Outstanding Redemption Opportunity for Priority Club Points

Since the hotel’s opening, the Intercontinental Thalasso on Bora Bora has shown no award availability.

As reported on Flyertalk, they’ve finally loaded their award inventory — and apparently accidentally made all room types bookable as awards.

Priority Club has a fairly anachronistic award structure. Most hotels of a given brand come at the same cost. Intercontinental hotels cost 30,000 points a night (unless they’re an all-inclusive property, in which case it’s 40,000 points). So the two Intercontinentals in Cleveland, which can sometimes be had for as little as $99, cost the same number of points on an award as the Intercontinentals in French Polynesia. The $900+ a night Overwater Diamond Bungalows are currently redeemable for 30,000 points…

    100 SQM OVERWATER VILLA FACING THE MAIN ISLAND OF BORA BORAVIEW OF OTEMANU MOUNTAIN TERRACE SUN DECK GLASS BOTTOM TABLE SEPARATE LIVING RM HIGH SPEED INTERNET 2 SOFA BEDS DIRECT DIAL PHONE 2 FLAT SCREEN TV DVD PLAYER MINIBAR ESPRESSO MACHINE CEILING FAN VILLA WITH 2 SGL BEDS AVAIL

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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