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See the Spice Girls with your Hilton Honors hotel points

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Hilton Honors has an interesting auction package up for grabs to see the Spice Girls at Wembley on 14th June.  Interestingly, it has been sitting on the site for a couple of weeks now with only three bids, and is currently at 84,000 points.

This is what you get:

Hilton Honors spice girls auction

Two tickets to the Spice Girls concert at Wembley Stadium on June 14, 2019

3-course dining experience at Association Restaurant at Hilton London Wembley on June 14, 2019

Pre-concert drinks in Sky Bar 9

Two night stay at Hilton London Wembley from June 13-15, 2019, including daily breakfast

Given the concert sold out in minutes, this is a pretty valuable package.  You can bid or find out more here.  The auction closes on 1st April.


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.

American Express Platinum card Amex

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 (101)

  • Dave says:

    OT – Do Amex have any retention offers with the Platinum card when you cancel?

    • Lev441 says:

      Occasionally may offer an additional point per £1 spent.. call and ask!

    • Graeme says:

      Other half cancelled last month. No offers to retain, only offered to talk to someome regarding alternative cards.

    • Dave says:

      I rang up and got offered an additional point per £1 for the next 3 months.

  • RichardExpress says:

    O/T: Does anyone know if you can convert Clubcard points to avios or even flying club miles if the name on the Clubcard account doesn’t match the name on the BAEC account? The address and surname are the same just first name is different?

    • pauldb says:

      Is this a case of 2 relations, or a name discrepancy. I credit my wife’s vouchers to my BAEC account by using her vouchers in my Tesco.com account/login – can you do that?

    • LewisB says:

      I’ve used clubcard points from numerous friends and never had an issue. Might be worth waiting for a promo, if you can wait.

  • Jtz says:

    OT
    Any krisflyer booking experience ?
    Trying to find availability for IST to MLE online and can’t seem to find star alliance routes, or if I find an award seat it doesn’t show me details?

    Still deliberating over marriott v krisflyer lol
    Marriott options of ritz cartlton langkawi and le merdeien seychelles look very tempting, no plans to these places (yet) but can be made hopefully in the future.

    • Louie says:

      The Krisflyer website isn’t very good for partner bookings. Try the United website; if you can find something there at the lowest level, SQ should see it too if you ring them or use the excellent online chat function (which of course gives you a record of the conversation, though you have to paste it onto a document, rather than them emailing it to you like some other online chat providers do).

      IME, Krisflyer availability is excellent, but there’s not a lot from IST as so many fora have recently promoted it as great value when going east.

      • Jtz says:

        Thanks Louie
        I did give them a call and they told me how many points it would be but was difficult finding a date
        Also tried MAD-MLE which was a bit cheaper in points but thing is, we would actually really like to spend a couple of days in ist and sin.
        Do you know of any other ones with similar price in points that you could maybe email me?
        Thanks

  • BJ says:

    OT: How long are Virgin FC to Hikton transfers taking these days?

  • Ant says:

    OT: Revolut Just got the card and will be travelling in Malaysia next month. Since RM is not one of the currencies they support what are the fx charges if we use it in Malaysia?

    • Genghis says:

      It just means that you cannot hold a MYR balance. You’ll hold a balance in GBP which then gets translated at interbank rate during the week (UK time) and interbank + 1% at weekends (so maybe use another card).

  • Olly says:

    Apologies if this has already been mentioned but yesterday the subject was raised concerning emails purporting to be from Hilton Honors offering Diamond Status to people like myself who already have it. I have received confirmation from Hilton it is not a glitch, nor is it from them.

  • Aslan says:

    O/T – US Plat Amex have a scheme entitled “By Invite Only” – is this accessible to UK Amex Plat card holders?

  • MoJack says:

    OT; Advice pls,
    Whats the best thing to do with <500 points left in an amex account…?

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