Following the apparent success of its original ‘flash sale’ back in early October, Hilton is running another ‘flash sale’. You have until midnight Thursday to book.
It offers up to 33% off standard rates at weekends until 31st January, at properties across the UK, Europe and Middle East. ‘Weekends’ in this case are Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights for European properties.
It covers all of the Hilton brands. As well as Hilton, there are also savings on Conrad, Hampton by Hilton, Doubletree and Waldorf-Astoria properties. The discount offered will range from 15% to 33%, depending on the hotel.
You can take a look and book here (EDIT – link removed as now dead). The Hilton in Venice is pictured below.
I had a look at a couple of random properties and the discounts do seem OK. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, for example, is Dh 636 on 19th December. The cheapest ‘advanced purchase’ rate available for the same day is Dh 807.
Here are the full details:
Offer is subject to availability at participating hotels within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Book between November 8, 2013 and November 14, 2013. Stay on weekends between November 15, 2013 and January 31 2014 except as otherwise indicated. For purposes of this offer, “weekend” is defined as Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in Europe and Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in Middle East & Africa. Full non-refundable prepayment required at time of booking. Discounts vary by property and range from 15% to 33% off the easy cancellation rate and the easy cancellation Bed & Breakfast rate. Other blackout dates may apply based upon which day of the week a stay is consumed, geographical location of hotel and/or by brand. Additional restrictions apply. Before booking, please click here to see full offer terms and conditions.
If you book for a weekend stay before 16th December, you will also be able to combine this promotion with the current Avios offer. The bonus is per night and is on top of the 500 Avios would earn in British Airways Executive Club anyway. You MUST register via the link above to receive the bonus. You also need to set your Hilton HHonors account to ‘points and fixed miles’ or ‘points and variable miles’ and select British Airways as your preferred airline partner.
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.
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.
(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.)