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Does it ever make sense to spend on a Hilton card?

Over the weekend, my wife and I found ourselves in a situation where we could generate a lot of spend at very low cost. That particular opportunity isn’t the subject of this post. Unfortunately, we didn’t have access to our entire portfolio of cards, so we looked for bandwidth where we could find it. We happened to have a Hilton Aspire card on us. Would it make sense to spend on that card to generate…

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Why Gary is nuts not to even consider Hilton

Earlier today, Gary Leff at View from the Wing published a post titled, “To Everyone Leaving Marriott for Hilton: You’re Nuts.“. I respectfully beg to differ — while I often enjoy Gary’s take on things, I can’t agree with him here. In short, I think Gary’s nuts to consider Hilton a non-starter. Lucky at One Mile at a Time beat me to the punch as to several of the reasons why I strongly disagree with Gary,…

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(EXPIRED) More new Hilton spending offers: rack up easy points

Over the past week or so, Amex has been sending out some excellent targeted spending offers on all of the personal Amex Hilton cards (the no-fee Hilton Honors card, the Hilton Ascend card, and the Hilton Aspire card). Yesterday, we reported on a spending offer for Amazon. Today, a reader shared another interesting offer for 20K points after $2K spend that could be repeated twice and our own Stephen Pepper received an offer to earn a…

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(EXPIRED) Extra 10x Hilton points at Amazon [Targeted]

American Express is sending out emails to Hilton Honors credit card holders (on various versions of the card) to earn an extra 10x on purchases at on up to $500 in purchases by 1/29/19. That’s not a bad offer if you’re looking to load up on some Hilton points. Note that this may be targeted, but we have received it on the no-fee, Ascend, and Aspire cards. The Deal Earn an extra 10x at Amazon (in addition to…

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Increased Hilton bonuses (up to 150K) now live

Offer link (this is not an affiliate link. We do not earn a commission for these offers) Earlier this year, American Express refreshed its portfolio of Hilton Honors credit cards, introducing a new ultra-premium card in the Aspire and a Business card while turning the Surpass into the Ascend and keeping the no-fee American Express card. The welcome offers on those cards are increasing. According to the news release we received, these offers are available today and will be…

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100K Hilton Ascend offer despite past Hilton Surpass

UPDATE 8/29/18: Amex has (finally) specifically added these terms to the Ascend welcome bonus: “Welcome offer not available to applicants who have or have had this Card or the Hilton Honors Surpass Card.”  In other words, now it is official that you cannot get the Ascend bonus if you’ve had the Surpass in the past. When Amex announced that their Hilton Surpass card would be renamed to “Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express”, I…

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(EXPIRED) Hilton Q2 Double Points Promo; Triple Points In July With Hilton Amex

Hilton 2018 Q2 promo

Hilton’s Q2 promo is offering double points for all stays but if you have one of the Hilton American Express credit cards, that’ll increase to triple points for July stays. The Deal Get double points on every stay from May 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018. Update: Extended through September 9, 2018 Direct link to registration page. Use any Hilton Honors American Express card on Hilton purchases in July 2018 and earn triple points. Key Terms…

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