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Hilton Honors launches new ‘double points’ hotel promotion for May to September

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Hilton Honors has just launched its new Summer promotion which is now open for registration.

The promotion is called ‘Go More, Get More‘.

To give Hilton credit, it is very straightforward with minimal small print:

You will earn DOUBLE Hilton Honors base points for every stay between 6th May and 8th September, starting with your second stay.

For most brands, you will earn 10 base points per $1 spent, plus an additional 10 promotional points plus any status bonus.

Given that I value a Hilton Honors point at around 0.33p, you are getting a good return on your spending here.  20 points per $1 is an 8.5% rebate and that is before you add in any status bonus.

There are also additional targets for heavy stayers:

10,000 bonus points after 10 stays

+ a further 15,000 bonus points after 15 stays (total of 25,000)

+ a further 20,000 bonus points after 20 stays (total of 45,000)

There is no cap to what you can earn. The only snag is that – and I am not very happy with Hilton for doing this – you only earn double points from your SECOND stay after 6th May

This is a mean clause, much loved by Marriott, and means you may need to waste time and money doing a mattress run if you have a particularly expensive Hilton stay coming up over the Summer.

You can register for the offer here.

Hilton Honors Go More Get More Summer 2019 promotion

There is not much small print except that:

you need to register in advance via the Hilton website 

the bonus only starts from your SECOND stay after 6th May

Apart from that, all is good:

There is no minimum stay requirement

Existing bookings still count

All Hilton Family properties (Hilton, Hampton, Curio, Waldorf-Astoria, Conrad etc) are taking part – there is no list of non-participating hotels

Remember that the Home2 Suites and Tru brands earn a lower 5 base points per $1.

The small print confirms that reward stays do count towards the 10 / 15 / 20 stays additional bonuses.  You will also receive double base points on your food and drink spend on reward stays (note that Hampton and a few smaller brands do not give points for incidental spend).

The only point which is not clear is whether a reward stay counts for the ‘first stay which doesn’t earn double points’ qualifier.  I would guess that it does count, because the stay triggers an elite credit for status purposes.

Hilton Go More Get More promo 2019

Remember that Hilton is still offering a status match

If you have top tier status with another hotel programme, Hilton Honors will give you a 90 day free trial of Hilton Diamond or Gold status.  

You need to supply a screenshot showing your top tier status in another programme plus a screenshot showing a paid stay in the previous 12 months.

If you complete eight stays (note it is stays, not nights) during the 90 days you will keep your Diamond status until 31st March 2020.  If you only manage four stays you will receive Gold status until 31st March 2020.

Register for ‘Go More, Get More’ now

Hilton’s new ‘double base points’ is a decent offer, especially for people doing longer, more expensive stays.  You should make sure you register here if you have any Hilton stays coming up over the next four months.

Even without Hilton Honors status, you will be earning 20 points (which I value at 6.6p) per $1.  This is an 8.5% rebate on your spending.  Anyone with Hilton status will do even better.

If you trigger the additional bonuses, they are worth up to an extra £7.42 of points per stay on top.  This is based on getting 45,000 additional points for 20 stays, and valuing the points at 0.33p each.

Even if you don’t have any stays planned, it is still worth registering just in case – a lot can happen between now and 8th September.

Let’s see what IHG and Marriott launch to compete with this.

You can sign up here.

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

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (July 2024)

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

40,000 bonus points AND (to 27th August) £400 to spend at Amex Travel 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 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 (88)

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  • Qwerty Bertie says:

    I’ve never not received both. I set up all the My Way options to points in the beginning and haven’t touched them since. At the hotels I just rock up to breakfast and have never been charged for it.

    I’ve never read the terms and conditions, but had assumed the free breakfast was independent of the My Way bonuses. If that’s not the case perhaps it is something more honoured in the breach than in the observance.

  • Rui N. says:

    OT but Hilton related: I’m attending an event at Wembley Stadium and plan to stay overnight at the Hilton next to the stadium.
    I see that they have parking for £15 per 24 hours which is great, but do you know if you can reserve a parking spot in advance? Since this is not hotel-only parking, I’m afraid of the parking being full with non-hotel folks attending the event at the stadium!

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