Hilton HHonors (Hilton, Conrad, Hampton)

Hilton HHonors 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 HHonors which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

Is it worth buying hotel points to transfer to Avios for the 35% bonus?

Until 5th July, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus if you transfer hotel points from seven major loyalty schemes into Avios – click for my article from yesterday. Since most of the hotel programmes allow you to buy points – and some currently have special offers – […]

Bits: confusing Hilton promo for Conrad and Waldorf Astoria, $35000 for unlimited La Compagnie

News in brief: Confusing Conrad and Waldorf Astoria promotion launched In 2014 and 2015, Hilton HHonors was giving bonus points for stays at Conrad and Waldorf Astoria hotels.  As long as you registered in advance, you got the bonus – even on a points stay. […]

Is a 35% bonus on hotel point transfers to Avios a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. This year, the bonus is the biggest ever.  It is […]

Bits: Luxury Travel Diary auctions, 20% off 5 Uber trips, Waldorf London’s Hilton @Play deal

More news in brief: Luxury Travel Diary auctions The Luxury Travel Diary site dropped me a line about another wave of its luxury auctions closing this week.  These are often worth a look as there are often deals to be had. Deals closing in the next 48 […]

Bits: 2400 Avios and a nice gift for £30 from Tesco, win worldwide concert tickets with Hilton

News in brief: 2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin miles with a £30 Singer ‘Handy Chest’ Tesco Direct has been offering 1,000 Clubcard points on a variety of Singer sewing machines for a few weeks.  The cheapest product in the range – which is an accessory […]

LAST CHANCE: Buy Hilton HHonors points with 100% bonus!

TODAY, 10th June, is the last day to take advantage of the current 100% bonus when you buy Hilton HHonors points – see this page and click through. Even with a 100% bonus, it is not a slam dunk to buy.  It may or may not be a bargain […]

WARNING – the Hilton / Iberia promotion has a stupid, stupid catch

Hilton has two ‘quadruple Avios’ promotions running at the moment. I wrote about the British Airways version here and the Iberia version here.  Each version offers double Avios on your 1st stay, triple Avios on your 2nd stay and quadruple Avios on your 3rd and subsequent stays. On […]

Earn 3,500 Miles & More miles with two Hilton stays

I covered the two recent Iberia and British Airways Hilton promotions in recent days.  The best one is the Iberia Plus version (compare with the BA Hilton promo here) which gets you: double Avios on your first stay triple Avios on your second stay quadruple […]

Bits: Hilton cutting UK Diamond benefits, super-cheap InterCon London 02 nights, £15 off Lufthansa

News in brief: Hilton cutting Diamond benefits in UK hotels? A couple of years ago I wrote about Hilton allowing UK hotels to downgrade the offerings in their executive lounges.  It seems that the company is at it again. Hopefully not due to the huge influx […]

BA launches a quadruple Avios deal with Hilton – and why you SHOULDN’T sign up

Last week I wrote about the ‘quadruple Avios’ promotion which Iberia has launched in association with Hilton. British Airways has now launched its own version of the offer as you can see here. The terms of the deal are identical: earn double Avios on your […]

It’s back – Hilton HHonors will match your existing hotel status with another chain!

Hilton HHonors has, very quietly, brought back its official status match programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to leverage your existing status in another hotel scheme to get Gold or Diamond status until March 2018. This is what Hilton HHonors offers top tier Diamond members. […]

Hilton launches The Big World sale for Summer weekends

Hilton has launched The Big World Sale, with decent weekend discounts available across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Whilst it is nominally called the Summer Sale, you can book for any weekend until 9th October. The sale offers a discount of up to 30% off the standard Best […]

Bits: Hilton / Avios sign-up working, SPG Moments ‘steal’ in Paris ends 2pm, Hyatt Place Heathrow opening

News in brief: Delays in registering for the new Hilton / Avios promotion, now OK Yesterday was meant to be the launch day for the new Hilton / Avios (via Iberia Plus) promotion which I wrote about at the weekend. The registration process was wobbly […]

Earn up to QUADRUPLE Avios on Hilton stays this Summer!

Tucked away in the Iberia magazine this month are details of a forthcoming Hilton HHonors promotion. You cannot register for it yet but it should be live on Thursday. For some people, this may be more attractive than the main Hilton HHonors promotion ‘Unlimited Bonus‘. This offers double Hilton […]

Earning miles or points from Europcar car rentals

Europcar is a major player on the car rental scene in Europe (the company is based in France) although it has a lower profile than the big boys, Hertz and Avis. It is very possible that your travels will see you renting from Europcar at […]

‘Credit Cards’ page updated for May 2016 – what are the best deals this month?

It’s time for our monthly round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals.  Our directory of all 25 UK travel credit cards can be found by clicking the ‘Credit Cards’ tab at […]

Bits: British Airways FINALLY signs wi-fi deal, Electric Daisy Carnival on Hilton, Four Seasons in Biarritz

More news in brief: British Airways FINALLY announces wi-fi deal British Airways announced yesterday that it has reached a deal with US internet group Gogo to introduce its new generation wi-fi system on 137 long-haul aircraft. Gogo’s 2Ku system will be installed on 118 British Airways […]

Should you get the Virgin credit card and convert the miles to Hilton or IHG?

Virgin Atlantic has a rare feature that allows you to transfer your points into hotel loyalty schemes.   I wrote about this extensively last year when it turned out that it was pretty much the only easy way left to earn IHG’s new top tier Spire […]