Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Tag: hilton honors

Feb 15

Hilton And American Airlines Stay Bonus

Hilton Honors

One of the unique features of the Hilton Honors plan is the ability to “double dip.”* You can earn extra points, or points and miles on your favorite airline. Hilton is upping the ante a bit to allow you to earn extra American Airlines miles. Earn Miles In Your Sleep For those who earn Points …

Continue reading

Feb 01

Hilton “Enhances” Redemptions; Be Prepared for A Devaluation

hilton honors

Hotel loyalty programs are good at many things, but the one thing that they are best at is disguising stealth devaluations as a benefit, which they will usually call “an enhancement.” The last thing that you want is for your program to get enhanced. Prepare for The Hilton Honors Devaluation Hilton recently issued a press …

Continue reading

Aug 26

Hilton Double Points Promotion, September 1 – December 31

See? Was that so hard? One thing that I’ve liked about Hilton’s recent promotions: They’re customer-friendly and easy to understand For the last four months of the year, Hilton is once again doing its double points bonus. Unless I am remembering incorrectly, they have now run this promotion for twelve consecutive months. The Details Fortunately, there’s …

Continue reading

Aug 10

The Olympics of Hotel Elite Status: Part One

Travelers, including myself, often put a lot of emphasis on airline elite status. Let’s face it: The gap between bottom tier and top tier can make a huge difference in how comfortably you fly and the fees you pay. Not as many people spend time thinking about hotel elite status. The reason, I suspect, is that …

Continue reading

Jul 06

New Citi Hilton Bonus: 75,000 Points, No Annual Fee

I know it’s been a tough week for everyone, what with Brexit, the weather and Kevin Durant going to the Warriors. So here’s a little something to cheer you up: Hilton Visa Premium Award Normally, this card gives in the 40,000 – 50,000 point range, but there’s a limited time only offer for 75,000 points …

Continue reading

Jul 05

Triple United Points from Hilton, But…

In one of the odder combo promotions between hotels and airlines that I’ve seen, but it’s probably worth mentioning. One of the most common complaints that I hear about promotions are when they are limited to customers in the United States or hotels in the United States. This one works the opposite way: It’s only …

Continue reading

Jun 22

Reader Question: Pay with Points Or Cash?

Reader Question: We are currently booked at the Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok for a total of 120,000 HHonors points for five nights, at 30,000 points per night, plus the fifth night free on an award stay bonus. We could also pay with a combination of points and cash, which would cost us 60,000 points, plus approximately $260 …

Continue reading

Apr 29

New Hilton Bonus (And It’s Good)

Hilton’s new “Unlimited Bonus” is just as it sounds. Double base points on all stays between May 1 and August 31, with few restrictions. Unlimited Hilton is offering a new promotion that will get you double points for all nights from May 1 until August 31. It does require registration, but that’s the most difficult …

Continue reading

Feb 24

All Kinds of Fun Credit Card Stuff

Credit card opportunities are always beginning, ending or moving down under. Here are a few things to keep in mind. 75,000 Points for a Hilton Visa Just as Marriott upped the ante last week, Hilton has raised its bonus, too. You’ll now get a 75,000 bonus for signing up and spending $2,000 in the first …

Continue reading

Dec 04

Hilton Year-End Promo and Love for Your Luggage

Year End Hilton Promotions Hilton is offering a 2,500 bonus on every stay of two nights or more between now and December 31. Want to earn a few extra points, as well as some weird looks from your friends? If you have a stay of four or more nights, book two nights at one property …

Continue reading