People who drift into this odd hobby of ours often apply for a couple of credit or charge cards almost at random, perhaps because they were on promotion or because they didn’t know any better. They don’t have a long term strategy at that time, not […]
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.
News in brief: Get your eTA before travelling to Canada – and BA issues for permanent residents Canada has changed their entry requirements. Since 10th November most passengers travelling to Canada need an eTA to enter the country, even if they are just transiting. You […]
Hilton has launched its Winter Sale with decent weekend discounts available across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Whilst it is nominally called the Winter Sale, you can book for any weekend between now and the end of 2017 The sale offers a discount of up to 30% […]
Head for Points is featured in The Daily Mail today (click here to read it). This post originally ran last month but I am repeating it today because I thought it would an interesting introduction any Mail readers who choose to visit today – welcome! It’s a […]
News in brief: Hilton running ‘40% off’ 4-day APAC flash sale Hilton is due to launch a 96-hour flash sale at 8am today. Discounts are expected to be up to 40% off Best Available Rate, although the sale rooms will be non refundable and require […]
This is my review of the Hilton HHonors UK Platinum Visa credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to the […]
Lifetime status is a popular perk among the hotel chains. Hilton HHonors was the latest to jump on the bandwagon last year. In general, lifetime status usually requires such a high threshold that you would wonder why such a person would ever want to set foot […]
News in brief: 100% bonus when you buy Hilton HHonors points extended Hilton HHonors (the new Hilton Tallinn Park, recently reviewed here, is pictured below) has extended its offer of a 100% bonus when you purchase 20,000+ points. The Hilton ‘buy points’ page is here. The […]
Valuing miles and points is a thankless task. I wrote this long piece on valuing Avios points but all it does is show you how complex it can be. I also tend to throw out valuations of hotel points in articles – 0.4p-0.5p for IHG, […]
Head for Points is featured in The Daily Mail today. I have pinned this recent article to the home page because I thought it would an interesting introduction any Mail readers who choose to visit today – welcome! The UK loyalty credit card market can be very […]
Bits: Free travel in London with Android Pay, potential Hilton auction bargain, HFP reader wins trip to New York and a car!
News in brief: Free travel in London tomorrow Tomorrow (17th October) and next Monday (24th October) you can travel for free on buses, tube, tram, DLR, London Overground, TfL Rail, Emirates Air Line, Thames Clippers River Bus, Gatwick Express and most National Rail services in […]
The main Hilton HHonors promotion this Autumn, ‘Double Up’ (click here), offers you double Hilton HHonors points on every stay you make before 31st December. I wrote about ‘Double Up’ in detail here. To give credit to Hilton, it is very straightforward. All hotels are […]