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See the British Grand Prix with your Hilton Honors points

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One of the biggest perks of being a UK-based member of Hilton Honors is the ability to benefit from Hilton’s sponsorship of the McLaren Formula 1 team.

There are numerous McLaren events thoughout the year which are available for Hilton Honors points, but the big one is always tickets for the British Grand Prix. Our full review of Hilton Honors is here.

Tickets for the 2022 event, on 3rd July at Silverstone, are now up for auction.

There are three auctions:

  • Friday 1st July – 2 packages for 2 people – minimum bid 125,000 points
  • Saturday 2nd July – 2 packages for 2 people – minimum bid 175,000 points
  • Sunday 3rd July – 2 packages for 2 people – current bid 200,000 points

Full details are on the Hilton Experiences site here – filter by ‘UK’.

All packages are for two people and include:

  • VIP access
  • Entry to the McLaren Formula 1 Hospitality Experience
  • A virtual tour of the McLaren Formula 1 team garage
  • A one-night stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Northampton for the evening after your event

All auctions end on 31st May.

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

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (May 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 a huge range of valuable 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 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.)

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