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Pay at Ticketmaster with your Hilton Honors hotel points

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Hilton Honors has rolled out its ‘Tickets with Points’ feature in the UK.

This allows you to use your Hilton Honors points to purchase tickets to sporting events, concerts, comedy shows and theatre productions from Ticketmaster.

You don’t need to have enough Hilton points to pay for your entire ticket. You can use as few as 5 Hilton Honors points which makes this a good way of using up a small Hilton balance if you have one.

Pay at Ticketmaster with your Hilton Honors points

The big question, of course, is what value do you get? The answer is ‘not great’. 500 Hilton Honors points gets you $1 equivalent off your purchase so 0.2 cents per point.

This compares very badly with our valuation of Hilton Honors points of 0.33p (0.4c) per point. You should also be able to beat our valuation if you’re smart or selective about when you redeem.

If you’re interested, you can get started by linking your Hilton and accounts 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 (February 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.

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable 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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