Conversion Calculator: AMEX points to Hilton Honors points

Point & Mile Transfers
Use the conversion calculator to calculate the transfer of AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Hilton Honors points.
Last Updated 2022-11-30 By R.Flowers III

American Express Membership Rewards is the only major credit card partner that allows you to transfer points to Hilton Honors. AMEX points can be transferred to Hilton at a 1:2 ratio.

Conversion Rate

Membership Rewards points can be transferred to Hilton Honors at a 1:2 ratio meaning that every 1,000 AMEX points you transfer will give you 2,000 Hilton Honors points.

You can transfer as little as 1,000 AMEX points and as many as 3,000,000 points in a single transaction. Transfers to Hilton must be made in 1,000-point increments and you'll need at least 1,000 AMEX points in your account to initiate a transfer.

amex points to hilton honors points

Transfers from AMEX Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors can take up to 24 hours to be reflected in your balance, but it typically only takes a few minutes to see the update.

Conversion Calculator

Use the Conversion Calculator to calculate the transfer of American Express Membership Rewards points to Hilton Honors points.

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Other Ways To Earn Hilton Honors Points

The best way to earn lots of Hilton Honors points is by using Hilton's own co-branded credit cards. They offer a total of four credit cards consisting of three personal consumer cards and one business card.

Each card offers fantastic benefits ranging from free weekend nights and complimentary status to lounge access and annual credits. If you frequent Hilton properties often, you'll want at least one of Hilton's credit cards.

Here are the four credit cards Hilton offers:

Credit Card Highlights Annual Fee
Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card
Best For Hilton Benefits
  • Intro Bonus: 150,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 14X points on Hilton purchases
  • Earn 7X points on airfare booked directly with an airline or with amextravel.com, car rentals, and at U.S. restaurants
  • Earn 3X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Complimentary Hilton Honors Diamond status (enrollment required)
  • Up to $250 in airline incidental credits with a select airline of your choice (enrollment required)
  • Up to $250 in Hilton Resort credits annually
  • $100 Hilton Property Credit on minimum 2-night stays at Waldorf Astoria and Conrad brands
  • Free Weekend Night Reward annually
  • Priority Pass Select Membership (enrollment required)
$450
Best Overall Hilton Card
  • Intro Bonus: 130,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 12X points on Hilton purchases
  • Earn 6X points on purchases made in the U.S. at restaurants, supermarkets, and gas stations
  • Earn 3X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Complimentary Hilton Honors Gold Status (enrollment required)
  • 10 complimentary Priority Pass lounge visits per year (enrollment required)
  • Free Weekend Night Reward when you spend $15,000 on the card during the year
  • Terms Apply.
$95
Best For No Annual Fee
  • Intro Bonus: 80,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 7X points on Hilton purchases
  • Earn 5X points on purchases made in the U.S. at restaurants, supermarkets, and gas stations
  • Earn 3X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Complimentary Hilton Honors Silver Status (enrollment required)
  • No annual fee
  • Terms Apply.
$0
Best For Hilton Business Travelers
  • Intro Bonus: 130,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 12X points on Hilton purchases
  • Earn 6X points on airfare booked directly with airlines or AMEX Travel and on car rentals
  • Earn 6X points on restaurants, wireless phone providers, gas stations, and shipping purchases all within the U.S.
  • Earn 3X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Complimentary Hilton Honors Gold Status (enrollment required)
  • 10 complimentary Priority Pass lounge visits per year (enrollment required)
  • Earn up to 2 Free Weekend Night Rewards per year
  • Terms Apply.
$95

FAQ

What is the AMEX points to Hilton ratio?

AMEX points transfer to Hilton at a 1:2 ratio meaning that every 1,000 AMEX points you transfer will give you 2,000 Hilton Honors points.

Is it worth transferring AMEX points to Hilton Honors?

If you're a few Hilton points shy of a redemption, it can be worth it to top off your account by transferring AMEX points. If you truly value AMEX points, you can buy Hilton Honors points instead.

How long does it take to transfer AMEX points to Hilton Honors?

It can take up to 24 hours to transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Hilton, but it usually takes no more than a few minutes.

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