Hilton Honors (Hilton, Conrad, Hampton)

Hilton Honors is the loyalty scheme for Hilton, Hampton, Waldorf-Astoria and Conrad hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.

I published an extensive two-part review of Hilton Honors which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

REGISTER NOW – Hilton launches new ‘double or triple points’ promotion

I wrote a piece yesterday about the new ‘points pooling’ feature with Hilton Honors.  Today I want to focus on the new Hilton Summer promotion – which offers double or triple base points – which has just opened for registration. To give Hilton credit, it is very […]

Hilton’s new ‘points pooling’ feature is now live

Hilton Honors has now launched the latest of the new features that were promised during the scheme relaunch in February – points pooling. See here at hilton.com for details. This is, very simply, a way of allowing up to 10 people to transfer their points […]

Last call: 30% bonus on SPG point purchases, 100% bonus on Hilton purchases

There are two ‘buy points’ offers available at the moment which are worth a look and which, because they have been running for a while, you may well have forgotten about. IHG Rewards Club is also running a pseudo ‘buy points’ bonus as well! Starwood […]

Bits: win a Trespass rucksack today, £50 off at eBookers, HFP feedback

News in brief: Win a Trespass rucksack – today only Our sister site Shopper Points is giving away a Trespass hiking rucksack, worth £100 (albeit £57 in their current sale) in a prize draw today. Entering only takes 30 seconds – all we need is your […]

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 2: on-going earning rates)

Yesterday I did my best to begin answering the question commonly asked by beginners to this hobby – ‘What is the best credit card for earning Avios points?’. Because you can earn Avios points both directly and indirectly (eg via Tesco Clubcard or Amex Membership Rewards), the […]

New Premier Inn directly at Terminal 4 now bookable for £29.50!

On Sunday I wrote about my stay at the Hilton Garden Inn at Hatton Cross. This is a decent budget hotel at Heathrow with one great advantage – you don’t need to use the rip-off and slow Hoppa Bus to get back to the airport, […]

Why I think Hilton Honors points may be getting more valuable

As we covered extensively on Head for Points in February, Hilton Honors underwent a substantial restructuring which totally changed the value basis of the scheme. You can now use Hilton Honors points to get a free room OR to get a cash discount on a […]

Is Hilton Garden Inn at Hatton Cross the most convenient budget hotel at Heathrow?

This is my review of the Hilton Garden Inn hotel at Hatton Cross, by London Heathrow Airport. The hotels at Heathrow Airport generally force you to make a choice.  You can stay at the Sofitel Terminal 5 or Hilton Terminal 4, be directly connected to […]

Bits: 1200 Avios with LEGO DC Heroes, Heathrow Rewards adds AerClub, Hilton gig tonight

News in brief: 1200 Avios with LEGO DC Heroes Tesco Direct has launched another LEGO offer which can earn you Avios. Until 26th April you will get 500 extra Clubcard points – convertible into 1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin Flying Club miles – when you spend […]

How we got into China without a visa last night

We are currently at the Waldorf-Astoria in Beijing on the last leg of our Asian holiday. If you have been to China in recent years, you will know that the visa situation can be expensive and time consuming, especially if you don’t have easy access […]

What are the best hotel promos for April?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on each […]

Bits: Hilton / Amex cashback, bonus Avios with stationery, Avios debit card now available again

News in brief: Hilton / Amex cashback deal now open to all Amex cards American Express has been running a cashback deal recently with selected Hilton Group hotels across the UK and Europe. You receive a £50 statement credit when you spend £250.  Whilst it […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Hilton Honors – The Opinion

In my article yesterday, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the Hilton Honors loyalty scheme.  This post is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – best mid tier status of any scheme (free breakfast […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Hilton Honors – The Facts

This is the second of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two posts on consecutive days. One will list the basic facts of the scheme, the other will be my subjective view of what is of […]

A review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island – on Hilton points (Part 3)

This is part three of our reader’s review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island focusing on Hilton Honors Member benefits and the restaurants and bars. Part 1 can be found here.  Part 2 is here. If you are reading this via email, you won’t have […]

A review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island – on Hilton points (Part 4)

This is part four of our reader’s review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. It focuses on snorkeling and diving, something we wouldn’t normally cover on HfP.  However as the images are stunning we had to include them. The full four part HfP version of […]

What is the best hotel loyalty scheme? – an introduction

Starting tomorrow and continuing over Easter, I am running updated versions of our overviews of the major hotel loyalty schemes.   Every single scheme has seen big changes since I last looked at this two years ago.  Each programme will be covered in two articles on consecutive […]

A review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island – on Hilton points (Part 1)

One of our regular contributors recently headed back to Conrad’s Rangali Island resort in The Maldives. This was the same trip on which he was downgraded on his Amex 2-4-1 booking, but that is a story for another day! We don’t normally accept hotel reviews […]

A review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island – on Hilton points (Part 2)

Here is part two of a readers review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island focusing on the different types of accommodation. Part 1 is here.  Parts 3 and 4 will follow tomorrow. The original version of this report, which includes some additional photos, is here. […]