Short on points for a hotel stay? You’re in luck because you can get up to a 100% bonus when you buy IHG points by August 13, 2018.
Get up to a 100% Bonus When You Buy IHG Points
IHG Rewards Club is offering a new reveal your bonus promotion. You can get up to 100% bonus when you buy IHG points by August 13, 2018.
To get the bonus, you have to purchase a minimum 5,000 IHG points. And for the first time ever, you can buy up to 100,000 points.
IHG points normally cost 1.15 cents to 1.35 cents per point. If you got the 100% offer, you can buy 100,000 points for $1,000 and get 200,000 points for 0.67 cents per point!
How to Buy IHG Points
1. Use the IHG buy points link.
2. Log into your account by entering your name, IHG number, and email.
3. Select how many points you want to buy.
4. Pay with your credit card.
Pro-tip: When buying IHG points, they don’t count as a travel purchase. This means you won’t get extra points paying with a travel rewards card like the Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card. The best card to use when you purchase IHG points is the one you have to meet the minimum spending.
How to Get a 100% Offer
If you didn’t immediately get the 100% bonus offer, you might be able to trigger it later by:
- Staying at an IHG hotel
- Joining the IHG dining program for free and get 1,000 bonus points when you spend $30 in the first 30 days
- Booking a cheap car rental from Hertz
- Getting the IHG Rewards Premier credit card
Is Buying IHG Points Worth it?
Who doesn’t love a good sale, especially a 2 for 1 offer? After all, if you can buy points for half their price it’s a great deal right? Maybe.
Sometimes buying points can save you hundreds of dollars. But other times, you won’t save money. You have to do the math.
If you stay in expensive hotels, travel during peak times like summer or the holidays, need two or more hotel rooms, you can save a lot of money when you buy IHG points.
Intercontinental New York Times Square
A stay at the Intercontinental New York Times Square on New Year’s Eve costs $1,648. Or you can pay 70,000 points.
Buying 35,000 points with 100% bonus gets you 70,000 points for $350. So you’d save $1,298 buying IHG points instead of paying cash.
Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach
You’d pay 55,000 points or $406.43 to stay at the Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, California. With the 100% bonus offer, 55,000 points would cost $300. A savings of $106.43.
One night at the InterContinental Sydney costs $360. Or you pay 60,000 points.
You could buy 30,000 points and get 60,000 points for $300. You’d save $60.
You can get up to a 100% bonus when you buy IHG points by August 13, 2018.
The bonus offer is only valid on purchases of 5,000 points to 100,000 points.
If you have any plans to stay at an IHG hotel, you could save a lot of money when you buy IHG points. But do the math first to see if buying points will save your money.
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