Conrad Bora Bora – 7

Hilton Honors Status Challenge: Now Valid Through March 2021

Since mid-2016, Hilton Honors has been offering a status challenge program (prior to that they offered outright status matches). I wanted to provide an update on the current status of the challenge, since this is an ideal time to start one, as I'll explain…

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Waldorf Palm

Hilton Honors Summer 2019 Promo: Double Points & More

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. Hilton Honors has…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hilton
Hilton Hanoi 38

Review: Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel

After a quick breakfast at our Airbnb in Hoi An we left for the Da Nang airport, arriving about an hour before our 10:30AM flight. The airport was clean and efficient, our flight was on-time, and our pre-arranged driver met us at arrivals when we landed…

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Conrad Bora Bora View

When Should You Buy Hilton Points?

Hilton Honors is offering a 100% bonus on purchased points through May 28, 2019. I've written about this promotion before, but in this post wanted to look at some specific examples of when it makes sense to buy Honors points. When Hilton is offering…

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Conrad Bora Bora – 8

Buy Hilton Points With Up To A 100% Bonus

Hilton Honors has just launched their latest promotion on purchased points. Through May 28, 2019, Hilton Honors members can receive up to a 100% bonus when they purchase Honors points. In order to be eligible, members need to purchase at least 5,000…

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Conrad Bora Bora – 130

Review: Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort

In the last installment I covered the overwater villa that we stayed in for our two night stay at the Conrad Bora Bora, while in this post I wanted to cover everything else about the property. The Conrad Bora Bora is about a 20 minute boat ride from…

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Conrad Bora Bora Overwater Villa – 7

Review: Conrad Bora Bora Overwater Villa

After four nights at the St. Regis Bora Bora, we were excited to check out the Conrad Bora Bora and see how it compared. We redeemed points and certificates for our entire stay here. For one night we redeemed 85,000 Honors points, and for the other night…

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Save At Seven Hilton Brands With New 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, Great Deals
Hilton Waikoloa

Save $200 On Hilton Hawaii Stays With New Amex Offer

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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Waldorf Astoria Maldives 1

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Taking Points Reservations Again

That didn't take long. This is an update to yesterday's post to note that the Waldorf Astoria Maldives is once again accepting points bookings for their standard rooms, which are their beach villas with pools. All is good in the world again. ;) Remember…

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Signia Indianapolis

Meet Signia, Hilton’s Newest Hotel Brand

Hilton has just announced the details of their latest hotel brand, called Signia Hilton. This is the second brand they've launched in the past few months, as in October 2018 Hilton announced the details of Motto by Hilton, which they described as an…

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Conrad Bora Bora Watermark

Big Amex Hilton Card Welcome Bonuses Still Available

Last September American Express and Hilton introduced increased welcome bonuses on their co-brand credit cards, and I figured it was worth a reminder that these excellent offers are still available, several months later. Here are the details of these…

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Filed Under: American Express, Credit Cards
Air Tahiti Nui 787 Business Class – 1

Introduction: Dreamlining To Tahiti

Welcome to my next trip report, covering a trip last December to Tahiti, to review Air Tahiti Nui's new business class, and to compare that to United' new Tahiti to San Francisco flight. I'll also be reviewing our Air Tahiti flights between Papeete and…

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Le Meridien Dhaka Watermark

24 Credit Cards That Give You Hotel Elite Status

I recently wrote an updated post about the hotel credit cards that offer free night certificates, either as an annual benefit, or as a reward for reaching certain spend thresholds. In many cases these anniversary free night certificates can more than…

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Filed Under: American Express, Chase
Conrad Bora Bora – 9

Hilton’s CEO Thinks They’ve Benefited From Marriott Bonvoy

We've seen a lot of uncertainty at Marriott lately. Last August Marriott created a single loyalty program, and then yesterday they launched the branding for the new program, known as Marriott Bonvoy. Unfortunately this integration has been met with frustration.…

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Waldorf Astoria Maldives 1

Waldorf Astoria Maldives Now Bookable With Points!!!

I’d argue the most anticipated hotel to join the Hilton Honors portfolio this year is the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. This hotel looks absolutely stunning, and isn’t far from Male Airport, so it can be reached by speedboat rather than requiring…

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Waldorf Astoria Maldives

The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Is Now Bookable

I'd argue the most anticipated hotel to join the Hilton Honors portfolio this year is the the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. This hotel looks absolutely stunning, and isn't far from Male Airport, so it can be reached by speedboat rather than requiring…

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