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If you aren’t familiar with IHG Point Breaks then you defos need to check this out. IHG reduces the number of points required on a list of their hotels, worldwide, to just 5000 per night. This is an incredible deal. I had made plans last year to go to Egypt while the Intercontinental was on a Point Break, but ultimately decided to cancel plans after the downed EgyptAir flight. However, there are some interesting options to look at on the list. I tend to look at higher end properties that are on firesale rather than Holiday Inn, Candlewood Suite, etc that I would possibly pay a cash rate under $100/night anyways. I WANT BIG DEALS! MORE LUX, LESS BUX. Ok I’ll stop yelling.
IHG Point Breaks July-Oct 2016: 5k/night standouts.
- Central/South America
- VeraCruz: CROWNE PLAZA TUXPAN
I recently stayed at the Crowne Plaza Mexico City and it was wonderful and inexpensive: rates were under $125/night.
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A Monkey Miles favorite for beginners and point pros alike – a staple of our wallet that earns Premium transferrable Ultimate Rewards. $95 annual fee
♥ Earn 60k Bonus Points after $4k Spend in 3 months
♥Points are transferrable to over dozen partners, or redeemable for 1.25c in Chase travel
♥5x on travel purchased via Chase Travel and 2x everywhere else (beginning 8/16/21)
♥3x on dining, including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out (previously 2x – beginning 8/16/21)
♥3x on select streaming (beginning 8/16/21)
♥ 3x points on online grocery purchases (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs -(beginning 8/16/21)
♥ $50 Annual Credit on hotel stays purchased via Ultimate Rewards. *New cardmembers can get this credit immediately – existing cardmembers get it after anniversary (beginning 8/16/21)
♥ 10% Anniversary Point Bonus. Spend $10k in a year, get 1k bonus points. (beginning 8/16/21)