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5,000 IHG Rewards Points ($35) for Select Hotels Through January 31, 2014 – Includes Tahiti!

5,000 IHG Rewards Points ($35) for Select Hotels Through January 31, 2014 – Includes Tahiti!

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Link:  IHG Rewards PointsBreak List

IHG Rewards released their new PointsBreak list for hotels.  Hotels on the PointsBreak list cost only 5,000 points for a night (the regular rate is 10,000 to 50,000 points)!

IHG Points Break Q4 2013
5,000 Points or $35 for a Hotel Room!

IHG Rewards hotels include Candlewood SuitesCrowne Plaza,  Holiday InnHoliday Inn Express,Hotel IndigoIntercontinental Hotels & Resorts, and Staybridge Suites brand hotels.

Interesting Hotels

Here’s what looks interesting to me, but I don’t like that you have to stay by January 31, 2014.  I just can’t drop everything and go somewhere (as much as I’d like to)!

But it doesn’t matter if they are interesting to me.  What matters is that YOU find them interesting and can save money or points by booking them!

5,000 IHG hotel points is a heck of a deal so keep a look out for hotels in cities in the US or outside where you might be.

Staybridge Suites Antonio Sea World

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

Crowne Plaza Charlotte

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

Crowne Plaza Shanghai

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

InterContinental Resort Tahiti

A regular bungalow for only 5,000 points!  And you can email the hotel to ask if you can pay extra to upgrade to an overwater bungalow!

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

Holiday Inn Express Phuket

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

Crowne Plaza in Prague

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

Crowne Plaza Acapulco

IHG Points Break Q4 2013

Earning IHG Rewards Points

You can get IHG Rewards points by:

Usually, transferring points from Chase Ultimate Rewards to IHG Rewards is not the best value, but it certainly could make sense for hotels on the PointsBreak list.  If you’re not averse to using the cash and points trick, you can use the cash and points trick to buy IHG Rewards points and then get a statement reimbursement of 1 cent per Ultimate Rewards points.  This is a better value than redeeming Ultimate Rewards points directly for IHG Rewards points.

Bottom Line

Don’t count on all the hotels on the PointsBreak list being available through January 31, 2014, because hotels may sell out and can be removed from the list at any time.

It doesn’t hurt to make a booking using points, because you can usually cancel them without a penalty (but read the cancellation policy before booking).

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I could use the AA club lounge passes as I'm going to New York for the first time in 2 weeks!

I could use the 5 that expire on jam 31:) we have a group of 5 flying jan 9-13!

Joe S. - How can you see if the nights are blacked out? Do you have to look day by day, or is there a calendar? I booked 4 nights in the Phuket hotel already but curious to see how you see availability all at once.

Tahiti is sold out, in less than 2 hours!
Pretty ridiculous!
A lot of people making speculative bookings ruined it for those really planning to go there 🙁

Love that the Phuket hotel has blacked out 2/3 of the nights for that 3 month period. So ridiculous.

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