YOU'RE INVITED TO BLACK STATUS WITH DISCOVERY

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Your World Elite Mastercard® Credit Card (Asia Pacific cardholders) entitles you to a fast track enrollment to Black status in the DISCOVERY loyalty programme.

Why DISCOVERY?
With DISCOVERY, you receive recognition and earn status at 500+ unique hotels, resorts, and palaces worldwide. As a Black level member, you receive the following benefits with each stay:

  • Double room category upgrade*
  • Late check-out until 6pm*
  • Early check-in at 9am*
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Local Amenity upon check-in
  • Local Brand benefits
  • Exclusive member-only offers
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Choice of newspaper
  • Guaranteed room availability at least 24 hours prior to arrival*

Earn Local Experience Awards
In addition to the benefits you receive at every DISCOVERY hotel, each stay puts you closer to earning a Local Experience award that can be redeemed at any DISCOVERY hotel. With more than 2,300 Local Experiences authentically crafted for your destination, your rewards will actually be rewarding.

How to join:
For World Elite Mastercard® Credit Card (Asia Pacific), simply contact your Mastercard Concierge at the number on the back of your World Elite Mastercard® Credit Card.

Already a DISCOVERY member?
If you are already a DISCOVERY member and would like to receive your complimentary upgrade as a benefit of your World Elite Mastercard® Credit Card (Asia Pacific), simply contact your Mastercard Concierge at the number on the back of your World Elite Mastercard® Credit Card and they will assist you with the upgrade.

Partner Offer Terms & Conditions

  • The DISCOVERY Black status offer is valid only for World Elite Mastercard® Credit cardholders in Asia Pacific.
  • DISCOVERY Black status offer is valid for World Elite Mastercard® Credit cardholders (Asia Pacific) only from now through 31 December 2019
  • Black status will be valid from time of successful enrolment or upgrade until 31 December of the following year
    • E.g. If you enroll on 1 October 2018, you will be able to enjoy Black status and associated benefits until 31 December 2019.
  • Earning of Qualifying Nights for the first membership year will be based on a 12-month period starting from the date of registration. In the event you do not meet the required Qualifying Nights to maintain Black Status, a second qualification period will run from 1 January of the year following the registration until 31 December of that year. Thereafter, earning of Qualifying Nights to maintain Black Status will be based on calendar years.
    • E.g. If you enrol on 1 October 2018, you will be able to earn room nights until 1 October 2019 to maintain your status as opposed to having to earn status by 31 December 2018. After the initial 12 month period, point calculations are based on the calendar year of January - December.
  • Black level benefits at all hotels in the DISCOVERY collection include:
    • Complimentary bottled water
    • Complimentary internet access
    • Choice of newspaper
    • Exclusive member-only offers
    • Local Amenity upon check-in
    • Guaranteed room availability at least 24 hours prior to arrival*
    • Double room category upgrade*
    • Late check-out until 6pm*
    • Early check-in at 9am*
    • Local Brand benefits

         *Selected benefits are based on availability and subject to blackout dates.

  • Cardholders are not eligible for a Local Experience award unless they meet the below criteria:

         Local Experience Awards:

         DISCOVERY members can earn Local Experience awards in three different ways:

  1. After their 30th Qualifying Night at a DISCOVERY hotel in one year (Black Local Experiences);
  2. Stay at a new member brand for the first time after their 1st brand stay onwards; or
  3. Upon renewing their membership level (eg: Staying 30 Qualifying Nights in DISCOVERY properties within the first 12 months of their enrolling date OR 30 Qualifying Nights in DISCOVERY Property based on the Calendar year (January - December))

         The Local Experience will be credited to your account within 2 weeks after the stay.

  • Cardholders must provide their DISCOVERY membership number during the reservation process and/or upon check-in for his or her membership to be recognised and for benefits to be extended. It is suggested that cardholders download the DISCOVERY Loyalty app to have their membership card at their fingertips for quick reference.
  • Only Qualifying Nights are entitled to above stated benefits and will count toward level upgrades. Qualifying Nights are defined as: Nights booked on eligible* rates.
    • For the avoidance of doubt Ineligible Rates shall include, without limitation: (1) Wholesaler rates; (2) OTA/Third party websites bookings (regardless of rate paid); and "opaque" bookings where the brand may or may not be known at the time of reservation; (3) tours series rates and charter rates (4) room rates for airline staff and crew where rooms are pre-booked and paid for by the airline or directly; (5) travel-industry staff rates; (6) any employee rates, employee family or employee friends discount rates; (7) other discounted rates; (8) any complimentary, free, traded or bartered night stays, or any stays in connection with gift certificates or other awards or vouchers.

         *Eligible rates are those booked on discoveryloyalty.com, directly on the hotel brand websites e.g. omnihotels.com or kempinski.com) or via GDS.

  • Black level membership is valid for 12 or more months. World Elite Mastercard® Credit cardholders are required to stay at least 30 Qualifying Nights at any DISCOVERY hotel within the first 12 months of their enrolling date OR 30 Qualified Nights in a calendar year (January - December) to renew their Black level membership. Should the Cardholder not fulfill the minimum night requirement within that period or the calendar year, his/her membership to DISCOVERY programme will be downgraded to Platinum level.
  • The DISCOVERY programme Terms & Conditions also apply.