Ends Tonight: Transfer AMEX Points Into Hilton Points At A 1K:2.6K Ratio; Stay In An Overwater Villa With Private Pool From 36.9K AMEX Points/Night!

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Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points Into Hilton Points At A 1K:2.6K Ratio

The AMEX Membership Rewards transfer ratio to Hilton has improved over the years from 1:1 to 1:1.5 to 1:2.

Through 4/30, you can transfer AMEX points to Hilton at a 1:2.6 ratio, so you’ll get 2,600 Hilton points for every 1,000 AMEX points.

This will work with AMEX cards that earn Membership Rewards points, including:

Typically, it will only make sense to transfer if you have a specific redemption in mind or if you need more points to have enough to redeem for a 5 night stay, but I wouldn’t transfer points speculatively due to the risk of devaluation, room availability, and hotels being able to leave the Hilton brand.

If you have a Hilton credit card or elite status you get the 5th night free on all award redemptions.

When will it make sense to buy points? An overwater villa with a private pool in the Conrad Maldives can cost $1,500-$3,500 after tax, but its bookable for just 120K Hilton points. That’s like redeeming 46,154 AMEX points from this deal. If you have a Hilton credit card or elite status and stay for 5 nights you’ll need just 96K Hilton points or 36,923 AMEX points/night.

I wrote about the trick to finding saver award availability here. In short, use flexible date search and try booking between 1 and 5 nights, as minimum stay requirements can vary.

5 nights in the Maldives is pretty much the definition of Heaven on Earth. Read more about the Conrad Maldives here.

 

 

 

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Most Hilton hotels are capped at a cost of 120K Hilton points per night for a standard room, but the Waldorf Astoria Maldives costs 150K Hilton points/night or 46,153 AMEX points/night. If you have a Hilton credit card or elite status and stay for 5 nights you’ll need 96K Hilton points/night or 36,923 AMEX points/night.

 

 

The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is bookable for 120K Hilton points per night. It’s Trip Advisor’s top ranked hotel in Cabo and is Travel + Leisure’s World’s top resort in Mexico this year.

 

With a 5 night stay you can pay 96K Hilton points per night with the 5th night free award that is available to Hilton cardholders and elites.

Even the base rooms come with a private plunge pool.

 

 

Chabad of Cabo has tourist information on their website and operates a kosher restaurant. They’re located just 1.2 miles from the Waldorf! Discuss more about Cabo on DDF here.

 

The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem has gotten stingier with the King Superior room space required for a standard points booking, though if you change your flexible stay length, you will reveal more award space as different times require different stay lengths. When there is space the rate is 95K Hilton points per night. If you have a Hilton credit card or elite status and stay for 5 nights you’ll need 76K Hilton points/night.

 

The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is one of the finest hotels in Israel.

 

 

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There is a mind-boggling quantity of awesome kosher food at the hotel’s daily breakfast, from dozens of daily hot dishes to hard cheeses, fresh fruits and pastries to fresh squeezed juices, as well as on-demand dishes like french toast, pancakes, waffles, and eggs. Unlimited wine, hot or cold chocolate drinks, and espresso drinks are included as well!

Breakfast is free on points stays if you have Gold or Diamond status, which you can get just by having a Hilton credit card.

With a breakfast like this, you may not even be hungry for dinner…

 

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It’s free? Ok, just a bit more for breakfast in that case 🤣

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9 Comments On "Ends Tonight: Transfer AMEX Points Into Hilton Points At A 1K:2.6K Ratio; Stay In An Overwater Villa With Private Pool From 36.9K AMEX Points/Night!"

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Eddie

Is there any over water bungalows CLOSER than Maldives??

avi

yes

Athens

I see 1×2. How can I access the 1×2.6
I have the everyday card

Nick

Went to do a transfer but seems like there was a stealth devaluation on April 1 at least with the AIs – went from typically 80k to 100k/night – haven’t looked at other areas yet

alan

whats the best flight option from florida?

Ari

Should i transfer if no plans at this time?

Mendel

Does this deal work without a Hilton CC? I have Hilton Rewards program with 0 pints. (I can transfer Amex points). I’m seeing “481,000 points for first night “

Ben

How can I transfer Bonvoy points to Hilton?

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