Members of Hilton’s loyalty program can earn points through hotel stays across all of Hilton’s brands, from luxury properties to budget-friendly chains. Another lucrative way to accumulate points quickly is to sign up for Hilton co-branded credit cards.
The program also partners with various dining, rideshare, and online shopping companies to offer additional point-earning opportunities. With multiple earning avenues open, Hilton Honors members have plenty of options to rack up points for free nights and other redemptions.
How to Earn Hilton Honors Points
There are many ways to earn Hilton Honors points:
Stays at Hilton Hotels
You can earn 10x points at most Hilton Honors brands for up to four rooms on the same reservation. Stays at Home2 Suites and Tru earn 5x points.
Here is a summary of all the Hilton Honors brands:
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts: A luxury brand known for its iconic properties and exceptional service.
LXR Hotels & Resorts: A collection of independent luxury properties.
Conrad Hotels & Resorts: A global luxury brand with a focus on contemporary design, innovation, and a commitment to offering personalized experiences.
Canopy by Hilton: An energizing, neighborhood hotel that is thoughtfully local, offering a comfortable stay.
Signia by Hilton: A premium brand that aims to transform the meeting and event experience.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts: The flagship brand offering full-service hotels and resorts in prime locations.
Curio Collection by Hilton: A collection of unique hotels, each with their own history and character in cities across the globe.
DoubleTree by Hilton: Known for its warm cookies at check-in and a welcoming sense of hospitality.
Tapestry Collection by Hilton: A collection of upscale hotels that caters to guests seeking reliability and value with a unique experience.
Embassy Suites by Hilton: An all-suite brand that offers free made-to-order breakfast and a complimentary evening reception.
Hilton Garden Inn: A brand focused on providing thoughtful amenities and services for the savvy business traveler.
Hampton by Hilton: Known for its quality, value, consistency, and service with a smile.
Tru by Hilton: A back-to-basics brand with a zest for life and a desire for human connection.
Homewood Suites by Hilton: An extended stay hotel offering spacious suites with full kitchens and separate living areas.
Home2 Suites by Hilton: A fresh take on extended stay hotels with eco-friendly practices and modern amenities.
Hilton Grand Vacations: A collection of high-quality vacation ownership resorts in renowned travel destinations.
Motto by Hilton: A micro-hotel with an urban vibe in prime global locations.
Tempo by Hilton: A stylish and contemporary brand designed for the modern traveler.
Hilton Honors Credit Cards
One of the best ways to earn a lot of Hilton Honors points is by opening a new Hilton credit card:
Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card: Earn 150,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $6,000 in purchases on the Card within your first 6 months of Card Membership.
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Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card: bonus_miles_full
The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card: bonus_miles_full
Hilton Honors Dining
You can also earn Hilton points when you join the Hilton Honors Dining program.
Just link any credit or debit card to your account, browse for restaurants, dine, and pay using your linked card.
The amount of points depends on if you subscribe to Hilton Dining emails and the amount you dine out:
- Basic members earn 2x points if you don’t receive Hilton Dining emails.
- Select members earn 5x points Bonus if you receive Hilton Dining emails.
- VIP members earn 8x if you receive Hilton Dining emails and complete 11 qualified transactions in the calendar year.
Hilton Honors members can earn and redeem points on Lyft rides by linking their Hilton and Lyft accounts.
You can earn 3 Hilton points per dollar on Lyft rides (economy, luxury, and extra seats) and 2 Hilton points per dollar for shared rides.
When you book a car rental from Alamo, Enterprise, or National you can earn 500 points per day, up to 5,000 points per rental.
Buy Hilton Honors Points
You can buy Hilton Honors points, which can be a good deal during a sale, allowing you to buy points for around 0.5 cents per point.
You can also earn Hilton Honors points by completing surveys via Guest Opinion Rewards.