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BOOK NOW: 170 IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks hotels (some decent!) for just 5,000 to 15,000 points

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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 can book via the IHG PointBreaks page here or via the standard booking page here.

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.

InterContinental Kiev

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)

Comments (21)

  • ankomonkey says:

    I gave up collecting IHG points (no free breakfast with status) and uninspiring Pointsbreaks. Even with the higher point prices for the last 2 Pointsbreaks, I still can’t find a good use for my points. Too many airport hotels and obscure places like GREAT BEND, Kansas. Once you’ve taken a selfie with a road sign saying “GREAT BEND”, I doubt there’s much more to do there.

    • Dave says:

      I actually have a photo of a bend in the road in Kansas. It was the only thing I saw of note in two hours of driving on that highway.

  • ihenders says:

    Perfect timing – that’s me set up for 3 nights at the ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa in a couple of weeks time. Thanks!

  • Scottydogg says:

    I finally benefitted from a points break , although it was in the 15,000 section .
    We needed a cheap night in London in July so booked the HIX at the Docklands , easy for visiting the O2

  • Caleb says:

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oakland-Airport. Worth paying 15000 points?

  • reds says:

    Stayed in Crowne Plaza Santiago for 5 nights in Jan for i think 25k points /night
    Upgraded to Executive floor with lounge access with Platinum.
    Definitely worth 10k with PB!!

  • Londonbus says:

    I’m booked into the Intercont. Muscat later in the month – for cash.

    At under £100 a night it must be one of the cheapest hotels in the chain.

  • Simon says:

    15,000 for Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium , its not the best but its a great deal in an expensive City

  • Dave says:

    10k on PB for HIX Fond du Lac was a bargain since the rate with taxes is $144 the night I need.
    I’ll pick up around 60k points with Accelerate for the 5 nights of IHG properties on this trip.