up to 130,000 Points and a $100 Credit

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There’s been a deluge of increased credit card offers recently, and now Amex has launched another new bonus on three of its Hilton co-branded credit cards — the Hilton Honors American Express Card, Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card
, and The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card.

While you won’t earn as many points as with the most recent offers, these bonuses include either Hilton statement credits or a waived annual fee which can help you save on out-of-pocket costs.

Even if you don’t plan to travel right away, there’s no harm in stocking up on points now to use later on. Hilton points do expire after 15 months of account inactivity, but having and using a Hilton card makes it easy to keep your points from expiring. 

Read more: The best travel rewards credit cards in 2021

Here’s what to know to help you decide if you want to apply.

Regular APR

15.74%-24.74% Variable

Featured Reward

100,000 points after you spend $1,000 in purchases in the first 3 months of Card Membership, plus, up to $100 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family of hotels in the first 12 months of Card Membership (offer expires 8/25/2021)

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  • Pros & Cons
  • Details

  • Pros
    • High welcome bonus
    • No annual fee
    • Complimentary Silver elite status with Hilton
    Cons
    • Limited benefits beyond earning Hilton points
    • Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $1,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 8/25/2021.
    • Limited Time Offer: Plus, earn up to $100 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family of hotels in the first 12 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 8/25/2021.
    • Earn 7X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with a hotel or resort within the Hilton portfolio.
    • Earn 5X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations.
    • Earn 3X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card.
    • No Foreign Transaction Fees. Enjoy international travel without additional fees on purchases made abroad.
    • Enjoy complimentary Hilton Honors Silver status with your Card. Plus, spend $20,000 on eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year and you can earn an upgrade to Hilton Honors Gold status through the end of the next calendar year.
    • No Annual Fee.
    • Terms Apply.

    The no-annual-fee Hilton Honors American Express Card is now offering 100,000 points after you spend $1,000 in purchases in the first 3 months of Card Membership, plus, up to $100 in statement credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family of hotels in the first 12 months of Card Membership (offer expires 8/25/2021).

    It’s not common to see a six-figure bonus on an entry-level cards like this, so this is a solid offer if you prefer a credit card with no annual fee. Plus, the statement credit could make a nice dent in your stay costs if you have plans to stay with Hilton in the next year.

    Read more: Hilton Honors American Express card review

    Cardholders receive benefits that include automatic Hilton Silver elite status, 7 points per dollar spent on eligible purchases at Hilton hotels, 5 points per dollar at eligible U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations, and 3 points per eligible dollar everywhere else.

    The Hilton Honors American Express Card is one of only a handful of no-annual-fee travel cards without foreign transaction fees (See Rates), so it’s a good card to bring along if you travel overseas.

    Plus, if you spend $20,000 or more on eligible purchases with the card in a calendar year, you’ll get an upgrade to Hilton Gold status, which gets you a better chance at upgrades and more benefits.

    Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card — Earn 130,000 points with the annual fee waived the first year

    Annual Fee

    $0 intro for the first year, then $95 (offer expires 8/25/2021)

    Regular APR

    15.74%-24.74% Variable

    Credit Score

    Good to Excellent

    Featured Reward

    130,000 points after you spend $2,000 in purchases in your first 3 months of card membership (offer expires 8/25/2021)

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  • Pros & Cons
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  • Pros
    • High welcome bonus
    • Complimentary Hilton Gold elite status
    • Generous bonus categories for earning points
    Cons
    • Weekend night reward requires spending $15,000 on the card in a year
    • Not much in the way of complimentary benefits beyond Hilton Gold status
    • The information related to the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card has been collected by Business Insider and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer.
    • Limited Time Offer: Earn 130,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $2,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 8/25/2021.
    • Limited Time Offer: Enjoy $0 intro Annual Fee for the first year, then $95. Offer expires 8/25/2021.
    • Earn a Weekend Night Reward from Hilton Honors after you spend $15,000 on purchases on your Card in a calendar year.
    • Earn 12X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged on your Card directly with a hotel or resort within the Hilton portfolio.
    • Earn 6X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases on your Card at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. supermarkets, and at U.S. gas stations.
    • Earn 3X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card.
    • Spend $40,000 on eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year and you can earn Hilton Honors Diamond status through the end of the next calendar year.
    • Terms Apply.

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    The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card is now offering a bonus of 130,000 points after you spend $2,000 in purchases in your first 3 months of card membership (offer expires 8/25/2021). The annual fee is $0 intro for the first year, then $95 (offer expires 8/25/2021).

    Normally, the card doesn’t waive the annual fee in the first year, so this is a good deal if you want to try it out and see if the benefits and earning rates suit you at no cost for the first 12 months.

    Read more: Hilton Honors American Express Surpass review

    With this offer, you’ll earn enough Hilton points for up to 26 nights at the lowest category Hiltons (although those 5,000-point properties are few and far between).

    More realistically, you could redeem your points for a shorter getaway at a mid-tier Hilton property (30,000 points per night), or splurge on a night or two at a luxury Conrad or Waldorf Astoria hotel.

    Along with earning lots of Hilton points, the card comes with automatic Hilton Gold elite status, which comes with perks like room upgrades, bonus earning on stays, and complimentary breakfast (right now it’s a food and beverage credit). You’ll also receive a free weekend night (valid at almost any Hilton hotel) if you spend $15,000 on the card in a calendar year.

    Cardholders also receive complimentary Priority Pass airport lounge membership with 10 free visits per year.

    Regular APR

    15.74% – 24.74% Variable

    Credit Score

    Good to Excellent

    Featured Reward

    130,000 points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Plus, earn up to $100 in Statement Credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family of hotels in the first 12 months of Card Membership (offer ends 8/25/2021)

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  • Pros & Cons
  • Details

  • Pros
    • Comes with complimentary Hilton Gold elite status
    • Strong welcome bonus
    • Earns bonus points on a wide variety of purchases
    Cons
    • You have to spend at least $15,000 on eligible purchases in a calendar year to earn a reward night
    • Limited Time Offer: Earn 130,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points after you spend $3,000 in purchases on the Card in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Plus, Earn Up to $100 in Statement Credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family of hotels in the first 12 months of Card Membership. Offer ends 8/25/2021.
    • Earn Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases on your Card: 12X at hotels and resorts in the Hilton portfolio, 6X on Select Business & Travel Purchases, 3X on all other eligible purchases. Terms & Limitations Apply.
    • Enjoy complimentary Gold Status with your Hilton Honors Business Card.
    • Earn a Weekend Night Reward from Hilton Honors after you spend $15,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year.
    • Earn another Weekend Night Reward from Hilton Honors after you spend an additional $45,000 in purchases on your Card in the same calendar year.
    • Terms apply.

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    If you’re a small-business owner (even if you don’t own a full-time business — freelance and side-gig work can qualify you, too), the new offer on the The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card is worth a look.

    You can earn 130,000 points after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months of Card Membership. Plus, earn up to $100 in Statement Credits on eligible purchases made on the Card at any of the Hilton family of hotels in the first 12 months of Card Membership (offer ends 8/25/2021).

    Read more: Hilton Honors American Express Business card review

    The card earns 12x points at Hilton hotels and 6x points on a wide variety of eligible purchases: U.S. gas stations, wireless telephone services purchases directly from U.S. service providers, U.S. purchases for shipping, U.S. restaurants, flights booked directly with airlines or with Amex Travel, and car rentals booked directly from select car rental companies. All other eligible purchases earn 3 points per dollar.

    Like the Surpass, the The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card comes with a Priority Pass airport lounge membership with 10 free visits per year, and a free weekend night if you spend $15,000 on the card in a calendar year. Cardholders are eligible for a second free weekend night if they spend a total of $60,000 on the card in a calendar year.

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    Featured Reward

    100,000 points

    Credit Needed

    Good to Excellent

    Featured Reward

    3 Free Nights (valued up to 50,000 points each) after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months, plus 10x total points per $1 spent on up to $2,500 in combined purchases in select categories within your first 6 months

    Credit Needed

    Good to Excellent

    Featured Reward

    $200 after spending $500 in the first three months from account opening

    Credit Needed

    Good to Excellent