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IHG Priceless Surprises Fail?

IHG Priceless Surprises Fail?

  1. Anonymous

    [I know there’s another thread on this under Travis’ post but I thought I’d restart it here now that the Sweepstakes has ended.]

    Just wondering if anyone has had the same problem…

    I sent in 94 very clearly handwritten entries to the [B][I]IHG Priceless Surprises Sweepstakes[/I][/B]. I received back only 5 “elevator pass” emails to enter the contest, resulting in a paltry 2,500 IHG points.

    I was thinking that they’re backlogged and would get to the rest of my entries. But, now that the promotion has ended (2/29/16) I guess that’s all I got.
    [LIST]
    [*]Did anyone that entered get passes for the full quantity of handwritten entries they submitted?
    [*]Was the Hello Group (that produced the contest) just overwhelmed?
    [*]If so, isn’t this a violation of their own sweepstakes terms?
    [/LIST]
    Don’t get me wrong…they’re giving me free miles, so I’m OK with it. But, if they didn’t have the infrastructure to support it, why make it available? I spent a lot of time writing those things.

    Thoughts?

  2. Rhoman

    I had issues as well, and the program was not that well implemented. I had to email and call a few times for a bunch of missing entires but the made it right by sending the missing entries.So I would do the same since the deadline to play entries is mid March I think. Good luck.

  3. David W

    I have crap handwriting but I received all 94 entries. I’m not sure if i received 94 emails but when i go into my IHG account, i see 94 separate points deposits from the promotion

  4. Mimi

    I only sent in 9 entries because I didn’t know how well this promo would do. My results: I received 2 emails/elevator passes. My points posted on Feb 26th. So a 22% “success” rate. Still hoping I’ll receive a few more entries though.

  5. single_digit_seat

    Thanks for the updates, all. Seems like there have been some issues with the sweeps. I have an email out to IHG customer care and will update once I hear back.

    Thanks again!

  6. MidSouthSkier

    Take heart [USER=1440]@single_digit_seat[/USER] – Ariana over at the Point Chaser blog [URL=’https://twitter.com/PointChaser/status/706955114372681728′]just got 41 emails yesterday[/URL]! So maybe there’s hope for you yet.

  7. single_digit_seat

    [QUOTE=”MidSouth Skier, post: 14300, member: 184″]Take heart [USER=1440]@single_digit_seat[/USER] – Ariana over at the Point Chaser blog [URL=’https://twitter.com/PointChaser/status/706955114372681728′]just got 41 emails yesterday[/URL]! So maybe there’s hope for you yet.[/QUOTE]

    Thanks for the encouragement Skier! I actually got an email from Hello World today saying they’re looking into my case. (I wrote them asking why I only got 4 out of 96). So, I have hope.

    Hopefully Ariana got a good ROI on her entries.

    Thanks again.

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