News in brief: £9.98 one-way Avis car rentals to London Regular readers will remember our article last year on Europcar offering £1 one-way car rentals to London. Europcar uses this to cheaply reposition cars that need to be taken back to London – letting you […]
Hilton Honors (Hilton, Conrad, Hampton)
Hilton Honors 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 Honors which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.
News in brief: UK laptop ban on flights to / from certain countries This story was covered extensively in the news yesterday so I don’t want to dwell on it here. However, if you missed it, the UK Government has banned all electronic equipment larger […]
News in brief: Business class US flights from Manchester for £1,000 For reasons no-one quite understands, American Airlines is offering business class flights from Manchester to two US cities: San Antonio Little Rock (and possible other parts of Arkansas) ….. for almost exactly £1,000. You […]
Hilton @Play, the ‘redeem your points for events’ side of Hilton Honors, has just launched something that, if you are a keen music fan, would be very special indeed. On Saturday 22nd April, OneRepublic will be playing an exclusive acoustic concert at the historic Abbey […]
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the new British Airways Executive Club and Hilton Honors mileage deal for the Spring. At the time, it wasn’t clear if this would double up with the main Hilton Honors ‘2000 bonus points per night’ promotion. I outlined the ‘2k […]
The major changes to the Hilton Honors programme (which included the new spelling of Honors) kicked in yesterday. There were some IT wobbles initially, but by the time the USA was waking up things seemed to be running more smoothly. As I outlined in this […]
More news in brief: Hilton Honors ‘points and money’ update We covered the forthcoming changes to the Hilton Honors programme in this article. A few people asked me what the exact implementation day will be. I got a note from Hilton yesterday confirming that the […]
When Hilton announced the changes to the Hilton Honors programme recently they included the following slide. It contains some fascinating statistics about the scheme: It is worth having a look at what some of these numbers mean. 60 million members is a stupidly high number – […]
(EDIT: there was a mistake in my Starwood calculation which is now fixed, apologies.) Until 8th March, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus if you transfer hotel points from seven major loyalty schemes into Avios – click for my article on that deal. Since most […]
British Airways Executive Club and Hilton Honors have launched a new mileage deal for the Spring. For some people – but not many – this may be more attractive than the main Hilton Honors ‘2000 bonus points per night’ promotion. I outlined the ‘2k Every Day’ deal in […]
Two bits of American Express-related news today: £15 Amazon discount code extended Amazon has extended its £15 discount code for Amex Gold and Platinum cardholders until 31st October. This came as a big surprise given that the offer was meant to be limited to 33,333 […]
It was due a return and now it is back. I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. The bonus is usually 25%. This time, as they did in […]
I wrote a long piece yesterday about the changes to Hilton Honors (now missing the second capital ‘H’ in Honors!). Today I want to focus on the new Hilton Spring promotion – ‘2K Every Day’ – which has just opened for registration. To give Hilton […]