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Amex Hilton Surpass 100K + Free Night Offer
I posted earlier about a new highest ever bonus on the No-Fee Amex Hilton card, and now the Surpass card also has a best ever offer. The 100K offer has kind of been the standard offer for the Surpass card recently, but Amex has made it even better, by adding a free night.
Limited Time Offer Earn 100,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Plus, earn a free weekend night award after your first anniversary of Card Membership.† Offer Ends 5/31/2017.
- Hilton HHonors Gold status.
- Diamond status after $40K in spend a year.
- 12X points at Hilton Hotels, 6X at U.S. restaurants, supermarkets and gas stations and 3X everywhere else.
Free Weekend Night Award
The free weekend night award will be sent as an email from Hilton to the email address listed on your Hilton Honors account within [6-8 weeks] after the first anniversary date of the Card account. This means that you’ll have to pay that second annual fee in order to receive the free night.
The free weekend night award can be redeemed at participating properties in the Hilton Honors portfolio for a weekend night. The free weekend night award must be redeemed for stays consumed within 12 months after the date of issuance.
Free weekend night includes all applicable taxes; however, the Basic Card Member may be responsible for payment of additional mandatory resort fees at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts where resort fees are applicable.
This benefit is part of the bonus offer, so current cardholders don’t qualify for it.
This card gives you an extra 20K points compared to the no fee card and you’re paying a $75 annual fee. That works out to 0.375 cent each which is almost as high as the value you’re get from Hilton points.
But the free night for another $75 on the second year adds more value to this card. You should easily get a 2-3 times more value out of that free night, so if you’re on the fence about which card to pick, you should go with this one first (or both).
American Express has been very agressive with bonuses lately. We have seen seen recently best ever offers on both of the co-branded Hilton cards and both of the SPG cards as well. This is a very attractive offer, especially if you already have Diamond Status which gets you upgrades and breakfast at lots of properties.
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