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American Express Hilton Application Glitch! Who Knows What You’re Gonna Get
Something weird is going on with American Express and applications for their new Business Hilton credit card. The card currently has a great bonus for 125,000 Hilton Honors points, plus an even better one that shows up through dummy booking. It gives you the same bonus plus a $50 statement credit.
American Express Hilton Application Glitch
People who applied for the Amex Hilton Business card are getting approved for one of the personal Hilton cards. They are getting either the no-fee card that has a 75K bonus or the Ascend card that has a 100K bonus.
There’s already a few data points on this Reddit thread. So far, Amex reps are confused and there seems to be no easy fix once this happens.
If you recently applied for the Amex Business Hilton credit card then you should probably check your status here to see if you’re affected.
This could be bad news for some people, besides the difference in the bonus received. The Business Hilton card doesn’t show up on personal credit reports. This is a big draw for those who are trying to stay under 5/24. But, if you get approved for one of the personal cards, instead of the business version, and you’re at 4/24, now you’re out of luck.
You might also end up with no bonus at all if you’ve previously had the personal card you get approved for.
There’s clearly something wrong with American Express’ application system. Hopefully they can fix this soon and also find a solution for those who were approved for the wrong card.
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