Hilton HHonors Double Dip Partner Airline Earning Changes

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Hilton HHonors tweaked the number of miles you earn with some partner airlines effective January 30, 2015.

Hilton HHonors Airline Partner Earning Changes

This mainly affect Hilton’s lower end brands of Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites.

You can access Hilton’s web page for partner earnings here.

Mileage Partners: Americas

AIR MILES (Canada)

The number of AIR MILES you can earn for stays at Home2 Suites has been changed from 100 to 10.

Virgin America – Elevate

The number of Elevate points that you earn per dollar spent is now 2 instead of 1.

Mileage Partners: Europe, the Middle East & Africa

Aeroflot

Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites have been added in addition to Home2 Suites to properties where the number of miles that you can earn per stay is maxed at 100.

Air Baltic

The number of PINS that you earn at Home2 Suites is now limited to 100 per stay.

EL AL

Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites have been added to the list that you cannot earn Matmid Club points.

Gulf Air

You can earn maximum of 100 miles per stay at Home2 Suites hotels.

Saudi Arabian Airlines

You can now earn 100 miles per stay at Home2 Suites (previously nothing).

Mileage Partners: Asia Pacific

Air China

The maximum number of miles earned at Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites have been lowered from 160 to 100.

Air New Zealand

You can earn maximum of 100 miles (it should probably read Airpoints) at Home2 Suites.

Cathay Pacific

You can now earn maximum of 100 Asia Miles at Home2 Suites (previously nothing).

China Eastern

The number of miles that you can earn at Home2 Suites hotels is now capped at 100.

Eva Air

The number of miles per stay that you could earn at Hampton Inn and Homewood suites brands was previously maxed at 100. Now there is no limit.

Japan Airlines

The number of miles that you earn for stays at Hampton, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites is now maxed at 100 per stay.

Malaysia Airlines

There is no longer a limit of 100 miles for stays at Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites brands.

Qantas

Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites have been added to the list of brands where the miles earned per stay are maxed at 100.

Singapore Airlines

There is now limit of miles that you earn for stays at Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites hotels (previously 100).

Thai Airways

Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites brands have been removed from the list of Hilton brands at which you can earn Royal Orchid Plus miles.

Conclusion

Nothing drastic here, but you really have to be careful with these partner airlines earnings if you stay at Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites Hilton brands.

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