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This IHG Points Purchase promotion has ended, however, you can still purchase IHG points.
IHG Points & Cash bookings are one of the easiest ways to pick up IHG points at a great price. Such bookings work in a manner that the cash portion is effectively purchasing the difference in points from an all points booking. If you then cancel your booking, you are not refunded the cash, but rather the total points for the stay, essentially allowing you to purchase the points at a discount.
Currently, there are some excellent offers out there where you can pick up to 20,000 points for as little as $92. This translates at a rate of 0.46 cent per point, which is the cheapest rate to pick up IHG points we can recall seeing recently.
From the above image, all you need to do is make a booking and then cancel it, and you will be refunded 40,000 points, instead of 20,000 + $92—effectively purchasing 20,000 points for 0.46 cents each. There are several properties in Chicago and San Francisco that can be used to pick up points this cheap.
So, What Can You Do With This?
Picking up points at this price adds even more value to the current PointBreaks promotion where you can book nights only 5,000 points. Combined with this deal, you are effectively getting a room for $23 a night.
If you don’t have any stays planned, but some of your IHG points are about to expire, this is a great option to pick up some points and have some activity on your account, which will reset the clock and prolong the life of your points for another 12 months.
At 0.46 cents per point, this is one of the best values for purchasing IHG points in a long time; it is almost tempting to top up your account speculatively. On the other hand, if you do have some future IHG stays planned or want to take advantage of an upcoming PointBreaks promotion then it is worth topping up your account.
Source: Frequent Miler
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