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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.

Bits: Finnair restricts Avios reward bookings, a (pricey) Hilton / McLaren factory visit, see Morrissey with IHG

News in brief: Finnair restricts Avios business class availability One Mile at a Time is reporting that Finnair has started to block its business class availability for partner airline award redemptions beyond 60 days in advance. This means you will no longer be able to […]

What is the best replacement for your Starwood American Express card?

As we covered last week, American Express has written to holders of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card telling them that the benefits package is changing on 26th February. The card is being rebranded as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express on that date.  Here […]

Bits: see The BRIT Awards with IHG, get a 100% bonus buying Hilton points, save 15% on Malaysia Airlines

News in brief: See The BRIT Awards with IHG Rewards Club The BRIT Awards is the annual celebration of British music, or at least the more popular end of it.  IHG Rewards Club, in conjunction with event sponsor Mastercard, is offering two fantastic VIP packages […]

Four small reasons why Hilton Honors got better yesterday

Hilton Honors made four small improvements to its programme yesterday.  They have not made a big song and dance about any of this, and I’m not sure if they even intend to contact members directly. The announcement was made in this Flyertalk thread although the […]

Bits: Get 10% off Qatar Airways sale flights TODAY, HFP party tickets update, new Hilton promo now live

News in brief: Save an extra 10% on Qatar Airways sale fares TODAY ONLY Qatar Airways has launched a week-long sale. We haven’t seen any pricing at the time of writing, but we’ll give it some extra coverage later in the week. If you book […]

What hotel schemes let you use your points to pay for food, drinks and spa?

Hyatt is about to make a major change to its loyalty programme, which will suddenly make it good value to use your points to pay for food, drink and spa treatments whilst a guest.  What other chains allow this?  And do they make it worthwhile? […]

Last chance: 10000 Lufthansa miles card bonus, 100% bonus buying Hilton points, register for Marriott’s promo

News in brief: Last chance to get 10,000 Miles & More miles with the Lufthansa credit card For only the second time, Lufthansa is offering an increased sign-up bonus on its new UK payment card.  You will receive 10,000 Miles & More miles if you […]

Bits: Qatar adds more Edinburgh flights, 100% bonus buying Hilton points, Six Senses moves into Whiteleys!

News in brief: Qatar Airways adds additional Edinburgh flights – and some other niche routes Qatar Airways has announced that it will increase services to Edinburgh to 14 per week during next Summer. The current total of 10 flights per week will be increased to […]

REGISTER NOW: Hilton launches new bonus points promotion for January to April

Hilton Honors has just launched its new Spring promotion, Points Unlimited, which is now open for registration. To give Hilton credit, it is very straightforward with minimal small print: You will earn 2,000 bonus Hilton Honors points for every stay between 6th January and 3rd May. […]

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 2019 article on how to make the best […]

Save up to 25% on bookings in Asia Pacific with Hilton – stay by 30th September 2020

Hilton has launched a new Asia Pacific sale, with extra discounts for Hilton Honors members.  This offers good value for anyone planning a trip to Australia, China, India, Maldives and Thailand, amongst other places. (This is in addition to Hilton’s current Winter Sale, which covers […]

News: HSBC to Avios transfer bonus coming?, Hilton’s EXCELLENT Japan / HK flash sale

New HSBC to Avios transfer bonus coming? We may be about to see a new transfer bonus between HSBC Premier credit cards and British Airways Executive Club. A HFP reader, ZW, found this PDF on the HSBC website – click here. It shows a 25% […]

Book now – Hilton has launched its Winter Sale for weekend stays to mid-2020

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 30% off the standard Best Available Rate if you are a Hilton Honors member. That said […]

Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton points, and how to get yourself a Hilton Honors status match

I’m pleased to say that Hilton is sponsoring Head for Points for the next four weeks.  This is to promote the new Hilton Winter Sale, which launches today. You can find full details of the sale here.  It covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa […]

Why is DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge rebranding?

A quick note that the DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City is leaving Hilton on 31st December. Any stays you have booked for after that date will not accrue Hilton Honors points and your Hilton Honors benefits will not apply. Hotels are generally very bad at […]

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