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 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 […]

Starwood launches ‘Tribute’ and Hilton launches a bonus for ‘Curio’ as independents hoovered up

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the ‘Autograph’ collection of hotels promoted by Marriott.  This is a group of independent hotels which have chosen to work with Marriott for marketing and promotional purposes (including redeeming and earning Marriott Rewards points) whilst retaining their […]

25% bonus on hotel point transfers to Avios is back!

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It’s back, on the fairly regular ‘every nine months’ timetable. I’m talking about the ‘25% bonus when you transfer your hotel points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion! Full details can be found on ba.com here. When you transfer hotel loyalty points to British Airways, you […]

Bonus Hilton HHonors points with the IHG Visa credit card!

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If you got the IHG Rewards Club Visa credit card when the sign up bonus was tripled recently, here is an interesting little quirk. The IHG credit card is issued by Barclaycard, who also issue the Hilton HHonors Visa card. One of the benefits of […]

Can ‘The Autograph Collection’ finally make Marriott Rewards exciting?!

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When we were down in Dubai last week, I noticed that there is a new Marriott Rewards redemption option.  Having a collection of Marriott Rewards points did not previously serve you well in Dubai if you wanted a beach resort.  There is, of course, the […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Hilton HHonors – The Opinion

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In my article yesterday, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the Hilton HHonors loyalty scheme. This post is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – best mid tier status of any scheme (free breakfast […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Hilton HHonors – The Facts

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This is the second of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two posts on consecutive days. One will list the basic facts of the scheme, the other will be my subjective view of what is of […]

Nick’s review of the cheapest Hilton redemption in the world!


Last year I wrote about the Hilton Salalah Resort in Oman which is an astonishing 5,000 Hilton HHonors points per night (Hilton Park Lane is 80,000 points.)  Reader Nick saw my article, was intrigued, and booked it!  Here is his review: I’ve been following HfP […]

What is the best hotel loyalty scheme? – an introduction

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Starting tomorrow and continuing over Easter, I am running updated versions of our overviews of the major hotel loyalty schemes. Each programme will be covered in two posts on consecutive days: The first will look at ‘the facts’, such as the number of nights required […]

30% transfer bonus from Hilton HHonors into Avios!


This is a first, as far as I can remember. Until April 30th, Hilton HHonors is offering a 30% transfer bonus if you transfer your points from Hilton and across to British Airways. This offer is not showing on the Hilton website but it was […]