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Full details of all 26 Hilton airline promotions for the Autumn

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UPDATE – JANUARY 2021:  This article is now out of date, but don’t worry.  We produce a monthly summary of the top hotel bonus point offers – please click HERE or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ menu above. 

Click here for our article on Hilton’s current ‘Points Unlimited’ promotion which runs until 2nd May 2021. You can register for the offer by clicking here.

You will receive a 100% bonus when you buy 15,000+ Hilton Honors points by 5th March. Click here for more details.

Hilton HHonors has launched a number of different airline-related promotions over recent weeks. 

I have written about the ones most relevant to a UK audience, including Virgin, BA and Luthansa Miles & More.  You will find the BA promotion and links to the others I’ve written about in this article.

The Virgin promotion remains the most interesting – you can get 15,000 Virgin Flying Club miles from just 5 Hilton stays.  The BA one offers a one-time bonus of up to 3,000 Avios for one stay, with the Avios you receive being based on your British Airways Executive Club status.

Good old Loyalty Traveler, the US hotel blogger, has put together the definitive list of all 26 airline promotions that Hilton HHonors is running.

So, whatever airline you have some miles in, there is bound to be something for you.  If you have already done the Virgin and BA promos, which cap out after 6 stays, you may want to try one of the others – although on the face of it none are as generous as Virgin Atlantic Flying Club.

You can convert Virgin miles back into Hilton points so even if you don’t collect Virgin miles it may be worth signing up just for this promotion and crediting the miles back to Hilton HHonors at their 1:2 ratio.

Remember to keep an eye on our ‘Hotel Offers‘ page for the latest offers.


Earn Hilton Honors points from UK credit cards

How to earn Hilton Honors points from UK credit cards (January 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, Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 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 in three Hilton Honors points. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly via American Express Gold, the American Express Rewards Credit Card and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold and Business Platinum.

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 (2)

  • Snoozing-and-Loosing says:

    Can’t find any terms for the promotion that say the Hilton -> BA promotion is only “One-time”.

    • Raffles says:

      Yes I know. The T&C’s are rubbish. However, the main body of the text does say “stay once and …”. If it worked multiple times we would know about it by now as this has been running for a few weeks.