Buying Hilton Honors Points

Get the details on buying Hilton Honors Points including the cost per point and how to buy them. Calculate cost of buying Hilton Points at standard rate.
Last Updated 2021-01-08
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You can buy Hilton Honors Points if you need to top off your account. This can be great if you're a few points shy of a redemption or if you've found a redemption that gives you great value in which you can redeem your points for more than what you paid for them.

All values listed are in United States Dollars unless otherwise indicated.

Cost To Buy Hilton Honors Points

Hilton Honors Points will cost you 1 cent (USD) per point at the standard rate. This will be the cost no matter how many points you buy in a single transaction.

Buying Hilton Points
Hilton Points Cost
Cost Per Point
1,000 - 80,000 Points 1 Cent

You can buy as little as 1,000 Hilton Honors Points for $10 or as many as 80,000 Hilton Honors Points for $800 in a single transaction. You can buy up to a total of 80,000 Hilton Honors Points per calendar year. This limit can change during promotions, so be aware of that it may be possible to purchase more several times per year.

Details On Buying Hilton Points
Base Cost Per Points 1 Cent
Min Purchase Per Transaction 1,000 Points
Max Purchase Per Transaction 80,000 Points
Max Points Per Calendar Year 80,000 Points
Purchase Increments 1,000-point Increments

Hilton Honors Points that you purchase through their portal do not count as Hilton Base Points towards Hilton Honors Status.

Buy Hilton Points Calculator

If you plan on buying Hilton Points at the standard rate, the calculator below will estimate how much it will cost you. Do note that the cost of buying points can change at any time, so you'll want to log into your Hilton Honors account and check their buy points page to see the actual cost.

Buy Hilton Points Calculator

Enter how many Hilton Points you want to buy to see the estimate cost at the standard rate.
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Total Cost
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When To Buy Hilton Honors Points

If you're buying Hilton Points at the standard rate of 1 cent each, the only time worth buying them would be if you're short a few points of a redemption and need to top off your account. There's not many instances in which Hilton Honors Points will give you 1 cent or more in value, so buying a large amount of points at the standard rate will usually be a bad idea.

If you're looking to buy a lot of Hilton Honors Points, the best time to do so will be when they're on sale. Hilton offers a bunch of buy points promotions throughout the course of the year, but their best promotion is the "100% More Promo" in which you'll receive 100% more points when buying them. This means you'll essencially be buying Hilton Points at 0.5 cents each which is half off the standard price.

The plus about buying them at 0.5 cents each is that you can find redemptions for Hilton that can give you more than 0.5 cents each with a little bit of research. This allows you to buy Hilton Honors Points at a low value and then redeem them for a higher value. Combine this with Hilton's 5th night free perk and you can really get some solid value.

How To Buy Hilton Honors Points

Hilton Honors Points can be purchased directly through Hilton's Buy Points portal page.

  1. Head over to Hilton's Buy Points page.
  2. Log into your Hilton Honors account.
  3. Select how many Hilton Honors Points you want to buy.
  4. Enter your payment information.
  5. Review the order and agree to the terms & conditions.
  6. Click Purchase.

Your purchased points should post to your account within a few minutes, but it can take up to 24 hours. If you're a Canadian resident, do note that you will be charged GST/HST which will up the overall cost of points by a small amount.

Earn Cash Back With TopCashback

When buying Hilton Honors Points you can earn cash back with TopCashback on top of the points you buy. This will typically be 2% cash back which is a nice bonus. You check out our TopCashback Review to get more details on how to use it. You can also sign up for TopCashback through The Point Calculator to earn bonus cash back on your purchase.

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