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.

Bits: 10% off 16-25 Railcards, will Monarch go bust today?, a HFP reader wins big!

News in brief: 10% off a 16-25 Railcard until tomorrow If you are in the right age group or are a full time student of any age, or have one in the family, you can get them a 16-25 Railcard with a 10% discount until […]

How to get a 30% bonus on your Membership Rewards balance – but why it isn’t always a great idea

One of the downsides of the fall of Sterling against the Dollar and the Euro has been to destroy, pretty much, the generous arbitrage that used to be available if you held the American Express International Dollar Card. In the past with Sterling at $1.60, […]

HFP ‘Credit Cards’ page updated for September – 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 updated directory of all 25 UK travel credit cards can be found by clicking the ‘Credit Cards’ tab […]

Can you get a better travel deal with Clubcard points than Avios?

Tesco Clubcard offers a very cheap way of accumulating Avios points and Virgin Flying Club miles without stepping on a plane.   This is why I cover some Clubcard offers on Head for Points and ALL Clubcard earning offers (however good or bad!) over on our […]

Bits: 20 Avios per £1 on Heathrow Express, a new ‘grown up’ Hilton in Ibiza

News in brief: Earn 20 Avios per £1 on Heathrow Express tickets It is kept very low key – and you need to book via a special website – but you can earn Avios points when booking Heathrow Express train tickets. You need to book […]

Bits: new ‘buy Avios’ bonus launched, triple Miles & More with Hilton – Avios to follow?

News in brief: Get up to 35% bonus when you buy Avios If everything went to plan, a new ‘buy Avios’ bonus should now be live over at avios.com.  I’m not sure if ba.com will have it or not on the BAEC ‘buy Avios’ page. […]

Hilton / Amex ‘£50 cashback on £250 booking’ offer is back, covering UK and European hotels

American Express and Hilton Hotels have brought back their generous ‘£50 cashback for spending £250’ promotion. It is restricted to the first 10,000 American Express cardholders to register their card.  To see if you are targetted, you need to log in to the Amex website […]

REGISTER NOW: Hilton’s new double points promotion for the Autumn is live

Registration is now open for the new Hilton HHonors September to December promotion.  It is called ‘Double Up‘ and I briefly mentioned last week. Like the Hilton Summer promotion – which got me 60,000 bonus points on my stay at Hilton Sa Torre in Mallorca – it wins […]

What credit card should replace your Diamond Club Visa or MasterCard?

Yesterday I ran an extra article to share the news that the MBNA Diamond Club (ex bmi British Midland) credit cards will stop accruing Avios points on 30th September. This is a big blow for many people, not least myself who has been earning a […]

My review of the 14th century Hilton Sa Torre, Mallorca – Part 2

This is the 2nd part of my review of Hilton Sa Torre, Mallorca.  Part 1 of my Hilton Sa Torre review can be found here. Let’s look at our room.  Because this is a conversion of an old building mixed with some new additions, the […]

My review of the 14th century Hilton Sa Torre, Mallorca – Part 1

This is my review of Hilton Sa Torre, Mallorca. I have split it over two parts.  This part is mainly scene setting. We do not usually spend family holidays in Hilton hotels.  Nothing wrong with Hilton – I have reviewed some great Hilton properties on […]

Bits: Finnair to increase Edinburgh and Dublin, Starwood and Hilton Autumn promos revealed

News in brief: Finnair increasing Edinburgh and Dublin services Finnair is clearly happy with the success of its new Edinburgh and Dublin routes as both services are being increased for 2017. Remember that Finnair is British Airways partner so you earn and redeem Avios on […]

30% – 50% discount when you buy Hilton HHonors points

Hilton HHonors is currently offering a 30% to 50% discount when you buy points – see this page and click through.  A 50% discount – and it is fairly likely you will get the 50% option – is equivalent to getting a 100% bonus! This may or […]

Bits: new Hilton in Edinburgh, Night Tube starts, HFP back on Apple News

News in brief: Edinburgh gains a new Hilton The Carlton Hotel in Edinburgh, previously a Barcelo, reopened as the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton hotel last week after a £17 million renovation.  It becomes the 16th Hilton Group property in Scotland. The hotel has 211 rooms and […]

Bits: Hilton sale reminder, £1240 Garuda to Singapore, £25 Airbnb sign-up bonus

News in brief: Hilton Summer Sale enters its final stretch The Hilton sale has been running for so long you may have forgotten it was still on!  It is now entering its final stretch so you may want to take a look if you have […]

Bits: changes to BA earning with American AAdvantage, tour the McLaren factory with Hilton

News in brief: Changes to British Airways flights credited to American Airlines If you credit your British Airways flights to American Airlines, there are some changes which come into effect today.  If you haven’t heard about these in advance, it is because American only snuck […]

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

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.  Earlier articles looked at the best credit card to use abroad, the best way to earn miles when ordering foreign currency […]