AMEX Hilton Aspire Card - Point Calculator & Benefits

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Calculate total Hilton Honors Points based on spend, the cash value of points, and point transfers to partners for the Hilton Aspire Card. Find out if it is worth the high annual fee.
Last Updated 2022-04-27

The Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card is premium credit card that earns 14x on Hilton purchases and 7x on U.S. restaurant, flights booked directly with airlines or through, and car rental purchases.

The card offers $500 in annual statement credits, Priority Pass access, free weekend night awards, and the highest status of Hilton Honors Diamond complimentary. It's a great card to have if you want to experience everything Hilton has to offer.

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Hilton Aspire bonus ategories

14X Hilton Hotels & Resorts

The Hilton Aspire Card earns 14 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent on purchases made with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. This includes hotel bookings and incidental charges made at the hotel such as restaurant, spa, and other charges.

7X U.S. Restaurant

The Hilton Aspire Card earns 7 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent at U.S. restaurants. This includes takeout and delivery purchases.

7X Airfare

The Hilton Aspire Card earns 7 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent on airfare purchased directly with an airline and on airfare purchased through American Express Travel.

Booking through third parties other than American Express Travel will not be eligible (e.g. Expedia, Orbitz,

7X Car Rental

The Hilton Aspire Card earns 7 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent on car rental purchases. This will only apply to the following car rental agencies:

3X Everything Else

All other purchases made with the Hilton Aspire Card will earn 3 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent.

Hilton Aspire benefits

Complimentary Hilton Honors Diamond

As a Hilton Aspire Card member, you'll receive complimentary Hilton Honors Diamond status. This status is normally given out after earning 30 Nights, 15 Stays, or 60,000 Base Points in a calendar year, so this is a big deal in terms of shortcuts to elite status.

With this status, you'll be able to earn up to 34 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent at Hilton brand hotels. This includes 10X base points, 10X points for Diamond Status, and 14X points with the Hilton Aspire Card.

Enrollment is required for this benefit.

$250 Airline Incidental Credit

Upon receiving the Hilton Aspire Card and every January thereafter, you'll receive $250 in airline incidental credits with a select airline of your choice. You can choose from the following airlines:

Incidental charges include checked bag fees, lounge access fees/memberships, and seat changes (such as exit seats). Enrollment is required for this benefit.

$250 Hilton Resort Credit

Every year, you'll receive $250 in Hilton Resort credit which applies to purchases at Hilton Resorts including incidental charges such as restaurants, spas, and other establishments within the hotel property.

Charges must be charged to your room and paid using the Aspire Card when checking out in order to be eligible.

$100 Hilton Property Credit

When you use your Hilton Aspire Card to book a minimum 2-night stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts, you'll receive a $100 Hilton Property Credit.

This credit can be used an unlimited amount of times per year and can be applied to incidental charges such as spa, food, property activities, and other things that can be charged to the room.

Cannot be applied to property fees, taxes, gratuities, or the cost of the room.

Weekend Night Rewards

Every year, you'll receive an annual Weekend Night Reward in the form of a redeemable code via email and must be used within a year of issue date.

You'll also be able to earn a second Weekend Night Reward when you spend $60,000 on the Hilton Aspire Card within the card membership year.

A Weekend night is defined as Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Priority Pass Select Membership

As a Hilton Aspire Card member, you'll receive complimentary Priority Pass Select Membership. With this membership, two guests can enter with you for no charge (for lounges that accept guests).

Enrollment is required for this benefit.

American Express Benefits

  • AMEX Offers (Enrollment Required)
  • ShopRunner Membership (Enrollment Required)
  • Amex Send & Split
  • Pay It Plan It®
  • American Express Experiences
  • American Express Preferred Seating
  • American Express Presale

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Hilton Aspire points value

Redemption Point Value (in cents)
Award Nights 0.4 - 0.6
Lyft Credits 0.22
Car Rentals 0.2 0.2
Event Credits 0.2

Hilton Aspire points have an average value of 0.4 to 0.6 cents each when used for award nights at Hilton brand hotels. This means that 10,000 points can be worth anywhere from $40 to $60 in cash value.

Hilton Aspire point transfer


Hilton Honors Aspire points can be transferred to over 40 partners, mostly at a 10:1 ratio. This isn't the best use of Hilton Honors Points, but it can be useful if you're close to a redemption and need to top off an account quickly.

Hilton Aspire point calculator

Calculate how many Hilton Aspire points you can earn based on the monthly or yearly spending amounts you enter. Compare the results alongside up to two credit cards from any issuer.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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