Hilton Changing Categories of Hotels in Two Weeks

This 50k Hilton offer has expired. Check out the best current travel credit card sign up offers here.

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Hilton is increasing the category of 18 hotels and decreasing the category of two hotels for bookings effective July 8, 2015.

If the hotel you want is going up in category in two weeks, book the hotel now to lock in the lower, current rate. Your stay can be through July 7, 2016 at current rates.

These are the hotels getting cheaper.

Ends Tomorrow June 17, Buy Hilton Points for 0.5 Cents. Good Deal?

This 50k Hilton offer has expired. Check out the best current travel credit card sign up offers here.

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Until June 17, 2015, 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 17, you’ll receive 160,000 points for $800.

Limited Time Offer: Hilton Visa Signature Offers 50,000 Bonus Points + $50 Statement Credit + No Annual Fee

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

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For a limited time, the Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card offers 50,000 bonus HHonors points after spending $1,000 on the card in the first four months.

How to Get Free Internet at Hotels Worldwide

Updated June 4: Hilton has moved up its free wifi to today from its originally announced date of August 1.

Hilton, Hyatt, SPG, Marriott, IHG, and Fairmont all offer free internet in their hotels worldwide if you meet certain easy conditions. Finally the great hotels of the world are catching up with a standard benefit of hostels for the last decade.

Transfer Bonus from ThankYou Points to Hilton HHonors

ThankYou Points are a transferable points program offered by Citi on select credit cards. ThankYou Points transfer to nine airlines and Hilton. Normally 1,000 ThankYou Points transfer to 1,500 Hilton points. Until January 8, 2015, 1,000 ThankYou Points transfers to 2,000 Hilton points!

This is exciting to me because there are some high value uses of Hilton points, and also because this is the first Citi ThankYou Points transfer bonus.

HURRY: Limited Time Hilton Reserve Offer Ends Friday

The Limited Time Offer is Over! The card still comes with everything except the $100 statement credit.

60k Hilton Points and $25 Statement Credit Offer

This card offer has expired so its links have been removed.

Hilton Points for Half a Cent Each. Today Only!

Today is the fifth day of five weeks of discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association and American Express called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will usually sell out in a few minutes. Some of the offers will be awesome; some will be duds.

Today’s deal is discounted Hilton HHonors points in 100k, 150k, and 250k packages.

Free Spreadsheet to Download of Category 1, 2, 9, and 10 Hilton Properties Plus the Only Two Good Hilton Strategies

Update: Super reader Dave made a map of the locations of the Category 9 and 10 properties for visual learners.

Super reader Jeremy has created the most valuable spreadsheet imaginable for the Hilton HHonors program that you can download for free here.

The spreadsheet lists:

all 34 Category 1 hotels
all 131 Category 2 hotels
all 46 Category 9 hotels
all 10 Category 10 hotels

For each hotel, the name, location, and a link to its Trip Advisor reviews are listed.

Jeremy took the information from Hilton's PDF of all its hotels' categories and made it much more useful and

Get the 40k Offer on Hilton HHonors Card

The Hilton HHonors Signature Card's (the one that earns points) sign up bonus has expired. Click here for the top current sign up bonuses.

A lot of people will love the benefits and sign up bonus on the Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card.

The card comes with automatic Hilton Silver status, which earns a 15% points bonus on Hilton stays, late checkout, and free access to fitness centers.