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Hilton Honors Annual Free Night Reward
Unexpired Free Weekend Night Rewards and new Free Weekend Night Rewards issued through December 31, 2022 on Hilton Honors American Express Cards can be used any night of the week (not just on weekends). “Free Weekend Night Reward” may also be referred to as a “Free Night Reward” through December 31, 2022.
If, in any calendar year of Card Membership, your total eligible purchases on your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card account reach $15,000 you will receive a Free Weekend Night Reward from Hilton Honors. The Free Weekend Night Reward will be issued in the form of a redeemable code and sent to you in an email from Hilton Honors to the email address listed on your Hilton Honors account. You will receive the Reward email within 8-12 weeks after you have met the purchase requirement. This beneﬁt is only available to the Basic Card Member; however, eligible purchases made by Additional Card Members will contribute to the purchase requirement.
Eligible purchases to meet the purchase requirement are for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person payments, or other cash equivalents. If you transfer to a different Hilton Honors American Express Card that has a Free Weekend Night Reward beneﬁt, any eligible purchases you made on your old Card will count toward the new Card’s Free Weekend Night Reward purchase requirement, after you make your ﬁrst transaction on the new Card.The Free Weekend Night Reward can be redeemed for one standard accommodation, double occupancy, subject to availability, at properties in the Hilton portfolio, excluding those listed at HiltonHonors.com/freenightreward.
To redeem the Free Weekend Night Reward, Card Members must call 1-800-446-6677 and mention the code provided by Hilton Honors. A Free Weekend Night Reward expires one year from the date of issuance and must be redeemed on or before the expiration date. A Free Weekend Night Reward will be forfeited if not redeemed on or before the expiration date.
To ensure receipt of the Reward e-mail notiﬁcation, you should conﬁrm the correct email address is listed on your Hilton Honors account proﬁle. You can view the status of any Free Weekend Night Rewards issued to you by visiting your Hilton Honors Account Dashboard at HiltonHonors.com.
This Reward is not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash or Hilton Honors Points. A Free Weekend Night Reward may be combined with other Hilton or Free Night promotions in market and may be added to existing paid or Reward stays. A Free Weekend Night Reward includes all applicable resort fees and taxes on the cost of the room for the redeemed night. The Card Member is responsible for all incidental charges. Free Weekend Night Reward redemptions may be cancelled pursuant to the Free Weekend Night Reward cancellation policy on the Hilton Honors Program website (hiltonhonors.com).
Free Weekend Night Rewards are subject to Hilton Terms and Conditions, available at https://hiltonhonors3.hilton.com/en/about/free-night-terms.html for full terms and conditions.
Complimentary Gold Status
You will receive complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status with your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card. Complimentary Gold status beneﬁt is only available to the Basic Card Member. If your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card is cancelled for any reason, your complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status provided with the Card will be cancelled. American Express reserves the right to change, modify or revoke complimentary Gold status at any time. If your complimentary Gold status is cancelled, you may be able to maintain your Gold status by qualifying under the Hilton Honors Program terms. Gold status beneﬁts are subject to availability and vary by hotel. For more information on Gold status beneﬁts or how to maintain Gold status each year with qualifying stays, nights or Hilton Honors Base Points through the Hilton Honors Program, and for complete Terms and Conditions, visit HiltonHonors.com/MemberBeneﬁts. With Gold elite status, you automatically receive an 80% bonus on all the Hilton Honors Base Points you earn.
Space Available Room Upgrades: Applies at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, LXR Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, and Tapestry Collection by Hilton properties. Group reservations and certain rates are not eligible for complimentary upgrades. All upgrades are granted at the discretion of the hotel at the time of arrival on a space-available basis for the entire stay. Upgrades will be given only for one room for the Member, regardless of additional rooms the Member may have purchased at or after the time of booking.
Hilton Honors Upgrade to Diamond Status
You may receive an upgrade to Hilton Honors Diamond status if the total eligible purchases on your Card Account during a calendar year reach $40,000 or more. A calendar year is from January 1 to December 31 regardless of when you open your Card Account. Eligible purchases are purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, or purchases of other cash equivalents.
This upgrade to Diamond status beneﬁt is only available to the Basic Card Member; however, eligible purchases made by Additional Card Members will contribute to the purchase requirement.
It will take about 10-12 weeks after the total eligible purchases level is reached for your Hilton Honors Diamond status to become effective.
Your upgrade to Hilton Honors Diamond status is valid for the calendar year in which it was earned and the subsequent calendar year. Your Diamond status will expire after that subsequent calendar year unless your total eligible purchases in that subsequent calendar year again qualiﬁes you for Diamond status, or if you qualify for Diamond status under the Hilton Honors program terms.
For more information on Diamond status beneﬁts or how to maintain your Diamond status each year with qualifying stays, nights or Hilton Honors Base Points through the Hilton Honors Program, and for complete Terms and Conditions, visit HiltonHonors.com/MemberBeneﬁts.
Priority Pass Select
Priority Pass Select membership provides access to airport lounges participating in the Priority Pass Select program. You must enroll your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card in the Priority Pass™ Select program to access the beneﬁts. Your Priority Pass Membership year begins on the date you enroll. Once enrolled, you will receive your Priority Pass Select card directly from Priority Pass within 10–14 business days. There is no membership fee with your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card . With your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card you will receive 10 complimentary lounge visits each Priority Pass Membership year. Once your 10 complimentary lounge visits are used, all subsequent lounge visits during the remainder of the Priority Pass Membership year are subject to a fee equal to the amount of the guest visit fee of the Priority Pass Standard program per person per visit, which will be automatically charged to your Card. To check on your remaining complimentary visit balance, please contact Priority Pass directly. Any unused complimentary lounge visits will be forfeited at the end of each Priority Pass Membership year. Priority Pass Select membership automatically renews on the anniversary date of your enrollment in the Priority Pass Select program. Priority Pass membership may be cancelled by American Express if your Card is cancelled. Priority Pass Select lounge partners and locations are subject to change. To access a lounge, you must show your valid Priority Pass Select card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for you and each of your guests. This beneﬁt is limited to the Basic Card Member. Additional Card Members are not eligible for this beneﬁt, however, a complimentary visit may be applied to a guest visit, including for Additional Card Members. If you have no complimentary visits available, the Basic Card Member and each guest will be charged the amount equal to the guest visit fee of the Priority Pass Standard program per person, per visit. In some lounges, Priority Pass Select member must be 21 years of age to enter without a parent or guardian. Amenities may vary among airport lounge locations. Lounge fees and rules of participating lounges are subject to change. Priority Pass Select membership is subject to the Priority Pass Conditions of Use. For complete Priority Pass terms and conditions and a listing of participating lounges, please visit www.prioritypass.com/select
Hilton Honors Bonus Points on Eligible Purchases
Hilton Honors Bonus Points earned using your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card:
You will receive 3 Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases.
You will receive 9 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points, for a total of 12, for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with a property within the Hilton portfolio, including bookings and incidental charges. To receive the 9 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points for charges made at the time of booking, the booking must be made directly through a reservation channel operated by Hilton. You can receive the 9 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points for incidental charges made at the hotel (including charges made at restaurants, spas, and other establishments) if those charges can be and are charged to your room and paid for with your Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card at checkout.
You will receive 3 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points, for a total of 6, for each dollar of eligible purchases at the following categories of merchants excluding superstores and warehouse clubs: restaurants located in the U.S., supermarkets located in the U.S. and on gasoline at gas stations located in the U.S.
To get additional Points for a restaurant purchase, the purchase must be at a restaurant located in the United States. You will NOT get additional Points for purchases made at a restaurant owned by a U.S. company but located outside the U.S. (e.g. Hard Rock Café in Paris). You also will NOT get additional Points for restaurant purchases at nightclubs, convenience stores, grocery stores, or supermarkets. You may not get additional Points for purchases at a restaurant located within another establishment (e.g. a restaurant inside a hotel, casino, or event venue). For example, purchases made at a restaurant located within a hotel may be recognized as a purchase at a hotel, not a restaurant.
Your Hilton Honors Points are subject to Hilton Honors Terms and Conditions; see HiltonHonors.com/Terms.
Eligible purchases are purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person payments, or purchases of other cash equivalents. Hilton Honors Bonus Points you earn with your Card will be posted to your Hilton Honors account up to 12 weeks after the end of your billing period.
Purchases made through a third-party payment account or on an online marketplace (with multiple retailers) will not receive additional Points.
Merchants are assigned codes based on what they primarily sell. We group certain merchant codes into categories that are eligible for additional Points. A purchase with a merchant will not receive additional Points if the merchant's code is not included in a reward category. You may not receive additional Points if we receive inaccurate information or are otherwise unable to identify your purchase as eligible for a reward category. For example, you may not receive additional Points when: a merchant uses a third-party to sell their products or services; or a merchant uses a third-party to process or submit your transaction to us (e.g., using mobile or wireless card readers); or you choose to make a purchase using a third-party payment account or make a purchase using a mobile or digital wallet.
Please visit americanexpress.com/rewards-info for more information about rewards.
Hilton Honors Points Pooling and Points Transfer
Hilton Honors Members can transfer Hilton Honors Points to another Hilton Honors Member through Points Pooling or 1-to-1 transfer in increments of 1,000 Points and up to 500,000 Points. Each Hilton Honors Member is limited to sending no more than ﬁve hundred thousand (500,000) Points and receiving two million (2,000,000) Points via Points Pooling or Transfers combined per calendar year. Each Hilton Honors Member is limited to making six (6) transfers to other member accounts and six (6) Hilton Points Pooling transactions per calendar year. Invitations to join a Points Pool is not considered transactional. Transactions refer to the transfer of Points to another member account either through 1-to-1 account transfers or through Points Pooling. Any Points beyond these limits will not be posted to any Member's account. Limits are at the sole discretion of Hilton Honors Worldwide L.L.C., subject to change. A new Hilton Honors Member can pool, transfer, or receive Points 30 days after enrollment providing they have activity on their account. After 90 days of enrollment, a new Member is eligible to pool, transfer, or receive Points regardless of their account activity.The sale of Hilton Honors Points, Rewards or other beneﬁts, other than by Hilton Honors is expressly prohibited. Any improper usage of Hilton Honors Points shall be grounds for immediate conﬁscation and forfeit of such Points, and may be grounds for the forfeiture of all Points in the Member's account and the Member's ejection from the Hilton Honors Program, all as determined within Hilton Honors’ sole discretion.Email address is required and will only be used for transaction and marketing communications related to this transaction. All Hilton Honors Terms and Conditions apply
Hilton Honors Experiences
The Hilton Honors Experiences site is a beneﬁt of Hilton Honors, exclusively for members in the Hilton Honors Program. This beneﬁt offers members the ability to redeem Points for unique Hilton Honors Experiences through the Hilton Honors Experiences site. Participation in the Hilton Honors Experiences site constitutes your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions: Hilton Honors Terms and Conditions, and all terms and conditions applicable to the relevant auction event, merchandise or experience. Hilton Honors may at any time amend, modify or supplement any terms and conditions applicable to the Hilton Honors Experiences site or any Hilton Honors Experience, and your continued participation will constitute your acceptance of any such amendment, modiﬁcation or supplementation.
You must be a Hilton Honors member at time of bidding to participate in any auction. Your account must be in good standing, and you must have a valid Hilton Honors Account, password and email address to participate. Hilton Honors reserves the right to disqualify from the Experiences site and the Hilton Honors Program any participant who tampers with or abuses any aspect of the Hilton Honors Experiences site, or who fails to comply with any of the terms and conditions set out herein.
No Foreign Transaction Fees
American Express will not charge any foreign transaction fee on the purchases you make outside of the United States with your Card. However, there may be circumstances where ATMs or merchants charge a fee on foreign transactions.
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