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Were you targetted for 1,000 Shangri-La Golden Circle bonus points?

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If you have a Shangri-La Golden Circle account, you probably got an email on Thursday offering you 1,000 bonus Golden Circle points.

(The bonus is targetted, so if you didn’t get the email you can’t take part.)

This offer is surprisingly generous.  1,000 Golden Circle points is enough for a $100 food and drink voucher for any Shangri-La hotel, including The Shard in London from August.

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To receive the bonus, you only need to stay one night at any Shangri-La, Traders or Kerry property before 30th September.

You could easily pay little more than $100 for your room.  I tried a few random properties – Traders Beijing is £72 on September 5th, the Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur is £76 for the same night etc.

This promotion would probably double-up with the other Shangri-La offers I mentioned in this post.

If you are heading to Asia this Summer and you got this offer, I might be tempted to move at least one night into a Shangri-La family hotel.

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Comments (8)

  • Paul says:

    Terms and conditions state “Offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer and promotion.”…

  • Danksy says:

    Thanks for the heads up! I checks my junk folders and got the email, but at 5am this morning!

    Might try to make a long weekend somewhere if my mrs got the same offer too!


  • Al says:

    Both myself and partner got the offer. We both signed up and took part in the anniversary offer, and have subsequently blown the points. Had a brief look at a weekend The Shard but decided that was a bit pricey. Unless I find myself taking a last minute trip to Asia, not sure I can make use of this generous offer.

  • Lady London says:

    I got it, think it was targeted based on inactivity! Sadly I just cannot arrange to be in Asia for the deadline… but thank you Shangri-La anyway. Just to receive the offer has worked for them in that I will definitely check out Shangri-La properties next time I am in Asia.

  • Singing Dwarf says:

    Nothing here, even in spam. No activity on my account, other than the free points.

  • Scotlish says:

    I know this isn’t relevant to this topic exactly but I was wondering how one earns points on F&B with Shangri-La restaurants as I have a meal coming up at Ting at The Shard and would like to claim the points, I don’t have a physical card yet (my hotel stay is coming up after the meal) but I do have the card on my iPhone through the app if it makes a difference?

  • Simon says:

    Nothing here, I got 4,000 Meliá Reward points deposited last month unexpectedly with a title of Campaing Bonus EMEA

    • Rob says:

      …. and they will be taken away soon if you don’t do a cash and points booking with them.