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20% discount when you buy Hilton HHonors points

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For the first time that I can remember, Hilton is offering a special offer on purchases of Hilton HHonors points.

Until September 3rd, you will receive a 20% discount when you buy Hilton HHonors points via this link.

With a few exceptions, it will not make sense to buy 100% of the points needed for a Hilton redemption such as the Hilton Venice above.  I tend to value them at 0.3p, although a ‘cash and points’ redemption can get you up to 0.5p.  Under this promotion you are paying 0.8 cents, so just a touch under 0.5p.

If you need to top off your account to reach the right level for a redemption then this is not a bad deal.

Before you buy, remember that you can also transfer American Express Membership Rewards points to Hilton (at 1:2) as well as Virgin Flying Club miles (1:1.5, details on this page).

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

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

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 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 (20,000 bonus points), 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 (9)

  • Kipto says:

    As you have often mentioned in the past raffles, the amount of points you need to get reward nights with Hilton does not make it worthwhile.

    • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

      Not always. Five nights at a Category 1 for $160 isn’t too bad at all. Your booking will be flexible too (although in this case you obviously wouldn’t get your cash back, just the points).

  • littlefish says:

    Just to check, presumably buying some HHpoints gets you past HHonors nasty 1 year expiry rule?

  • Caroline says:

    Hi, a bit off topic but can you collect Hilton points on hotel bookings through third party websites? Thanks

    • Alan says:

      No (unless the hotel mistakenly awards them) – under the HHonors T&Cs you get elite benefits on 3rd part stays but you don’t earn stay/points credit for the room.

  • Caroline says:

    Okay thank you

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