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HHilton Honors (AmEx) is offering 60,000 points for new card members who spend 750 within the 1st 3 months . No annual fee. Sounds good to me. What do you think of their program. They claim to be associated with something like 60 airlines. Any info?
They are associated with many airlines but transfer rates are negligible. It wouldn’t be a priority card if you are looking for airline points. 60k HHonors points could still be useful though if used at lower end Hiltons.
Hilton has a large footprint, so just about anywhere you want to go you can find one. The trouble is, the nicer Hiltons often cost a boatload of points per night. But, their points are easily accrued with this card. 6x points at grocery stores, for instance – and the card is free. I’ve had this card for several years and even at times I didn’t need Hilton points I hung on to it just to help lengthen my average age of credit. Then when I needed Hilton points again, I put it to work for me.
Another good thing about HH points is that you can get non-standard rooms with them. Many hotel programs only allow a base room but with Hilton you can even get multi-BR units at some properties. Again, it’ll cost a LOT of points but if you plan in advance it can be done relatively easily.