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Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express
Recent better offer: 125K after $3K in first 3 months + free weekend night at first anniversary (Expires 6/27/18)
FM Mini Review: Easy way to secure Hilton Gold status (which offers free breakfast among other perks). Those who want Diamond status may be better off with the Aspire card.
Card Type: Amex Credit Card
Earning rate: ⚬ 12X Hilton spend ⚬ 6X U.S. restaurants, US Supermarkets, and US gas stations ⚬ 3X everywhere else
Big spend bonus:
Noteworthy perks: ⚬Free Gold status. Diamond status w/ $40K spend. ⚬ 10 free Priority Pass lounge visits per calendar year ⚬ Terms Apply. See Rates & Fees
The Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card offers the following benefits:
Overall this is a great option for those who want an easy way to get and keep Hilton Gold status (which offers free breakfast, among other perks). Due to the relatively low value of Hilton points compared to many other types of rewards (see: Reasonable Redemption Values), this isn't the best card to use for spend at 3X, but it's not bad for it's 6X and 12X categories.