Purchase IHG Points with a 100% Bonus
IHG offers a 100% bonus for those looking to purchase points. With this bonus you must purchase at least 5,000 points & the maximum you can purchase per calendar year is 60,000 points per account.
This is actually a pretty common promotion with IHG and definitely worthwhile if you have an upcoming stay at any of the properties under the IHG umbrella.
The promotion goes through March 22, 2018.
If you are planning to purchase the maximum of 60,000 points where every 1,000 points costs $10. With the bonus offer you will essentially be purchasing points at 0.5 cents per point.
And If you go all in and purchase 120,000 points for $600. This will get you 3 free nights at the Holiday Inn Resort in Aruba. This property is 40,000 points a night, which means you can stay at this hotel for $200 a night during peak times, assuming available.
At the same time, IHG offers Point Break hotels where there is an entire list of hotels that only cost 5,000-15,000 points a night. It is a great opportunity to stay for cheap if there is a hotel on the list that you are looking to stay at.
If you purchase enough points to get the 100% bonus, you’ll be able to redeem a 5,0000 point Point Break hotel for $25, that includes taxes.