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.

Hilton HHonors will match your existing hotel status with another chain!

A few days I wrote about the exceptionally generous status match programme launched by Hyatt Gold Passport.  Hyatt is willing to match your top tier status in certain other hotels schemes to its own Diamond level – and that comes with guaranteed suite upgrades at […]

Bits: InterContinental at the O2, Marriott Rewards at Protea Hotels, Madonna with Hilton

News in brief: Bookings open for the new InterContinental London – The O2 The new InterContinental London – The O2 is now taking bookings from 19th December. This is a slightly risky hotel project but the owners have had the sense to include what they […]

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 is equivalent to getting a 100% bonus! This may or may not be a great bargain as it depends how you redeem them. […]

Hilton launches Winter Sale with discounts of up to 35%

Hilton has launched its annual Winter Sale, with decent discounts available across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Whilst it is nominally called the Winter Sale, you can book for any weekend until the end of 2016. The sale offers a discount of up to 35% off the […]

500 free Hilton HHonors points for 30 seconds work (potentially)

Hilton HHonors has its own online shopping mall, similar to the British Airways Gate 365 store.  This allows you to earn Hilton points whilst shopping at participating retailers. Hilton is currently offering 500 Hilton HHonors points if you log in for the first time. The […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (10): Hilton HHonors Platinum Visa

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 […]

How to earn quadruple Avios AND triple points with the current Hilton promotions!

There are two interesting Hilton HHonors promotions running until December, both of which I have covered on Head for Points before: For points collectors, on the ‘points and points’ option, you have ‘Triple Your Trip‘ which I covered here.  You receive double base points on […]

Dubai – the place where your Hilton HHonors points do have some value!

Since the 2013 devaluation, the value of a Hilton HHonors points – when used for a premium property – has fallen to around 0.3p. It is, to put it mildly, not great.  You can do better than this if you can find a hotel offering ‘cash […]

Is it worth converting Virgin Flying Club 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 over the Summer when it turned out that it was pretty much the only easy way left to earn IHG’s new top […]

Important dates for your diary – last day of Hilton Flash Sale today and more

Here is the latest edition of our fortnightly weekend feature which summarises offers that are ending soon. It pulls together the different deals mentioned on our Avios Promos, Hotel Promos, Credit Cards and regular article pages. The main point to note is that today, Sunday, is your […]

Bits: Amex Plat getting free Hilton Gold?, 19 Thistle hotels rebranded, 20% bonus Marriott to AA

News in brief: Free Hilton HHonors Gold coming back as an Amex Platinum benefit? Until December 2013, American Express Platinum charge card holders received Hilton HHonors Gold status, albeit as a ‘one year only’ benefit.  Then, overnight, Amex pulled it – much to the anger […]

Bits: 400 Avios with Rioja, LateRooms.com £5 Amazon voucher extended, Cat 1 Hilton deal in Alexandria

News in brief: 400 Avios with six bottle of rioja The British Airways Wine Club, run by Laithwaites, is fairly well known.  Far fewer people know that Iberia has its own UK-delivery wine deal with vinoseleccion. Here is their latest offer.  You receive a half-price […]

Bits: 25% off BA from Gatwick (from £31!), new Hilton in Cambridge, double Kabbee points and £5 credit

News in brief: British Airways offers from Gatwick British Airways is running a series of offers from Gatwick Airport over the next few weeks.  The first one is ‘25% off Winter Sun destinations’ and runs until midnight on Wednesday. There are a range of discounts on […]

Hilton launches ‘flash sale’ for weekend stays until January

Hilton has launched a seven day ‘flash sale’ which runs until midnight on Sunday. It is offering special deals at 300 hotels across Europe (including the UK), Middle East and Africa, but only at weekends.  Many rooms are discounted by 33%. The rates are valid for […]

Hampton by Hilton Corby no longer 5,000 points per night – a loophole closed!

Last week, Hilton HHonors published a list of hotel reward category changes on its website.  The list is here.  A few of these impact the UK so they are worth mentioning. The most annoying one is that Hampton by Hilton Corby, photo below, has moved from […]

Use Hilton points for a private concert by Jess Glynne in London

Hilton @Play is the Hilton HHonors equivalent of Starwood’s SPG Moments scheme, allowing you to redeem your points for ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences rather than more hotel stays! Hilton@Play launched earlier this year and, to be honest, has been underwhelming.  The difference between @Play […]