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Buy Hilton Points, Get 100% Bonus (0.5¢ Each)
Update: This offer is available again through December 7, 2021. Log in at Hilton, and click on Buy Points.
Hilton is offering their best promotion for buying discounted Hilton Honors points. You can get a 100% bonus when you purchase at least 7,000 Hilton Honors Points. These points cost 1 cent each regularly so through this promotion you can grab them for just half a cent each. But, just because there’s a 50% discount, it doesn’t automatically make this a good deal. Hilton Honors points are often valued at 0.4 cents and maybe even less, so buying points only makes sense if you have a valuable redemption in mind, or need more points towards your next award stay.
- Minimum purchase required.
- Members may purchase a maximum of 80,000 points per calendar year.
- All purchases are non-refundable.
- Offer cannot be combined with any other offer.
- Points will be posted to the recipients Hilton Honors account within 24 hours of the completed transaction.
Should You Buy Hilton Points?
I’m not a fan of buying points, even less now with the uncertainty of travel. You will never be able to buy points at a price that’s better than the average valuation. If you need a big chunk of points, Hilton Honors credit cards will be your best and cheapest option. But buying points could make sense in some instances. If you just need a few thousand points towards a redemption you could transfer Membership Rewards points or go the buying route.
There’s also plenty of properties where you can get a value of over 1 cent each for your Hilton Honors points. While you can get good valuation you would also have to consider if you would be willing to pay prices of over $1,000 a night in cash.
Purchasing Hilton Honors points at half a cent each is as cheap as it gets. But that’s only if you’re looking to purchase points, which is usually not a great bargain. I would suggest looking at credit cards first. You can get some big welcome bonuses for cards like Hilton Aspire, Hilton Surpass, Hilton Business and the no-fee Amex Hilton card.
If you do plan to buy Hilton Points with this promotion, try going through a portal such as RebatesMe to earn some cashback and use a card that earn at least 2%. Points purchase processes through Points.com and does not count as travel.
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