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“Points Unlimited” Rolls Out Jan 1, 2018

“Points Unlimited” Rolls Out Jan 1, 2018

Old Dec 19, 17, 2:33 pm
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“Points Unlimited” Rolls Out Jan 1, 2018

Hi all,

As the 2017 travel year comes to an end, I’m excited to share the details of our first promotion for the New Year! Starting January 1, Points Unlimited will give Hilton Honors members 2,000 Bonus Points per stay, plus an additional 10,000 Bonus Points on every five stays.

More details are included below:
  • Registered Hilton Honors members earn 2,000 Bonus Points per stay
  • On top of that, members also earn 10,000 Bonus Points every five stays, regardless of tier with no limit on the number of Points you can earn
  • Promotion Stay Period runs January 1 – April 30, 2018
  • Offer available at over 5,000 hotels worldwide
  • No minimum stay requirements, no cap on the Points earned
  • Register here to sign up

And here are a few examples to show the number of Bonus Points you can earn per stay with this promotion (not including Base Points earned):
1 stay = 2,000 Bonus Points
2 stays = 4,000 Bonus Points
5 stays = 20,000 Bonus Points
6 stays = 22,000 Bonus Points
10 stays = 40,000 Bonus Points

Reach out with any questions or comments. Here’s to a great year of travel ahead in 2018!
Thanks!
Lauren

PS - You can find FAQs here!

Last edited by Hilton Honors Ambassador; Dec 20, 17 at 9:34 am Reason: Updated w/ Link to FAQ
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Old Dec 19, 17, 2:39 pm
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Any hotels opting out? I notice the careful wording of "available at over 5,000 hotels worldwide", rather than "all hotels are participating".

Neil
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Old Dec 19, 17, 2:45 pm
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I'll be the first to ask: Do award stays count, especially if there are no charges on the bill? Thx!
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Old Dec 19, 17, 2:46 pm
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Offer valid January 1, 2018, through April 30, 2018 at any hotel or resort within the Hilton Portfolio excluding Hampton by Hilton Hotels in Mainland China.

Thanks!
Lauren
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Old Dec 19, 17, 2:47 pm
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Will this offer include already booked stays or do we need to cancel & rebook?
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Old Dec 19, 17, 3:28 pm
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Hi all,

Reward stays do count .. and as long as you're registered for "Points Unlimited" before you check-out, the stay would be eligible for the promotion.

Thanks!
Lauren
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Old Dec 19, 17, 4:07 pm
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Interesting promotion. Love it.
Especially the fact that Award stays counts too...!
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Old Dec 19, 17, 4:22 pm
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Originally Posted by PayItForward View Post
Interesting promotion. Love it.
Especially the fact that Award stays counts too...!
Yeah, that means that on properties where you get 1k points as a Gold/Diamond benefit, you in effect are getting a 3k rebate in points on a one night award. On cheap properties for one night stays that's not terrible.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 6:39 pm
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A little disappointing as weekly travelers who stay 4+ nights at a time; great for true road warriors city hopping every night.

As always nice promotions just not one I get to maximize as well

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Old Dec 19, 17, 7:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Orange.Man View Post
Will this offer include already booked stays or do we need to cancel & rebook?
Every quarterly promo has always applied to already booked stays. There's no need to cancel and rebook, just register for the promo.

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Old Dec 19, 17, 9:02 pm
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Nice promo. Especially that it applies to reward stays.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 9:52 pm
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Thanks Lauren!

Nice promo for me that most of my stays are 1 night.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:31 pm
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Originally Posted by eponymous_coward View Post
Yeah, that means that on properties where you get 1k points as a Gold/Diamond benefit, you in effect are getting a 3k rebate in points on a one night award.
Or possibly 5K rebate, when you factor in the extra 10,000 points per 5 stays.
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Old Dec 20, 17, 12:03 am
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At this point I have 66 nights booked across 11 stays in the 4 months of the promotion, all leisure. That gives me 42,000 bonus points. Under the current promotion now operating I earned that number of bonus points in the last 3 stays over 14 nights.

42,000 points buys at most a free night and mostly less for me. So it is a large step backwards and not very generous for me and I guess anyone with a similar stay pattern. Oh well, it is swings and roundabouts and life goes on. Good luck to all the road warriors.
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Old Dec 20, 17, 12:41 am
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Good for cheap p+c stays.
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