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Hilton has somewhat clipped the wings of their ‘Be My Guest’ certificates which the company occasionally gives out as compensation, valid for one free night in a Standard Room regardless of the rate.

A Doubletree branded certificate I just received from Hilton Guest Assistance was bearing the limitation “Not valid on New Years Eve”, likely in response to loads of people using these at the NYC Times Square property on just this day. [click to continue…]

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Hilton HHonors has continued to offer their Gold and Diamond status match program in 2017, although they haven’t yet moved the status expiry date to 2019 (still stands at March 2018 on their website).

Hilton HHonors Gold & Diamond Status Match 2017 Update

The status match program requires a successful applicant to have 4 stays in 90 days to retain Gold or 8 stays to retain Diamond. Hilton HHonors briefly offered status matches without stay requirements back in 2016. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) started first surprising members that had visited all their brands during membership year with a free night certificate and later by giving 11,000 bonus Starpoints.

Hilton HHonors Surprise Gift Box Of Chocolates + Free Night Certificate!

Hilton HHonors seems to have decided to join this frenzy and has sent out a box of chocolates and free night certificates to those that had visited 11 Hilton brands over the past three years. [click to continue…]

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Yesterday, I wrote that this 15% off Hilton Gold Medal rate is gone, but apparently it is still alive (barely) under slightly different offer codes.

Hilton HHonors Gold Medal Rate 2017 Booking Update

The “Gold Medal” rate is open for everyone that would like to support certain sports, and is usually 15% off of the Best Available Rate. It should be fully flexible, although you should always check the rate rules before confirming the booking. [click to continue…]

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Hilton HHonors had great award devaluation back in 2013 when the price of many awards more than doubled, new award categories were introduced and new seasonal pricing within categories came into effect (read more here).

Hilton HHonors Standard Room Rewards Point Pricing Tool Gone

The seasonal award pricing within a category meant that category 7 award night could cost anywhere between 30,000 to 60,000 Hilton HHonors points per night. The award pricing fluctuation could happen month to month depending of the occupancy and daily rates (likely reasons). [click to continue…]