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Fourteen Hotel Nights For One Credit Card Signup
This card’s 70,000 point signup bonus after $1000 spend within 3 months. Here’s an extensive review of the card’s value proposition. Of course the most highly leveraged use of the points is with IHG’s ‘PointBreaks’ redemptions which are hotel reward nights for just 5000 points.
The Next Round of PointBreaks Will Be Up Tuesday
IHG Rewards Club will be posting the list of the latest PointBreaks hotels available between May 26 and July 31 on Tuesday, May 26.
They’ve released a small preview of hotels that will be included:
- InterContinental® hotel Nha Trang, Vietnam
- Crowne Plaza® hotel New Delhi Mayur Vihar Noida, India
- Holiday Inn® hotel Andorra, Europe
- Holiday Inn® hotel Cordoba, Argentina
- Holiday Inn Express® hotel Frankfurt-Messe, Germany, Europe
- Staybridge Suites® hotel Tallahassee I-10 East, Florida, United States
- Candlewood Suites® hotel Washington-Fairfax, Virginia, United States
5000 points per night is a fantastic deal, the best redemption value for hotels bar none. This is especially leveraged for higher end hotels that may otherwise run 40,000 points per night. But they have to be available for a hotel you can use during the promotion period. And you have to act fast, the most desirable properties tend to get pulled down from the list rather quickly.
Intercontinental Nha Trang
You can only book 2 reservations per hotel using PointsBreaks during each offer period. The idea is to prevent folks from sitting on (or bartering) reservations. A pain for some, will help avoid too many cancellations for participating hotels, and should help others to get in on the deal too.
Four years ago it was rumored that PointBreaks would be discontinued, but they were kept precisely because of how passionate members are about them.
Reserving These Rooms for $35 Per Night
In general that’s more than I think they’re worth, so I don’t stockpile the points, but they’re certainly well-used for PointBreak redemptions and a fantastic deal even straight-up buying the points.