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Redeeming Awards

Royal Orchid Plus gives you Awards both in the air and on the ground.

Air and Upgrade Awards with THAI and Star Alliance airlines, Hotel Awards, Excess Baggage Awards with THAI and a range of other redemption options with Promotional Awards.

Royal Orchid Plus Awards can be redeemed by members, and for any of their Award Nominees.Each member’s personal Award Nominee List can contain up to five names, and additions or changes can be completed instantly online.

If your account does not contain sufficient miles for your preferred Award, up to a maximum of 30,000 miles can be purchased to top up your account.

Selected Awards, including Air Awards on THAI, Magazine Redemption and Hotel Awards can be redeemed instantly online, and you can update your Nominee List, at Manage Your Account.

For other Awards, simply contact THAI reservations world-wide and enjoy the rewards of your Royal Orchid Plus membership.

Air Awards

Hotel Awards

Excess Baggage on THAI

Lounge Access with THAI

Lifestyle Awards

Air Award Ticketing Conditions

•    Award travel, both international and domestic, must be completed within 1 year of the ticket issue date.
•    If an Award is booked with a THAI office is not issued within the allotted ticketing time limit, bookings are automatically cancelled. Miles, less any expired miles, will then be re-credited to the relevant account.
•    Prior to ticket issue: flight dates, routing (provided Award travel remains in the same zone), the ticket holder name, member or Nominee, can be changed.
•    All other changes require mileage to be re-credited and a new Award requested. Allow 3 working days for mileage to be re-credited.
•    After ticketing, travel dates or flight numbers can be changed with fee.
•    After ticketing no other changes are permitted, but mileage can be re-credited subject to a service fee, and a new Award requested. Totally unused and valid Award tickets can be re-credited, subject to a fee. Details of service fees, click here.
•    For an Award re-credit, any expired miles contained in the Award will not be re-credited.
•    Once travel has commenced no routing changes or mileage re-credits are permitted.
•    Award tickets must be issued to members, or to others who present written authorization for ticket pick-up.

 

Air Award Travel Conditions

•    THAI only may issue Air Award tickets.
•    No stopovers or connecting flights are permitted for Award travel within Thailand.
•    One open jaw at origin is permitted within the same country and same zone or one open jaw at point of turnaround is permitted within the same zone and direction.
•    Backtracking is permitted on international Award travel. Stopovers when backtracking are permitted only on intercontinental travel, for example Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok-Sydney. One stopover is permitted in each direction, subject to a fee.
•    An onward connecting flight within 24 hours is not considered a stopover. Details of service fees, click here.
•    All taxes and surcharges associated with Award travel are the responsibility of the member or ticket holder and may be collected at ticket issue or during the Award journey.

THAI and Star Alliance Air Awards Travel Conditions

  • Beyond Bangkok: Thai and Star Alliance Awards are applicable for Award travel with THAI, THAI Smile and Star Alliance airlines.
  • Award travel must be on the most direct route possible with a maximum of 4 sectors per Award itinerary
  • One enroute stopover in each direction is permitted per Award journey. One open jaw at point of turnaround or origin is also permitted per Award journey.
  • One enroute stopover in each direction is permitted per Award journey. One open jaw at point of turnaround or origin is also permitted per Award journey.
  • No stopover is permitted in the country of origin. No stopover is permitted on pure domestic travel.
  • Backtracking is only permitted as required by the Star Alliance network. Stopovers are not permitted when backtracking.
  • Mixing classes of service for Award travel is permitted, however the mileage for the highest class of service in each direction will be applied.
  • All taxes and surchages associated with Award travel are the responsibility of the member or ticket holder, and may be collected at the Award ticket issue location, or during the Award journey.
  • Change of carrier not permitted after ticket issue.
  • After ticketing, a fee is applied for reservation changes. Details of service fees, click here.
  • Star Alliance Award ticket validity and conditions are subject to Royal Orchid Plus Award rules
  • For Star Alliance Awards issued by a THAI office the following ticketing conditions apply. For departures 4 days (96 hours) or more after a booking is confirmed, ticket issue must be completed within 72 hours after booking confirmation. For departures less than 4 days (96 hours) after a booking is confirmed, ticketing is immediate. Failure to meet ticketing timelines, will result in booking cancellation with miles, less any expired miles, re-credited to the relevant account.
  • Terms and Conditions may change without prior notice.

 

Star Alliance Round the World Travel Conditions

  • Round The World Award travel is valid on all Star Alliance operated flights.
  • Award travel must be on a continuous westbound/eastbound direction and return to the country where travel originated.
  • Award travel is valid for a minimum of 10 days and maximum of 1 year from the date travel commences.
  • Maximum 10 stopovers and minimum 3 stopovers allowed per round-trip journey.
  • One single open jaw is permitted in addition to allowable stopovers.
  • One stopover only is permitted in any one city.
  • Two stopovers only are permitted in any one country.
  • No stopovers in country of origin.
  • Backtracking is only permitted as required by the Star Alliance network.
  • Side trips require an additional Award, or a separate paid ticket.
  • Connections must be on the first available flight within 24 hours when required by routing and are not considered stopovers.
  • No mileage re-credit in part or whole permitted after travel commences.
  • All taxes associated with Award travel are the responsibility of the member, and may be collected at the Award ticket issue location, or during the Award journey.
  • Royal Orchid Plus Award eligibility and other conditions, excluding the conditions stated above, apply to Star Alliance Round the World Award travel.


  • Participating hotels may opt-out of the Hotel Award program without prior notice. THAI accepts no responsibility if a hotel no longer participates in the Hotel Award program.
  • Digital hotel e-vouchers and complete voucher numbers are required at check-in, the correct level and valid hotel e-vouchers must be presented for payment.
  • Hotel award e-vouchers are valid for 1 year from the date of issue and the award stay must be completed within the stated validity period.
  • Any changes to valid issued Hotel Award e-vouchers require cancellation to the award.
    Miles contained in the awards will then be re-credited, less any expired miles,
    subject to payment of a service fee. Details of service fees, click here.
  • Expired hotel e-vouchers are invalid to use and not eligible for mileage recredit under any circumstance.
  • THAI SHOP redemption is available for all Royal Orchid Plus members and/or their nominees.
  • Redemption must be requested by the account owner only
  • Members are required to present the proof of documents (Royal Orchid Plus member Card, Passport or ID Card). If member is unable to present themselves, the following complete documentation is required : A photocopy of Royal Orchid Plus member card, passport or ID card including document that must have complete details of the redeem award along with member’s signature to authorize the redemption from their Royal Orchid Plus account, and a letter of authorization.
  • Mileage re-credit is not permitted and cannot be exchanged for cash, other awards or any other form of payment.
  • Redemption is only available at THAI SHOP located in Bangkok and Chiang Mai.
  • THAI reserves the right to change promotion terms and conditions or terminate the awards at any time without prior notice.

 

  • This Redemption Promotion is available for all Royal Orchid Plus members and/or their nominees.
  • Redemption must be requested by the account owner only. If the account owner is unable to personally make the redemption, they must call THAI Catering in order to redeem for the award with sending complete documentation by fax or mail to THAI catering :
  • A photocopy of Royal Orchid Plus member card, passport or ID card including document that must have complete details of the redeem award along with member’s signature to authorize the redemption from their Royal Orchid Plus account.
  • Members are required to present the proof of documents ( Royal Orchid Plus member Card, Passport or ID Card ) for Gourmet Gift Sets and Catering Services pick up. If member is unable to present Themselves, the following complete documentation is required :
  • A photocopy of Royal Orchid Plus member card, passport or ID card including document that must have complete details of the redeem award along with member’s signature to authorize the redemption from their Royal Orchid Plus account. documents, along with letter of authorization is required.
  • On confirmation, miles will be deducted from Member’s account. Mileage recredit is not permitted for THAI Catering Award and cannot be exchanged for cash, other awards or any other form of payment.
  • Miles is for the redemption of Product only. All taxes and surcharges associated with this redemption are the responsibility of the member.
  • THAI will not be responsible for any documents endorsed to others.
  • THAI reserves the right to change promotion terms and conditions or terminate the program at any time without prior notice.


THAI Catering Voucher

  • Redemption of award item is subject to availability and vouchers will be valid for 6 months from date of issue.
  • Award item must be used within the award validity, or else will be forfeited.
  • Award pick-up shall be done within 14 working days after redemption is completed. If the voucher are delivered by post, please allow 4 - 6 weeks for delivery.
  • Mileage redemption is available to members residing in Thailand only.
  • Any remaining value of the gift voucher cannot be given in cash.
  • Once redemption has been completed mileage re-credit by member is not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Not responsible for any damage or loss of the voucher.
  • Royal Orchid Plus retains the right to terminate this redemption at any time without prior notice and other terms and conditions of THAI Catering voucher shall be applied.
  • Spa treatment package redemption may change at the beginning or during each calendar year without prior notice. If your preferred spa is no longer participating when you wish to make a booking, kindly choose another spa in the same Award level if possible.
  • Bookings must be made through spa reservation, or in some cases directly with the spa. you will also find periods in which bookings are accepted, and any other information specific to a spa partner. Please note spa award are subject to service availability.
  • Awards are for stipulated treatment menus only.
  • Any applicable taxes and surcharges, additional treatment, spa services or products are subject to payment and are the responsibility of the Award holder.
  • Once redemption has been completed mileage re-credit is not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Spa award must be used within 6 months after award issue date.
  • Royal Orchid Plus reserves the right to change terms and conditions without notification in advance.
  • Spa treatment package redemption may change at the beginning or during each calendar year without prior notice. If your preferred spa is no longer participating when you wish to make a booking, kindly choose another spa in the same Award level if possible.
  • Bookings must be made through spa reservation, or in some cases directly with the spa. you will also find periods in which bookings are accepted, and any other information specific to a spa partner. Please note spa award are subject to service availability.
  • Awards are for stipulated treatment menus only.
  • Any applicable taxes and surcharges, additional treatment, spa services or products are subject to payment and are the responsibility of the Award holder.
  • Once redemption has been completed mileage re-credit is not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Spa award must be used within 6 months after award issue date.
  • Royal Orchid Plus reserves the right to change terms and conditions without notification in advance.