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.

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 – […]

Which Hilton hotels can you book for just 5,000 points per night?

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Every couple of months, IHG Rewards Club generates a wave of publicity – including on Head for Points – by reducing the reward cost of 100 or so properties. They are all offered for 5,000 points per night, a discount of up to 95%.  You […]

100% bonus when you buy Hilton HHonors points

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This is an offer you don’t see very often.  Hilton HHonors is currently offering a 100% bonus when you buy points – see this page. This may or may not be a great bargain as it depends how you redeem them.  At the top end, you […]

Hilton offering one million Hilton HHonors points to one lucky UK resident!

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Hilton is celebrating 10 years as a partner of the McLaren Formula 1 team. To celebrate, they are giving one Hilton HHonors member the chance to win 1 million Hilton HHonors points!  Even at their current valuation, you should easily be able to get £3,000 of […]

Hilton launches Summer Sale with 30% off across EMEA

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Hilton has launched its annual Summer Sale, with decent discounts available across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The sale offers a fixed 30% off the standard Best Available Rate, albeit that sale rates require prepayment and are non-refundable. An additional 5% discount is available […]

Bits: Hilton UK-only competition, Terminal 2 trialling a new tunnel transfer option, Amex hotel sale

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Some news in brief: Hilton HHonors launches a UK-only competition Reader Alan helpfully pointed me in the direction of this competition which Hilton is running exclusively for Hilton HHonors members in the UK.  Apparently some HFP readers are seeing it advertised on the site although […]

My Hilton Gold status, via the credit card, arrived – this is how it worked ….

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I wrote an article in February discussing the speedy arrival of my free night voucher from my Hilton HHonors Platinum Visa credit card.  It turned up just 13 days after I hit the £750 spending target.  However, looking at the comments you left, it seems […]

An example of how devaluation creeps up on you (but deals are still good value)

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I was reading an online discussion recently about someone trying to put together enough Hilton points for the Conrad Maldives.  This is probably the most luxurious hotel in the Hilton family with the cheapest villa selling for around £1,000 per day including taxes during high season. For anyone thinking of a […]

Is it worth buying hotel points to transfer to Avios or Etihad for the 25% bonus?


Until 13th July, British Airways is offering a 25% bonus (10% with Starwood) if you transfer hotel points from seven major loyalty schemes into Avios. Etihad Guest is offering a similar deal until 6th June. Since most of the hotel programmes allow you to buy points […]

What is the best hotel promotion currently available?

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A lot of good hotel promotions ended on April 30th with no obvious replacements.  As we are now into May, I thought it was worth doing a quick recap of the best hotel promotions currently available. Club Carlson The standout promotion for me at the moment […]