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Bid for an IHG New Year’s Eve party in Manchester

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Bid for an IHG New Year’s Eve party in Manchester!

I recently ran a review of Principal Manchester, IHG’s new luxury hotel in the City (see the hotel website here).  It is soon to be rebranded as a Kimpton, but irrespective of the name on the door it is a very expensively refurbished hotel with a very modern feel, despite the Victorian building.

IHG Auctions is currently auctioning an interesting New Year’s Eve package at the hotel.  The current bid is a paltry 7,000 IHG Rewards Club points, which I’d value at £28 based on 0.4p per point!

This is what you get:

After last year’s sell out success we invite you to ‘Come As You Are’ and join us on Dec 31st as we count down the bongs to 2020 in style with a whole host of familiar faces & fantastic folk. Expect a funk-soul-disco-classics style house party in The Public Bar from Manchester’s longest standing musical institution and very special guests Funkademia! In the basement you will find a non-stop exotic discotheque with a genre jumping soundtrack courtesy of some specially selected Refuge resident & regular DJs 8pm till 3am

Package includes:

1 night stay at The Principal Manchester [on 31st December]  for 2 people in a deluxe double room including breakfast and a welcome bottle of prosecco

4-course sharing menu for two with a bottle of house wine

Entry for 2 people into the Refuge party and a bottle of champagne pre-midnight

This seems like a pretty decent deal to me.  Given the usual cost of New Year events and indeed the usual cost of a room at this hotel, I think it would make sense up to around 70,000 points.

The IHG Auctions home page is here.

Kimpton Clocktower

PS.  If you’re a fan of 1980’s pop, Hilton Honors is auctioning a fun VIP package for the Let’s Rock concert at the SSE Arena at Wembley on 13th December.  How could you say no to all this?  Note that it comes with a hotel stay, meet and greet and VIP suite access.

Get ready to rock this winter with the Let’s Rock – Retro Winter Tour playing in Wembley, December 13, 2019. The iconic SSE Arena will host the lively show celebrating the best of the ’80s with Tony Hadley, Marc Almond, Jimmy Somerville, Nik Kershaw and more! You’ll have exclusive access to the VIP suite both before and after the show-enjoy a welcome drink, finger buffet and the best seats in the house. Meet the stars of the show, Tony Hadley and Nik Kershaw, during a Meet & Greet, then dance the night away at the exclusive afterparty. When the party wraps, head to Hilton London Wembley for a one-night stay.

WHEN: December 13, 2019
WHERE: SSE Arena | London, UK

This experience for two (2) includes:
– Meet and Greet with Tony Hadley & Nik Kershaw
– Reserved premium seats to Let’s Rock – Retro Winter Tour, December 13, 2019
– Soundcheck sit-in
– VIP suite access before and after the show
– Welcome drink & finger buffet
– Exclusive afterparty with DJ
– One night at Hilton London Wembley, December 13, 2019, with breakfast

You can bid here.  The current bid is 80,000 Hilton Honors points.

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