unveiled its new HHonors Platinum Visa Card, in association with Barclaycard.
The new card
replaces HHonors’ previous agreement with Mastercard and financial provider Beneficial,
which ended earlier this year. The Visa card earns users three HHonors points
for every pound spent at all Hilton Family hotels, and two points for every pound
In addition cardholders benefit from
HHonors Silver VIP membership for the duration of card membership, and will
receive 7,500 bonus points if they make their first purchase within 90 days of
opening an account. To give readers an idea of redemption values, the current
value at the Hilton Sharm Waterfalls Resort in Egypt is 20,000 points, 25,000 at
the Hilton Warsaw, 30,000 at the new Hilton Madrid Airport and 40,000 at the
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice.
There is no
annual fee for the card, and cardholders can take advantage of the six month’s
interest free period on all balance transfers (a 2.99 per cent transfer fee
Report by Mark