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New UK-only Hilton competition – win 1,000,000 Hilton Honors points

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Hilton HHonors has launched yet another competition for members in the UK.  This is the third one in as many months – but it would be churlish to complain!

To celebrate the 10 year partnership between Hilton and the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team, you could win:

First prize:  1,000,000 Hilton HHonors points

Second prize:  5 x a tour for two people of the McLaren Technology Campus in Woking

Third prize: 10 x McLaren-Honda caps signed by Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso

I tend to value a Hilton HHonors point at 0.3p which would make the first prize worth around £3,000.  However, with 1 million points to play with, you could redeem at one of the high-end Hilton resorts and get substantially more for your money.

If you had Hilton elite status – which comes free with their UK credit card – you get five nights for the price of four when redeeming.  1,000,000 points would then get you 12 nights at the Conrad Rangali resort in The Maldives, for example, which is worth around £12,000.

Entry is free and entry is easy so you have no excuse.

Simply visit this page here and enter your Hilton HHonors details.  The competition closes on July 20th.

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

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

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 9th January 2024, you will receive a huge 100,000 Membership Rewards points (convertible to 100,000 Avios) with The Platinum Card. You receive 75,000 points if you spend £10,000 in six months and a further 25,000 points if you hold the card for 15 months. You can apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

Crazy 100,000 points (TO 9th JANUARY) 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.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with:

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 9th January 2024, you will receive 30,000 Membership Rewards points (convertible to 30,000 Avios) with American Express Preferred Rewards Gold. You receive 25,000 points if you spend £3,000 in three months and a further 5,000 points if you hold the card for 15 months. You can apply here.

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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  • Waribai says:

    “5 x a tour for two people of the McLaren Technology Campus in Woking”

    Once upon a time…. this would have been a great prize. Can’t imagine they’ve got much to show these days!

  • Nick says:

    I value a McLaren-Honda cap signed by Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso at around 0.3p. 😉

  • mark2 says:

    Or you could stay for 200 nights in the Hampton Inn at Corby or Newport. I have stayed at both of these to satisfy my 4 stays for Gold Challenge and they are actually very acceptable, even my wife had to accept that.
    I would use the million to drive from SFO to Vancouver and maybe into the Rockies.

    • Bill says:

      do you know if nights book with points only qualify for the “4 nights for gold challenge” ?

      • Rob says:

        Yes, they count. It is usually ‘4 stays’ and not ‘4 nights’ though – check the terms.

  • What's the Point says:

    Mark2 – I believe that this marathon stay at Corby could be extended even further by using the 5 night for 4 nights promotion?

    Taking you to 250 nights!

    • What's the Point says:

      £1,800 per month in Corby or Newport would get you a castle!

      • sandgrounder says:

        Maybe. But could you live out your Alan Partridge fantasies in a castle? I think not!

  • Wiley says:

    Hi Raffles, when you say their credit card comes with Elite status how do you mean? I have their card via Barclays an am on silver. Admittedly I only use it when a place doesn’t accept Amex so I don’t have too many points.

    • Rob says:

      My wording here was not clear, sorry. By ‘elite’ status I meant Silver – ie you have any level above the basic level – because that is all you need to trigger the ‘5 nights for the points of 4’ deal.

  • Al says:

    OT, I still haven’t received the 1000 points for changing of password. Should I do anything?

    • Aziz says:

      I also didn’t receive it automatically. Drop them a message and they credited the points within 48 hours.

      • ankomonkey says:

        Likewise. I mailed and they added the points manually within a day or two.

    • Mr(s) Entitled says:

      I received my 1,000 points for a password change in April. I can’t remember when I did it but pretty sure my wait was measured in days, not weeks or months.

    • Liz says:

      I didn’t get mine either but I emailed them and they added them straight away.

  • Craig says:

    How do you get 5 nights for the price of 4 at the Conrad?
    I am hhonors gold, but when I go to book 12 nights it is charging me for 12 nights?

    • What's the Point says:

      Craig – just checking that you are using points to book the hotel?

      I believe you will also need make a separate booking of 5 nights, and then another of 5 nights to follow on from it to only use 4 nights worth of points on each booking.

    • Peter K says:

      It’s 5 for 4 on reward nights, not on cash booking nights, in case that’s the issue.

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