Hilton HHonors has launched a new promotion for Virgin Australia Velocity member stays between September 1 – November 30, 2016.
Members can earn triple Velocity points (2 base + 4 bonus) at all Hilton affiliated properties worldwide during the promotional period.
You can access and register for this offer on Hilton’s website here.
Note that you must have your Hilton HHonors Double Dip option set to Points + Miles and have Virgin Australia Velocity set as the preferred partner.
You can read more about Double Dipping with Hilton HHonors on my recent piece here.
There is a competition attached to this promotion as well, and you can read more about it on the linked page above. This offer could work for those that are vested in the Velocity program.
Here are the terms and conditions:
Offer is valid for Qualifying Nights completed between 1 September 2016 and 30 November 2016 (“Promotion Period”) at any participating properties within the Hilton Worldwide Portfolio, view participating brands . To register and start earning bonus Velocity Points per eligible US$1spent at any of the participating properties, Hilton HHonors members must first register athttp://www.HHonors.com/3xVelocityPoints prior to check-out of your stay within the Promotion Period. Registered HHonors members will only receive bonus Velocity Points for Qualifying Nights completed during the Promotion Period, regardless of a check-in date before the Promotion Period begins or a check-out date after the Promotion Period ends. Certain negotiated and group rates are ineligible for participation, for a full listing of excluded rates, please click here. “Qualifying Nights” mean the number of nights spent at the same hotel during the Promotional Period, whether or not a guest checks out and checks back in again.
Triple Velocity Points can be earned for Qualifying Nights at participating properties within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio globally. “Triple Velocity Points” means you will receive bonus Velocity Points equal to twice the number of Base Velocity Points earned during a Qualifying Night – 6 Velocity Points per eligible US$1spent (2 base Velocity Points and 4 bonus Velocity Points), for Qualifying Nights completed at a participating Waldorf Astoria™ Hotels & Resorts, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton™, Embassy Suites by Hilton™, Hilton Garden Inn™, Hampton Inn by Hilton™, Tru by HiltonTM, Homewood Suites by Hilton™, Home2 Suites by Hilton™ and Hilton Grand Vacations™. For stays at Home2 Suites by Hilton™, you may only earn up to 100 Points per stay. Void where prohibited.
To be eligible for this offer, you must (1) be a Hilton HHonors member; (2) be a member of the Velocity Frequent Flyer program; (3) register for the promotion on the dedicated promotional landing pageand; (4) select Virgin Australia as your Preferred Airline Partner. Ensure that you select Points & MilesTM as your Double Dip® Earning Style within your HHonors profile in order to earn Triple Velocity Points in conjunction with this offer.
To be eligible to win a trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, you must (1) fulfil the criteria mentioned above to earn Triple Velocity Points; and (2) earn the highest number of Velocity Points during the Promotion Period at participating properties within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio.
Prize package will consist of return economy flights with Virgin Australia to Los Angeles for two (2) with Virgin Australia and 250,000 HHonors Bonus Points which are redeemable for room nights at a participating hotel or resort within the Hilton Portfolio. Flights must be booked for departure by 16 July 2017. Flights and accommodation are subject to availability. In order to receive Hilton HHonors Bonus Points as part of the prize, winner is required to join Hilton HHonors, if not already a member. Please allow six to eight weeks for the Hilton HHonors Bonus Points to appear in your Hilton HHonors membership account. Hilton HHonors™ membership, earning of Points & Miles™, and redemption of Points are subject to HHonors Terms & Conditions. For further information, participating hotels within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio and instructions on how to become an HHonors member, please visit the HHonors websiteAny ancillary costs associated with redeeming Hilton HHonors Bonus Points are not included. Any unused balance of Hilton HHonors Bonus Points will not be awarded as cash. View the full competition terms and conditions below.
Hilton Direct channels can be accessed: (1) On any of the Hilton family websites (hilton.com, conradhotels.com, doubletree.com, embassysuites.com, hamptoninn.com, hiltongardeninn.com, homewoodsuites.com, hiltonhhonors.com, hiltonfamily.com, hiltonworldwide.com, waldorfastoriacollection.com and hgvc.com, hilton.co.uk, hilton.co.jp, hilton.de); (2) Through Hilton Reservations & Customer Care, (3) Directly from a hotel; or (4) Through an IATA accredited retail travel agent professional booking through a Hilton family channel or the following Global Distribution Systems: Amadeus, Apollo/Galileo, Worldspan and SABRE.
Please allow six to eight weeks from completion of your stay for Velocity Points to appear in your Velocity Frequent Flyer account. Offer is not transferable, is not valid for groups and cannot be combined with other select offers, promotions or discounts. Reward stays are not eligible for this offer. Other restrictions may apply. Hilton HHonors membership, earning of Points & Miles™ when booking direct and redemption of Points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions .
To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earned and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time.
Full Competition T&Cs
Velocity Frequent Flyer Pty Ltd (“the Promoter”) will determine the winner by calculating the Velocity Frequent Flyer member who has earned the most Velocity Frequent Flyer points during the promotion period to receive the prize. Average total prize value is $4614.57 AUD (excluding GST). The prize is not exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash. The winner will be judged at the Promoter’s business address, Level 15 225 George Street Sydney NSW 2000. All decisions of the Promoter are final and no discussions or correspondence will be entered into.
The Winner may be announced on the Promoter’s website after 1.00 pm AEDT on 11 January 2017. The Winner will be notified after 1.00 pm AEDT on 11 January 2017 directly by the Promoter where further contact information and details will be requested including, but not limited to, full name, phone, email, and address. A winning entry may be published on the Promoter’s Facebook page or website, and via the Promoter’s Twitter account.
Entries not fully complying with these Conditions of Entry may be deemed invalid at the Promoter’s discretion. If a winning entry is deemed not to comply with these Conditions of Entry, the entry will be discarded and the relevant prize will be re-awarded in accordance with the relevant clause of these Conditions of Entry as if the discarded entry had not been received.
This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the outcome. Flights are subject to Virgin Australia’s conditions of carriage which are located on the Virgin Australia website atwww.virginaustralia.com.
- To redeem the flights, the Winner must contact Virgin Australia.
- To redeem accommodation, the Winner must redeem their HHonors Points online at HHonors.com or contact HHonors Customer Care on 1800 446 667.
If for any reason, the Winner does not, once the flights have been booked, notify Virgin Australia at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure that they are unable to take the booked flight at the time stipulated, their prize will be forfeited and cannot be redeemed for cash.
Nothing in these terms and conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Promotion and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act 2001 (Cth) in Australia, or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia (Non-Excludable Guarantees)
The Promoter, Virgin Australia and their associated agencies and companies (and their respective officers, employees and agents), exclude all liability (including negligence), except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, for any direct, indirect or consequential injury, loss and/or damage arising in any way in connection with this Promotion or any prize/s. This includes, but is not limited to: (i) technical malfunctions, delays or failures, including those resulting from accessing any materials related to this promotion and any incorrect or inaccurate or incomplete information communicated in the course of, or in connection with, this Promotion as a result of any technical malfunctions, delays or failures; (ii) theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (iii) lost or damaged entries, prize claims or prizes; and (iv) acceptance and/or use of any prize (including but not limited to any component of a Winner’s trip).