I won the Big Win for 154k Bonus Points–Why to Nail the Big Hotel Promo Each Year

In August, I excitedly wrote about the biggest hotel promotion of the year: IHG Rewards Announces “Big Win” Promotion.

This promotion is still running for the next 62 days.

IHG Rewards Announces “Big Win” Promotion

IHG Rewards announced its new promotion that will run from September 1 to December 31 called "The Big Win." You can register for The Big Win today to see your offers, which vary by person.

PointBreaks List Means Hotels through 10/31/13 for $35

There are several posts on yesterday’s new PointBreaks list. Even if you’ve read those, read this. I’ve honed my strategy for getting $35 per night rooms quite a bit, and I want to share it, so everyone can have access to the best practices.

How I Saved 88% on My Hotel Room in Stockholm. Easy to Replicate Techniques for Huge Hotel Discounts

Miles and points aren't all about traveling in first class for pennies, although that's the most aspirational aspect of the game, and the most fun to write about. In the last few weeks, I've used hotel points for massive savings on adequate rooms in convenient locations in expensive cities.

Through just a little bit of planning, I've spent about $255 total for my last six nights of hotels or $42 per night.

IHG Rewards Club Points for 0.57 Cents = $29 Hotel Rooms

Yes, this is a repost of Friday, since the Daily Getaways deal today is the same. I bought 50,000 points on Friday, but the packages sold slowly.

Today is the first day of the fourth week of five weeks of discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association and American Express called Daily Getaways.

Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will usually sell out in a few minutes. Some of the offers will be awesome; some will be duds.

PointBreaks Hotels List Released Today. Summer Hotels from $35 per Night if You Book Now!

If you buy IHG Rewards points for 0.57 cents each today (6/28/13) only instead of the 0.7 cent method in this post, PointBreaks hotels cost only $29! For more info, see IHG Club Points on Sale Today Only for 0.57 Cents.

There are several posts on today’s new PointBreaks list. Even if you’ve read those, read this. I’ve honed my strategy for getting $35 per night rooms quite a bit, and I want to share it, so everyone can have access to the best practices.