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My 500 free Hilton points have posted

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Last month I did this article about two ways to get 500 free Hilton points.

500 points posted yesterday.  I believe these are from the Doubletree promotion mentioned in that post.

The promotion still seems to be running, so it presumably hasn’t hit the cap of 40,000 participants yet.

There is still time to jump in if you want some free Hilton HHonors points.


How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (September 2021)

There are various ways of earning Hilton Honors points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE Hilton Honors Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Radisson Rewards Gold and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card comes with a limited time bonus of 60,000 Amex points (converts to 120,000 Hilton Honors points) until 2nd November 2021.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Did you know that the Virgin Atlantic credit cards are a great way of earning Hilton Honors points? Two Virgin Points can be converted into three Hilton Honors points. The Virgin Atlantic cards are the only Visa or Mastercard products in the UK which can indirectly earn Hilton Honors points. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with American Express Gold (30,000 bonus points – special offer to 10th November 2021), the American Express Rewards Credit Card (5,000 bonus points) and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus points) and Business Platinum (40,000 bonus points).

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which can be used to earn Hilton Honors points

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (5)

  • gnarly says:

    I’m a regular Topguest user and have been quite successful with IHG (Will achieve Gold on Monday) and Best Western rewards (while that still worked). Although I’d signed up for the Hilton DoubleTree programme., I haven’t ever been in the vicinity of a DoubleTree property…plenty of Hiltons, but no DoubleTrees.

    I’d just stayed in the delightful Hilton Newbury North when my 500 points came through, so I thought my HHonors stay had triggered the bonus as the way of a reminder, but from the activity on FlyerTalk, it looks like everyone’s 500 bonus points all posted on the same day.

    Thanks Raffles for all of the free points…..

    ….he says, leaving to do another week’s worth of Le Club Accor quizes.

  • Rda says:

    Got mine credited too

  • Rda says:

    A quick question if I can

    I have received my free night certificate from hhonors from their credit card

    From those people who have stayed before; Do you know if the room rate includes breakfast?

    Thanks

  • Lady London says:

    The Doubletree link tossed me out just after I entered my HH number and clicked facebook. It may be restricted now to US residents?

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