Book now – Hilton has launched its Winter Sale for weekend stays into mid-2019

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Hilton has launched its Winter Sale with decent weekend deals across Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Full details are on the Hilton website here.

The sale offers up to 25% off the standard Best Available Rate if you are a Hilton Honors member.

That said ….. basing the ‘25% saving’ on the Best Available Bed & Breakfast rate is not exactly fair. Sale rates are non refundable so it is cheeky to compare them to a refundable rate but these deals do usually offer a saving on the usual ‘advanced purchase’ price. Full pre-payment needs to be made at time of booking.

Hilton winter sale

This rate is only available for weekend stays between 2nd November 2018 and 29th May 2019 and must be booked by 31st January 2019.

Included is, for example, the gorgeous Hilton Paris, which Anika reviewed here, for £201 per night instead of £269 on 15th December 2018. As I said above, £269 is actually the ‘refundable’ price so it is not a true comparison, but the difference between the refundable and non-refundable price is usually only 10% or so. During sale periods it is, in theory, larger.

The 25% savings are for Hilton Honors members only. The normal sale discount rate is 15%. If you aren’t a Hilton Honors member – very unlikely I admit if you are a regular HFP reader! – you can sign up when booking your stay.

Sale offers will work alongside the current Hilton Honors bonus points promotion. You earn double base points on all stays up to 3rd January 2019. You can find out more in this HFP article and you can register here.

Hilton winter sale

Don’t forget Hilton’s generous status match offer

If you have top or mid-tier status with another hotel loyalty scheme, Hilton will match it for 90 days and give you an opportunity to keep it for longer.

Details of how you can claim your status match are in this article. You will keep your Diamond or Gold status until March 2020 if you successfully complete the challenge.

Top-tier Diamond status comes with guaranteed Executive Lounge access and (on request) late check-out at most brands. If you have status elsewhere that you can match, and can pick up a sale deal at a property with a decent lounge, you should get a good deal.

Full sale details and the booking site are here.

(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.)

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  1. OT but Hilton related: Which hotel would you recommend in Istanbul? We are 2 adults and 2 kids. I am a Diamond so interested in one with Executive Lounge but there are quite a few. Just staying for a couple of nights.

    • johnny_c-l says:

      The Conrad is nice with decent lounge and a reasonable location. Not sure about Hilton Bosphorus as I’ve not stayed there, but location is good so worth checking out. Doubletree Sirkeçi is great location for the main sights but don’t think there is a lounge.

      Hilton Maslak lounge is outstanding with brilliant staff however the location not good if you’re there for tourism.

  2. I am Hilton diamond and have been for a couple of years, but I don’t have status with another programme – Is there any way to get this extended to 2020 with the status match? As I’m not sure I’ll hit the stays next year.

    Although this is great for those that don’t currently have status with Hilton, it’s not particularly rewarding for those that at loyal, I do appreciate that this isn’t the aim of the promotion…

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