News in brief:
Last day to enter our exclusive City Airport competition
Today, Monday, is the last day to enter our London City Airport competition.
One lucky reader will win two passes to the First Class Lounge in the Private Jet Centre, which includes being driven to your plane. We reviewed City’s First Class Lounge here. This is worth £190.
The runner-up will receive two passes to the Business Lounge in the Private Jet Centre – our review is here. This is worth £70.
To enter, visit this HfP article and complete your details at the bottom. Good luck!
PS. If you’ve got any friends who use City regularly, why not send them a link to the competition?
£15 Addison Lee sign-up code
As it desperately tries to stay relevant in the age of Uber, Addison Lee is offering £15 off your first ride in London if you download their app and take a ride this month.
You need to enter code WELCOME15 into the app. Your ride must cost £10 or more and you must choose to pay by credit or debit card, not cash.
Off to the cricket at Old Trafford?
If you’re planning to be at Old Trafford for Lancashire v Worcestershire on 16th August or England v West Indies on 19th September, Hilton Garden Inn has a competition for you.
To promote its hotel, which faces the pitch, it has set up four pitch side beds, including room service and private bar. If you can’t imagine what that looks like, try:
If you already have a ticket to the game, you can win an upgrade to one of the beds via this website.
How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (September 2021)
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.
The Platinum Card comes with a limited time bonus of 60,000 Amex points (converts to 120,000 Hilton Honors points) until 2nd November 2021.
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 American Express Gold (30,000 bonus points – special offer to 9th November 2021), the American Express Rewards Credit Card (5,000 bonus points) and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus points) and Business Platinum (40,000 bonus 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.)