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Buy Hilton Points, Get 100% Bonus (0.5¢ Each)
Update: This offer is available again through July 19, 2022. Log in at Hilton, and click on Buy Points. Must purchase at least 5,000 points to receive 100% bonus.
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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