Waldorf Palm

Hilton Honors Promo: Earn Up To Triple Points (Now Live)

Of all of the major hotel chains, Hilton Honors is by far the most consistent and generous with the promotions they offer. They constantly run promotions (typically without even a day gap between them), so that's great for members. Yesterday Hilton Honors'…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hilton
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok – 4

Save With Conrad & Waldorf Astoria Amex Offers

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hilton
Conrad Bora Bora Watermark

Last Day: Limited Time Hilton Amex Bonuses

In mid-July, American Express and Hilton rolled out new welcome bonuses on their co-branded credit cards. It's worth noting that these increased offers expire tomorrow, August 28, 2019, so you have just one day remaining to take advantage of these offers.…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
Conrad Bora Bora – 7

Hilton Honors Adjusts Status Match Program

Since mid-2016, Hilton Honors has been offering a status challenge program (prior to that they offered outright status matches). All things considered they're one of the most generous loyalty programs when it comes to giving out status, whether it's…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotels
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok – 37

Review: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

On this trip I had a day and a half in Bangkok. I arrived at around 10AM, and my flight the next night was at around midnight. Bangkok is one of the best cities in the world when it comes to reasonably priced luxury hotels, so I was looking forward to…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotel Reviews
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok – 5

Earn 7,500 Bonus Hilton Points After Two Stays

Hilton Honors has a pretty awesome supplemental promotion at the moment. On the surface this seems to be targeted, though I don't think it is (as I'll explain below). Hilton Honors is offering 7,500 bonus points after two stays that are completed by…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hilton
Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

Hilton Surpass Weekend Night Reward: Worth It?

Through August 28, 2019, the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card (review), which is one of the best Hilton credit cards, is offering an increased welcome bonus. For those who have this card, in this post I wanted to look at whether…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
Conrad Watermark

How Does The Hilton Surpass Weekend Night Reward Work?

Through August 28, 2019, the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card (review), which is one of the best Hilton credit cards, is offering an increased welcome bonus. With this offer you can receive a welcome bonus of 130,000 Hilton Honors…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
Conrad Bora Bora Watermark Room

Hilton Honors Card From American Express Review (2019)

Hotel credit cards can be incredibly valuable. Typically the cards have reasonable annual fees, and offer outsized value, ranging from annual free nights to status. What's rare is to see a hotel credit card that offers perks in spite of not having an…

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Filed Under: American Express, Hilton
Conrad Watermark

Amex Hilton Honors Surpass Card Review (2019)

Hotel credit cards are among the most underrated credit cards out there, in my opinion, given the perks that they potentially offer. While I'm primarily loyal to Hyatt and Marriott, Hilton has grown on me a lot lately, thanks to the number of new luxury…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Reviews
Le Meridien Dhaka Watermark

Top Hotel Credit Cards Offering Elite Status (2019)

I've written about the best hotel credit cards offering free nights, either as an annual benefit, or as a reward for reaching certain spending thresholds. In many cases these anniversary free night certificates can more than justify the annual fees on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Hilton Hanoi 71

Hilton Hit With Lawsuit Over Resort Fees

One of the most annoying trends in the hotel industry is resort fees, destination fees, facility fees… whatever you’d like to call them. Essentially these are added mandatory charges that hotels tack on to the room rate. Hotels charge these fees for…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotels
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos 3

Resort At Pedregal Becoming Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos

This is super exciting. While Hilton has a huge global portfolio, historically one of the issues they've had is that they've been lagging in the luxury market. They don't have as many "aspirational" properties as Marriott and Hyatt, in my opinion. The…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotels
Waldorf Astoria Chengdu

Save 10% At Hilton With Chase Offers

Both American Express and Chase have awesome programs (known as Amex Offers and Chase Offers) that offer savings when making purchases with select retailers. Chase Offers is much newer, and the number of good offers from them has increased significantly…

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Filed Under: Chase, Great Deals
Hilton Tokyo

Hilton Honors Increases Award Costs At Many Hotels

In 2017, Hilton Honors made some significant changes to their loyalty program. They completely eliminated award charts, and now the price you see is the price you pay. However, I'd say Hilton Honors has handled this in a fair way. For the most part they…

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Conrad London St James

Save On European Hilton Stays With Amex Offers

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
Hilton Hanoi 33

Hilton CEO Changes Stance On Tipping Housekeeping

The topic of tipping hotel housekeeping is a controversial one, and there are people on both sides with strong opinions. It's always interesting to me to hear what executives in the hotel industry think, and in particular how one hotel CEO recently changed…

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Filed Under: Hilton
Conrad Bora Bora Watermark

Comparing Hilton Amex Personal & Business $95 Annual Fee Cards

In January American Express and Hilton introduced a suite of new credit cards. Among these cards are the Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express, which has a $95 annual fee, and the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card, which also has…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Card Comparisons
Conrad Bora Bora – 134

Buy Discounted Hilton Points With Daily Getaways

We’re in the fifth and final week of Daily Getaways, which is an opportunity to purchase discounted hotel points and travel packages. Today is actually the last day of the promotion. Daily Getaways packages go live at 1PM ET every weekday, and the more…

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Conrad Watermark

Amex Making (Minor) Changes To Hilton Credit Cards

Today some updates have been announced to American Express' Hilton card portfolio. Before you get worried, don't. These changes are very minor. The Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express is Amex's mid-range personal Hilton card. It has a $95…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards