On Saturday 24th March, Hilton is organising another sleepover at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking. This is to tie in with the Australian grand prix.
This is what you win:
Hilton Honors, Hilton’s award winning loyalty programme, is giving American Express Platinum Cardmembers a chance to win a unique money-can’t-buy sleepover experience at the state of the art McLaren Technology Centre (MTC).
You and your guest will have the chance to soak up the atmosphere from your very own Hilton Hotels & Resorts Bed, take part in a unique tour of the facility and in interactive activities throughout the night.
As the sun rises, the highly anticipated first race of the season will be broadcast live from Albert Park, Melbourne, with access to McLaren’s bespoke circuit-data feed, timing and telemetry systems straight from the track, brought to you by Hilton Honors and American Express.
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 – Sunday, March 25, 2018
Where: McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, UK
This package includes:
One (1) night stay with breakfast in the McLaren Technology Centre in a Hilton Hotels & Resorts bed
Viewing of the first race of the 2018 season, including a live feed from the track and race debrief
Photo with one of McLaren’s race winning cars
Tour of the MTC
Screening of a car-themed movie on the Boulevard
This is well worth a look, especially if you have a child who is keen on Formula 1. Entries must be received by Monday via this website here. Remember that you MUST have an Amex Platinum card to enter.
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.
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 (20,000 bonus Amex points)
- American Express Rewards Credit Card (10,000 bonus Amex points)
and for small business owners:
- American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus Amex points)
- American Express Business Platinum (40,000 bonus Amex points)
The conversion rate from American Express to Hilton points is 1:2.
(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.)