with Le Club Meeting Planner.  This is their ‘club within the club’ for anyone who books events or meetings.

If you sign up before 30th November, you will receive 1,000 Le Club points just for registering.  The link is here.

As 2,000 Accor points can be redeemed for €40 of credit or 2,000 Iberia Plus Avios, you are effectively getting 1,000 Avios or €20 for joining.  Note, however, that you need at least 2,000 points to get a voucher and 3,000 points to convert to Iberia.

As a registered Meeting Planner, you will earn Le Club AccorHotels points with every event or group booking (7+ rooms) you make.  The rate is 1 point per €2.

Note that the Accor website for the offer is not very well translated and it is not totally clear that the sign-up bonus is separate from the bonus for organising your first event.  I received a press release for this deal which does clarify that the two are totally separate.

Accor Meeting Planner

Generous new member offer

Until 30th November, you will get a generous bonus on your first Meeting Planner event or group booking:

5,000 bonus points for a spend of €9,000 to €15,000

10,000 bonus points for a spend of €15,001 to €40,000

15,000 bonus points for a spend of €40,001+

You can sign up for Le Club Meeting Planner and claim your 1,000 points via this special page of the Accor website.

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

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Comments

  1. Andrew H says:

    Thanks Alan and Raffles – much appreciated.

  2. John Wallace says:

    Registered by logging into my personal account fine . E-mail confirmations from Accor
    Just need to see when the points arrive !

    • wetboy1uk says:

      As per my previous message – points to not get allocated until after 15 December – it stats this in the terms and conditions

  3. Neuromancer says:

    Do I read it correctly, that you need to pay for an event to get the bonus:
    Receive 1,000 welcome points for a new membership to the Meeting Planner offer and for your first event* paid before November 30th, 2016; receive up to 15,000 additional points based on your event* size:
    – your paid event* is between 9,000 & 15,000€ (included), receive 5,000 points.
    – your paid event* is between 15,001€ and 40,000€ (included), receive 10,000 points.
    – your paid event* is above 40,001€, receive 15,000 points.

  4. Tilly71 says:

    I got an email from them today stating thanks for changing your address when I didn’t, I signeed up for this offer?

    • Signing up does change your address though? It adds the company name to it – you can easily go back to your profile and remove it though…

  5. My email never came through. I guess mine didn’t work then. And then when I try to re-register, it tells me that I need to renew my membership in 2018…..confused….I don’t seem to have much luck with these things 🙁

  6. giggle says:

    I manage to sign up, thank you, but no confirmation email yet. Slightly off topic does anyone know where I can find information on the new Le club rules? I am asking as on the loyalty page says ‘from today your status points….’ add up and what everstatus you have extends till 2017. Yet my status date, with status this end in Autumn (I don’t have Amex status). The contact us form doesn’t allow you to submit a question. I also wanted to know when they will start to split out the reward points and status points so I have enough time to use up the exsiting points.

  7. roberto says:

    Has anybody got the auto convert backdoor from Accor to Avios working recently?

    I cant and have about 4800 Accor points in limbo spread across 4 Accor members and would rather like them conveniently converted into my BA HH account.

    Here is the HFP link for anybody that missed it :- http://www.headforpoints.com/2015/12/17/how-you-can-convert-your-1100-free-accor-points-into-1100-free-avios/

    • Hi Roberto,

      It’s always worked 100% for me, with auto convert from Accor points to Iberia Avios. I then switch instantly from Iberia to BA.

      Nick

    • I did it last December after that article. Worked fine for me. I’ve had 2 Happy Mondays stays in the last few weeks where the points posted directly to Iberia.

    • Andrew* says:

      Worked fine for me yesterday/overnight – points transferred out of my Le Club account…

      Set up exactly the same way for my wife and she received the first email but, so far, not the second…

      • ah – but did you set it up recently? is I think the point here.

        Ours are both working fine – so loth to mess with them – but we did set them up (to transfer overnight) some time ago

        • Andrew* says:

          Yes, have tried previously on various systems (generating many inconsequential emails)… but not sure I ever tried Windows / IE combination before yesterday…

          Mine worked ‘textbook’, just like HFP article… my wife’s worked in exactly the same way except for lack of second email and points not out of her Le Club a/c this morning…

        • Thx – that’s great, it’s working again (not that I necessarily ever believed it had stopped working! 🙂 )

          It certainly was a right fiddle to get ours working in the first place & I think some people possibly gave up at the hurdles.

    • BigDave says:

      yes i had about 300 left and I wanted to switch to Iberia anyway due to an upcoming stay that would hopefully trigger the 3000 points, and it moved the small balance i had to the iberia account (took about 5 days)

  8. nobody has reported getting it working recently, other reports are historical

    you snoozed you losed

  9. rams1981 says:

    I still can’t sign up to this. Keeps giving error even after trying Alan’s trick

  10. BigDave says:

    Error here too – guess they sussed us out

    • BigDave says:

      hang on,

      Alan’s trick worked but still awaiting any emails. …. worth a try i guess

  11. rams1981 says:

    does it need to have a reference code in there? mine still doesn’t work in Chrome or Internet explorer

    • Has anyone actually had these points credit to their account? As I still haven’t got mine.

      Thanks