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.

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Conrad Algarve, Portugal (bookable on Hilton points)

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from Portugal. We are currently running this reader-written feature to provide some positivity and inspiration to Head for Points.  You can find all of the ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reviews so far by clicking here.  This was scheduled to be […]

Which hotel chains offer lifetime status? (and the British Airways lifetime status criteria revealed)

Lifetime status is a popular perk among the hotel chains. In general, lifetime status usually requires such a high threshold that you would wonder why such a person would ever want to set foot in another hotel ever again if they did not have to! […]

How to convert Marriott Bonvoy hotel points into Hilton Honors or IHG Rewards Club points!

Because most frequent traveller currencies can be converted into something else, there are always odd opportunities that get thrown up. Sometimes you can do a conversion which you would logically not expect to be possible.  This is one of them. In general, a golden rule […]

Hilton’s luxury brands launch ‘3rd night free’ for stays in Europe

Hilton has launched a ‘3 for 2’ offer for its most luxurious hotels in Europe.  Even better, this can be combined with the extra benefits that come via Hilton’s Impressario scheme for luxury travel agents. The participating hotels are: Waldorf Astoria Versailles Rome Cavalieri, a […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but transferring airline miles is bad)

Is it possible to transfer hotel loyalty points to a friend or partner?  Can you transfer the points for free?  In most cases, the answer is ‘Yes’. Airline schemes are not like this.  Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to […]

Hilton Honors launches another 100% bonus for buying hotel points

We’re not suggesting that Hilton is desperate for cash, but Hilton Honors has launched another promotion offering a 100% bonus when you purchase 10,000+ points. The Hilton ‘buy points’ page is here.  You have until 15th July to buy. Regular readers of Head for Points will […]

Bonuses: get 10% on lastminute.com gift cards and 500 points with a UK Accor hotel booking

Get a 10% bonus on Lastminute.com gift cards Lastminute.com is the latest company to try to bring in some much needed revenue by selling gift cards with a bonus. Until 30th June, you will receive a 10% bonus on the purchase of any £50, £100, […]

Hilton, Marriott, Accor and Hyatt change their coronavirus hotel refund and rebooking policies

The key hotel chains are extending their coronavirus flexible booking policies. These policies were first introduced a few months ago with many due to expire at the end of June. We are now seeing a lot of these being extended to include the Summer as […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Today we are kicking off our second batch of reader hotel reviews with the Hilton Imperial in Dubrovnik. The feedback we received about the ‘My favourite Hotel’ series was very positive which is why we have decided to commission another 25 reviews. I picked these […]

LAST DAY (NOW EXTENDED TO 3rd JUNE): Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors points – is it a good deal?

If you are currently planning your post-corona travel, today (Wednesday) is the last day to jump on the Hilton Honors promotion offering a 100% bonus when you purchase 10,000+ points. The Hilton ‘buy points’ page is here. (EDIT: Hilton has extended the offer at the […]

Hilton Honors extends its current bonus points promotion to September

Hilton Honors has extended its Spring promotion, Points Unlimited, which you can register for here. The original plan was that you would earn 2,000 bonus Hilton Honors points for every stay between 6th January and 3rd May. Even better, you would earn an additional 10,000 bonus […]

A Hampton by Hilton hotel comes to Torquay!

Whilst this is now unlikely to happen before the 2020 Summer season, Hilton is gearing up to open a Hampton by Hilton hotel in Torquay. The website is here. Situated in the town centre, as part of a long-delayed redevelopment project, this is a new-build […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Hilton Budapest

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from Europe, as we visit the Hilton Budapest in Hungary. With several daily (in normal times) British Airways flights from Heathrow as well as many low cost options from across the UK, Budapest is a perfect city for […]

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong

What is a hotel mattress run, and how do you do one? I thought I would take a look at the concept of ‘mattress runs’ today.  A ‘mattress run’ involves booking a hotel room without the intention of spending the night, purely for the purpose of triggering […]

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