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Hilton launches seven day flash sale for weekend stays until 3rd July

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

It is offering special deals at 300 hotels across Europe (including the UK), Middle East and Africa, but only at weekends.  Many rooms are discounted by 30%, except for Hampton by Hilton hotels where the maximum discount is 15%.

The rates are valid for weekend stays until 3rd July.  You will also find that some hotels have loaded these rates for weekday stays.

As usual with Hilton sales, you need to take the ‘30% 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 deals out there.  I picked a couple at random, all prices quoted include the extra discount for being an Hilton HHonors member:

Hilton Venice, 27-29 May (photo above)

€258 Flash Sale vs €332 Best Available Rate (no Advanced Purchase option shown)

The Trafalgar, London, 27-29 May

£213 Flash Sale vs £256 Best Available Rate (no Advanced Purchase option shown)

Waldorf-Astoria Dubai, 26-28 May

Dh 715 Flash Sale vs Dh 990 Advanced Purchase vs Dh 1,100 Best Available – you save Dh 275 per night + 20% tax via this sale

If you have any weekends away planned between now and 3rd July, you should 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 (August 2022)

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.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points, £200 travel credit 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:

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 (47)

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  • Oleg says:

    No Bath?? 🙁

    • AndyGWP says:

      All rooms will have at least a shower 😉 😀

      • Oleg says:

        I knew that was going to happen

      • AndyGWP says:

        Sorry 🙂 – as you may have guessed, I couldn’t answer your question…

        It it helps, I have family in Bath and they have previously warned us not to waste our money staying at the Bath Hilton (TripAdvisor will probably provide more detailed information on ‘why’) – apologies if you were aware and have good reason to stay there (… we ended up renting via. ownersdirect in the end) 🙂

    • Daz says:

      Gota say the come backs had quality comedy timing, happy Monday!

      Keep an eye out for deals at Accors M Gallery, much better on a deal than the Stalag Hilton if you ask me.

  • MikeB says:

    Anyone else struggling to see the flash sale rates for HH members? I checked this morning and there were some great rates at W.Astoria in Dubai (shown as ‘flash offer for members’) but can’t access them this afternoon even when I check all other dates….

  • Nick M says:

    I had a points stay, took a bottle of water at checkout and received the 2500 points… the bottle of water cost me £3 though!

    • Nick M says:

      (not sure what the official rules are though)

    • Alan says:

      Having your HHonors VISA card on your profile on Hilton.com and then having a stay is often enough to trigger it – yet paying for a stay and not having it on your profile sometimes stops the bonus points from crediting! (although they’ll be applied retrospectively if you complain) – the combination of Hilton and Barclaycard IT was never going to be smooth sailing!

  • mark2 says:

    I received the 2500 for four points stays but made sure I bought something on card each time (on advice from this site). UK stays posted immediately but I had to claim for Canadian stay (which may not be typical).

  • Peter K says:

    I stayed on the free reward voucher from getting the HH visa, did not buy any incidentals and still got the 2500 points. May have been lucky but paid nothing for the stay and had free brekkie as a gold.

  • Simon Schus says:

    Hi all,

    Does anybody know what Hilton gift cards charge as when booked on the website? I know it doesn’t trigger the £50 off £250 offer, but had just wondered if anybody knew anyway who the merchant would be.

    James

  • FlyingChris says:

    Thanks for all the help! Will hope for the best and just book now. Besides, the £30-40/night saving >>> 2,500 points at the end of the day.

    • Alastair says:

      What about a Hilton booking made on a third party booking site (hotels.com), with Hhonors number on invoice – obviously won’t earn points for stay, but if incidentals paid for on Hhonors Visa, should you get the 2500 for first 4 stays (I didn’t – might be worth an email to CS)

  • Ann says:

    If my husband books a reward night and travels with me as Diamond status, will we get Diamond perks – he will only be silver, courtesy of Hilton Visa. Should he mention my status when calling to redeem the voucher?

    Thanks

    • John says:

      You can try, but only one HH number can be put in a booking.

      Normally you get the status of the HH account used regardless of whose name the booking is in (but the only way to get a booking in a different name is to call the US call centre).

      It is possible for hotels to change the HH number without changing the name if you ask nicely, and if the front desk person is highly educated in the ways of Hilton. Otherwise s/he is likely to just get confused.

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