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With summer travel right around the corner, many credit issuers are upping their welcome bonus offers, and now, the Hilton Honors cards from American Express have boosted offers. Increased offers are available on 3 Hilton cards, excluding the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card, providing a great opportunity for those looking to boost their Hilton Honors points balance.
Here is a look at the details of each increased offer. Note that terms may apply and enrollment is required for select American Express benefits.
Increased Hilton Honors Card Welcome Offers
Welcome Offer: Earn 130,000 Bonus Points, plus a Free Night Reward, after spending a total of $2,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. The points are worth approximately $650 based on our valuations, and the Free Night Reward can be redeemed at nearly any Hilton hotel worldwide.
Hilton Surpass cardholders earn 12x points per $1 spent at Hilton hotels and resorts, 6x points per $1 on U.S. restaurants, U.S. gas stations, and U.S. supermarkets, plus 3x points per $1 on all other eligible purchases. You’ll also enjoy perks like complimentary Hilton Gold status, 10 free Priority Pass lounge visits, and a free Weekend Night Reward certificate after you spend $15,000 on your card in a calendar year.
Welcome Offer: Earn 70,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points, plus a Free Night Reward, after spending a total of $1,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. The points are worth approximately $350 based on our valuations.
With the Hilton Honors card, you’ll earn 7x points per $1 spent at Hilton hotels and resorts, 5x points per $1 on U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations, plus 3x points per $1 on all other eligible purchases. Not only doesn’t the Hilton Honors card not charge an annual fee (rates and fees), but it also offers automatic Hilton Silver status, and the opportunity to spend your way to Gold status by spending $20,000 on the card in a calendar year.
Welcome Offer: Earn 150,000 Bonus Points, plus a Free Night Reward, after spending a total of $4,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. The points are worth approximately $750 based on our valuations.
Like the Hilton Surpass card, Hilton Business Amex cardholders earn 12x points per $1 spent at Hilton hotels and resorts, but also earn 6x points per $1 on the following categories:
- U.S. gas stations
- Wireless telephone services purchases directly from U.S. service providers
- U.S. purchases for shipping
- U.S. restaurants
- Flights booked directly with airlines or with Amex Travel
- Car rentals booked directly from select car rental companies
The card also earns 3x on all other eligible purchases and offers automatic Hilton Gold status, 10 complimentary Priority Pass lounge visits, a free Weekend Night Reward certificate after you spend $15,000 on your card in a calendar year, plus a second free Weekend Night Reward certificate after spending $60,000 on your card in a calendar year.
A Bonus Worth 5 Nights at the Conrad Bali
The Conrad Bali is a luxury beachfront resort on Bali’s southern coast that offers stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Guests will find everything they need at the property, including 3 restaurants, a poolside bar, lagoon-style swimming pools, a spa, a gym, and over 1,100 feet of a beautiful beach.
While Hilton now uses variable award pricing, if you’re flexible with your travel dates, you might be able to score award nights for as low as 35,000 points per night, meaning the welcome bonus alone will get you 4 free nights at the property using your points, and thanks to your Hilton status from your new card you get your 5th night free on award stays. Plus, you’ll still have your Free Night Award certificate to use on a future trip.
Hot Tip: Use your Hilton Honors points for the ultimate in luxury vacations — check out our guide to the best Hilton luxury hotels to book with points for maximum value.
At this point, there are many increased credit card offers to choose from on plenty of great travel rewards cards. But for those of you who are specifically interested in boosting your Hilton Honors balance for future redemptions, all 3 of these increased offers present a great opportunity to do just that!
The information regarding the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.
The information regarding The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card was independently collected by Upgraded Points and not provided nor reviewed by the issuer.
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