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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.

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.

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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 Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

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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 and they come with generous sign-up bonuses. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with:

and for small business owners:

The conversion rate from American Express to Hilton points is 1:2.

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 (54)

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  • 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.

  • 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

    • Rob says:

      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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