Exclusive HFP competition: Win two nights at ANY Hilton property worldwide!

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Hilton is currently running a California Road Trip promotion for anyone planning a trip to the US West Coast.

To promote this package, Hilton has given us two ‘Be My Guest’ certificates to give away to one lucky Head for Points reader.

The ‘Be My Guest’ vouchers can be used for a free night at ANY Hilton property worldwide – including all the hotels that participate in the California Road Trip promotion!  You do NOT need reward availability to be available.  You simply book a standard room on a ‘pay at departure’ cash rate and hand over the certificates at checkout.

Enjoy a California Road Trip with Hilton

Guests who book the California Road Trip package at participating Hilton hotels in California will receive one of four collectable key cards which unlock experiences in the area.

Hilton California road trip

Some of the unique savings and offers you can unlock in Los Angeles for example are:

  • Save on your ferry ticket to Catalina Island
  • Receive ice cream with purchase at the Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier
  • Enjoy special offers at Dominique Ansel Bakery at The Grove
  • Receive discounts on Dolphin and Whale Watching
  • Receive discounts on baseball tickets at Angels Stadium
  • Enjoy 10% off private City Tours

In addition, guests will also get either breakfast or premium wifi included with their package depending on the hotel they are staying at in California.

The California Road Trip package can be booked on this Hilton page.

You must book by 30th September 2018 and stays have to be completed by 1st October 2018.

Where could you stay?

You can book the California Road Trip offer at one of the participating 42 hotels in the LA area on this Hilton page. Here are two hotels we’d like to highlight:

Hilton Los Angeles Airport

The Hilton LAX is a great place to start or end the California road trip. It’s right next to LAX airport with a free shuttle bus to and from all terminals and has a heated outdoor pool and four whirlpools.

Hilton LAX also has an executive floor with lounge as well as four restaurants.

The hotel’s entrance area and exterior have recently been freshened up to make guests feel welcomed from the moment they arrive at LAX.

Hilton LAX pool california road trip

Beverly Hilton

The iconic Beverly Hilton is the home to famous award shows like the Golden Globes and a popular location for photo and film shoots.

It is close to Rodeo Drive and sights like the Walk of Fame are a 15 minute drive away.

Many rooms and suites at the Beverly Hilton offer outdoor living spaces and sweeping views of the Hollywood Hills.

hilton beverly california road trip

Back to the competition!

We have two ‘Be My Guest’ certificates to give away to one lucky reader.

The winner can redeem the ‘Be My Guest’ certificates by booking a standard room for cash at the ‘pay on departure’ rate and then showing the certificate at check in.  The certificates can be redeemed at any Hilton Group property worldwide!  This means you could stay in California, go budget at the Hampton by Hilton Berlin Alexanderplatz or fully maximise the value at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island – the choice is yours!

As always, all you have to do to enter this competition is fill out the Gleam widget at the bottom of this page with your name and email address.

You can only enter once per person.  The certificates will be issued in the name of the entrant and are not transferable.  They are valid for a year from the date of issue.

You need to enter by midnight on Sunday 1st July 2018.  Entry is open to UK residents only.

The formal version of the rules is in the widget below if you click ‘Terms & Conditions’.

If you can’t see the Gleam widget below click here to be taken to the special entry page.

Good Luck!

Win two nights at any Hilton property worldwide

(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.)

How do we look after your data?

We use a company called Gleam to manage our competitions. By entering, you are submitting data to Gleam, acting as Data Processor, and not to Head for Points, acting as Data Controller. On top of the data you provide on the entry form, we collect the time, date and location of your entry. Your data is held in the USA in an EU Privacy Shield-compliant facility.

Your data is used only for the purposes of running the competition. It is not used for any other purposes and, apart from a ‘thank you for entering’ email confirmation, you will not receive any other communication from Gleam or Head for Points unless you win. Some competitions may give you additional chances to win if you follow a company on social media or agree to join their mailing list. These choices are always optional and do not impact your ability to enter the competition.

Your data will be erased from Gleam shortly after the winners have been verified. You can receive a copy of your Gleam data (which will be nothing once the winners have been verified) by emailing anika at headforpoints.co.uk via the email address used on your entries. You can also email Gleam at [email protected]

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Comments

  1. Why are the competitions always UK residents only?

  2. Nice competition Rob, will definitely be entering.

    As my linked review says, I used 2x Free night certificates at the Conrad Maldives, great value if Gold/Diamond and certainly happy to extend our last stay there to 12 nights.

  3. KBuffett says:

    I have a Be My Guest Certificate and assumes that it could only be used at Hilton Branded properties (and not Conrad or WA).

    • Correct. The competition (or more accurately, the description) is misleading.
      “Be My Guest” certificates are brand SPECIFIC. Hilton (HILTON) *OR* Conrad only.
      But don’t take my word for it, ask Hilton themselves, or undertake a basic Google search.

      • Anika says:

        I think Hilton changed the rules for BMG vouchers that are handed out to guests who weren’t happy with their stay. You used to be able to exchange them at any hotel but are now restricted to the specific brand you stayed at. As far as we understood the certificates we are giving away will work at any brand. I will talk to our contact and clarify this.

        • Anika says:

          I can now confirm that the BMG certificates we are giving away are valid at ALL BRANDS (so that includes WA, Conrad, Hampton, etc.)

  4. Matt B says:

    This would be perfect for our West Coast road trip honeymoon in a couple of months 🙂

  5. Nice compo, thanks Rob.

  6. Tilly says:

    Fab comp. Thanks Rob. Entered.

  7. Mr(s) Entitled says:

    Stayed at Hilton LAX a number of times and it is good for an airport hotel. The Beverely Hilton however is my favourite brand hotel in LA and surrounds. Lots to do on its doorstep, easy drive to LAX (by LA standards) and Santa Monica. Well worth a visit.

  8. rotundo says:

    Is there a time limit to use the Be My Guest certificate?

    • Rob says 1st October 2018 in the text, so it’s a very short time frame which will mean that many people wouldn’t be able to use the voucher.

      • Anika says:

        31st October refers to the California Road Trip. I’ll check regarding BMG certificate expiry date.

      • Is there no pleasing people? Geez. Here is a genuinely good and relevant competition publicising a promotion that would have – and has been – mentioned already. So win win all round. And yet still we have: ‘why only UK residents’; ‘but it doesn’t fit in with MY plans” etc etc. Get a life you guys! Unbelievable.

    • Anika says:

      The BMG certificates are valid for one year from the date of issue.

  9. PT – doesn’t those dates just refer to the California Summer Road Trip offer?

  10. Peter K says:

    Thanks for the competition Rob.

  11. clarence says:

    sorry for living in the stone age but I don’t use twitter facebook or instagram. is there any way round this.

  12. ankomonkey says:

    If the winner can’t use the prize before the deadline, I’m happy to swap it for the author-signed Creole cookery book I won from BAEC – the only competition I think I’ve ever won.

    • Ha, I won Brooklyn Becks photo book last year from Heathrow Rewards and decided to eBay it. Had to discount heavily but was happy to finally sell it to a Sainsbury’s employee in Yorkshire who was really grateful!

  13. chris1922 says:

    +1

  14. 6PA

  15. Walty says:

    0ES

  16. Martin says:

    I’m a UK resident but I am being blocked because I am currently overseas. That does not appear to align with the eligibility rules.

    • Anika says:

      The competition runs until Sunday 1st July. Plus there are always VPNs…

  17. Lady London says:

    Why do we have to do this via a social network?

    It’s about time I won something, but there should be limits.

  18. Lady London says:

    Still getting this rubbish after multiple attempts:
    have to enter via instagram, twitter or something else I don’t use.

    What a pity as I was seriously considering putting Hilton as a prime program in place of IHG
    Not if they issue competitions like this, I won’t

    • Jimbob says:

      No need for social media, just name and email address

      • the real harry1 says:

        Depends – if Gleam doesn’t like you for some reason you get the social media proof required – I tried to enter over a VPN at half term (abroad) and got the same demand

    • Try in-private browsing?

      • John O’Sullivan says:

        Some of the comments on this thread remind me of a conversation I had with a lass who was doubling Nectar points in Sainsbury’s last Christmas. “You must be having a lovely day, giving people loads of free stuff” I said very happy at getting £80 worth of free finest wines. “I’m having a horrible day” she said “ people are really angry because they can’t have anything they want”. There were restrictions on what the doubles up vouchers could be used on. Some people are hard to please

    • Brian W says:

      There is nothing wrong with the competition and it’s Rob that chooses Gleam as the entry software, not Hilton, I am guessing. Simple user error is the issue here, not Hilton. Put your toys back in your pram and figure out how to work Gleam, without a social media account, like the rest of us, or ask for help politely rather than spouting off idle ‘I’m taking my business elsewhere’ remarks. It’s a free competition for goodness sake, most of us are genuinely grateful for the opportunity. Perhaps best you stick to IHG.

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