No bucket list is complete without a trip to Sydney, Australia. It’s an absolutely magnetic city, complete with breathtaking views, award winning food, surfing, beaches and pretty much all the other things we crave out of a vacation. Since flying to Australia is both expensive and time consuming for just about everyone on earth, free hotels really help. That’s especially true when the free hotels are insanely amazing hotels. Here are five great choices, where you can use points. We’ve even included some tips on how to get them… (For reference: 1 USD = 1.32 AUD)

The Westin Sydney 

Points Per Night: 12,000 SPG Points or 36,000 Marriott points converted to SPG points.

Cost If Paying Cash: $440 AUD per night. 

Location: Martin Place, Downtown.

Vibe: Historic, grand, refined rooms. Modern amenities.

Get The Points: SPG  card, Marriott card, SPG or Marriott stays, Uber rides, Chase Points.

Park Hyatt Sydney

Points Per Night: 30,000 Hyatt Points or Chase Ultimate Rewards Points per night. 

Cost If Paying Cash: $1,150 AUD per night. 

Location: The RocksHarbor side. 

Vibe: Luxury, professional chic, incredible views from every room of opera house or city…

Get The Points: Hyatt credit card, Hyatt Hotels stays, Chase Ultimate rewards points.

Sydney Harbor Marriott 

Points Per Night: 40,000 Marriott points or 14,000 SPG Points converted to Marriott Points…

Cost If Paying Cash: $300 AUD per night. 

Location: Circular Quay, Waterfront.

Vibe: Large scale, business hotel, sharp rooms, views of bridge and opera house. 

Get The Points: Marriott card, SPG card, SPG or Marriott stays, Uber rides, Chase Points.

Hilton Sydney 47K $285

Points Per Night: 47,000 Hilton, Chase or Citi points per night. 

Cost If Paying Cash: $285 AUD per night. 

Location: Queen Victoria, Downtown. 

Vibe: Large scale, business hotel, extensive dining. Modern rooms.

Get The Points: Hilton stays, Points Purchases, Hilton Credit Card, Chase or Citi points.

Intercontinental Sydney 60k, $350

Points Per Night: 60,000 IHG points per night.  

Cost If Paying Cash: $350 AUD per night. 

Location: Queen Victoria, Downtown. 

Vibe: Large scale, business hotel, sharp rooms, views of bridge and opera house. 

How To Make The Points: IHG Credit Card, Purchase Points (current sale), Chase Points.