Top category Hilton Hotels can be extremely expense, with some rooms at these luxury properties selling rooms for hundreds, sometimes thousands of pounds per night. The majority of these hotels can be booked for a fraction of the price if you buy Hilton Honors points, and then redeem these for award nights. This is the easiest way to save money on Hilton rooms, and the savings are huge when booking into their most luxurious properties.
Hotel Price Check
Check the cash price and the points price of the hotel room directly on the hotel’s site. For the Hilton Conrad Maldives on 7th January 2017 the flexible room rate is £2,217 per night, and the advanced rate is £1,847 per night. Rooms can also be booked for 95,000 Hilton Honors points.
Calculate The Saving
The standard rate for Hilton Honors points is $10 per 1000, meaning that it would cost $950 for 95,000. On today’s exchange rate that converts to around £700. So that’s £700 a night instead of £2,217 for the flexible rate. A saving of over £1500 per night!
Hilton regularly have promotions which lower the price of their Hilton Honors points to around 50% of the original value. If purchasing Hilton Hilton points in these promotions you can save even more on the cost of a hotel stay. The Hilton site details any current points promotions.
Also it’s worthwhile noting that the award nights can be cancelled up to 24 hours prior to arrival, and the Hilton Honors points will be deposited back into your account.
Hilton have limits in place for the amount of points that can be purchased in a calendar year. To get around this you can gift points to your own account, or ask a partner to setup an account to buy miles and then transfer them to your main account.
If you’re new to the Hilton loyalty scheme join Hilton Honors.