How the MileValue Team Is Using Our Annual Free Night Certificates

One of the often overlooked benefits of hotels’ co-branded credit cards are the free night certificates that many come with. In exchange for an often nominal annual fee, you're able to redeem these for a significantly subsidized (read: not truly free!) redemption if you're able strategize these well.

With many hotel programs extending the expiration dates on these free night certificates, many of us find ourselves with a number of certificates and looming expiration dates.

The Hidden Value in Hotel Credit Cards: Annual Free Nights

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PointBreaks List Released! List of Hotels You Can Stay in for $30 a Night

The brand new PointBreaks list allows us to book hotel rooms beginning Monday , for stays April 24th, 2017 through July 31st, 2017 for $30 per night.
InterContinental Mendoza (Argentina wine country): on a previous list

This post will tell you how to book any hotel on the list of IHG Reward Club’s PointBreaks hotels for at most $30 per night, even the ones that ordinarily cost $200 or more per night.

What’s my strategy to make the most of PointBreaks?
What are the top properties on the newest PointBreaks list?

IHG Rewards Club Pointbreaks
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IHG Rewards PointBreaks List Means $30 Hotels Until April 30

The brand new PointBreaks list allows us to book hotel rooms through April 30, 2016 for $30 per night.

Even if you’ve read other posts on the PointBreaks list, read this.

Today Only: $29 Hotel Rooms

Update at 7:48 PM ET: None of the packages have sold out.

Today is the second day of five weeks of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways.

Buy IHG Rewards Points for 0.575 Cents Each, $30 Hotel Rooms

Through Monday September 22, 2014, you can buy 100,000+ IHG Rewards points for 0.575 cents each.

Buying IHG points for under 0.6 cents each means you can book certain IHG hotel rooms for less than $30 per night.

This sale virtually ties the cheapest I've ever seen the points for sale.

Using IHG Rewards Into the Night Promotion for Free Luxury Hotel Nights

IHG Rewards has a fantastic promotion called Into the Nights in which you can turn a few cheap stays into free stays at top tier hotels worldwide.

Everyone is given several tasks to complete that vary in difficulty. Each task has an associated amount of bonus points.

TODAY ONLY: IHG Rewards Points for 0.57 Cents Means $29 Hotels

Update 5/28/14: The 100k package sold out, but the 50k, 25k, and 15k packages are still available.

Today is the first day of the second 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.

New PointBreaks List Means Luxury Hotel Stays through May 31 for as Little as $29

There are several posts on the new PointBreaks list, which allows us to book hotel rooms through May 31, 2014 for as low as $28.75 per night. Even if you’ve read those, read this. I’ve honed my strategy for getting $35 or less per night rooms quite a bit, and I want to share it, so everyone can have access to the best practices.

Mystery Bonus of Up to 100% on IHG Rewards Club Purchases

IHG Rewards Club, the loyalty program of Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental, and more is selling points with targeted 25% to 100% bonuses.

Check your email for the subject line "Reveal your mystery bonus" or click this link.

After typing in my account information, I was offered a 100% bonus on points purchases through April 21, 2014.

At what levels of this promotion would I consider it a good deal to buy IHG points?

The normal prices of IHG points range from 1.15 to 1.35 cents each depending on how many you buy.

With my 100% bonus, I can get