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UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2021:  This article is now out of date, but don’t worry.  We produce a monthly summary of the top hotel bonus point offers – please click HERE or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ menu above. 

Click here for our article on Hilton’s ‘Power Up’ promotion which runs until 31st December 2021. You can register for the offer by clicking here.

You will receive a 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors points by 30th September 2021. You can buy by clicking here.

Get triple Hilton Honors points on your next stay with this special link.

Hilton Honors has been sending out targeted offers to some members who have not stayed recently.  I got one myself, offering 5,000 bonus points if I complete a two-night stay before the end of June.

This link – click here – leads to another option: triple points on your next stay before 30th June.

Hilton triple points

It seems that anyone can register for this offer, even if they did not receive the email.  The points are posting successfully looking at reports online.  It is up to you whether you want to sign up despite not being targeted, but so far the triple points seem to be arriving without any trouble.

Triple points helps make up for the fact that, with the new ‘Go More, Get More’ promotion (article here) you DON’T get double points on your first stay after 6th May – only stays 2+!

The link to register is here if you want to give it a go.

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (September 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 via American Express Gold, the American Express Rewards Credit Card and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold and Business Platinum.

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 (153)

  • TripRep says:

    Glad to see the Hilton Triple working

    The reformed HFP team and focus sounds like a good pragmatic decision.

  • Dominic says:

    Hoping the triple points offer counts my current stay this week – otherwise, it’ll go towards my not so exciting one night stay next week…

  • Alan says:

    Welcome back, Rhys – great to have you back on board!

  • Alex says:

    I have registered for this part way through my current stay. Has anybody been successful in the same situation?

    • Lady London says:

      For these ones it usually has to be before checkout

    • guesswho2000 says:

      Yes, I registered while checked in at the weekend, checked out Monday evening, points posted Tuesday.

    • Steve says:

      I registered the Monday evening after having checked out that morning and the points posted the next day for that stay along with the X3 bonus.

    • Alex says:

      Thanks for the replies everyone, the offer worked for me and posted the next day.

  • ncik says:

    Anyway at all to get a 2 month extension on my BA amex 2-4-1 voucher?

  • @mkcol says:

    OT: Help required please.

    My passport surname is B as is my BAEC account as they need to be the same.
    I need to book flights using Avios in February in my new surname A-B as I’ll have a new passport by then.
    I’d like to avail the group of 4 of us travelling of my gold benefits (extra bag & seat selection free).

    BA says change account name now, however that won’t match my passport name for another ~7 months preventing me from making another BA booking. I’ve already got a VS redemption booking in October booked in surname B.

    Is there a way around this I’m missing?

    • Peter K says:

      Get a new passport now, earlier than necessary?

      • Shoestring says:

        Or just carry on using your singleton name for things like this. There’s no legal requirement to change your name on all things if (say) you get hitched. You can use a mix of names as you see fit. Eg carry on as B with passport, BAEC and all things loyalty, but use A-B for driving licence, at work, socially etc.

        • @mkcol says:

          Exactly what I’ve done for last 9 years coz I know I can be known as whatever name I want.

          Main issues I’ve faced with that is AMEX/BA & Virgin Money/VS & AVIS/BA basically refusing to pass any loyalty points from one to the other as the surnames don’t match.

          An argument has ensued each time. AVIS to BAEC just doesn’t happen. The others eventually make an exception after a few months back & forth…. which to be honest I’m tired of.

          • Anna says:

            It IS possible to have 2 accounts with many companies; I opened a Marriott Bonvoy account recently in my maiden name having completely forgotten that I had opened one in my married name a couple of years ago when there was some promotion going on! Exact same details apart from the surnames. Hint – this also works with other organisations 😉

          • JJ says:

            Have you considered getting ‘Also known as” (AKA) in your new passport.
            Mrs JJ has this as she works in her maiden name and it is possible that she might end up with a ticket in that name. I don’t remember having to put a reason when she got the new passport.
            You could then sends scans to the various companies showing both names. If it’s good enough for HMG it ought to be good enough for them. Admittedly we haven’t tested it with a grumpy US Border Guard yet..

      • @mkcol says:

        Peter I’ve already got a booking in existing name for October, so I’d have to pay a name change fee for that if I did get a new passport early.

        • Anna says:

          As Shoestring says, there’s absolutely no requirement to change your name. I’ve been married for 23 years and travel under my maiden name. I’ve never had any issues with being known by 2 different surnames even though, for example, my HH account is in my married name.

          • @mkcol says:

            Anna – I know there’s on legal requirement etc to change my name, otherwise I wouldn’t be in the situation I am!
            However as explained previously it’s getting too much of a faff to get relevant points passed correctly. I’ve had enough & just want a simple life!

          • David says:

            I think the only solution is to get a divorce tbh.


    • Charlieface says:

      Book in your current name and take your marriage certificate with you. But honestly it’s probably not worth the risk. Will they not do it over the phone? Maybe ask them to change the name on the account temporarily then change it back

  • BrianN says:

    Any updates at all on the possible new Hilton UK credit card? Thanks

  • Darren says:

    Quick O/T,

    Which business lounge in BKK, Cathay or JAL?


    • Darren says:


    • CV3V says:

      Check where you’re gate is before making a final decision on lounge, the BKK terminal is very very long.

    • John says:

      JL is only open just before JL flights. There is also QR if you are flying J/F (entry not allowed for status pax in Y/W)

    • Darren says:

      Looks like it’s Cathay as the others are closed when I’m there.

      • BJ says:

        Cathay fine. Consider Oman Air or new Turkish lounge, or even a Miracle lounge if you have Priority Pass. Anything but BA/Qantas really.

    • Calvin says:

      only open during certain hours though. plan your journey accordingly, cathay is a good second choice.

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