Hilton Honors has brought back instant Silver sign up promotion that should only be open for select American Express cardholders but at least previously was for everyone.
The offer is available for new and existing members between November 28 – February 28, 2019.
You can access this offer on Hilton’s website here.
Note that the promo page is in Chinese (use Google Translate):
Hilton Honors has had similar offers with American Express previously and seems that they just reactivated it for two months.
The main benefits of the Silver status are some bonus points and getting fifth night free when redeeming points.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer (Google Translate):
The offer is applicable to the basic membership of American Express Platinum Credit Card (“Eligible Credit Card”) issued by American Express International, Inc. To receive an upgrade to the HHonors Silver membership level, please go to November 28, 2018 to February 28, 2019 (“Promotion Period”)Registered at HiltonHonors.com/amexplatinumsilverTC . Offer is only available to eligible credit card members registered during the promotion period and is not transferable. Each eligible credit card member is only registered or registered once. Once a member reaches the Hilton HHonors Silver membership level, members can only retain those levels at the Hilton HHonors Silver Membership level calendar year and subsequent calendar years. To retain their level after this free period, members must meet and complete certain conditions set forth at HiltonHonors.com/Silver. It takes about four (4) to six (6) weeks to process the Hilton HHonors level upgrade. This offer can be terminated at any time without notice. Hilton HHonors Silver membership status may be revoked at any time if Hilton HHonors have reason to believe or subsequently discover any fraud, irregularity or attempted abuse. After the member reaches this level, we will mail the full information of the membership level to the member. Hilton HHonors membership, including earning and redeeming points, is subject to Hilton HHonors Terms and Conditions . Hilton HHonors Terms and Conditions. All Hampton by HiltonTM in mainland China is currently not part of the Hilton HHonors program.
To apply for the registration of Hilton HHonors Silver membership and click to register, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Hilton HHonors Program. Hilton will use your personal data to provide you with services and products, customer service and other uses detailed in the Hilton Worldwide Privacy Statement . Hilton may only share your personal data with Hilton Hotels Group’s brand portfolio, Hilton’s service providers and certain other third parties as described in the Global Privacy Statement .