IHG Rewards released their new PointBreaks list. IHG PointBreaks hotels only cost 5,000 IHG points per night! You should be able to book these hotels later today.
IHG hotels usually cost 10,000 to 50,000 points per night, so this is a terrific deal if you can find a hotel that meets your travel needs!
IHG PointBreaks Hotels
Here’s a list of included hotels that look interesting, though I didn’t find this list of hotels as useful as previous lists.
Staybridge Suites San Diego Rancho Bernardo Area
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Salt Lake City-Airport West
Holiday Inn Mexico Coyoaca in Mexico City, Mexico
Holiday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport, Argentina
Crowne Plaza Tequendama Bogota, Colombia
Holiday Inn Helsinki – West Ruoholahti, Finland
Crowne Plaza Dublin – Northwood, Ireland
Crowne Plaza Jerusalem, Israel
Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone, China
How Do You Earn IHG Rewards Points?
Here are some ways you can get IHG Rewards points:
- Use Cash & Points to buy points
- Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points from your Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Bold, or Chase Ink Plus
- Apply for the IHG Rewards credit card for 80,000 points. The annual fee is waived for the 1st year and then it’s $49. You will also get a free night every year, after your 1st year, which makes up for the annual fee.
If you’re comfortable using the cash and points trick, you can get IHG points for 0.7 cents per point. And then get a statement reimbursement of 1 cent per Ultimate Rewards point. This is a better value than redeeming Chase Ultimate Rewards points directly for IHG Rewards points.
You could also transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to IHG Rewards at a 1:1 ratio. But this isn’t a good value because your Chase Ultimate Rewards points are worth more if you transfer to other partners such as Hyatt or United Airlines.
You have until November 30, 2014, to book your stay. However, keep in mind that the best hotels sell out quickly! So if you see a hotel you like, book it!
If you change your mind, you should be able to cancel your reservation for a full refund. But check the cancellation policy BEFORE you book!