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Good Holiday Inn London hotel deal available on Groupon

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If you are looking for a cheap London hotel deal between 15th September and 31st December, there is an interesting Holiday Inn offer on Groupon at the moment.

Via this page, you can book yourself into Holiday Inn London West, opposite North Acton tube on the Central Line, for a substantial saving on the usual rate.  Importantly, the Groupon rooms are refundable up to 7 days before arrival.

As an example of pricing, for Saturday 9th November, the Groupon rate with breakfast is £80.  This compares with £107 on, or £117 if you compare it with the flexible rate given that the Groupon price allows 7 nights advance cancellation.

The Groupon deal is here.

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  • Shoestring says:

    Dear Share picking game player,
    Just three weeks ago any players who held Thomas Cook in our fantasy share picking game were nursing a holiday hangover when its share price crashed.
    But picking the world’s oldest package holiday company for your portfolio paid off last week, when Thomas Cook’s share price unexpectedly rocketed.
    It was particularly good news for player Squillion who picked Thomas Cook on Tuesday at 1.30pm and by the close of the stock market on Friday was an astonishing 98.47% up.
    That was enough to bag him the latest £500 weekly prize for the best fresh share pick of the week, squeezing out other players who also profited in the game from Thomas Cookbut not quite to the same extent.

    • Shoestring says:

      I call that an iPad Pro 🙂

    • Lady London says:

      Well done @Shoestring.

      • Shoestring says:

        heh heh 🙂

        you should give it a go – there are currently 9000 players, so not too bad opposition – half of them will be choosing Unilever so out of the game – you need to choose silly penny shares that might double in a week

        I’m up 54% on a share this week (which would have won me the £500 in the first 4 weeks).

        rules are important, timing is pick a share after 5pm Friday, it runs for share picks every 24hrs

    • BJ says:

      What can I say 🙂

      • Shoestring says:

        I won a neat iPad off Nespresso as well 🙂

        • BJ says:

          Share the love…give it to Rob for an HfP competition 🙂

        • The Original Nick says:

          Well done Harry!

        • BJ says:

          Do you do a lot of competitions Harry or just the odd one here and there? Reports seem to suggest that those who take it as seriously as we take avios etc win a lot.

          • Shoestring says:

            just a couple a year, mostly on HfP!

          • BJ says:

            @Shoestrinh, in that case keep the iPad for yourself.

          • Shoestring says:

            I think we both know there are vast differences between games of chance and games of skill

  • illuminatus says:

    OT – a follow up to my question yesterday. I have a reward return booking with BA using 241 voucher. I have flown the 1st leg of the booking, but have been forced to postpone the 2nd (inbound) leg for a year due to an injury.

    Question – can I call BA and add another leg (outbound) to the same booking to make use of the same 241 voucher Avios savings?

    • Anna says:

      I don’t think you can make changes once you’ve flown the outbound, though I may be wrong. But I’m very confused about your circumstances, have you been repatriated early? Hope the injury heals soon anyway.

      • BJ says:

        Changes to the return are allowed once outbound has been flown but it isn’t possible to cancel it for a
        refund. Following yesterday’s question I am guessing illuminatus has changed it and now
        hopes they can add the original 241 to a new outbound to pair with the changed return. If this is correct it is not going to happen as that would be a 341. However, I too am confused about the circumstances so that might not be it.

  • BJ says:

    OT: In Tesco extra today the toll operator refused to allow me to use an amazon gift card to meet the threshold to use a MOC. First time this has ever happened to me, maybe I just got unlucky or perhaps Tesco or this specific store are now tightening up on this.

    • TGLoyalty says:

      The switched on ones do. Best to pick a youngish looking one who doesn’t know ar*e from elbow (or if they do probably doesn’t care)

      • BJ says:

        Yes, if I’m going to Tesco I normally go on a Sunday for that reason but today we were out of almost everything including petrol (the 10p voucher started today I think ).

        • BJ says:

          @Mark, I hot the warning bells immediately as the guy even asked if I would be using any coupons before he started putting my stuff through. He was lucky that I was only £2 short of spend requirement and could easily pick up another item to make it. Otherwise I might have been tempted to walk because my more usual split is about 50/50 groceries and giftcard. I’ll be back to old school milk and giftcard on a Sunday from now on.

    • Mark2 says:

      When I used to get MOCs I always used them completely for gift cards. You do have to choose the cashier and if they demur make them cancel the transaction and try another day/store.

    • TM says:

      They even say no alcohol in the small print I think? Often added a bottle of port or scotch to meet the minimum with no problems – maybe give this a try.

  • Roy says:

    OT: Just out of idle curiosity, I was trying to compare the IBIS Business Card with the Accor Business Plus subscription. Both appear to be explicitly open to everyone (including non-business customers).

    The (more expensive) Accor Business Plus gives a bigger discount across most (all?) Accor brands, but am I right in thinking it *doesn’t* grant elite status in Le Club AccotHotels – unlike the cheaper IBIS Business Card, which gives Gold.

    Is it possible to have both at the same time?

    • Roy says:

      Although Accor Business Plus does advertise guaranteed room availability 48 hours out, which is normally a Platinum benefit.

      It’s eniirely academic, as I’ve already optied for the IBIS Business Card to get Gold status, and really am not interested in paying more than that. Am jsut curious, is all…

      • Lady London says:

        When I had the Gold Business it did guarantee availability 48 hours out.

        the only good thing about this card for me was that basically you were getting the same rate as a nonchangeable booking, but able to cancel on the day most of the time.

        the so-called 10% off practically never happens. 5% is what you get almost all of the time no matter what your Accor level or subscription.

        Oh, and no discernable improvement in Accor’s complete waste of time customer service either through paying for the card.

        I;d advise you to calculate 5% on your regular stays and work out if you cover the cost of the card or not. Other than the 5% the only benefit is the late cancellation on a non-cancellable-level rate.
        So it depends on the amount of changeability you need, if the card is worth it or not to you..

        Choose carefully which country/currency you buy the card in, and from where.
        Also beware in the year I had it, the Gold status cancelled at the end of the calendar year even though the expiry date of the card was in the New Year. When I pointed out to Accor Customer Service that this meant someone was only getting one month of the benefit that was sold as valid for a year, they said “that’s the way it works and we can’t change it”. I’d be interested to know if that has been fixed.

        • Roy says:

          Thanks for the detailed write up, Lady London. According to a recent post by Accor on FT, the Ibis Business Card gives you Gold until the end of the year in which the Business Card expires.

          Having just signed up for the 2-year Business Card, I will be rather peaved if I only get 5 months of Le Club Gold, rather than the 2 years plus that I’m expecting. I’ll report back in the new year, if I remember…


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