Get Hilton Honors Gold Status In Just 4 Nights – Here’s How

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Hilton Honors Gold status is one of the more useful mid-tier hotel statuses around and, if you don’t have this status courtesy of a credit card (I have my status courtesy of the American Express Platinum card), Hilton is offering you a way to get this status with comparatively little effort.

What Does Hilton Honors Gold Status Offer?

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These are what I consider to be the primary benefits that come with Hilton Honors Gold status:

  • 25% bonus on all the Hilton Honors Base Points you earn.
  • Silver, Gold and Diamond members get every 5th night free when booking a reward stay of five nights or more using just Hilton Honors Points.
  • “Space available” upgrades at Waldorf Astoria properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio properties, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree properties, Canopy properties and Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
  • Between 100 and 1,000 Hilton Honors bonus points per stay (depending on the Hilton brand you’re staying at)
  • Access to executive lounges at select brands
  • Complimentary breakfast at select brands

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Hilton Honors Gold Status Challenge

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The status challenge says that its limited to Amex Global Business Travel customers but the fact remains that everyone who signs up ([thirstylink linkid=”25647″ linktext=”via this link” class=”thirstylink” title=”via this link”]) will earn Honors Gold status if they meet the following to simple criteria:

  • Must be registered as a Hilton Honors member ([thirstylink linkid=”25190″ linktext=”join free here” class=”thirstylink” title=”join free here”])
  • Make 4 qualifying stays within 90 days of registration or enrolment

A big positive of this status challenge is that the three major types of stay that you can book (points, points + cash and cash) all count as “qualifying stays”.

Bearing in mind that a qualifying stay can constitute just a single night and considering you normally need to make 20 stays or stay 40 nights to earn Hilton Honors Gold status, this is a great way to get status.a circular gold and blue label with black text

Bottom Line

As far as mid-tier hotel status goes I think Hilton Honors Gold is the one I value the most so the chance to get it with such relative ease is great news for travelers.

4 nights in 90 days isn’t really that much of an ask and when you factor in that award night stays count for this promotion this doesn’t need to cost you much. On top of this, the status you’re earning could save you quite a bit of cash (the free breakfast benefit is especially worthwhile).

If you haven’t got Hilton Honors Gold status courtesy of a credit card then this is probably the next easiest way to earn it. Also, don’t forget that [thirstylink linkid=”25191″ linktext=”Hilton is currently running offering Double Points on every stay through 31 December 2017 so make sure you sign up for that before you make any stays” class=”thirstylink”].