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Hilton launches its Summer hotel sale

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Hilton has launched its Summer sale for hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

You can see full details on the Hilton website here.

In summary:

Hilton launches its Summer sale
  • you must book and stay by 12th September
  • you must book at least one day in advance
  • full prepayment is required and rooms are not refundable
  • sale rates are available at all hotels at weekends and at some hotels midweek

You will save 25% off the standard Best Flexible Rate, apart from Hampton and Hilton Garden Inn hotels where the discount is 20%. The discount is lower if you are not a Hilton Honors member.

As we always say with such offers, the 25% saving quoted is not really true. Best Flexible Rates are fully cancellable and do not require any prepayment, whilst the sale rates are pre-paid and non-refundable. That said, you should still make a saving on the usual Advance Purchase rate.

Don’t forget to register for Hilton’s current promotion too

Hilton has a Summer offer called ‘More Nights, More Points’.  Our full article is here.

You will earn double base points on stays of 1-2 nights and triple base points on stays of three or more nights up to 5th September.

You need to register in advance of your stay via the Hilton website here.  Existing bookings count and all Hilton Honors hotels are taking part.

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

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (August 2022)

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.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points, £200 travel credit 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:

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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