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For four days only — through July 18 — is offering a bonus of 80% on purchased points.
Hilton usually charges a penny apiece for points, so with this bonus is selling points for a little over half a cent each. That’s not the absolute cheapest I’ve ever seen (June 2015 they offered a 100% bonus). Here they’re selling points for just a little over what they’re worth.
Hilton will let you buy up to 80,000 points per year, plus bonuses. The pricing here amounts to $0.0055555 per point. I value Hilton points at $0.004, since I can pretty much always get half a cent in value at least from Hilton points and I have a preference for holding cash.
Conrad New York
You can really stretch Hilton points for their lower-tier redemptions. A category 1 property is 5000 points, with 5th night free for elites, so a 5 night stay averages 4000 points per night or ~$22. (There aren’t many of these in the U.S…)
You won’t get bonus points for paying for purchased Hilton HHonors points with a Hilton co-brand credit card, as the purchase is processed by points.com rather than Hilton.
I’m close to a buyer of Hilton points at half a cent apiece.
Terms and conditions:
HHonors Points purchased do not count towards elite tier qualification. Hilton HHonorsTM and Points.com reserve the right to change or terminate the bonus promotion at any time. All purchases must be made through the Purchase page on HHonors.com. The HHonors Points 80% Bonus is available on Points purchases made between July 14, 2016, at 12:01am ET and July 18, 2016, at 11:59pm ET. When gifting HHonors Points the HHonors member receiving the Points will receive 80% more Points as a bonus. All purchases are non-refundable. HHonors Members may purchase a maximum of 80,000 HHonors Points per calendar year. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Points will be posted to the recipients Hilton HHonors account within 24 hours of the completed transaction. Buy transactions are final and non-refundable. All Hilton HHonors program terms and conditions apply. Hilton HHonorsTM membership, earning of Points and MilesTM and redemption of Points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions.