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Hilton launches ‘Great Getaway’ sale with up to 40% off

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Hilton has launched a big promotion entitled “Great Getaway”, offering discounts of up to 40% on rooms in Europe.

A smaller discount of up to 25% applies elsewhere in North America, the Middle East and Africa, and 20% in Asia-Pacific.

Hilton Gold

Unlike most hotel sales, this one covers a long time period. You can book at any point up to September 2nd, and you can stay at any point up to December 30th.

Rooms will require prepayment at the time of booking. Note that the ‘40% discount’ claim is based on the discount from the refundable rate for that night, so the saving on the standard pre-paid rate will be lower than 40%. You also need to book 7 days in advance.

No Hilton promotional code is required. Full details and a booking link can be found here.

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (February 2024)

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 Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

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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.

Virgin Money is offering double points on spending until 14th April (£5,000 cap) to new customers when you apply for the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard. Click here to learn more.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with:

and for small business owners:

The conversion rate from American Express to Hilton points is 1:2.

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 (6)

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  • Tom says:

    Hilton Dartford Bridge is in the 4000 VS promo and in the sale at £47 per night.. stay next weekend to pick up all the promos before they expire. £53 on sunday night? 🙂

  • What's the Point says:

    Who on earth would you want to stay in Darftord! Even for 4,000 VS miles?
    For £41 quid you can stay at the Hilton in Strathclyde next Sat night
    THE GREAT GETAWAY Special offer
    But yet again, I ask the same question about staying Strathclyde!

    • Tom says:


      Strathclyde is quite a long way to go if you live in the SE..

      • What's the Point says:

        Probably over £100 in fuel for you, so unless you are desperate to stay at a Hilton that looks a bit shabby on the photos. Stick to Dartford!

  • Daftboy says:

    I inadvertently managed to get a good last minute rate on this when booking last Friday for the Conrad Dublin – €135 instead of €200+ (can’t remember the exact number). They must have just loaded inventory when I checked, and when I checked again later it was all gone and the cheapest rate was something like €225 pre-paid.

    Not the most absolute bargain, but compared to what they normally charge there I was pretty happy, plus I am going to Dublin anyway this Saturday and hadn’t made any accomodation arrangements (friends’ sofas being the fall back!)

    Raffles you might want to also mention that you need to book seven days in advance (or at least that’s what it said when I checked the T&Cs) – I was just within this, booking last Friday for a stay coming up this Saturday.

    • Daftboy says:

      And I say “inadvertently” above as I hadn’t realised this offer was on, and only got the email from Hhonors telling me about it later that afternoon (which is what caused me to go back and check the hotel rates again).

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