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Priority Club refreshes its PointBreaks (reduced, 5,000 point a night hotel redemptions) several times a year and they just unveiled their new list and its lackluster at best.
While the PointBreaks lists are usually their cheaper properties (Holiday Inn Express, Candlewood Suites, Staybridge Suites, etc) there are usually a couple decent Crowne Plazas and an occasional Intercontinental thrown in to jazz things up. Not so much this time. If you do see any PB hotel, take advantage of it by February 28, 2011.
I usually browse the PB list before going to Europe to see if I can cover any transit stays with a PB hotel since even “cheap” hotels can be expensive when they are priced in Euros. This time there are only 6 European properties listed:
HOLIDAY INN HEIDELBERG
Overall, this continues the “Lackluster 2011 Hotel Promos” trend that I’ve been seeing. I’m hopingpraying that Hyatt breaks this cycle and comes out with a killer Faster Free Nights promotion. I know it may be a longshot since they’ve hinted at a points based promo, but a points hound can dream! With great transfer partners like United and Hyatt, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.
With great transfer partners like United and Hyatt, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.