An Introduction to the American Express Hilton HHonors Surpass – Sign-Up Bonus, Reconsideration Numbers & Application Link

Posted on August 23, 2014 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards, Priority Pass Lounges

Application Link

American Express Hilton HHonors Surpass

Issued by

American Express US

Sign-Up Bonus

60,000 Hilton HHonors bonus points

Benefits:

– 12 HHonors bonus points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with a participating hotel or resort within the Hilton HHonors portfolio of brands
– 6 HHonors bonus points for each dollar of eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations
– Airport Lounge access
– When you book and pay using the Hilton HHonorsTM Surpass® Card from American Express you can receive 500 HHonors Bonus Points when you book accommodations online with any Hilton Worldwide brand website
– Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance
– Travel Accident Insurance
– Baggage Insurance Plan

Annual Fee

$75, not waived in the first year

Minimum Spend

$3,000 in first 90 days

Award Chart

The Hilton award chart is here.

Some deals remain in Category 1 (5,000 points) and Category 2 (10,000 points).

Some Cash & Points deals in Category 2-5 can be good value too.

You can use Points & Money Rewards to book a Standard Room using a combination of HHonors Points and money2. For example:

A weekend back home for 8,000 Points and US$30 a night instead of 20,000 points a night
An urban adventure for 20,000 Points and US$85 a night instead of 50,000 points a night
An escape to the beach for 32,000 Points and US$150 a night instead of 80,000 points a night.

Reconsideration Numbers

Call a direct credit analyst during normal business hours 1-866-314-0237

What we like about this card

This card is kind for manufactured spend, to gain Hilton HHonors points at supermarkets. 6 points per dollar spend is huge! 60,000 Hilton HHonors sign-up bonus is solid.

The Priority Pass membership is just okay since each visit will cost you another $27.

Application Link

American Express Hilton HHonors Surpass

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