(EXPIRED) 30% transfer bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Hilton

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Through 4/30/23, those transferring American Express Membership Rewards points to Hilton Honors can enjoy a transfer bonus. We’re seeing a bonus of 30%, though Amex has at times targeted some customers with higher rates of 40% or 50%. With the 30% transfer bonus that we found on Frequent Miler team member cards, 1,000 Membership Rewards points transfer to 2,600 Hilton Honors points.

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The Deal

  • American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% transfer bonus when you transfer points to Hilton Honors. With the bonus:
    • 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 2,600 Hilton Honors points

Key Terms

  • Valid through 4/30/23
  • Minimum transfer of 1,000 points and must transfer in increments of 1,000
  • Maximum transfer of 3,000,000 points

Quick Thoughts

I’m generally not a big fan of transferring to Hilton since Hilton points can very frequently be purchased for half a cent per point. However, with the 30% transfer bonus, if you value Hilton points at half a cent each, you’re essentially getting about 1.3c per Amex point. With a specific property in mind for a high-value redemption, this might make sense.

I certainly wouldn’t recommend transferring speculatively though since, as noted above, you can very frequently buy Hilton points at a steep discount. I’d only transfer with a near-term use in mind.

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