Complimentary upgrades, on-the-house breakfast, late checkouts.. welcome to the world of elite status!

Elite status at any hotel chain is always good to have. You pay for the room that fits what you need, and on the day of check-in, there’s no greater news to hear that you have been awarded a complimentary upgrade to a suite for your holiday; that’s the stuff of dreams.

But the main question is: how do I get elite status? Well, the traditional way is to stay an average of 50 nights a year, but that’s going to price the average traveller out. After all, hotels only reward loyalists who spend a significant amount with them. 

However, there are certain ways to get past these guidelines. For example, you could hold the $1,728 annual fee American Express Platinum Charge Card, which gives you Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Hilton Honours Gold, Radisson Rewards Gold, to say the least. Or, for a limited time, till the end of the year, you could tap on this latest Visa promotion which gives you Hilton Gold status in just 2 stays or 4 nights.

After registering at this link with your Visa Signature or Visa Infinite card, you just have to clock 2 stays or 4 nights within a period of 90 days upon registration. That’s a significant fraction of the typical 20 stays or 40 nights one typically needs to get Gold! 

I consider Hilton Gold status to be the most valuable mid-tier elite status among all the hotel chains. This is because they award free breakfast to all their Gold members and one guest at any Hilton property worldwide. This includes their 5-star hotels Waldorf Astoria and Conrad hotels. In addition, if you book a Hilton stay with Hilton points, for every 5 nights booked, your 5th night is free. You can have a look of the benefits of what each level of Hilton Honours elite status brings below. 

If you don’t have any upcoming travel plans, you may consider staying at the 3 Hilton properties in Singapore, or take a one-day trip across the Causeway to JB to stay at the Doubletree by Hilton JB. You can have a look of the Doubletree by Hilton JB in this review here.

If not, just use the Hilton Honours app or website to find one of their 5,000 properties worldwide to get started on your fast-track Gold Status!

Will you be taking advantage of this amazing offer?


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