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An easy 1000 HHonors Points to change your password

One of the easiest way to earn points is to do nothing, which is almost true in the current case. Hilton HHonors has been revamping their security procedures for the website. Earlier, they used to allow a 4 digit passcode, which could be used in combination with your username or membership number. However, with recent security breaches, they are moving to a system where you can choose a new password. To be able to earn these 1000 HHonors points, you need to have an existing HHonors account as of March 12, 2015 and you can earn these points if you change your password by March 25, 2015. To change the password, log into your HHNonors account and navigate into the…

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Hilton announces 2x points/miles summer promotion till July 2014

Hilton Hotels have announced their new points earning promotion which will run between May 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014. You earn Double (base) Points or Miles on all stays during the promotion period. This is close on the lines of SPG announcing a similar promotion. To be able to earn 2x Points/Miles, you need to register using this link, prior to your first check-out. About 600 properties have opted out. There is only the DoubleTree by Hilton Pune which has skipped this promotion from India. If you choose to go 2x on Points, you will have to select Points + Points as your DoubleDip earning option. Non-elites earn 10 base points per US Dollar spent, and with this promotion…

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Still Available: Goa DoubleTree by Hilton for 5000 points

Those of you who are regulars with the Hilton HHonors program in India would know that the DoubleTree by Hilton Goa is(was) one value gem in their portfolio at Category 1. Last year, I had a very good stay at this property for 2000 HHonors points and cash, and one night redeemed for 5000 HHonors points. Now, this year, at a very short notice, the property is going to move from Category 1 to Category 3, which means that the redemption requirements will move from 5000 points to 20000 points. This change comes into effect 24 hours from now approximately. However, at this moment, lots of dates are available at the hotel for 5000 HHonors points, or even 2000 HHonors…

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Complimentary Hilton Gold Status for Visa Infinite Card holders

Hilton has been frequently in an arrangement with Visa to offer complimentary Hilton Gold status to Visa’s premium credit card holders. They had a complimentary Hilton Gold status promotion last year as well, where people could register online and get instant Hilton Gold status. Visa & Hilton have brought back their joint promotion, however, this time the Hilton Gold promotion is valid only for Visa Infinite card holders, for cards issued in Asia Pacific (except Japan), Central Europe, Middle East and Africa. The promotion is valid till December 31, 2014 and one needs to call the Visa Concierge number to be able to upgrade their membership to the Gold Tier. I find the Gold Tier at Hilton one of the…

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