You Can Now Earn a 100% Bonus When You Buy or Gift IHG Points

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Currently, purchasing IHG rewards points is going to pay off in a big way; try 100%. When you purchase any IHG reward points right now, you are eligible to double your points free of charge. That’s a 100% return on your purchase. The deal is good through November 30, which means you have every chance to earn double the points for half the price. This is on any denomination, too, so you can buy as few as 1,000 points or as many as 20,000 points. That’s a nice return on your investment.

When you purchase IHG points by themselves, you’re looking at paying $13.50 per 1,000 points to 10,000 points. It’s $12.50 per thousand points from 11,000 points to 25,000 points and only $11.50 per thousand points from 26,000 upward. It’s not a bad price, but now you will get twice as many points for the same price, which makes it a great time to purchase points to use for your upcoming Christmas vacation or to give to friends and family to use on their own purchases and their own stays. Of course, you could always earn points the old fashioned way, by staying in a hotel and making purchases there; but that’s not anywhere near as fun as buying them yourself and using them for the next trip you take. Not convinced? Let’s do some math to see just how much you are getting for your value.

Free nights at an IHG hotel range anywhere from 10,000 points to 50,000 points with the higher points being a higher end hotel; you’re going to use a 30,000 point per night hotel in this example. You want to go somewhere that costs you 30,000 points per night to book and you want to stay 3 nights. The hotel costs $200 per night without points. You need 90,000 points to stay free but you only have 80,000 points. So, you decide to buy some points and get the 90k you need to stay free that third night. You need to purchase 10,000 points at $13.50 for every 1,000 points. That’s a grand total of $135 for the points. The hotel room without points is $200 per night. You can buy these points and save yourself $65 per night; that’s a price that’s worth it.

If you want to go ahead and buy yourself a number of free nights right now, you can do it. It might not seem like a great deal, but we are talking a 100% return. So let’s say you want to buy the maximum allowed 60,000 points per calendar year right now. That’s going to cost you (at $11.50 per thousand points) $690. You’ll end up with 120,000 points in return. That’s as many as 12 nights at an IHG hotel depending on the level you choose.

  • Go to the Buy Your Points link here
  • Enter your personal information
  • Choose the number of points you want to buy or gift
  • Pay with a credit card
  • Confirm your purchase and submit

Wait 24 to 48 hours to see your points post to your account and you can begin booking your next business trip, vacation or family gathering at any IHG hotel.

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