IHG Platinum status fast track

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I’ve been leaving registering to the last minute and now I get the dreaded promo code field! Anyone seen the code?

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I’ve been leaving registering to the last minute and now I get the dreaded promo code field! Anyone seen the code?
Ignore that. Did the web version of HUCA and punched through!

Although, I’m a little concerned that in my offers it shows the promo ending 12 Mar. not clear if that’s just to register or to stay by? My understanding was the former?
 

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Thanks. As per my last comment, I managed to get it through trying a different browser/link combo.

However, I’m still confused by “My Offers” showing the promo ends 12 Mar. pretty sure that was just the register by date and i now have 90 days to get the 5 nights?
The My Offers page shows dates of the offer period (the fast track offer was available between 12 Jan and 12 Mar) and not the registration date. I find it a bit confusing also, but I have the email received on the date of registration in case there are any issues.
 

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The My Offers page shows dates of the offer period (the fast track offer was available between 12 Jan and 12 Mar) and not the registration date. I find it a bit confusing also, but I have the email received on the date of registration in case there are any issues.
The article at post #351 describes my understanding. So I should have the full 90 days from yesterday to do the stays. I’m already Plat, so there was no downside to delaying activating (unless of course the pulled the promo early).
 

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I've looked at "my offers" today and the fast-track is no longer there:

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I'll have to keep an eye on it next month as I travel, probably worthwhile keeping the registration email somewhere safe!
 

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I've now completed the 5 stays required for this offer, but suspect I will have to follow up at some point. I have kept the registration email, just in case!
 

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I had to phone up today, but platinum now in place! :)
was it just the standard customer service phone line you called? I completed my five nights on 25th April and still no sign of Platinum, so might need to give them a call.
 

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was it just the standard customer service phone line you called? I completed my five nights on 25th April and still no sign of Platinum, so might need to give them a call.
Yes, i called the 1800 781 066 number and was transferred to the right team...

The person who took my enquiry misunderstood the promotion (90 days from registration to complete the five nights) but I challenged her on it, she checked with someone, and got it fixed after apologising for her error.
 

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Yes, i called the 1800 781 066 number and was transferred to the right team...

The person who took my enquiry misunderstood the promotion (90 days from registration to complete the five nights) but I challenged her on it, she checked with someone, and got it fixed after apologising for her error.
Thanks! Just gave them a call and spent about 15 minutes on hold as they sorted it all out, but I can now see my Platinum status through to December 2023 on the website.

I get the feeling they probably had more registrations for this promotion than they would have liked and are hoping some people don't make the effort to call up and ask...
 
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I hope just a glitch when they updated the program
My last qualifying nights posted a day or so ago. I’ll give them until the end of the week to see if my status updates (I’m assuming it won’t) but the number posted above will probably come in handy.
 

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My last qualifying nights posted a day or so ago. I’ll give them until the end of the week to see if my status updates (I’m assuming it won’t) but the number posted above will probably come in handy.
As expected, my status extension didn't come through automatically but a call through and my Platinum expiry now showing Dec 2023 (while I was still on the call).

Now, do try and get the other SM and shoot for Diamond - if that is even possible as an existing Plat?
 

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I finally completed status match challenge to Diamond Elite Ambassador. I was Platinum Elite Ambassador. I registered for status match challenge with my Hilton Honour Gold status. I booked 3x5 nights at Holiday Inn. I received my 2x, 3x, and 4x points for stays. After 15 nights, they upgraded my Platinum Elite Ambassador to Diamond Ambassador. Overall, I only spent $1,900 for 15 nights in Holiday Inn. I also managed to score 20 nights (previously 5 had nights) to get confirmable suite upgrade. I have Six Senses Laamu booked and IHG Hayman Island for this year and next year. Will see if my Diamond Elite Status worth anything.
 

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I finally completed status match challenge to Diamond Elite Ambassador. I was Platinum Elite Ambassador. I registered for status match challenge with my Hilton Honour Gold status. I booked 3x5 nights at Holiday Inn. I received my 2x, 3x, and 4x points for stays. After 15 nights, they upgraded my Platinum Elite Ambassador to Diamond Ambassador. Overall, I only spent $1,900 for 15 nights in Holiday Inn. I also managed to score 20 nights (previously 5 had nights) to get confirmable suite upgrade. I have Six Senses Laamu booked and IHG Hayman Island for this year and next year. Will see if my Diamond Elite Status worth anything.
Bugger. I didn’t register for the SM (existing Plat) but based on your experience my previous 4 night stay would have got me on the fast way to Diamond. Oh well, I still got the fasttrack to retain Plat - so that’s the main thing for me.
 

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Signed up for the SM last night and received Platinum notification almost instantly. Should be a breeze to rack up 15 nights in the 4 month period to get Diamond status. I don’t stay at a lot of IHG properties so keen to check a few out
 

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Signed up for the SM last night and received Platinum notification almost instantly. Should be a breeze to rack up 15 nights in the 4 month period to get Diamond status. I don’t stay at a lot of IHG properties so keen to check a few out
Same here - email arrived 60 seconds later -Platinum elite! Good match. Now to stay a few nights and make it last for a few more months/ years
 
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