Hilton has a new promotion beginning July 1 and running through September 30, 2011. Choose to earn either double points or double miles. You must register for this promotion at the latest during your first stay to start earning these bonus points or miles. Here is the link to register. Double HHonors
Only base points or miles are doubled with this promotion. You may receive this doubling for up to 2 rooms.
Hilton brands include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. This is a link to the hotels not participating in this promotion. Excluded Hotels
If you choose double miles, check your preferences to make sure you have selected to receive Points & Miles for your earning style. To do this sign into your Hilton HHonors account and click on the MY Way tab and then click on the Select Your Double Dip Earning Style. Choose either points and fixed miles or points and variable miles. If you change your earnings preferences enter your email address and click submit.
Gold Status Offer
For Visa signature credit card holders you may earn Hilton HHonors gold status through March 2013 by staying three times by August 31, 2011. Here is the link to register. Gold Status (Any Visa signature card works for this promotion not only the Hilton credit card mentioned below) This is the link to the HHonors gold benefits. Gold Benefits My favorites are free food, free internet and extra points.
Here is a link for the Hilton Visa signature card giving you 40,000 Hilton HHonors points after spending $1,000 on the card within 4 months of opening the account. Hilton Visa There is no annual fee.