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Hilton HHonors has its own online shopping mall, similar to the British Airways Gate 365 store.  This allows you to earn Hilton points whilst shopping at participating retailers.

Hilton is currently offering 500 Hilton HHonors points if you log in for the first time.

That is it.  You don’t need to buy anything – simply log in.

The only reason I added ‘potentially’ to the headline is that there is a chance that this offer is restricted to US residents.  There is no evidence of this but, as I cannot find the terms and conditions, we can’t be sure.

The offer is also restricted to the first 10,000 applicants and there is no guarantee that Hilton will remove the ad for this offer quickly if the target has been reached.

Given how quickly you can register, however, it is still worth doing regardless.  If they don’t post then you haven’t lost anything.

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

40,000 bonus 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.

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 (25)

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  • Susan says:

    Didn’t work for me – told me this offer wasn’t available in my region. Worth a try anyway.

    • Alan says:

      Interesting, worked fine for me a couple of days ago – no points posted yet, but I don’t think that’s happened for anyone so far.

  • Dave Barron says:

    Yeah I spotted this over the weekend and logged in. No points yet but worth a try for the time it takes. Knowing Hilton it may take a week or two to credit (if at all!) Thanks Rob

  • PJK says:

    Sadly I also got the message “We apologize but the selected online shop is not available in our offering.”

    • TimS says:

      The promo is on the Hhonors mall though, not a specific retailer. The fact the link takes you to the US Apple Store shouldn’t matter.

      If you get the Mall welcome email I would assume it has worked fine.

  • Think Square says:

    I’ve just logged in successfully, and it seems to be fully open for Brits (it’s showing offers for Screwfix, Boots and M&S in “points/GBP”)

    • Alan says:

      Yes, that’s what I saw too when I did it at the weekend – even though I was signing in from Australia! I was guessing they picked it up from the address in your account, although don’t know why it is only working or some of us.

  • vol says:

    same – didn’t work in my region

  • TimS says:

    Terms & Conditions for Campaign

    Offer valid only to Hilton HHonors™ members who do not currently receive the Hilton Shop-to-Earn Newsletter, who enter a valid email address enabling them to receive the Hilton Shop-to-Earn Newsletter going forward. Offer is limited to the first 10,000 eligible Hilton HHonors™ members who provide their email address. Eligible members will receive 500 Hilton HHonors points. Points will be credited to eligible member accounts by December 10th.

  • harry says:

    Maybe use a ‘hide my IP address’ site such as hola & pretend you’re in USA?

    People have said you’re better off uninstalling hola afterwards.

  • Danksy says:

    Allowed me and her indoors to signup ok

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