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Hilton launches a flash sale for weekend stays

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Hilton has launched a seven day ‘flash sale’ which runs until midnight on Sunday.

It is offering special deals at 250 hotels across Europe (including the UK), Middle East and Africa, but only at weekends.  Many rooms are discounted by 33%.

The rates are valid for stays until July 17th.

As usual with Hilton sales, you need to take the ‘33% discount’ with a pinch of salt.  This is based on the discount from ‘Best Available Rate’ for the same day.  However, these sale rates require pre-payment and are non-refundable.  A ‘Best Available Rate’ room is cancellable without charge.

There are some decent deals there.  I picked a couple at random:

Waldorf-Astoria Rome Cavalieri, 22-24 May (photo above)

€301 Flash Sale vs €400 Advanced Purchase vs €450 Best Available – you save €100 per night via this sale

The Trafalgar, London, 22-24 May

£153 Flash Sale vs £229 Best Available (no Advanced Purchase option shown)

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach, 22-24 May

Dh 825 Flash Sale vs Dh 935 Best Available vs Dh 1,100 Best Available – you save Dh 110 per night via this sale

If you have any weekends away planned between now and mid July, you might want to take a look at these offers to see if there is anything of interest.  The ‘flash sale’ website is 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 (September 2023)

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

30,000 points and a huge range of valuable 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.

SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on the Virgin Atlantic Reward+ Mastercard is doubled to 30,000 Virgin Points (45,000 Hilton Honors points) if you apply by 2nd October. You receive 15,000 Virgin Points with your first purchase and a further 15,000 Virgin Points if you spend £3,000 within 90 days. Apply here.

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 (19)

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  • Jon says:

    Remember to try the rate with and without the public sector offer code. Mine was actually cheaper without.
    you can also add the double points offer to your account, and the 1500 avios for your stay. On top of amex £50 off £250.
    There are some keenly priced half board options too (£11 more than with no food). Is the half board option generally useful, or do they give you an allowance that is never enough for the food?

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