Hilton

Hilton Honors (Hilton, Conrad, Hampton)

Hilton Honors is the loyalty scheme for Hilton, Hampton, Waldorf-Astoria and Conrad hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.

I published an extensive two-part review of Hilton Honors which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

Bits: BA improves On Business, Virgin pilots strike, Hilton Mallorca and Hotel des Indes leaving

News in brief: A change to British Airways On Business On Business is the small business loyalty scheme run by British Airways.  Whilst hugely devalued a couple of years ago, there is no reason NOT to sign-up if you are a VAT-registered company as you […]

Why January 2013 was an amazing sweet spot for a free Maldives holiday

There is a generally accepted view that, over time, all reward schemes get worse.  People say that you should spend your points as you earn, rather than holding them for retirement or some unspecified time in the future. I don’t necessarily agree with this. It […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated 2018 article on how to make the best […]

Bits: Amex ‘£10 off at BP’ offer, 2000 Hilton Honors points for new members, BA closes Munich lounge

News in brief: £10 cashback offer at BP with American Express American Express has launched a new cashback offer with BP.  You may, or may not, find this under the ‘Offers’ section of the online statement page of one or more of your Amex cards […]

Bits: New Marriott Rewards name leaked?, more Kimpton / Voco UK openings, DoubleTree Westminster lounge closure

News in brief: The new name for Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest will be …. …. Marriott Bonvoy, it seems.  Which is a bit odd. The name is, of course, a play on ‘bon voyage’.  Whilst there has been no official announcement, if you […]

Bits: 50% Amex bonus on Hilton transfers, ‘proper’ Business seats on BA at London City!, Charles Tyrwhitt deal

News in brief: 50% bonus on American Express transfers to Hilton Honors American Express emailed a lot of HFP readers yesterday with an attractive transfer bonus. Between 21st November and 21st December, they will receive a 50% bonus on Membership Rewards transfers to Hilton Honors.  […]

Bits: Flybe launches London City to Newcastle, do a tandem skydive with Hilton, IHG removes promo points cap

News in brief: Flybe launches London City to Newcastle Flybe, via its franchise partner Eastern Airways, has announced a new route from Newcastle to London City Airport. Starting on 7th January, flights will leave Newcastle at 08.05 and 17.50, with return services from London City […]

Bits: Hilton Asia flash sale, free Ritz-Carlton Doha stay with Qatar Airways, £100 off £500 United spend with Amex

News in brief: Hilton launches a South East Asia flash sale Hilton is running an Asia / India / Maldives flash sale until Monday 19th November.  See here for details. It includes hotels such as the Millennium Hilton Bangkok pictured below.  You might also want […]

What are the best hotel promos for November?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured continue into December. All of the information in this article can […]

Which? looks at the UK’s best and worst hotel chains

I was sent a copy of Which? Travel magazine this month because I’m quoted in it.  I very rarely see it otherwise since it is a subscription-only title. The November issue includes the annual Which? Travel reader survey into the best and worst UK hotel […]

Bits: 80%-100% bonus buying Hilton points, BA introduces Pressreader, 15% off Flybe at Belfast

Some more news in brief as I try to clear the World Travel Market backlog!: 80% – 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors points – save 55% in The Maldives! Until 18th December, Hilton Honors (the new-ish Hilton Tallinn Park, reviewed here, is pictured below) […]

Book now – Hilton has launched its Winter Sale for weekend stays into mid-2019

Hilton has launched its Winter Sale with decent weekend deals across Europe, Africa and Middle East. Full details are on the Hilton website here. The sale offers up to 25% off the standard Best Available Rate if you are a Hilton Honors member. That said […]

Bits: Virgin / Tesco bonus confirmed, Argentina v Barbarians with SPG, Hilton downtime, World of Hyatt changes

News in brief: Tesco Clubcard to Virgin Flying Club bonus confirmed Yesterday I wrote about a 10% bonus on Tesco Clubcard transfers to Virgin Flying Club which I had been emailed about.  The article is here. The offer did not appear on the Virgin or Tesco […]

Bits: Kimpton Fitzroy London now open (ex Principal) – and get 10,000 bonus points, Hilton launches hostels

News in brief: Kimpton Fitzroy London now bookable The Kimpton Fitzroy London hotel in Russell Square is now bookable via ihg.com.  This includes reward nights, which are pricing up at 70,000 IHG Rewards Club points. The hotel website has launched and is here. This hotel […]

Bits: the Marriott Daily Win game now lets you win daily!, random musings from my trip, Hilton in Kitzbuhel

News in brief: The saga of the Marriott daily win game is resolved! A few days ago, after an unexpected delay, Marriott Rewards launched its ‘daily play’ game ’29 Ways to Stay’. Click here to play. The good news is that daily play now means […]

Bits: 0.84p Avios on Groupon, new £50 Hilton cashback deal from Amex, Park Plaza £139 London deal

News in brief: 2,000 Avios for under £17 via Groupon Spain The Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, relaunched last week.  Click here for details. The cheapest – and best value – 2,000 Avios package is now back in stock.  You are only paying €19 […]

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