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Current Hilton Golds & Diamonds Earn 5000 Bonus Points For Free

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I posted about the fast track offer to Hilton HHonors Gold for Visa Signature cardholders. For current HHonors Golds and Diamonds whom do not acquire their status through this promotion, you can still enter your Visa Signature card number and Hilton account information to register for the promo. After entering the information, you will receive a message thanking you for being an existing elite member and informing you that you will be awarded 5000 HHonors points. This is a pretty quick and easy way to earn 5000 HHonors points! The registration page is here.


Written by chitownflyer

June 10, 2011 at 7:05 pm

Posted in Credit Cards, Hilton

Hilton Gold Status For Visa Signature Card Holders

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Hilton is offering Visa Signature card holders HHonors Gold status until 2013 for completing 3 stays paid with a Visa Signature card. You are granted immediate Gold status after registration valid until August 31, 2011. The stays must be completed by August 31, 2011. This is a great and easy way to get HHonors Gold status with minimal effort, and the benefits make Hilton have the best mid tier status level of hotel loyalty programs. The info is found at this page.

This is the discussion at Milepoint.  I have posted the terms and conditions below, and they are also found here.

“Hilton HHonors Member must register by August 31, 2011 with their valid U.S.-issued Visa Signature card at Hilton HHonors Members with Blue or Silver status or Gold members not currently participating in another fast track offer will receive HHonors Gold Elite status at the time of registration valid through August 31, 2011. By completing three qualifying stays at any participating hotel and resort in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio by August 31, 2011, Member will retain HHonors Gold Elite status through March 31, 2013. Thereafter, standard requirements must be met to maintain HHonors Gold Elite status. If Member does not complete three qualifying stays prior to August 31, 2011, Member will return to their former HHonors tier status after August 31, 2011, and standard tier requirements again apply. Offer available only to valid U.S.-issued Visa Signature cardholders and is not transferable. Full details of HHonors Gold Elite Membership will be mailed to Member after completing three qualified stays prior to August 31, 2011, or click here to HHonors Gold Elite benefits are subject to availability and may vary at each hotel. This offer may be terminated without notice.”

Hilton HHonors™ membership, earning of Points & Miles™, and redemption of Points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions.

©2011 Hilton Worldwide.

Written by chitownflyer

June 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm

Posted in Credit Cards, Hilton

Earn 50,000 Continental OnePass Bonus Miles

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If you apply by May 15, you may earn 50,000 Continental OnePass miles after your first purchase with the OnePass Plus Mastercard. The annual fee is waived for the first year, and there are other benefits such as receiving the first checked bag for free on Continental flights. Since United and Continental are merging by the end of the year, it is worthwhile to apply for this card, as credit card bonuses may only be earned once for opening a specific type of credit card.With the merger, this card will not be offered again, so grab the 50,000 miles while you can! Here is the application page:

At the end of the year, all Continental OnePass accounts will become United Mileage Plus accounts. For account holders of both frequent flyer programs, their miles will be merged into their existing United Mileage Plus account. One may also transfer miles between the two programs, so this offer can also be dubbed a United 50,000 bonus mile offer. Simply apply for the card, make a purchase, receive the miles in your OnePass account, and then transfer them to your United Mileage Plus account if so desired. You may also transfer United Mileage Plus miles into your OnePass account. The Flyertalk information may be found here.

Written by chitownflyer

April 22, 2011 at 7:26 pm