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Hilton launches new Flash Sale for weekend stays until January

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Hilton has launched a seven day ‘flash sale’ which runs until midnight on Monday (10th October).

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% (if you are a Hilton HHonors member) except for Hampton by Hilton hotels where the maximum discount is 15%.

The rates are valid for weekend stays until 29th January. You will also find that some hotels have loaded these rates for weekday stays.

hilton hotel tallinn park exterior press picture

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 – the first two based on hotels we have reviewed recently.  All prices quoted include the extra discount for being an Hilton HHonors member:

Hilton Tallinn, 11-13 November (photo above)

€116 Flash Sale vs €145 Best Available Rate (no Advanced Purchase option shown)

Hilton Paris Opera, 09-11 December

€201 Flash Sale vs €269 Best Available Rate (no Advanced Purchase option shown)

Waldorf-Astoria Berlin, 26-28 October

€175 Flash Sale vs €250 Best Available (no Advanced Purchase option shown)

If you have any weekends away planned between now and 29th January, 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 (September 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.

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 (38)

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  • Bryan says:

    OT: IHG accalerate. Do you have to complete all offers to get the points or do you get the points as you complete each one.

    • Alan says:

      You get points for individual components then a separate bonus for completing x out of y of them.

    • Relaxo says:

      The bonus points do not post at the same time as your ‘stay’ points though. I think they transfer the bonus points once a month.

      • bryan says:

        thanks. nothing is showing at all on my accelerate page even thought i have completed some of the components

  • Genghis says:

    OT. I’ve done my calcs for the Marriott travel package. Can anyone recommend any decent Cat 5 or 6 hotels (pretty open as to where) for a relaxing 7 night stay? TIA

  • Billy says:

    But Hilton are truly awful.

    I would rate Ibis Styles with most UK Hiltons.

    • Simmo says:

      You must be staying in the wrong ones then!

    • Genghis says:

      There are some shocking Hiltons in the UK (Grosvenor in Edinburgh comes to mind when I last stayed there about 6 years ago). I’ve not had a bad Double Tree in the UK though.

    • mark2 says:

      try Doubletree Sheffield Park (10,000 points) or HGI Sunderland.

  • NFH says:

    I had previously made a booking with Hilton for 3 nights for €404.28. Despite being the cheapest rate, it was fully flexible. Then I saw this article, and the same nights are now €306.50 non-flexible with this flash sale. So I have rebooked and we are saving €97.78 or 24%. Amex Platinum only gives Hilton Gold status, but I now have Hilton Diamond status (the top status), which I had status-matched from Accor (a former Amex Platinum benefit), thanks also to a previous article on this site. So hopefully my Diamond status should give us a nice upgrade. Thanks Raffles!

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