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Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express

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Card Benefits

Hilton HHonors Surpass Cardholders:

  • Earn up to 40,000 HHonors bonus points after 1st purchase within the first year of cardmembership
  • Applicable when the stay is paid for with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express within the first 18 months of Cardmembership
  • Earn 9 HHonors Bonus Points for every eligible U.S. dollar charged at participating properties within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio
  • Earn 6 HHonors Bonus Points for every eligible U.S. dollar charged in the following everyday spend categories:
    • Grocery stores
    • Drugstores
    • Gas stations
    • Home and wireless phone
    • Cable and satellite TV
    • Internet service providers (less returns)
  • Earn 3 HHonors bonus points for every eligible U.S. dollar charged for all other purchases anywhere American Express Cards are accepted (less returns)
  • Complimentary Gold VIP status for the first year, with the opportunity to earn Gold and Diamond VIP status each year after
  • Silver Elite status is complimentary as long as members remain cardholders

Airport Lounge Access:

  • Annual Priority Pass membership (valued at $99)
  • All lounge visits are subject to a fee of U.S. $27 per person, which will be automatically charged to the Cardmember's Hilton HHonors Surpass Card

Online booking bonus:

  • 500 HHonors bonus points every time Cardmembers book a stay through a Hilton Worldwide website and charge it to the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card

No Blackout Dates:

  • Members won't find Blackout Dates with Hilton HHonors
    • If a standard room is available, it can be redeemed for points

REWARDS:

Hilton HHonors VIP status

New accounts receive:

  • HHonors Gold VIP status for FREE for the 1st year
  • 25% bonus credit on all HHonors Base points earned
  • Upgraded accomodations when available
  • Cardmembers can maintain Gold VIP status after the 1st year if total eligible spending reaches $20,000 during each calendar year
  • Cardmembers can enjoy an automatic upgrade to HHonors Diamond VIP status when total eligible spending reaches $40,000 or more in a calendar year

Diamond VIP status members may enjoy:

  • 50% bonus credit on all HHonors Base points earned
  • 48-hour reservation guarantee
  • Access to the Executive Floor lounge
  • Upgraded accommodations when available

Remember, Silver VIP status is FREE for Cardmembers

 

Points & Miles.  No Blackout Dates

Hilton HHonors does not have Blackout Dates, just 3,000 hotels and the chance to earn Hilton HHonors bonus points and miles with more than 50 participating airlines.  If a standard room is available, members can redeem points for it


Wait for flights in style

A complimentary Priority Pass membership ($99 value) is for members as a Hilton HHonors Surpass Cardholder. This membership grants:

  • Access to over 500 airport lounges in over 90 countries around the world
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Guaranteed access to airport lounges regardless of airline choice, class of airline ticket, or membership in an airport lounge program

When using the Priority Pass membership, theres a fee of $27 per visit per person at participating airport lounges, which will be automatically charged to the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card


Enjoy the ride:

If cardmembers need a comfortable ride to or from the airport, simply call EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services. Empire offers door-to-door service in over 650 cities around the globe

Hilton HHonors Surpass Cardmember can:

  • Save $50 off the first trip taken with EmpireCLS
  • Receive a 20% discount on EmpireCLS car service
  • Enjoy a car class upgrade, when available
  • Earn 500 Hilton HHonors bonus points per booking
    • Call 1-888-826-1380 or visit www.empirecls.com/surpass

Use the Card to create a vacation with HHonors bonus points

Get off to a great start:

  • Earn 40,000 Bonus Points with first purchase up to four free nights
  • Earn 20,000 Bonus Points up to two free nights, after making the first $3000 in purchases with the Hilton Hhonors Card from American Express
  • No limit to the amount of points that can be earned with the card
  • Points have no expiration date as long as points are earned at least once every 12 months

Stay at Hilton Properties more, for less

The Hilton HHonors Surpass Card allows members to redeem for less:

  • Receive 4 HHonors reward nights at categories 5 or 6 Hilton Family hotels worldwide at a special rate exclusively for cardmembers
    • Call 1-800-920-5649 to redeem a 4 night stay
  • Category 5 hotels 125,000 HHonors bonus points (normally 140,000)
    • Mention promo code AXON5
  • Category 6 hotels 145,000 HHonors bonus points (normally 160,000)
    • Mention promo code AXON6

Use points in many ways

There are countless ways to redeem Hilton HHonors bonus points:

  • Redeem at over 3,000 Hilton Family hotels worldwide with no Blackout Dates
  • Shopping and Dining:
    • The Hilton HHonors Rewards Store at hiltonhhonors.com/shopping has more than 5,500 products electronics, housewares, fashion, and more, plus gift cards to favorite stores and restaurants
  • Experience Rewards:
    • Redeem HHonors bonus points for dozens of once-in-a-lifetime experiences
    • Fly a fighter jet, rent a motorcycle, learn to surf, or test-drive a dream job

TRAVEL:

Hilton Hospitality:

  • The Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express provides excellent travel opportunities and exceptional protection when away from home

Plan the next trip with the Hilton Family of hotels:

  • Earn 500 Hilton HHonors bonus points each time when using the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card to book a trip online at Hilton Family hotel websites

Global Assist Hotline:

  • Get emergency assistance anywhere, anytime while traveling more than 100 miles from home with the Global Assist Hotline

Car Rental Loss Damage:

  • Cardmembers can be covered under Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance at no additional charge - when renting a car with the card

Lost Baggage?

  • When purchasing a scheduled flight, cruise, train, or bus ticket with the Card, American Express will cover cardmembers if baggage is lost, stolen, or damaged

SHOPPING:

Guaranteed protection when shopping with the Card:

All eligible purchases are automatically protected when using the Card

  • Notice a strange charge on a statement?
    • American Express will investigate and, in the meantime, the cardmember will not be responsible for paying the charge
  • Manufacturers Warranty?
    • American Express will extend the length of the original manufacturers warranty up to one year on eligible purchases with U.S. warranties of 5 years or less
  • A cardmember changes their mind, but the store wont take it back?
    • Its okay, if cardholders purchased it entirely on the Card, then American Express will refund the purchase price
  • Break something recently?
    • Accidents happen. American Express can help repair it, replace it, or reimburse the cardmember for it
  • Fraud Protection:
    • Fraud happens. Thankfully, cardmembers wont be held responsible for the charges

FINANCIALS:

Account Management - only better

  • American Express provides cardmembers access to a suite of tools designed to make account management incredibly seamless

Point. Click. Manage Account

  • Indispensable tools help Cardmembers manage accounts, benefits, and rewards in one convenient place. Take advantage of the following and more
    • View recent card activity
    • Schedule future payments
    • Set up Payment Due reminders and other Alerts

On the go?

  • Cardmembers can conveniently manage an account via mobile phone, anywhere, anytime

There to help, 24/7.

For questions and/or assistance with the Card, or if identity theft is suspected, Customer Service is available around the clock to help

 

Additional benefits:

  • Transfer Balances:
    • Transfer balances with American Express and cardmembers can save time and money by consolidating higher-rate credit cards, department store cards, and other loans
  • Authorized Access:
    • Enjoy the option to let someone members trust manage their account
  • American Express Bill Pay:
    • Set up recurring payments to ensure bills are always paid on time
  • Additional Cards:
    • Additional cards carry virtually the same benefits as the original Card, and can help earn points faster
    • Each Additional cards expenses are broken down on the account holder's monthly statement for easy tracking
      • Additional Cardmembers must be at least 15 years of age
  • Emergency Card Replacement:
    • If the card is lost or stolen, American Express will replace it, sometimes in as little as 24 hours
    • Call a representative or visit one of over 2,200 American Express Travel Services locations worldwide
  • Year-End Summary:
    • The online Year-End Summary provides a detailed record of expenses, organized by month and category, which can be printed, sorted, and downloaded

1st Year Free?

No

Annual Fee ($)

$75

Anniversary Bonus?

Y*

Anniversary Bonus Info

The Basic cardmember will be automatically enrolled in the Priority Pass program:

  • Priority Pass membership automatically renews on its anniversary date, unless canceled prior to the anniversary date
  • Priority Pass membership may be cancelled by American Express if the Basic Cardmember's Hilton HHonors Surpass Card is cancelled
  • Priority Pass membership includes access to airport lounges participating in the Priority Pass program:
    • Participating lounges are owned and operated by independent third parties and their participation and/or facilities may change
    • To access a lounge, cardholders must show his/her valid Priority Pass card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for the cardmember and each guest
      • Cardmembers will receive the Priority Pass card within 12-14 weeks after Cardmember's first purchase with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card
      • Participating lounges may restrict entry to persons under 21 years old
      • When using the Priority Pass membership, there is a fee of $27 per visit per person at participating airport lounges, which will be automatically charged to the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card

      • Priority Pass membership is subject to the Priority Pass terms of use and the individual lounge operators' terms of use for the participating lounges


Qualifying Transaction(s) Bonus?

Yes

Qualifying Transaction(s) Bonus Info

Receive up to 40,000 HHonors Bonus Points with first purchase

  • To receive up to 40,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points, Cardmembers must make first eligible purchases with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card within 1 year of Card issuance
    • Only one 1st purchase bonus per Card account
    • Only first-time Hilton HHonors Surpass Cardmembers will receive up to 40,000 HHonors Bonus Points
      • Cardmembers who have previously received a first purchase bonus from any Hilton HHonors Card from American Express receive the incremental difference of up to 40,000 Hilton HHonors Bonus Points
      • Allow 8-12 weeks for HHonors Bonus Points to be credited to the Cardmember's Hilton HHonors account

Receive up to 20,000 additional HHonors Bonus Points on the 1st 8 Hilton WorldWide portfolio of hotels stays charged to the Card during the 1st 18 months of Cardmembership

  • In the first 18 months of Cardmembership, receive 2,500 HHonors Bonus Points for each of the 1st 8 stays at Hilton Family hotels w
    • When $100 or more is charged to the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card for each of those 8 stays
  • Allow 8-12 weeks for HHonors Bonus Points to be credited to the cardmember's Hilton HHonors account
  • Earn even more free nights
    • Earn 20,000 Bonus Points
    • Up to two free nights, after the first $3,000 in purchases with the Hilton Hhonors Card from American Express
    • With the Card's built-in benefits, Cardmembers can quickly earn Hhonors Bonus Points towards even more free nights at any Hilton Family hotel

The Basic Cardmember will be automatically enrolled in the Priority Pass program

  • Priority Pass membership automatically renews on its anniversary date, unless canceled prior to the anniversary date
  • Priority Pass membership may be cancelled by American Express if the Basic Cardmember's Hilton HHonors Surpass Card is cancelled
  • Priority Pass membership includes access to airport lounges participating in the Priority Pass program
    • Participating lounges are owned and operated by independent third parties and their participation and/or facilities may change
    • To access a lounge, Cardmember must show his/her valid Priority Pass card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for the Cardmember and each guest
      • Cardmember will receive the Priority Pass card within 12-14 weeks after Cardmember's first purchase with the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card
      • Participating lounges may restrict entry to persons under 21 years old
      • When using the Priority Pass membership, there is a fee of $27 per visit per person at participating airport lounges, which will be automatically charged to the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card

      • Priority Pass membership is subject to the Priority Pass terms of use and the individual lounge operators' terms of use for the participating lounges


Bonus Enough For Free Night?

Yes

Elite Status Assist?

Yes

Elite Status Assist Info

Cardmembers can qualify for Gold VIP and Diamond VIP status based on eligible spending per calendar year with the card:

  • Gold VIP status is Complimentary for the first year, with the opportunity to earn Gold and Diamond VIP status each year after
  • Cardmembers maintain Gold VIP status after the 1st year if total eligible spending reaches $20,000 during each calendar year with the card
  • Cardmembers enjoy an automatic upgrade to HHonors Diamond VIP status when total eligible spending reaches $40,000 or more in a calendar year with the card

Foreign Transaction(s) Fee (%) in USD

2.7%

Intro Purchase APR?

No

Purchase APR (%)

15.24, 17.24 or 19.24% (V)

Min Interest Charge ($)

None

Avoid Paying Interest

  • The due date is at least 25 days after the close of each billing period
  • American Express will not charge interest on purchases if they pay their entire balance by the due date each month
  • American Express will begin charging interest on cash advances and balance transfers on the transaction date

Intro Balance Transfer APR?

No

Balance Transfer APR (%)

15.24%, 17.24% or 19.24% (V)

Max Late Payment Fee ($)

$35

Max Overlimit Fee ($)

$0

Max Returned Payment Fee ($)

$35

Penalty APR (%)

27.24% (V)

When Penalty APR Applies?

Penalty APR will apply to cardholders if they:

  • Make one or more late payments
  • Make a payment that is returned

How Long Penalty APR Applies?

  • If the Penalty APR is applied, it will apply for at least 6 months. American Express will review cardholders account every 6 months after the Penalty APR is applied
  • The Penalty APR will continue to apply until after cardholders have made timely payments, with no returned payments during the 6 months being reviewed
  • The Penalty APR will apply to existing balances only if a payment is more than 60 days late

Balance Transfer Fee (%)

3%

Balance Transfer Fee ($)

$5

Cash Advance APR (%)

25.24% (V)

Cash Advance Fee (%)

3%

Cash Advance Fee ($)

$5

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