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£20.12 Room Rate Offer in the United Kingdom Returns — But Act Fast

To celebrate what has apparently been a great year for the United Kingdom, InterContinental Hotels Group is offering a room rate of £20.12 per room for stays between 22 December 2012 through 10 February 2013 at slightly fewer than 200 select participating Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and Crowne Plaza hotel properties in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
This offer — in which the room rate of £20.12 per room is inclusive of VAT, or value added tax — may only be booked between now through 11:59 in the evening Greenwich Mean Time on 8 December 2012. However, be forewarned that…

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The .01€ Room Rate: Were "Hackers" the Cause?

FlyerTalk members scrambled to secure the now [EXPIRED] Crowne Plaza Venice East Quarto D Altino 1€ room rate. After all, with dreams of riding on gondolas in arguably one of the most romantic cities in the world, who would not want to secure such an inexpensive room rate for two nights for the cost of the rough equivalent of ten cents?

However, there is a chance that the rate will not be honored, as a report has surfaced with allegations that the central computer system of InterContinental Hotels Group in Atlanta has been “hacked”. As a result, a controversy is brewing with many different questions: for example, FlyerTalk members ask that if the central computer system really was “hacked”, why not choose a more expensive and luxurious hotel?

FlyerTalk members who were involved in booking a hotel room at the incredibly low rate now find themselves in the middle of a drama swirling with speculation…

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