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My take on the new World of Hilton Honors

World of Hilton Honors

Following Hyatt’s announced change from it’s Hyatt Gold Passport program to its new World of Hyatt program (see 5 things I love and 5 things I hate about the World of Hyatt), Hilton too has re-branded and altered their loyalty program.  Let’s walk through the new World of Hilton Honors program together to see what’s what… New Name Hilton’s loyalty program used to be called Hilton HHonors.  They’ve now dropped the double “H” in favor…

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Hilton 70K, 75K, and 85K offers in perspective

Hilton offers

Most hotel chains get in bed with a single credit card issuer.  Marriott, IHG, Hyatt, and several others are with Chase.  SPG is with Amex (at least, for now).  Wyndham and Choice are with Barclaycard.  Then there’s Hilton.  Hilton seems to like to play the field.  Both Amex and Citibank issue two different Hilton credit cards.  And, at the time of this writing, 3 of those 4 cards have better than usual signup bonuses: Amex…

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A good use for Hilton free night certs — in Connecticut

Hilton free night certs

The Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card has a very good signup bonus: 2 Free Weekend Nights after $2,500 spend. Each year, you can get another free weekend night by spending $10,000 on your card.  Those weekend nights can be used at almost any Hilton property worldwide (a list of exclusions can be found here).  The great thing about certificates like these is that it is possible to redeem them for hotels that usually charge exorbitant…

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