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IHG Releases PointBreaks List for Stays Through October 31

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page1. This morning, IHG released its latest list of IHG PointBreaks hotels2. This new list includes 135 properties that are bookable for just 5,000 points per night now through October 31, 2016.

In case you re new to IHG Rewards, IHG PointBreaks are reduced award redemptions at IHG hotels like InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo and Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn that require just 5,000 Rewards Club points for a free night. The properties included in the list change every few months.

Like the last list3, most of the hotels on the new list are in fairly mundane destinations. However, there are a few gems that are worth checking out. Even if some of these properties might not seem like they re in popular leisure locations, they could work out for a fairly reasonable redemption if you re passing through.

InterContinental Phnom Penh, Cambodia

IHG Releases PointBreaks List For Stays Through October 31Intercontinental Phnom Penh. Image courtesy of the hotel4.

Perhaps the highlight of the list is the InterContinental Phnom Penh5 in Cambodia a spectacular option if you re in the area between now and October. This is an IHG Category 4 hotel, meaning that award nights typically cost 25,000 points.

InterContinental Mendoza, Argentina

IHG Releases PointBreaks List For Stays Through October 31InterContinental Mendoza. Image courtesy of the hotel6.

Another InterContinental hotel on the PointBreaks list this time is the InterContinental Mendoza7 in Argentina. Located in the heart of Argentinian wine country, it s an excellent redemption if you re looking for a wine-focused getaway. Save 80% off the typical award night price of 25,000 IHG Reward points.

Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Buffalo-International Airport

IHG Releases PointBreaks List For Stays Through October 31Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Buffalo-International Airport. Image courtesy of the hotel8.

If you re looking for a late-summer trip to see Niagara Falls, the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Buffalo-International Airport9 is a convenient option within striking distance. While there are much more luxurious hotels near the falls, this Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn is a tempting choice at just 5,000 points per night which is 20,000 IHG Reward points off of the typical rate for this hotel.

Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Paris Porte de Clichy

IHG Releases PointBreaks List For Stays Through October 31Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Paris Porte de Clichy. Image courtesy of the hotel10.

In Europe, there are mostly options in second-tier tourism cities. However, the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Paris Porte de Clichy11 is one of the few in a major city. Make sure to grab it quickly if you re interested in visiting Paris over the next few months.

Like the other featured hotels, this hotel is a Category 4 hotel and typically runs 25,000 IHG Reward points per night.

Need Points?

Remember, if you re a IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card12 holder, you can effectively buy points for just 0.53 cents per point through August 713. If you need IHG Reward points for this PointBreaks list, you re going to want to hurry up and generate these points before all of the best PointBreaks hotels are scooped up.

IHG Releases PointBreaks List For Stays Through October 31Not a cardholder yet? Stock up for the next round with a 60,000 point sign-up bonus.

If you want to stock up on points for the list released in October, now s the time to sign up for the IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card14. The card is currently offering a 60,000-point sign-up bonus after you spend $1,000 in the first three months. Meet the required spending and you ll be able to book up to 12 free nights. While it s generally not a great use of Chase Ultimate Rewards (though it could be here), IHG is a 1:1 transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards15.

You can transfer points from cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred16 or Ink Plus17, but don t forget that points can take one day to transfer18.

Bottom Line

We re happy to see InterContinental options being included on the PointBreaks list again this time around. But, generally, this is another disappointing list. There aren t many options that are worth changing travel plans. That said, it s always nice to grab a Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn or Candlewood Suites room for just 5,000 points if you re already planning to be in the area. So, check out the full list19 to see what other properties are available and if any of them match up with your travel plans.

Featured image courtesy of the InterContinental Phnom Penh.

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  5. ^ InterContinental Phnom Penh (www.ihg.com)
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  7. ^ InterContinental Mendoza (www.ihg.com)
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  9. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Buffalo-International Airport (www.ihg.com)
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  11. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Paris Porte de Clichy (www.ihg.com)
  12. ^ IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card (thepointsguy.com)
  13. ^ effectively buy points for just 0.53 cents per point through August 7 (thepointsguy.com)
  14. ^ IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card (thepointsguy.com)
  15. ^ IHG is a 1:1 transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards (thepointsguy.com)
  16. ^ Chase Sapphire Preferred (thepointsguy.com)
  17. ^ Ink Plus (thepointsguy.com)
  18. ^ points can take one day to transfer (thepointsguy.com)
  19. ^ check out the full list (www.ihg.com)