Lifetime Diamond members can expect to receive a gift from Hilton Honors that has varied over the years. In 2017 members could choose from a variety of travel related goods (read more here) or bonus points and last year Hilton updated the package and included Bose headphones (read more here).
You can access Hilton Honors page for Diamond lifetime status here.
Here’s the package in 2019:
You have a welcome note from Mark Weinstein, the head of Hilton Honors, a lifetime Diamond card and “your Hilton Honors travel journey”.
There is a luggage tag and Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones.
Lifetime Diamond status requirements:
Lifetime Diamond qualifications:
- Members who have maintained Diamond status for at least 10 years (years do not need to be consecutive)
- Have stayed at least 1,000 nights – either paid or reward
*As you may know, only paid nights were eligible before.
- Have accumulated 2 million Base Points since joining the Hilton Honors program
*This is a new feature to enable more members to enjoy Lifetime Diamond status. Also as a reminder, only Base Points are eligible. Bonus Points earned via promotions, co-brand credit cards, or other means do not count towards status.
You cannot find the total number of nights, base points or years qualified for Diamond status anywhere online. You need to contact Hilton Honors to get this information and they promise to get back to you within 10 business days.
It seems, however, that Hilton Honors is currently struggling to properly count these after the system change back in October 2018. I dropped an email to Hilton on January 24 and still haven’t received the report. Hilton Honors has emailed few times that they are still working on it.
I have already maintained the Diamond status for 10 years or more. Not sure how many base points I may have accrued but I don’t believe that to be anywhere close $200,000 mark. The number of nights consumed should be somewhere around 500 to 600 still long way from 1,000 required for lifetime status.
The lifetime Diamond package looks exactly like the one in 2018 but there had been a change in that Bose headphones are now included.