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The deadline to Hilton’s Q1 promotion, Hilton 100% bonus on purchase of 5,000 points or more, was extended until March 8, 2021, at 11:59pm ET. Last call, on a good opportunity to top up accounts towards a redemption or buy points outright for a planned stay. Purchasing Hilton points at 0.5 cents a piece offer great value when redeeming at the highest tier properties – think over water bungalows!
HILTON 100% BONUS ON POINTS PURCHASE
Purchase Hilton Points with 100% bonus
With this promotion you can purchase as little as 5,000 points for $100 or as much as 160K points for $800! Note that you can purchase up to 80,000 Hilton Honors Points in a calendar year, not including the bonus. Since you can combine points across household accounts, you can choose to purchase 80K on each account. I value Hilton points at ~0.6 CPM and this promotion yields 0.5 CPM, a great value! Purchase of 80K points would yield a total of 160K points for $800.
Given that highest category Hilton redemptions can range between 80K-95K per night, it is nice to see that the promotion allows a redemption with outright purchase of points. Very handy for anyone dreaming up a Maldives vacation – Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, which books directly into the Water Villa on points – 95,000/nt, can be had for $475 using this points promotion. Compare that to the avg cash price of ~$950/nt, and that’s a solid ~50% discount.
There is also incredible value to be had when redeeming low-mid tier category hotels in the Hilton portfolio. Remember, the ‘5th night free’ benefit which can add another layer of savings.
‘Travel is free’ has a good post on Best use of Hilton HHonors points, and also worth reading is ‘God Save the Points’ post on Five fantastic Hilton bookings for 10K points
Hilton 100% bonus on purchased points @0.5 cpm is as good a sale but please do not buy without a use or plan in mind.
Terms and Conditions of the Promotion:
*Points purchased do not count towards elite tier qualification. Points.com and Hilton Honors reserve the right to terminate bonus promotions at any time. All purchases must be made through the Point Purchase page on HiltonHonors.com. The 100% Points bonus campaign is available for purchases made between January 18, 2021, at 12:01am ET and March 8, 2021, at 11:59pm ET. Minimum purchase required. Members may purchase a maximum of 80,000 points per calendar year. All purchases are non-refundable. Offer is subject to change. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Points will be posted to the recipients Hilton Honors account within 48 hours of the completed transaction. All Hilton Honors Terms and Conditions apply. Hilton Honors™ membership, earning and redemption of Points are subject to Honors Terms and Conditions, available at HiltonHonors.com/Terms.