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Get tickets for the Goodwood Festival of Speed with Hilton Honors

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Waldorf Astoria is an official sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year, and has made a selection of ticket packages available on the Hilton Auction site for ‘buy it now’.

These are exceptional value, especially for the Saturday and Sunday.

For 25,000 Hilton Honors points, which I value at around £85, you get tickets for two people (Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday) plus access to the trackside Waldorf Astoria viewing platform.

To put this in context, two tickets for the Saturday or Sunday plus grandstand access (which may not be as good a view as the Waldorf Astoria viewing platform) would normally cost £270.  Even on Thursday, the cheapest day, you would normally be paying £122 for two.

The festival runs from Thursday 12th July to Sunday 15th July.  You can redeem your Hilton points via the auction site here.

I would love to go but apparently I will be touring castles in Northern Germany that week, according to my wife ……

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (October 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.

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The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points 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 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).

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 (66)

  • Jeff says:

    Uh oh, when you login online, at what point does it show up on the screen?

  • Lyn says:

    O/T – Has anyone else experienced problems using the HfP link for IHG’s 30% off Mastercard weekend rate? I am checking more than 21 days out and e.g. Paris works but London doesn’t (and hasn’t for the last two days). It says an error has occurred and to phone them. Thanks for any insights.

  • Cuchlainn says:

    OT – :
    Has the IT plug been pulled ? Just logged in and can see availability for 5pax domestically with Flybe in Oct 18 ( BHD to EMA return ) and 2pax ( DUB to ACE ) with Aer Lingus in FEB 19 BUT I cannot book same. Tried to transfer from BA – email says successful transfer of Avios but not showing as updated in
    Checked for same flights and neither trip shows any availability using Flybe or Aer Lingus. Only BA and Iberia showing at £ cash prices only – well hacked off….

    • Rob says:

      The first wave of accounts have been closed. They are doing a chunk every day for the next couple of months I think. What that means for bookings I don’t know.

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