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Hilton is celebrating the new royal baby with a competition to win a royal mini-break.

The winner will receive a two-night stay in a suite at the Conrad London St James including breakfast and afternoon tea.  You will also get a tour of Royal London courtesy of Travel Curious.

Importantly, you can stay whenever you want over the next 12 months, subject to blackout dates.  The suite will take two adults and two children.

Conrad London St James competition

Conrad London St James – website here – is a very nice hotel indeed, easily the plushest Hilton in London, so even if you live here it would be worth moving in for a couple of days.

Details are on this page of – scroll to the bottom and click through.  Feel free to put ‘Head for Points’ in the box where it asks how you heard about the competition.  The answer to the quiz question is ‘Soho’.

Entries close on 24th May.

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How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (October 2023)

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.

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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. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with:

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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 (125)

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  • Nick says:

    OT anyone with flights booked (with seats selected) at the end of half term should keep an eye on them… every available A321 has been commandeered to upguage LHRMAD flights, so seat selection on routes that have lost them will have fallen out (no flights have been cancelled though, and no one has had to be rebooked, they’ve been clever about where they’ve taken them from).

    Anyone on the lunchtime 777 flight should note it’s been changed to a 77W so same applies. Flub is a safe bet.

    Anyone who wants a ticket (any airline), keep an eye out on Wed/Thu next week – MAD has imposed super-peak slot restrictions that weekend and that’s when they’ll tell airlines which extra ones they’ve won, so expect seats to go on sale immediately afterwards.

    Hope that helps!

  • Liz says:

    OT Just getting around to looking at the AMEX25OFF offer on Amazon. I know lots had problems as am I. Trying to order 3 different whiskies for hubby, all sold by AMazon but not accepting the code on any of them. I’ve linked the Amex MR account ok. Are others still having problems or has the code run out.

    • BJ says:

      They might not accept discount codes against alcohol for delivery in Scotland. Just a guess, I’m sure others will confirm or otherwise.

      • Shoestring says:

        no success reports on that code for the last few days

        • BJ says:

          Another of your old favourite’s American cousin works with the subject of one of todays other articles…know what I mean ‘Arry?

          • Lady London says:

            Not to any great extent though, BJ, if I’ve guessed correctly. What some would regard as a near one that is not covered today, would be true for.

      • Liz says:

        Good thinking – I couldn’t use the Amex Majestic Wine offer before due to living in Scotland! Back to the drawing board!

        • BJ says:

          …a map of the distilleries to help you pinpoint the most strategic location to park your van should do the trick 🙂

    • Taylor says:

      Little tip – go on to amazon chat and say it’s not working and they will give you a £25 voucher

  • Harry says:

    OT If booking a hotel through FHR on Amex site, do you have to pay with the Platinum card at the hotel (no pre pay is being offered) or can you simply present the Platinum and pay with another card that doesn’t charge FX fees? I’m looking at booking a hotel in Amsterdam through FHR for a night but I’m not keen to get hit with 3% FX fees when paying on Amex Platinum at check out.

    • Stu N says:

      Hotels usually insist on paying with an Amex. I just use my Gold card, 2MRs/£ (almost) offsets the FX charge and it helps hit the £15k target spend.

      • Rob says:

        Agreed – expect it to insist on an Amex, if you’re lucky they will forget.

        • Harry says:

          Thank you, Stu and Rob. I will acquire a Gold Amex to pay on.

  • Victor says:

    That Conrad is nowhere near St James.

    • Chas says:

      It’s opposite St James’s Park tube station……

    • TGLoyalty says:

      And I think it’s due a refurb or atleast some TLc

      Two rooms I was given were tired and requiring maintenance. Nothing horrendous just bankside is probably better.

      • BJ says:

        Closer to the same area I much preferred DT Westminster but unfortunately it no longer has a lounge.

    • Lady London says:

      It’s actually a very short block off a square which is called St. James’s Square which contains the HQ of a certain large energy company in which building I worked for three years. St. James’s Square is just South of the Eastern end of Jermyn Street which is closer to Piccadilly but spiritually St. James. Very handy to Fortnums for your lunch whuchbis cheaper than a lot of the surrounding sandwich bars!

      For Rob after the Virgin Lge in Eagle Place closes there is a decent Pret a Manger still in St James just a little further along than Fortnum’s 🙂

      The Conrad is actually in (Lower) Regent Street just as it opens out into the square that has steps at the bottom of it into The Mall (also known as being in the St. James area).

      • Rob says:

        No, you’re thinking of the Sofitel. The Conrad is south of the river, next to where Scotland Yard USED to be.

        I used to use that Pret a lot, because I hot desked from the Regus on Lower Regent Street quite a bit before we got a proper office!

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