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.

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

One of the lesser known features of the American Express Membership Rewards programme is the ability to buy up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points per year for 1.5p each. This facility is mentioned on the Amex website here – scroll down to Clause 3 – although […]

Bits: 100% bonus buying Hilton points, new Qatar Airways amenity kits, Mastercard bans DCC on prepaid cards

News in brief: 100% bonus when you buy Hilton Honors points Hilton Honors has launched a new promotion offering a 100% bonus when you purchase 5,000+ points. The Hilton ‘buy points’ page is here. Regular readers of Head for Points will know that I tend to value […]

What are the best hotel promos for April?

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 […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

I thought it was about time to revise and update the lists I first published in 2012 about the best way to use up small amounts of miles and points. What I want to explore is ‘What is the smallest or most optimum small reward, and […]

Bits: 15% Etihad discount code and 20% transfer bonus, Opodo discounts, new Hilton Curio in London

News in brief: New Etihad discount codes released Etihad has launched two new discount codes, worth up to 15% off the cost of a flight booked over the next two weeks. The codes are: 15% off Economy Class flights – EYECO15 15% off Business Class […]

LAST CALL: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios

Here is your final reminder that Sunday 31st March is your last chance to take part in the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel […]

Bits: Hilton flash sale for Australasia and SE Asia, Flybe launches Heathrow – Isle of Man, environmentally friendly amenity kits

News in brief: Hilton launches Australasia and South East Asia flash sale Hilton is running an Australasia and South East Asia flash sale which runs until Tuesday 2nd April.  See here for details. The deals are valid for stays until the end of January 2020! […]

Bits: last day for Hilton’s flash sale, Singapore Airlines devaluation, cheap Avios via Groupon

News in brief: Last day for Hilton’s UK, Europe and Middle East flash weekend sale Hilton is running a flash sale on rooms in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.  The sale home page is here. We never got around to covering this last week, […]

Bits: see the Spice Girls with Hilton, last chance to register for IHG’s Spring promo, get 3000 bonus Radisson points

News in brief: See the Spice Girls with Hilton Honors Hilton Honors has an interesting auction package up for grabs to see the Spice Girls at Wembley on 14th June.  Interestingly, it has been sitting on the site for a couple of weeks now with […]

How to get free hotel elite status from UK credit and charge cards

This article looks at the different ways you can get elite status with hotel chains via UK credit and charge cards. If you are just getting started with miles and points, you have probably realised by now that your travel life could be improved if […]

IT’S BACK: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios – but is it a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel loyalty points to British Airways, you […]

Bits: BA’s next heritage repaint, extra SriLankan services from London, Hilton launches Signia brand

News in brief: British Airways announces its next heritage livery British Airways has announced the next heritage livery it is bringing back as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. Following the critical success of the BOAC repaint on a Boeing 747, the next aircraft will […]

Redeem Hilton points for a private Jessie J concert at Abbey Road Studios!

Hilton Honors has launched its annual London private gig.  This year you and a friend have a chance to see Jessie J playing live on Saturday 15th June. This is a genuinely good package: The concert is at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in Maida […]

Bits: the FT on BA wine, £50 Hilton cashback, good Norwegian / Economist deal, Flybe adds Guernsey & Jersey to Newquay

News in brief: The Financial Times on British Airways wine I would normally have let this go by, but I thought it was an interesting addition to my review last Saturday of the drinks offered in Emirates First Class, including a £250 Haut Brion and […]

Bits: £1050 Club World tickets to Durban, new Marriott double points promo, last day for 100% bonus buying Hilton points

News in brief: £1,050 British Airways Club World flights to Durban As part of its occasional ‘Dream Tickets’ promotions, British Airways is running a 2-4-1 offer on Club World tickets to Durban. Full details are on ba.com here.  You must: book by 1st March travel […]

Generous £75 off £250 Hilton spend with new Amex deal – plus an Amex offers round-up

One of the most popular American Express cashback deals has returned.  And this one is surprisingly generous. If you have a look at the ‘Offers’ section on ALL of your Amex online statement pages, you might see a new Hilton offer available for registration. You […]

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