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BOOK NOW: 95 new IHG PointBreaks hotels 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 just published its new list of heavily discounted PointBreaks redemptions.

You can book these hotels for stays until 31st August.

These hotels are bookable NOW via ihg.com. Popular hotels will use up their allocation of reduced price rooms quickly, so book soon 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 changed last year.

The 95 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 since the 5,000 point cap was removed, although at the end of the day it always depends on how the list fits around your travel plans.

What are the PointBreaks highlights?

Not surprisingly the better deals are at the 15,000 points level.  What is surprising this time is the large number of UK hotels – and some of them are pretty good.

Crowne Plaza London – Albert Embankment is a recent opening which we haven’t visited yet.  The location is a bit odd – it advertises itself as 10 minutes to Vauxhall underground station, which is not exactly a selling point – but for 15,000 points per night across the Summer you won’t go wrong.

(EDIT: the PointBreaks allocation here sold out quickly on Tuesday evening.)

The two Manchester hotels are new. I visited the Hotel Indigo before it opened (click here) and it looked great.  I reviewed the Staybridge Suites here.  15,000 points is a good deal here.

At 10,000 points per night, you can’t argue about Holiday Inn Express London – Newbury Park (on the Central Line), Holiday Inn Express London – Wimbledon South (directly opposite Colliers Wood tube) or, near Heathrow, Holiday Inn London – Heathrow M4, Jct.4.

We don’t have any experience of any of the European hotels except for Crowne Plaza Lille which is next to the Eurostar station and which Rob says was impressive when it opened (this is a few years ago).  Crowne Plaza Porto could be interesting for a weekend break and offers real value at 10,000 points.

How to book a PointBreaks room

PointBreaks availability is limited so book ASAP if you are interested.

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

You are able to book these hotels for dates up to 31st August.

If you are trying to book a reward night for a date up to 31st August and it is pricing at the full rate, the hotel has sold its allocation of PointBreaks nights.

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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:

HOTELS AT 15,000 POINTS:

UNITED KINGDOM
Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre
Holiday Inn Edinburgh – City West
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh – Leith Waterfront
The Met Hotel Leeds
Crowne Plaza London – Albert Embankment
Hotel Indigo Manchester – Victoria Station
Staybridge Suites Manchester – Oxford Road

REST OF WORLD OUTSIDE THE USA:

FRANCE
Crowne Plaza Lille – Euralille

GERMANY
Crowne Plaza Frankfurt Congress Hotel

KENYA
Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport

SAUDI ARABIA
Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
InterContinental Alpensia Pyeongchang Resort

JIANGXI, MAINLAND CHINA
Crowne Plaza Nanchang Wanli

ZHEJIANG, MAINLAND CHINA
Crowne Plaza Taizhou

MALAYSIA
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

USA

FLORIDA
Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando SW – Celebration Area
Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront
EVEN Hotel Miami – Airport
Staybridge Suites Miami International Airport

GEORGIA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Augusta West – Ft Gordon Area

INDIANA
Holiday Inn Express Indianapolis – Southeast

MARYLAND
Crowne Plaza Baltimore – Inner Harbor
Crowne Plaza Greenbelt – Washington DC

MICHIGAN
Holiday Inn & Suites Ann Arbor Univ. Michigan Area
Holiday Inn Ann Arbor-Near The Univ. Of Mi

MINNESOTA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Minneapolis-Dwtn (Conv Ctr)
InterContinental Minneapolis – St. Paul Airport

NEBRASKA
EVEN Hotel Omaha Downtown

NEVADA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carson City

NORTH CAROLINA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charlotte-Concord-I-85

PENNSYLVANIA
Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh – Technology Center

SOUTH CAROLINA
Hotel Indigo Mount Pleasant
Crowne Plaza North Augusta
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charleston Arpt-Conv Ctr Area

TENNESSEE
Hotel Indigo Memphis Downtown
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mt. Juliet-Nashville Area

TEXAS
Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington – Ballpark – Stadium
Crowne Plaza Austin
InterContinental Houston – Medical Center
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Seguin

UTAH
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cedar City
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Kanab

VIRGINIA
Holiday Inn Arlington At Ballston

WISCONSIN
Holiday Inn & Suites Madison West

HOTELS AT 10,000 POINTS:

UNITED KINGDOM
Holiday Inn Aberdeen – West
Holiday Inn Ashford – Central
Holiday Inn Basingstoke
Holiday Inn Express London – Dartford
Holiday Inn Express Dunstable
Holiday Inn Express London – Newbury Park
Holiday Inn Express London – Wimbledon South
Holiday Inn London – Heathrow M4, Jct.4
Holiday Inn Express Manchester – East

REST OF WORLD OUTSIDE THE USA:

ALBERTA, CANADA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Edmonton South
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Medicine Hat Transcanada Hwy 1

ONTARIO, CANADA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Toronto-Mississauga
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa East – Orleans

MÉXICO, MEXICO
Crowne Plaza Mexico Norte Tlalnepantla

NUEVO LEÓN, MEXICO
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Monterrey Valle

PUEBLA, MEXICO
Crowne Plaza Puebla

EL SALVADOR
Crowne Plaza San Salvador-Conference Center

PANAMA
Holiday Inn Express Panama Distrito Financiero

ARMENIA
Holiday Inn Express Yerevan

BELARUS
Crowne Plaza Minsk

GERMANY
Holiday Inn Express Essen – City Centre
Holiday Inn Hamburg – HafenCity

ITALY
Holiday Inn Rome – Aurelia

PORTUGAL
Crowne Plaza Porto

RUSSIA
Holiday Inn Kaliningrad

SWITZERLAND
Holiday Inn Schindellegi – Zurichsee

TURKEY
Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Asia

OMAN
Crowne Plaza Sohar

QATAR
Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park

SAUDI ARABIA
Holiday Inn Al Khobar
Holiday Inn Riyadh – Al Qasr

INDIA
Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park
Crowne Plaza Jaipur Tonk Road
Crowne Plaza Kochi

INDONESIA
Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

JAPAN
ANA Crowne Plaza Kumamoto New Sky

TIANJIN, MAINLAND CHINA
Holiday Inn Tianjin Xiqing

USA

ARIZONA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix East – Gilbert
Staybridge Suites Phoenix East – Gilbert
Holiday Inn Express Sierra Vista

ARKANSAS
Staybridge Suites Hot Springs
Crowne Plaza Little Rock
Holiday Inn Express & Suites White Hall

CALIFORNIA
Holiday Inn Palmdale-Lancaster
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Porterville
Holiday Inn Redding
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Twentynine Palms- Joshua Tree

COLORADO
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Grand Junction

FLORIDA
Staybridge Suites Gainesville I-75
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando – Lake Nona Area
EVEN Hotel Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch
Holiday Inn St. Petersburg West
Holiday Inn Tallahassee E Capitol – Univ

GEORGIA
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta W (I-20) Douglasville
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Airport NE – Hapeville
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta SW – Newnan

ILLINOIS
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bloomington – Normal
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore (Skokie)

INDIANA
Staybridge Suites South Bend-University Area

IOWA
Holiday Inn & Suites Des Moines-Northwest

KENTUCKY
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ashland
Staybridge Suites Lexington

LOUISIANA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Charles

MARYLAND
Holiday Inn Express Baltimore At The Stadiums
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cumberland – La Vale
Holiday Inn Express Waldorf

MICHIGAN
Crowne Plaza Auburn Hills
Holiday Inn & Suites Farmington Hills – Detroit NW
Holiday Inn Detroit Northwest – Livonia
Holiday Inn & Suites Mount Pleasant
Staybridge Suites Lansing-Okemos

MISSOURI
Holiday Inn Columbia-East

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Holiday Inn Express Keene
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Merrimack

NEW JERSEY
Holiday Inn Express Voorhees – Mt. Laurel

NEW YORK
Holiday Inn Auburn-Finger Lakes Region
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Batavia – Darien Lake
Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Airport
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Malone

OHIO
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ashland
Crowne Plaza Dayton
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cleveland-Richfield

OKLAHOMA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Blackwell
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jenks
Staybridge Suites Oklahoma City – Downtown

OREGON
Candlewood Suites Portland-Airport
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Portland Airport

PENNSYLVANIA
Crowne Plaza Suites Pittsburgh South
Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Chester

TENNESSEE
Candlewood Suites Murfreesboro

TEXAS
Candlewood Suites Buda – Austin SW
Candlewood Suites Galveston
Holiday Inn Express & Suites McAllen – Medical Center Area
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Worth North – Northlake
Crowne Plaza San Antonio Airport
Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Antonio – Brooks City Base

UTAH
Holiday Inn Express Heber City

VIRGINIA
Holiday Inn Express Williamsburg North

WISCONSIN
Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee-West Medical Center

WYOMING
Candlewood Suites Casper

HOTELS AT 5,000 POINTS:

REST OF WORLD OUTSIDE THE USA:

ALBERTA, CANADA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bonnyville
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Drayton Valley

URUGUAY
Holiday Inn Montevideo

GERMANY
Holiday Inn Leipzig – Günthersdorf

KAZAKHSTAN
Holiday Inn Almaty

TURKEY
Holiday Inn Gebze – Istanbul Asia

QATAR
Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park

SOUTH AFRICA
Holiday Inn Express Durban – Umhlanga

BEIJING, MAINLAND CHINA
Holiday Inn Beijing Airport Zone

SHANGHAI, MAINLAND CHINA
Holiday Inn Shanghai Jinshan

MALAYSIA
Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie

USA

MONTANA
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sidney

TEXAS
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Corsicana I-45
Candlewood Suites Georgetown
Candlewood Suites Dallas Plano East Richardson
Candlewood Suites Wichita Falls @ Maurine St.

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Comments

  1. Simon D says:

    Well. This has worked out nicely for me. Was going to be in the Indigo Manchester in Mid June anyway, so have re-booked at 15k per night and needed to be in Brum on a Tuesday so have bagged the CP. Not bad at all!

  2. This is brilliant thank you!
    Just got a hotel at Heathrow for 10000 points and booked parking for 16 nights at the hotel (should be 16 a night via hotel!) on Your Parking Space app for 51 Pounds!! RESULT!

  3. Can you convert Amex MR points to IHG?

  4. HayMow says:

    * HIEx Dartford is just off the M25 very near the Dartford Crossing/Tunnel, so could be handy for a shopping trip featuring Bluewater on same side of Thames or Thurrock Lakeside through the tunnel, or visiting north Kent – just make sure you take the turning for the hotel so don’t end up heading into the tunnel! It’s not near shops walkable stuff I don’t think (some way out of Dartford town centre) and simply a functional HIEx though with free parking.
    * HIEx Essen is pleasant enough – very near a shiny new and popular (in DE) shopping centre, city centre is v. walkable but not much there apart from a lot of shops. Mongo’s is a quirky restaurant near HIEx with unusual approach to Mongolian bbq. We used it for a mattress run with 2nd night in HI Essen 5 mins walk away, then drove to the Zollverein former iron works (UNESCO, has a Red Dot design museum too – first museum my husband’s ever wanted to spend more time in!) and to Wuppertal to ride on the unique hanging monorail railway. I guess you could fly to Dusseldorf or Cologne/Bonn and get the train.

    • The Schwebebahn is closed until at least August due to an accident last year. You can also go by Eurostar.

      I think HIX Dartford is a motorway hotel intended for people driving to France

      • HayMow says:

        Didn’t know about the Schwebebahn being out of action – thanks, John.

      • Lady London says:

        You are correct but I gather a lot of people use it for Bluewater shopping too.

      • HayMow says:

        At any rate, both have been useful for mattress runs! 🙂

  5. There are currently some Premium Economy flights on BA LGW-TPA for £393. I think they’re only bookable on TravelUp. Some dates available in June, so worked perfectly for me with these Florida hotels, in case they decide to cancel the tickets.

    • New York (NYC) – £431
      Boston (BOS) – £440
      Toronto (YYZ) – £428
      Vancouver (YVR) – £508
      Las Vegas (LAS) – £508
      Los Angeles (LAX) – £478
      San Francisco (SFO) – £480
      Tampa (TPA) – £399
      Denver (DEN) – £440
      Miami (MIA) – £460
      Austin (AUS) – £431

      Sep-March, not bookable via BA.com, only some OTAs. May be cancelled as manifestly an error.

  6. Iain Riley says:

    Rib, FYI, Re Avios increase USA is still pricing at 7500 not 9000, I know this is the wrong page but you deleted this mornings updates

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