Or, consider other cards for 50,000 or more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
2x points on all your spending.
Update – this offer has expired – see the latest here
The no annual fee Hilton HHonors Credit Card from American Express is out with the best welcome offer we’ve seen for signing up.
You could earn 75,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points after you spend $1,000 on the card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. The limited time offer ends 11/30/2016.
The card has no annual fee.
The offer isn’t valid if you’ve held this specific card before, but if you have another HHonors credit card that’s fine.
This is the highest we’ve seen this offer, matching a deal last seen in June, and the more typical offer we see is for just 40,000 points.
The Hilton HHonors Amex is a great way to earn HHonors points quickly via spending.
You get 5x Hilton HHonors Bonus Points per dollar you spend at U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations, and 3x Hilton HHonors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card.
You can’t use HHonors points like cash, but we estimate HHonors points can get you about 0.5 cents in value per point. So 10,000 points could get you about $50 worth of hotel nights.
We think this might be the most valuable no annual fee welcome offer currently available.
75,000 points can get you free nights like these:
Almost 4 nights at the DoubleTree near Universal Orlando, which would save over $450.
One night at the Embassy Suites Waikiki, saving over $300.
Two nights at the DoubleTree Anaheim, with a free shuttle to Disneyland, saving over $400.
If you’re willing to pay an annual fee, there are bigger offers for cards like the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express for 100,000 points.
Or, consider the Virgin Atlantic World MasterCard with up to a 95,000 point introductory offer as of the date of this post. Virgin Atlantic miles can be transferred into your Hilton HHonors account anytime, and ever 1,000 Virgin miles gets you 1,500 HHonors points, so 95,000 Virgin miles can get you 142,500 HHonors points.
Citi ThankYou cards with an annual fee like the Citi ThankYou Premier also let you transfer points into your Hilton HHonors account, and 1,000 ThankYou points = 1,500 HHonors points. And Amex Membership Rewards points also transfer to Hilton at the same rate, but there are much better uses of Amex points than Hilton HHonors awards.
The most lucrative deal of all for Hilton awards may be the 2 free weekend nights you get at most Hilton hotels via the Citi HIlton HHonors Reserve credit card. With many hotels charging 60,000 points or more for a single night, that could have value of 120,000 points or more, depending on the hotel you choose for your free nights.
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