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If you have an American Express Card such as The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card or The Blue Business℠ Plus Credit Card that earns Membership Reward points and you are looking to up your Hilton Honors account balance, then know that now through December 15, 2017, you can get more Hilton points than normal when you transfer your Membership Reward points!
33% Hilton Transfer Balance Until December 15th
The normal transfer ration is 1,000 Membership Reward points = 1,500 Hilton Honors points, but during this Membership Rewards to Hilton transfer bonus, you get 33% more points in the transfer. By their calculations, this means that 1,000 Amex Membership Reward points will get you 2,010 Hilton Honors points at a just over 1:2 ratio.
While I know that Hilton points aren’t the most valuable type of point in the land, they can still be pretty valuable. I recently transferred some Citi ThankYou points to Hilton during a similar transfer bonus that was available via that program to be able to book a night at the Coronado in San Diego on points instead of paying $500+ per night, and while I didn’t get to have that stay thanks to Hurricane Harvey, I didn’t regret making the transfer.
Do know that similar to Delta SkyMiles, Hilton Honors no longer has a published award chart, though they are still pricing standard rooms at properties from 5,000 – 95,000 points per night as they were when they had an award chart. I would probably not make a big speculative transfer to Hilton, but if you need to top up your account to a certain level to book the award you want then this is a pretty good time to do it while the Amex 33% transfer bonus runs until December 15, 2017.
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