Hilton Honors AMEX Card - Point Calculator & Benefits

Hilton Honors Points Calculators
Calculate total Hilton Honors Points based on spend, the cash value of points, and point transfers to partners for the Hilton Honors AMEX Card.
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Last Updated 2021-12-26

The Hilton Honors American Express Card is a no-annual fee card (rates & fees) that earns 7 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent at Hilton properties and 5 points per $1 spent on U.S. restaurant, U.S. supermarket, and U.S. gas station purchases.

The card offers complimentary Hilton Honors Silver status which grants you access to Hilton's 5th Night Free benefit. It's a great option if you only stay at Hilton brand hotels once or twice a year and want to earn Hilton Honors Points.

Card Details At-A-Glance

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Hilton Honors American Express Card
Hilton Honors American Express Card
Intro Bonus
Earn Up to 130,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points
Rewards Rate
7X
Earn 7X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with a hotel or resort within the Hilton portfolio
5X
Earn 5X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations
3X
Earn 3X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card
Main Card Highlights
  • Earn 80,000 Bonus Points after you spend $1,000 in purchases on the Hilton Honors American Express Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Plus, you can earn an additional 50,000 Points after you spend a total of $5,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 6 months.
  • Earn 7X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with a hotel or resort within the Hilton portfolio.
  • Earn 5X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations.
  • Earn 3X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees. Enjoy international travel without additional fees on purchases made abroad.
  • Enjoy complimentary Hilton Honors Silver status with your Card. Plus, spend $20,000 on eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year and you can earn an upgrade to Hilton Honors Gold status through the end of the next calendar year.
  • No Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
Annual Fee
$0
Authorized User Fee
$0
Foreign Transaction Fee
0%

Hilton AMEX Card Bonus Categories

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card features the following bonus categories and earning rates:

7X Hilton Hotels & Resorts

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card earns 7 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. This include hotel bookings and incidental charges made at the hotel such as restaurant, spa, and other charges.

5X U.S. Restaurant

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card earns 5 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent at U.S. restaurants.

5X U.S. Supermarket

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card earns 5 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent at U.S. supermarkets. This applies to standard supermarkets as well as some online supermarkets such as FreshDirect.

Superstores, convenience stores, and warehouse clubs (Walmart, Sam's Club, 7-Eleven) are not eligible.

5X U.S. Gas Station

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card earns 5 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent at U.S. gas stations.

3X Everything Else

All other purchases on the Hilton Honors AMEX Card will earn 3 Hilton Honors Points per $1 spent.

Hilton AMEX Card Benefits

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card features the following card benefits:

Complimentary Hilton Honors Silver

As a Hilton Honors AMEX Card member, you'll receive complimentary Hilton Honors Silver status. This status is normally given out after earning 5 Nights, 2 Stays, or 12,500 Base Points, so it's a small shortcut, but still one that can be useful as you'll have access to Hilton's 5th Night Free Benefit as well as earn bonus points and more.

Spending $20,000 on the Hilton Honors AMEX Card will earn you complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status. This can be earned complimentary without card spending with the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card.

American Express Benefits

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card comes with several American Express benefits including:

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

Travel & Purchase Coverage

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card offers both travel and purchase insurance which includes:

Hilton AMEX Card Point Calculator

Calculate how many Hilton Honors Points you can earn with the Hilton Honors AMEX Card based on spend, value of benefits, elite status, and annual fee. Results can be compared side by side any U.S. credit cards featured on the site.

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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Hilton AMEX Card Points Value

The Point Calculator values Hilton Honors Points at an average of 0.6 cents per point when used for free nights at Hilton brand hotels. Points can also be used for a number of other redemptions including car rentals, rides with Lyft, and purchases on Amazon.com.

Hilton Honors Points Value Calculator

Enter any amount of points to see the average cash value.
Points
Free Hotel Night Redemptions
Luxury Properties
1.5+ cents
$0+
Award Nights (5th Night Free, Research)
0.75 to 1+ cent
$0 - $0+
Award Nights (Average)
0.6 cents
$0
Other Redemptions
Lyft Credits
0.22 cents
$0
Car Rentals
0.2 cents
$0
Amazon.com
0.2 cents
$0
Event Credits
0.2 cents
$0

Check out our Hilton Honors Points Value Calculator to get the breakdown of all redemption options as well as details on the best way to maximize your point value.

Hilton AMEX Card Point Transfer

Hilton Honors Points can be transferred to a long list of airline partners with most being a 10:1 or 10:1.5 transfer ratio.

Hilton Transfer Partners
Transfer Partner Transfer Ratio
Aeroflot 10:1.5
Aeromexico Club Premier 10:1.625
Air Canada Aeroplan 10:1
Air France-KLM Flying Blue 10:1
Air New Zealand Airpoints 500:1
AirAsia Freedom Flyer 10:1
Alaska Air Mileage Plan 10:1
All Nippon Airways Mileage Club 10:1
American Airlines AAdvantage 10:1.5
Amtrak Guest Rewards 10:1.5
Asiana Airlines Asiana Club 10:1
British Airways Executive Club 10:1
Cathay Pacific Asia Miles 10:1
China Eastern Airlines Eastern Miles 10:1
Delta Airlines SkyMiles 10:1
Emirates Skywards 10:1
Ethiopian Airlines ShebaMiles 10:1
Etihad Guest 10:1
Eurowings 10:1
Eva Air MileageLands 10:1
FinnairPlus 5:1
Frontier Airlines FRONTIER Miles 10:1.5
Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles 10:1
Hainan Air Fortune Wings Club 2.5:1
Hawaiian Airlines HawaiianMiles 10:1.5
Icelandair Saga Club 10:1
Japan Airlines JAL Mileage Bank 10:1
LATAM Pass 25:6.5
Lufthansa Miles & More 50:6.25
Malaysia Air Enrich 10:1.2
Philippine Airlines Mabuhay 10:1
Qantas Frequent Flyer 10:1.5
Qatar Airways Privilege Club 10:1
Saudi Arabian Airlines Alfursan 10:1
Scandinavian Air EuroBonus 8:1
Singapore KrisFlyer 8:1
South African Air SAA Voyager 10:1.5
Turkish Air Miles and Smiles 10:1
United Airline Mileage Plus 10:1
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club 10:1.5
Virgin Australia Velocity 10:1.5

If you're short on airline miles, transferring Hilton Honors Points can be a decent option, but you'll get the best value out of your points when redeeming them for free nights.

Hilton Points Transfer Calculator

Use the point transfer calculator to calculate the conversion of Hilton Honors Points to airline miles with Hilton's partners. You can enter any amount of Hilton Honors Points to see how many miles or points you'll end up receiving with each program once transferred.

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FAQ

Is the Hilton Honors AMEX Card worth it?

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card is one of the best no-annual fee credit card options if you're looking to build points towards free nights at Hilton properties. Depending on how much you spend, the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card could be the better choice.

What benefits does the Hilton Honors AMEX Card offer?

The Hilton Honors AMEX Card offers complimentary Hilton Honors Silver status along with standard American Express card benefits such as ShopRunner Membership and access to AMEX Offers.

How many bonus points does the Hilton Honors AMEX Card offer?

The card earns 7X on Hilton purchases, 5X on U.S. restaurant, U.S. supermarket, and U.S. gas station purchases, and 3X on everything else. You can use the calculator to calculate total points and compare results against other credit cards.

Hilton Credit Card Points Calculators

Click on a card to calculate how many Hilton Honors Points you can earn with the card based on spend. Spend entered into credit card calculators will roll over to other credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend.

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