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Hilton Honors (Hilton, Conrad, Hampton)

Hilton Honors is the loyalty scheme for Hilton, Hampton, DoubleTree, 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.

HFP in Vietnam: Review of the Hilton Hanoi Opera

This is our review of the Hilton Hanoi Opera in Vietnam. It is part of our series on Vietnam. You can see my review of Vietnam Airlines premium economy here. As a reminder, Vietnam Airlines offered me and my plus one complimentary flights (one way […]

A brief review of the Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport

This is our review of the Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport hotel. The hotel website is here if you want to learn more or book. This is, I admit, a bit of a niche review which is why I’ve slotted it in as an additional […]

Bits: Good Lufthansa / SWISS fares from Italy, Hilton auction deal at The Biltmore, 75% bonus on Flying Blue miles

News in brief: Exceptional Lufthansa / SWISS companion fares from Italy SWISS and Lufthansa have launched some fantastic First and business class fares from Italy. Unfortunately, these are companion fares which require two people to travel – bad luck if you are a solo traveller. […]

Bits: BA launches Antalya but drops Limoges, congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: British Airways launches new route to Antalya British Airways has announced a new holiday route for Summer 2020 – Antalya in Turkey. The route will operate from London Gatwick.  There will be up to six flights per week – frequency increases as […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Conrad New York Midtown now open – a good value Hilton Honors redemption

Back in April, we told you about a very interesting new Hilton Honors redemption option that was on the way in New York – Conrad New York Midtown. The good news is that the hotel officially opened on 1st October.  It was never actually closed, […]

Bits: Hilton launches a flash sale, 3000 bonus Radisson points with sale rates, Flybe extends Heathrow-Guernsey

More news in brief as we try to clear a bit of a backlog: Hilton launches a flash sale Hilton is running a flash sale on rooms in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.  The sale home page is here. Here are the terms: book […]

IHG has changed (positively) its rule on crediting multiple rooms – but no-one noticed

There is no simple answer to the question of “Can I get the points and status credit from multiple hotel rooms on the same night?”.  If you have a couple of kids it is one that comes up on a regular basis, as two standard […]

New ‘Emyr’ benefits at Conrad, Waldorf Astoria and LXR hotels

We ran an article on Thursday about the Mayfair launch of The Biltmore, Hilton’s new luxury London hotel and the first in Europe to operate under the new LXR brand. Our hotel booking partner, Emyr Thomas, dropped me a note to say that LXR is […]

Hilton’s first European LXR hotel, The Biltmore, now open

If you are looking for an upscale Hilton Honors property in London, there is a new option. The Biltmore Mayfair is now open in Grosvenor Square – click here for details.  This is a top-to-toe refurbishment of the old Millennium Mayfair hotel and includes a […]

Redeem a lot of Hilton Honors points for a McLaren track day

If you are keen on fast cars, Hilton Honors and McLaren have got together to organise another exceptional track day. This is what you get: Here’s your chance to score the ultimate McLaren track day experience at the famous Dunsfold Circuit.  You and a guest […]

50% bonus when you convert Amex Membership Rewards points to Hilton – worth it?

Many of you who have American Express Preferred Rewards Gold, The Platinum Card, the Amex Rewards Credit Card or one of the other Membership Rewards cards will have received an email yesterday with an interesting offer. Until 31st October, you will receive a 50% bonus […]

Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton points – worth it?

Hilton Honors has launched a new promotion offering a 100% bonus when you purchase 10,000+ points. The Hilton ‘buy points’ page is here. Regular readers of Head for Points will know that I tend to value Hilton points at 0.33p each.  You are paying 0.40p (0.5 […]

What are the best hotel promos for September?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Last day to book for Hilton’s Asia Pacific sale

Hilton has been running an APAC sale to celebrate its 100th anniversary.  This covers hotels across South East Asia, Australasia, Japan, Korea and Greater China. Today, Friday 6th, is the last day to book. Discounts are up to 25% off the Best Available Rate.  There […]

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