IHG Rewards Club (the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc group) has published the new list of PointBreaks redemptions.
These hotels can be booked for stays until 31st July.
These hotels are now bookable via ihg.com. Popular hotels will use up their allocation of reduced price rooms quickly, so book now if you are interested. As with all IHG Rewards Club reward nights, you can cancel without penalty at any time and get your points back.
PointBreaks has changed …..
Historically all PointBreaks rooms cost a flat 5,000 IHG Rewards Club points per night.
This was a great deal, except for the teeny tiny fact that the selection of hotels had been getting progressively worse for the last couple of years. If you were looking for a good deal in a major tourist centre then you were going to be disappointed – although it was handy if you wanted a weekend break in Doncaster. This has now changed.
The 170 hotels on the list below are priced at between 5,000 and 15,000 IHG Rewards Club points per night. In general the quality of hotels included has gone up, although it also true to say that this list is weaker than the last one.
PointBreaks availability is very limited so book ASAP if you are interested.
There are three London hotels on the list, albeit marginal ones. I reviewed Holiday Inn Brent Cross here. The real shocker, however, is the lack of European properties. Apart from Indigo Dusseldorf, which was on the preview list, there isn’t much else of note. InterContinental Muscat remains the most interesting one especially as British Airways has had some attractive fares recently, and in May the weather should be manageable.
If you are off to South Africa, the InterContinental Sandton Towers in Johannesburg – where Anika was recently, a review will appear next week – is also on the list.
You will be able to book these hotels for dates up to 31st July.
If you are short of points, you can currently buy IHG points with a bonus of up to 80% via this link.
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 may reprice at the full rate.
Click through the link to learn more about any specific hotel:
(The hotel list has been deleted as many links are now dead)