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Which hotel program is the most rewarding? Hyatt vs Hilton vs Marriott

With “new” versions of both Marriott Rewards and Hilton Honors rolling out this year, somewhat following in the footsteps of last year’s World of Hyatt launch, you might find yourself wondering this: moving forward, which hotel loyalty program is the most rewarding? I found that question wasn’t easy to answer, and it only developed more layers as I delved into it. In the end, I think beauty is in the eye of the beholder —…

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Hilton Amex Offer: Spend $300+, Get 3,500 Membership Rewards (Targeted)

Hilton Richmond VA

There’s a new Hilton Amex Offer out today offering 3,500 Membership Rewards which is valid at all Hilton properties in the US. The Deal Get 3,500 additional Membership Rewards points one-time by using your enrolled Card to spend a minimum of $300+ on room rate and room charges at Hilton properties. Key Terms Expires June 30, 2018. Reservations must be made online at Hilton.com, via the Hilton Honors App or by calling 1-800-445-8667. Offer only…

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Hilton Conversion Questions Answered: New Ascend bonus? 5/24 effect?

In January, Amex revamped their Hilton credit card lineup and took over Citibank’s Hilton credit card portfolio. Amex rolled out four cards (click the links for more info about each card): Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card: New Hilton Honors American Express Business Card: New Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card: Replaced Amex Hilton Surpass and Citi Hilton Reserve cards Hilton Honors Card from American Express: This is an update to the no-fee Hilton Amex…

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(EXPIRED) Up to 55%+ back on Hawaii resort with new stacking Hilton offer

Hilton already has a number of stacking opportunities, and now there is a new Amex Offer out for $45 back after $250 spend at Hilton Hotels & Resorts or Curio Collection. Interestingly, the terms of the offer state that using it will unlock another offer good for DoubleTree. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen an Amex Offer that unlocks another Amex Offer (See: Bloomingdale’s Amex Offer might get even better than advertised), but it’s great to see this trend…

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Hilton Hawaii Amex Offer: Spend $1,000, Get $200 Back & Stack For A ~51% Discount

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki

There’s a new Amex Offer out this morning giving you savings of up to 20% on stays at Hilton properties in Hawaii. This can be stacked with other offers to save ~51% on hotel stays in Hawaii – here’s how. The Deal Get a 1X $200 statement credit by using your enrolled Card to spend $1,000+ on room rate and room charges, when you pay for your stay with Hilton properties in Hawaii from 2/23/18…

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Searching for awards, 1 seat at a time

I mentioned once before in a post that as a kid, my Uncle Angel asked me if I knew the meaning of marriage. When eight-year-old-me shrugged my shoulders and furrowed my brow, he clued me in to the fact that it means “that a $0.50 hot dog costs you $1, ’cause you gotta buy one for her, too.” I miss those times. I miss them for a lot of reasons, not the least of which…

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Waiting to activate converted Hilton card? Consider applying new now.

In my recent post “Should you apply for the new Hilton 100K offers?” I primarily counseled waiting for better offers unless you have Hilton stays planned for the near future.  But Frequent Miler senior author Nick Reyes pointed out to me an important factor that I hadn’t considered.  He has a Citi Hilton Reserve card that is being converted to the Amex Hilton Ascend.  His new Ascend card has already arrived in the mail, with…

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[Expired] Should you apply for the new Hilton 100K offers?

Last week Amex unveiled their new lineup of Hilton credit cards with the following welcome offers: Hilton Aspire: 100K after $4K spend in 3 months Hilton Ascend: 100K after $3K spend (75K after $2K in 3 months + 25K after additional $1K in first 6 months) Hilton business card: 100K after $4K spend (75K after $3K in 3 months + 25K after additional $1K in first 6 months) No-fee Hilton card: 50K after $1K spend…

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Can you get the Hilton Ascend bonus if you’ve had the Surpass?

All four new Amex Hilton cards are now available with shiny new welcome offers. And each offer says “Welcome bonus offer not available to applicants who have or have had this product.”  With respect to the Ascend card, that surprises me. For background, you can read about each of the cards here: Hilton Amex Cards. Everything you need to know.  The Hilton Aspire, Hilton Ascend, and Hilton business card each offer up to 100K bonus…

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