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.

First review of art deco Reichshof hotel in Hamburg, Hilton’s Curio Collection

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This is my review of the relaunched art deco Hotel Reichshof in Hamburg, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton. I wrote about Hilton’s new Curio Collection back in May.  They are copying Marriott’s successful Autograph chain, persuading independent hotels to become part of the […]

Bits: first photos of Aspire lounge in Terminal 5, Dragonpass lounge deal, free Hilton Gold via Etihad transferable

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News in brief: First photographs of the Aspire lounge in Heathrow Terminal 5 Thanks to reader Neil, I can share a couple of photographs of the new Aspire airport lounge in Heathrow Terminal 5.  This officially opens on Monday and is not yet listed on […]

Hilton offering free Gold status after three stays – open to everyone

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Hilton HHonors has launched a new ‘fast track to Gold’ promotion in association with airberlin. Unlike many similar promotions run by Hilton, this one is open to everyone.  It is even being openly promoted on airberlin.com – click on ‘topbonus’ and ‘news and special offers’.. (In […]

How to beat Tesco’s attempt to hide Hilton Clubcard redemption space

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Tesco Clubcard has an interesting redemption option with Hilton Hotels in the UK and Ireland.  You can redeem your Clubcard points directly for a Hilton room rather than using Hilton HHonors points. When I took a look at this again last week, I noticed that […]

Transferring hotel points to airline miles … when is it worth it?


The American Airlines promotion offering a 20% bonus on transfers from Starwood Preferred Guest is still running until August 7th.   Partly inspired by this deal, and partly by my article yesterday on the value of a Hilton HHonors point, I wanted to consider if it ever […]

What do my recent Hilton redemptions say about the value of a HH point?

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I’ve done two Hilton HHonors redemption stays in the past week – my first visits to Hilton properties since our impressive stay at Hilton St Georges Park when we visited Thomas (the Tank Engine) Land last year! I thought I would look at these two […]

Holiday Tips 4 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

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This is the final part of our ‘Holiday Tips’ series which I have updated and re-run this week in preparation for the Summer season. For many of us, the only time in the whole year when we may find ourselves looking to hire a car […]

Bits: Hilton T5 deal, KLM raises award prices with no warning, £399 Air New Zealand to LA

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News in brief: Interesting Hilton Terminal 5 deal Amazon Local is currently selling a good package for the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 5.  Note that this hotel is NOT connected to Terminal 5 and requires a shuttle bus trip. For £149, you get: a King room […]

New UK-only Hilton competition – win 1,000,000 Hilton points!

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Hilton HHonors has launched yet another competition for members in the UK.  This is the third one in as many months – but it would be churlish to complain! To celebrate the 10 year partnership between Hilton and the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team, you could […]

When your Hilton HHonors points expire, and how to stop it

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I receive regular emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my Hilton HHonors points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my Hilton HHonors points expire?’. This series looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and shows you how to keep valuable points intact. Hilton HHonors is the loyalty scheme for […]

New Years Eve 2015 – London fireworks tickets available and a look at hotel redemptions

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To be honest, my enthusiasm to spend New Years Eve watching the London fireworks display is not huge.  However, it is a very popular event. Tickets for the 2015 event are now available and, as of 10pm last night when I last checked, there are […]

5,000 Hilton HHonors points on EVERY stay before July 6th!

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Hilton HHonors has slipped out a short-notice promotion which will run for just under three weeks. For every stay at a Hilton Group hotel before July 6th, you will receive 5,000 bonus Hilton HHonors points. Remember that the Hilton Group includes Hampton, Waldorf-Astoria, Conrad, Doubletree […]

REMINDER: Last chance for higher BA Amex bonuses and 100% Hilton ‘buy points’ bonus

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A quick reminder that two decent offers are closing tomorrow (Wednesday): Current offers on the British Airways American Express cards ending The special sign-up bonuses on the two British Airways American Express cards are due to end on June 17th: The Premium Plus version, with the […]

Hilton HHonors changes its rules to stop status benefits on Expedia etc bookings

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Thanks to Loyalty Lobby, an unannounced change to the Hilton HHonors terms and conditions was spotted last week. Hilton has historically been very good about honouring your status benefits if you book via a third party site such as Expedia.  Whilst you won’t receive Hilton […]

Hilton extends its current ‘double points’ promotion to 31st August

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Back in March, Hilton HHonors launched ‘Double Your HHonors’ which was due to run until the end of May. Rather than launch a new promotion for the Summer, Hilton has extended it until the end of August. You need to register to take part if you have […]

Which Hilton hotels can you book for just 10,000 points per night?

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Yesterday I took a look at the 49 hotels which are just 5,000 Hilton HHonors points per night.  These are incredibly cheap redemptions – you could stay for 20 nights for the cost of just one night at the Hilton Park Lane in London – […]