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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.

Which is the most generous hotel programme for earning Avios points?

The general consensus about hotel loyalty programmes is that Starwood Preferred Guest is the only scheme where it is is worthwhile trading your points for airline miles. There are a couple of reasons for this.  The first is that – since the conversion rate for most […]

Bits: HFP and GDPR, new Hilton tour of the McLaren factory, BA Moscow moves

News in brief: HFP and the new data protection rules The new European data protection rules come into force today. As you know, HFP collects very little directly identifiable data about readers since you do not need to register to use the site.  There are […]

I check into the London Hilton on Park Lane on my £55 room deal!

This is my review of the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel. Back in April, we covered a special promotion that Hilton was running to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Hilton London Park Lane.  55 rooms were being sold at £55 each.  Most of […]

Bits: see Goodwood Festival of Speed with Hilton, 40% Hyatt ‘buy points’ bonus, new Virgin routes update

News in brief: Get tickets for Goodwood Festival of Speed with Hilton (EDIT: Sorry, readers had taken the 5 Sunday pairs and remaining 3 Saturday and Friday pairs by 7.15am! Only Thursday remains as at 7.15.) Waldorf Astoria is an official sponsor of the Goodwood […]

Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria hits Las Vegas as Mandarin Oriental gets rebranded

If you were looking for a luxurious but quiet hotel option in Las Vegas, the options have historically been few.  Even the Four Seasons Las Vegas, which I reviewed here, is effectively just an extension of the Mandalay Bay hotel which occupies the lower floors […]

Bits: 75% off a £20 mytaxi voucher with Groupon, Tesco / LEGO Avios deal, back at Hilton Bournemouth

News in brief: Good Groupon deal: 75% off your next mytaxi ride There is a good deal on Groupon at the moment from London taxi app mytaxi.  For £5, new and existing customers can get £20 of mytaxi credit. The website description is not very well […]

Bits: more Bastille tickets released, Hilton launches California Road Trip package, HI Sheffield re-brands

News in brief: More tickets released for exclusive Bastille gig in London with Hilton Honors Following the success of the One Republic concert at Abbey Road Studios last year, Hilton Honors has arranged another exclusive London gig for its members. Bastille will be playing at […]

Bits: see Bastille live in London with Hilton, extra BA Holidays discount, 300 free Flying Blue miles

News in brief: See an exclusive Bastille gig in London with Hilton Honors Following the success of the One Republic concert at Abbey Road Studios last year, Hilton Honors has arranged another exclusive London gig for its members. Bastille will be playing at LSO St […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

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 […]

Bits: more Santiago and Washington Avios seats, Radisson sale, Conrad Maldives new underwater room

News in brief: Additional BA services to Santiago and Washington launched British Airways has launched new services to Santiago (pictured below) and Washington for the Winter. From 28th October, a fifth weekly Santiago, Chile flight will be launched.  This will operate on a Sunday. From […]

Bits: Good Etihad fare to Oz for Christmas, 100% bonus buying Hilton points, F1 and tennis with SPG/Marriott

News in brief: Good Etihad fare to Australia for Christmas I’ve had a few emails recently asking about cheap cash flights to Australia over Christmas.   As this is a non-starter for Avios – and anyway is terrible value given the taxes – you need to […]

REGISTER NOW – Hilton launches new ‘double points’ promotion for May to September

Hilton Honors has just launched its new Summer promotion which is now open for registration. To give Hilton credit, it is very straightforward with minimal small print: You will earn DOUBLE Hilton Honors base points for every stay between 1st May and 31st August.   […]

ALL GONE: Book £55 rooms at the five star Hilton Park Lane in London!

EDIT:  HFP readers managed to snap up all the available rooms within 20 minutes! To celebrate its 55th birthday, the London Hilton on Park Lane is selling 55 rooms at £55. The offer was launched at 9am this morning but with very little fanfare.  It […]

Two new Maldives resorts which will soon be bookable on points

The secret of maximising the value of hotel loyalty points is to redeem them in ludicrously expensive places, where even the maximum possible price that the loyalty scheme can charge looks like a bargain. I doubt there is a better place to find examples of […]

Bits: SWISS business class sale to Delhi, new Hilton boutique hotel opens in Paris

News in brief: Good SWISS business class deal to Delhi SWISS has launched a new business class sale.  The standout fare is from Heathrow to Delhi, priced at £1183 return. Other offers which are decent but not life changing include: Cairo £1079 Dubai £1630 Johannesburg […]

The following changes to Hilton Honors start today

Hilton Honors launches a number of changes to their programme today which will (good news) both simplify the scheme and (bad news) signal a shift in focus towards rewarding only the most loyal guests. What Hilton Honors will do from today, is: reduce points earning for […]