Buy Hilton Points for 0.5 Cents Each This Month. Should You?

Until October 21, 2016, you can buy Hilton HHonors points and get a 100% bonus on the points purchased.

Hilton points normally cost 1 cent each. With the 100% bonus, the price drops to 0.5 cents per point. This is the cheapest I've ever seen them.

The bonus only kicks in on purchases of 20,000 (+ 20,000 bonus.) Purchases of 10,000 to 19,000 points have an 80% bonus, bringing the price to 0.555 cents per point.

Buy Hilton Points with 100% Bonus. Good Deal?

Until June 3, 2016, you can buy Hilton HHonors points and get a 100% bonus on the points purchased.

Hilton points normally cost 1 cent each. With the 100% bonus, the price drops to 0.5 cents per point.

If you buy 80,000 Hilton points before June 3, you’ll receive 160,000 points for $800.

39 Hilton Hotels Changing Category (Award Price) Tomorrow

Hilton is increasing the category of 24 hotels and decreasing the category of 15 hotels for bookings effective March 30, 2016.

If the hotel you want is going up in category tomorrow, book the hotel now to lock in the lower, current rate.

Get 8x ThankYou Points at Hilton Hotels

If you have a Citi ThankYou® Premier Card, check your email for the subject line "Earn 5 additional ThankYou® Points on stays within the Hilton Portfolio | Enroll in one click!"

The Citi ThankYou® Premier Card already earns 3x points on gas and travel, including of course hotel stays, so once enrolled you will earn 8 total ThankYou Points per dollar on Hilton stays, the normal 3 plus the bonus 5.

The 8x is valid through May 31, 2016 on your first $1,000 spent at Hilton hotels, including all these brands.

I value ThankYou Points at 1.9 cents

152k Hilton Points from Two No Fee Hilton Cards

The Hilton HHonors Signature Card's sign up bonus has expired. Click here for the top current sign up bonuses.

Hilton has two no annual fee credit cards--one issued by American Express and one by Citi. Both have limited time increased sign up bonuses.

Buy Hilton Points for 0.56 Cents This Week. Good Deal?

Through February 8, 2016, you can buy Hilton HHonors points with an 80% bonus.

 

Hilton points normally cost 1 cent each. With the 80% bonus, the price drops to 0.56 cents per point.

If you buy the maximum 80,000 Hilton points today, you’ll receive 144,000 points for $800. With the bonus, you can buy any amount of points from 1,800 to 144,000 in 1,800 point increments.

This is not the best promotion we've seen to buy Hilton points.

AMEX Platinum Card Holders Get Free Hilton Gold Status

Hilton Gold Status is now a standard benefit of the American Express Platinum Card, Platinum Business Card, and (I assume) Mercedes-Benz and Ameriprise Platinum cards. That's great news for me, since I just got the"regular" Platinum Card with a 100,000 point sign up bonus two months ago.

Hilton Gold Status is not automatic just by holding one of these cards.

AMEX Platinum Card Holders Get Free Hilton Gold Status

Hilton Gold Status is now a standard benefit of the American Express Platinum Card, Platinum Business Card, and (I assume) Mercedes-Benz and Ameriprise Platinum cards. That's great news for me, since I just got the"regular" Platinum Card with a 100,000 point sign up bonus two months ago.

Hilton Gold Status is not automatic just by holding one of these cards.

Ends Today: 75,000 Hilton Point Sign Up Bonus on No Annual Fee Card

This offer has expired. Click here for the top current credit card sign up bonuses.

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At 5 PM ET today (September 28, 2015), the 75,000 point sign up bonus on the Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card expires. For almost three months, the card has offered 75,000 bonus HHonors points after spending $2,000 in the first three months.

Should You Get the Hilton Card or ThankYou Premier for 75,000 Hilton Points?

This 75k Hilton and 50k ThankYou Premier offers have expired. Click here for the top current credit card sign up bonuses.

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Fred asks:

"Hey Scott, I see that the Hilton card is offering 75k points, and the ThankYou Premier is offering 50k points which transfer to 75k Hilton points.