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BOOK THIS AFTERNOON: 100 new IHG PointBreaks hotels at just 5,000 points

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As I originally wrote on Saturday, IHG Rewards Club (the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc group) will open up a new list of PointBreaks redemptions for booking this afternoon.

These rooms are a fantastic deal.

All of the 100 hotels below will be available for just 5,000 IHG Rewards Club points per night, saving up to 25,000 points per night in some cases.

Crowne Plaza Vilnius

PointBreaks availability is very limited so book ASAP if you are interested, as soon as bookings open up today. Bookings are refundable as with a standard reward reservation so there is nothing to lose.  IHG works on US time – they are meant to go live about 5pm UK time but are often there an hour or so earlier.

You can book via the IHG PointBreaks page here or via the standard booking page here.  If the PointBreaks page has not yet been updated, it does not necessarily mean that the special deals below will not already be bookable – do a search on the hotel you want.

You will be able to book these hotels for dates up to 31st July.

You allowed a maximum of two bookings per individual hotel. Each booking can be for as many nights as you want.

Remember that if you attempt to amend your booking later by dropping a night or two the whole booking will reprice at the full rate.

This list is, frankly, not great.  There are no InterContinental hotels at all.  The Crowne Plaza Vilnius, picture above, is one the higher end options in Europe. However, as I always say, the world doesn’t work like that.  We all have our individual travel schedules for the next three months and – if any of these hotels prove suitable for your itinerary – you’ve got a great deal.

The list:  (remember that you cannot book until early to late afternoon today):

United Kingdom

Holiday Inn Birmingham M6, Jct.7
Holiday Inn Bolton Centre
Holiday Inn Express Bradford City Centre
Holiday Inn Colchester



Holiday Inn Brno


Holiday Inn Helsinki – Vantaa Airport


Holiday Inn Express Arras
Holiday Inn Express Strasbourg – Sud


Holiday Inn Berlin City East-Landsberger
Holiday Inn Express Karlsruhe – City Park


Holiday Inn Budapest – Budaörs


Holiday Inn Milan – Linate Airport


Crowne Plaza Vilnius


Holiday Inn Dabrowa Gornicza


Holiday Inn Express Porto – Exponor


Holiday Inn Moscow – Vinogradovo


Holiday Inn Express Madrid-San Sebastian d/l Reyes



Holiday Inn Express Chongqing University Town
HUALUXE Nanchang High-Tech Zone
Holiday Inn Chengdu Qinhuang


Holiday Inn Expreuress Baruna Bali
Holiday Inn Bandung Past


ANA Crowne Plaza Nagasaki Gloverhill


Holiday Inn Express Kuala Lumpur City Centre


Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach



Holiday Inn Johannesburg Airport



Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central

South America


Holiday Inn Cuiaba
Hotels in Latin America and Mexico:


Crowne Plaza Panama Airport


Holiday Inn Salamanca

Crowne Plaza Monterrey Aeropuerto

Holiday Inn HUATULCO

Candlewood Suites Queretaro Juriquilla

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ciudad Obregon

Holiday Inn Coatzacoalcos


Newfoundland and Labrador

Holiday Inn Express & Suites St John’s Airport

Nova Scotia

Holiday Inn Truro


Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Oakville @ Bronte
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oshawa Downtown – Toronto Area


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Saint – Hyacinthe


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Regina

United States


Candlewood Suites Enterprise
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Selma
Holiday Inn Express, Monticello 


Holiday Inn Express Monticello


Candlewood Suites Sierra Vista
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Marana


Holiday Inn Express Delano Hwy 99
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lathrop
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln-Roseville Area


Candlewood Suites Craig-Northwest


Holiday Inn Express Vernon – Manchester


Holiday Inn Dover-Downtown


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South


Staybridge Suites Columbus – Fort Benning
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Helen


Candlewood Suites Boise-Meridian
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Peoria At Grand Prairie


Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Peoria At Grand Prairie
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago O’Hare – Rosemont


Holiday Inn Express Indianapolis NW – Park 100


Candlewood Suites Alexandria
Staybridge Suites Lafayette-Airport
Holiday Inn Express Slidell


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waterville – North


Candlewood Suites Aberdeen-Edgewood-Bel Air
Candlewood Suites Baltimore-BWI Airport


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Benton Harbor
Holiday Inn Express Gaylord


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Farmington
Staybridge Suites St Louis – Westport

North Carolina

Holiday Inn Express Clayton (SE Raleigh)
Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Laurinburg
Staybridge Suites Grand Forks

North Dakota

Staybridge Suites Grand Forks
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Minot South


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lincoln South

New Jersey

Holiday Inn Budd Lake – Rockaway Area
Holiday Inn Somerset-Bridgewater
Holiday Inn Philadelphia South-Swedesboro

New York

Holiday Inn Auburn-Finger Lakes Region
Holiday Inn Middletown-Goshen
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Binghamton University-Vestal


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Marietta


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ada
Candlewood Suites Bartlesville East


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lebanon
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Harrisburg S – New Cumberland

South Carolina

Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft. Jackson


Candlewood Suites Knoxville Airport-Alcoa
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Harriman
Crowne Plaza Memphis East
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Round Rock – Austin N


Holiday Inn Abilene – North College Area
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Round Rock – Austin N
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cuero
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston NW – Hwy 290 Cypress


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Christiansburg
Candlewood Suites Colonial Heights-Ft Lee
Candlewood Suites Richmond North-Glen Allen


Candlewood Suites La Crosse


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buffalo
Holiday Inn Sheridan-Convention Center

IHG One Rewards update – August 2022:

Get bonus points: IHG One Rewards is offering bonus base points on all cash stays between 18th May and 31st August.  You earn double points on your 2nd to 5th nights, triple points on your 6th to 14th nights and quadruple base points from your 15th night. Our full article is here. Click here to register.

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Comments (72)

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  • mark E says:

    Holiday Inn Berlin booked at 16:50 (UK) for a trip over when U2 play . Just need to sort out flight, gig ticket , annual leave and pass-out !

  • Von Schmallhausen says:

    Do virgin transfers still count towards IHG status? How long to they take to transfer across?

  • Colin D says:

    Keep up the good work. Thanks for the latest IHG 5,000 points break alert. Just booked HIEX at Lakeland South for our final night in Florida on our way back from Gulf Coast to Orlando airport the next day. Saved us 140$

    • TripRep says:

      Nice work, stayed in the one near Brooks illegal on the I75 a couple of years ago for 5k. All of these seem fine for one night.

      I see yours has a Walmart nearby, could use for an off licence 😀

  • Mr Dee says:

    Worth noting if there is limited availability on your chosen dates and you use the view available dates option, this shows the available nights but doesn’t allow you to choose the checkout day if the next day isn’t available at night so you manually have to do it. So it may show 3 nights available to stay but only allow you to select 2 nights initially, the checkout box needs to allow an extra day.

  • Eric the half a bee says:

    O/T but still IHG: I recently upgraded to Ambassador and my Spire tier was extended from December 2017 expiry to December 2018. Does anybody know whether I will be eligible for the 25k points bonus for maintaining Spire? Thanks in advance.

    • Mikee says:

      I emailed them last week with the same query as the website said I had already redeemed my 25k last year as wasn’t eligible even though I was into a new year of Spire via the Ambassador route (rather than earning the required points via stays). They actually phoned me from the US yesterday to discuss and after going away to check, then confirmed I was eligible for either the 25k or gifting Spire Elite to a friend (chose the latter). Had a email to confirm this yesterday too.

      Suggest you send a query via the Ambassador website saying you don’t seem to have had the option of the 25k points activated on your acocunt and await a call back from them.

      • happeemonkee says:

        I emailed them and got this reply today

        Foremost, I apologize for the confusion. Our records show that your Spire Elite status was achieved because of your Ambassador Enrollment. In this case, IHG Rewards Club Spire benefit will not be awarded. We apologize if you receive a welcome letter stating of your benefit as it is a system generated once the system triggered the status, a welcome letter will automatically sent.

        • HIDeHi says:

          I am in the same situation, unable to use Spire benefit having kept Spire by upgrading to Ambassador.

          I emailed IHG and was categorically that I was not eligible for the 25k points/gift platinum to a friend, despite my Ambassador welcome letter saying I was. I pushed them on it and they just kept saying no. On Flyertalk you will see a thread where everyone else in our situation has also been denied the benefit. It is interesting that Mikee was given it, i suspect he was lucky but it might be worth contacting the ambassador desk..

  • JetLagger99 says:

    Thanks for the heads up on the HI Helsinki Airport. I was going to stay there for a night in June anyway – now I’ve booked for just 5,000 points. An awesome saving!

  • smellyden says:


    How ofter does this promotion run, have some holiday booked and would love a cheap getaway, does anyone know if it will run another one for September?


    • Rob says:

      Yes. It has run for 5 years or so now, I think, and no reason to think they will stop it. The list of particpating hotels just gets less interesting when the economy is in good shape!

      A couple of years ago a friend of mine booked himself 30 nights at a Crowne Plaza beach resort via PointBreaks 🙂 To save food costs, he booked 1 night at the start for cash on the ‘all inclusive’ rate, got himself the ‘all inclusive guest’ wristband and then kept it on for the whole 31 days …..

      • Nathan says:

        Hi Rob,

        Where is the ‘all inclusive rate’ – is this ‘Dinner bed and breakfast rate’ when booking?

      • HIDeHi says:

        I had a string of job interviews in California back in 2014. Rather than book an AirBNB for a month, I booked a month of pointbreaks in one hotel, near Los Angeles. I also got breakfast every morning. =D

        It was quite pleasant living in a hotel for a month for a month and the hotel was a very decent hotel in a quiet location.

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