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.
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.
The 15% off discount is calculated off of the Best Available Rate and is available worldwide (United States, Canada, Hawaii, Europe, Middle East, Asia etc) unlike most other discount plans.
This rate plan usually is bit cheaper than AAA or AARP rates. When there are summer or regional sales, those can offer significantly lower rates than this Gold Medal one.
Booking The Rate
Here are some rate displays for the Gold Medal:
Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport
Hilton New York Fashion District
Seems that the acceptance of this Gold Medal rate plan has significantly decreased since I wrote about it the last time 18 months ago. Some hotels still offer it, although most don’t (used to be the other way around).
This is a qualifying plan for all Hilton HHonors promotions. You will earn your qualifying nights/stays and base/bonus points.
Remember that the MVP offers 20% off rates (read more here) but is only available for the Americas, the Caribbean and Hawaii.