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Hilton has just released the details for its final promotion of 2019 and it’s called “Power Up.” This is overall a decent promotion but it could be very lucrative for certain credit card holders. Keep reading below for more details of the Hilton Q4 promotion.
New 2019 Hilton Promotion
- Earn Double Points on stays completed between September 9 to January 5
- Earn Triple Points on stays completed between September 9 to January 5 if you hold an Amex Hilton card and use it for your Hilton stay.
Sometimes it can be a little confusing to figure out what hotels mean by “double” and “triple” points, especially if you are a newbie. So here is what Hilton means:
- “Double Points” means you will receive a bonus equal to the number of Base Points earned during a stay.
- “Triple Points” means you will receive a bonus equal to twice the number of Base Points earned during a stay.
If you are an American Express Hilton card holder this could be a very lucrative promotion. For example, if you held the Hilton Aspire, you could come out pretty big on this promotion by earning the following rates:
- 10X base points
- 10X bonus for Diamond status
- 20X bonus with the “Power Up” promotion
- 14X bonus for holding and using an Aspire card
That would be 54 Hilton points per dollar spent! If you valued Hilton points at half a cent per point that would be like getting 27% back on your purchase which is pretty outstanding. Read my breakdown on Hilton points value if you want to find out Hilton points could be worth more than .5 cents.
I don’t usually recommend jumping on credit cards because of promotions but the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card would be a great choice right now since it’s offering 130,000 points and a free weekend night reward after you spend $4,000 in the first 4 months. It also earns a very respectable 12X per dollar spent at Hilton. Update: Offer expired.
Link to register
- You can find the registration link here.
Note: Many are experiencing errors when attempting to register, so you might have to try to attempt to register again sometime tomorrow (8/26). Just bookmark this page if you have any issues.
If you have questions about the new Hilton promotion you can find the FAQ here.
- Must travel September 9, 2019 through January 5, 2020
- Must use a Hilton Honors Credit Card to get the 3X the points (you can’t just be a cardholder)
Other Hilton promos
There are some additional promotions that you also want to be aware of.
The first is the semi-targeted promotion that allows you to earn up to 7,500 additional points. Here are those terms.
- Stay once to earn 2,500 Bonus Points
- Book a second stay to earn an additional 5,000 Bonus Point, for a total of 7,500 Bonus Points
This promo requires two separate stays (as opposed to nights), so make sure you’re clear on that distinction. You can register for this promotion here.
- Offer valid for stays now through January 31, 2020
- Registered Hilton Honor participants must complete stay challenge and complete up to two paid stays during the Promotional Period to obtain Hilton Honors Bonus Points.
Also, do you still have a couple of weeks to take advantage of the Q3 promotion. It’s known as “go more, get more points” and allows you to earn points the following ways:
- Members will earn double Hilton Honors Bonus Points beginning on their second stay during the Promotion Period.
- Members will earn an additional Bonus once completing certain stay requirements:
- Additional 10,000 Bonus Points after competing 10 stays
- Additional 15,000 Bonus Points after completing 5 more stays (total of 15 stays within the promotion period)
- Additional 20,000 Bonus Points completing of 5 more stays (total of 20 stays within the promotion period)
- Promotion Stay Dates: May 6 – September 8, 2019
For those who hold the Hilton card this is a great opportunity to rack up a crazy amount of points on a big stay. If you regularly choose to redeem your Hilton points at top properties were you can get exceptional value than this promotion could be crazy valuable.
H-Town based Attorney turned credit card rewards expert. Founder of UponArriving.com.