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.

What is your credit card ‘end game’ strategy?

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 […]

Bits: Yotel / Virgin partnership, my trip next Easter, 50% off Hilton points

News in brief: Yotel / Virgin Atlantic partnership Last weekend I ran an article outlining hotels chains which do not give Avios but which do give Virgin Flying Club miles. I mentioned Yotel.  According to the Virgin Atlantic site, you only earn Flying Club miles […]

Bits: eTA mandatory when travelling to Canada, £100 winner, Hilton sale link

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 […]

Pick up a deal in the Hilton Winter Sale

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% […]

Which airlines let you transfer miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is far rarer is for a frequent flyer scheme to let you transfer your points INTO a hotel programme. This didn’t used to be the case.  If you go […]

What are the best ‘first’ loyalty credit cards to get?

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 […]

Bits: Hilton APAC Flash Sale, Amex Platinum Cashback promo, Clubcard to Avios competitions

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 […]

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 […]

Which hotel chains offer lifetime status? (and the BA criteria revealed too)

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 […]

Bits: Hilton ‘buy points’ offer extended to 31st, why you should follow HFP on Instagram

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 my points – what I REALLY got over my last year of redemptions

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, […]

How to convert Marriott or SPG points into Hilton or IHG points

Because most frequent traveller currencies can either be converted into a different one, or can be earned by converting something else, there are always odd opportunities that get thrown up. Sometimes you can do a conversion which you logically would not expect to be possible. […]

How to earn miles when using your mobile abroad, with ‘Travelling Connect’

Travelling Connect is a nifty mileage earning opportunity for – primarily – the travelling business person who uses their phone heavily outside the UK. It is, if nothing else, genius in its simplicity. All you need to do is register your mobile number and then […]

Bits: 20% bonus converting Marriott to American, 25% hotel to United bonus, Hilton / Flying Blue bonus

News in brief: Marriott launches conversion bonus to American Airlines Marriott Rewards is currently offering a 20% bonus if you convert your points into American Airlines miles. Full details are on the American Airlines site here.  The offer runs until 14th November. This includes miles transferred […]

What are the best ‘first’ loyalty credit cards to get?

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 […]

Earn TRIPLE Avios on Hilton stays this Autumn

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 […]