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This IHG Points Purchase promotion has ended, however, you can still purchase IHG points.
IHG is running a flash sale with a 100% bonus on points purchases; however, you will have to hurry since the sale is only running through September 29, 2017. To qualify for the 100% bonus point offer you will need to purchase a minimum of 5,000 points.
- Offer valid until 23:59 ET September 29, 2017
- Minimum purchase of 5,000 points to qualify for the bonus
- Allow up to 72 hours for the bonus points to post to your account
- You can only purchase a maximum of 60,000 points per year
Is It Worth It?
Buying the maximum number of points for $690 will yield a cost per point of 0.575 cents. While this is good value it is not outstanding, if you want to maximize your flexible points, use a Membership Rewards earning credit card like The Platinum Card® from American Express. Either way, if you are going to make the purchase make sure to use a points or miles card to double dip and maximize your earnings. Keep in mind, the transaction is processed by points.com, so you won't earn 2x, 3x or 5x bonus on this as a travel/hotel purchase.
While a cost of 0.575 cents per point certainly isn't bad, we wouldn't speculatively purchase. However, if you have plenty of IHG high-end end properties coming up then redeeming for points would work out in your favor. Alternatively, if you are a regular user of the IHG PointBreaks promotion, then picking up enough points for 24 nights for $690 is definitely a great value. Overall whether you take the plunge for this offer or not depends on how immediate a use you have for IHG points.
Source: One Mile At A Time
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