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See OneRepublic at Abbey Road for 60,000 Hilton points

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Hilton @Play, the ‘redeem your points for events’ side of Hilton Honors, has just launched something that, if you are a keen music fan, would be very special indeed.

On Saturday 22nd April, OneRepublic will be playing an exclusive acoustic concert at the historic Abbey Road studios in North London (St John’s Wood).

The event includes a food and drink reception before the concert.

I have been lucky enough to attend a few charity concerts at Abbey Road over the years.  It is a fantastic venue, not open to the public – it is still a working recording studio – and the opportunity to take a look inside is something that keen music fans should jump on.

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There are two options available.  For 60,000 Hilton Honors points you can redeem for two tickets for the party and concert.  25 pairs are left at the time of writing.

A better deal is to redeem 100,000 Hilton points for the above plus a night at the Hilton London Paddington.  This is a surprisingly decent hotel inside the railway station.  There are currently 24 of these packages remaining.

If you don’t have the Hilton points available, you could transfer them from American Express Membership Rewards at 1:2.  However, whilst the transfer will probably happen overnight if your accounts are already linked, it is not guaranteed and you risk being stuck with the Hilton points.

I do not recommend moving Virgin Flying Club miles into Hilton Honors – that is a slow process and the packages may well have gone by then.

To redeem, go here for ‘tickets only’ or here for ‘tickets and hotel’.  As the tickets only went up a few minutes ago, it is possible the event will be mainly Head for Points readers ….. although not me, as my Hilton balance is currently 6 points following a Tokyo redemption!

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (31)

  • Nathan says:

    Just booked the 100,000 points package for this 🙂 can’t wait! What a fab opportunity

    • Keith M says:

      Agreed should be really good acoustic and not something you can experience normally

  • Mikee says:

    Can’t see these listed on the website anymore despite both packages being available a few hours ago (6 packages for ticket-only and 20 packages for ticket+hotel)….but now nothing. In fact the link is broken and the auction is not showing in the list of CLOSED items…maybe there’s a website glitch rather than them selling out everything since lunchtime.

    • Rob says:

      The 20 hotel packages won’t have gone in a day …. they seem sticky and they may end up moving some into general tickets?

      • Mikee says:

        Ok thanks, have emailed them and awaiting a response. Will keep checking the page for updates….unless they cancelled the event, I can’t see a reason why there’s no reference to the Abbey Road event other than a website glitch or needing to change the packages, hence the pages being temporarily unavailable.

      • Nick says:

        It looks like they’ve done exactly that Rob. The general tickets had ‘sold out’, last week, but a few days ago there were 6 extra added (4 available today) and the no. available for the hotel package is now down to 14.

  • Amanda Smith says:

    Listing is back

  • Neal says:

    Got a phone call from Hilton Diamond Desk in Dallas and offered me the 100,000 points package ( concert + 1 night stay) for free…
    I happily accepted.

    • Rob says:

      Yes, I heard they were doing this. Not for me, but Diamond has expired by then!

    • Alan says:

      Very nice! I had a free trip to Edinburgh Festival show last year (incl drinks/food beforehand) but guess they look at your address on file before deciding what to offer you!

  • Nick says:

    Some general tickets have been added/switched and there are four still available today. The no. available for the hotel package is now 14.