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Old Nov 11, 13, 1:38 am
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ThankYou Points to Hilton transfer Bonus till 12/31/13

Basically you'll get 20,000 Hilton Points for every 10,000 Thank You points transferred.


"With ThankYou® Points Transfer you can soon be enjoying a FREE stay at more than 4,000 Hilton HHonors™ properties worldwide. For every 10,000 ThankYou Points you transfer between 10/31/13 and 12/31/13, you'll receive 5,000 Extra Hilton HHonors Bonus Points from Hilton HHonors."
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Old Nov 11, 13, 6:50 am
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Thank You Points to Hilton transfer Bonus till 12/31/13

Oh I have some use for this, thanks!
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Old Nov 11, 13, 7:00 am
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Thank You Points to Hilton transfer Bonus till 12/31/13

You need to be a Citi AmEx user. Quite a limitation...
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Old Nov 11, 13, 12:39 pm
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https://rewards.thankyou.com/b2r/mer...ntsExchange.do

Go to Thank You network, Do More With Points, Transfer Points.

No mention of AMEX in the T&C; you do need a Citi ThankYou Premier Card account or a Citi Prestige Card.
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Old Nov 11, 13, 12:56 pm
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You need to be a Citi AmEx user. Quite a limitation...
As iBobi said, I don't think this is right. I do not have a Citi Amex card, and this offer shows up for me.
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Old Nov 11, 13, 1:07 pm
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I dont think it is worth.
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Old Nov 11, 13, 1:13 pm
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Originally Posted by piyush View Post
Basically you'll get 20,000 Hilton Points for every 10,000 Thank You points transferred. [...] For every 10,000 ThankYou Points you transfer between 10/31/13 and 12/31/13, you'll receive 5,000 Extra Hilton HHonors Bonus Points from Hilton HHonors."
Uhm. These two things do not agree.

(And, anyway, is anyone still valuing HH points high enough to make this worthwhile?)
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Old Nov 11, 13, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by MDtR-Chicago View Post
Uhm. These two things do not agree.
They do actually. The regular transfer rate is 1000:1500. This is in essence making it 10000:20000 if you transfer in increments of 10K compared to 10000:15000.

Bonus Points received through the offer in addition to the base redemption rate of 1 ThankYou Point to 1.5 HHonors Bonus Points. The Extra 5,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points will be received for exact multiples of 10,000 ThankYou Points transferred.
This could be useful depending on what you think is better: 1TYP = 1.25c for travel OR 1TYP = 2HH.

i.e. Is a HH point worth more than 0.6c?

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Old Nov 11, 13, 2:00 pm
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Originally Posted by islandguy84 View Post
They do actually. The regular transfer rate is 1000:1500.
I learned something new today. Thank you for that.

At least 0.5 or 0.6 cpp from HH is within the theoretical realm of possibility. Tho if you're paying that much for the points, what ROI do you need from redeeming them to make it worthwhile?
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Old Nov 11, 13, 5:47 pm
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Not a bad deal!

20k Hilton could get me a $120-200 hotel potentially, and 10k TYP could only get me a $100 hotel.
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Old Nov 11, 13, 6:17 pm
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Originally Posted by x712xdamx View Post
20k Hilton could get me a $120-200 hotel potentially, and 10k TYP could only get me a $100 hotel.
How much would that hotel or its equivalent in another brand have been, as a priceline bid? Maybe $100?
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...and they quietly removed BestBuy gift cards as a redemption option. .......s.
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Old Nov 11, 13, 6:39 pm
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Originally Posted by MDtR-Chicago View Post
How much would that hotel or its equivalent in another brand have been, as a priceline bid? Maybe $100?
The Hilton Colon hotel in Quito regularly sells for $160 to almost $300 a night and is only 20k Hilton points a night! That's great value for TYP. Or if you wanna get crazy, 20k Hilton points will get you 5 nights in Egypt if you have status...

http://travelandcredit.com/blog/tran...-until-123113/
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Old Nov 11, 13, 10:05 pm
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Originally Posted by x712xdamx View Post
The Hilton Colon hotel in Quito regularly sells for $160 to almost $300 a night and is only 20k Hilton points a night! That's great value for TYP. Or if you wanna get crazy, 20k Hilton points will get you 5 nights in Egypt if you have status...

http://travelandcredit.com/blog/tran...-until-123113/
2 nights at DT Kuala Lumpur.

1/2 a night at Hilton FCO and Hilton CDG.

It all depends where you plan to use your HHonor pts. There are still some very useful redemption but they are far and few in between and often away from people's usual travel paths.
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Old Nov 12, 13, 10:34 pm
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Additional 5K (of 20K) doesn't come through immediately -
"The Extra Hilton HHonors Bonus Points will be posted to your Hilton HHonors Member Account within 30 business days".
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