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Hilton Honors has launched its first 2022 promotion for selling points with a 100% bonus. This promotion comes around so frequently, that Hilton really ought to consider making it the regular price – nobody is fooled at this stage…
Nonetheless, the latest iteration of the “promotion” will run until 9th February 2022.
What’s The Deal?
Hilton’s regular price is ~0.73p (1 US cent) per point. (which you should NEVER consider)
With the 100% bonus, that price halves to ~0.37p (0.5 cents) per point.
You can buy 80,000 points per year, with the bonus bringing your total to 160,000 points.
Should I Buy?
The tricky part about analysing whether to buy Hilton points is that it is so easy to earn them from paid hotel stays, especially when a double or triple point promotion is running.
However, at the moment Hilton Honors is only offering a 2,500 points per stay promotion – and you can earn those bonus points on award stays. So, between now and the end of April is the BEST time to redeem your points. Whether that’s a 5,000 point per night cheap room, or a 5 or 10 night stay in paradise (with the fifth night free for Honors members with elite status) depends on your travel plans…
But If You Do Buy, Don’t Forget Cashback
Regular readers will know that I regularly promote TopCashback because, among other reasons, you can earn some cashback on your points/miles purchases when they are processed by Points.com.
Note that Points.com is only available on the USA version of TopCashback, but cashing out via Paypal is easy.
Not A Member of TopCashback USA Yet?
If you are not yet a member of TopCashback USA, you can earn an additional $15. Simply sign up using this referral link – http://www.topcashback.com/join-us/inside-flyer/ref/craigsowerby – and earn $10 of cashback.
It’s really quite simple to earn $10 of cashback. Buying $400 worth of Hilton points would get you there. Alternatively, the number of hotel chains available via TopCashback is impressive – Hilton, IHG, Marriott, Accor, Choice, Best Western, etc. – as well as the major Online Travel Agencies. So a single hotel stay will probably get you there…