Here’s how I just applied for a Hilton Status Match. Hurry while it’s live because the last status match to Hyatt Diamond status didn’t last long. Here’s a link to a quick overview of Hilton Diamond status.
Hilton Status Match
Take two simple steps to be on your way to elite benefits with a Hilton Status Match.
- Take a screen shot of your other hotel status (SPG or Hyatt should work) or take a picture of your hotel status card
- Send an email to xx with your request
- Be sure to include your Hilton Account information so they can match your other hotel status
Hilton Status Levels
Hilton has 4 levels of status. The top tier status is Diamond which has the best benefits. Although, Gold status is fairly good and I used it to get some great benefits at hotels like the Hilton Moorea.
- Hilton Moorea Review – French Polynesia Trip Report
- 5 Tips For A Moorea & Bora Bora Trip
- Hilton Seychelles Trip Report
Earning HHonors Diamond status isn’t easy. To earn the status, you need to do the following:
(1) 30 stays in a calendar year, or
(2) 60 nights in a calendar year, or
(3) 120,000 HHonors Base Points in a calendar year
Benefits of HHonors Diamond status include:
- 50% ELITE STATUS BONUS – 50% bonus on all the HHonors Base Points you earn
- 48-HOUR ROOM GUARANTEE – Guaranteed a room with reservation at least 48 hours prior to your arrival
- 5TH NIGHT FREE – Silver, Gold and Diamond elite members will receive every 5th night free4 on Standard Room Reward stays of 5 nights or more.
- HOTEL BENEFITS – Members with Diamond status receive all member benefits:
- Digital Check-In: choose your room, and customize your stay from your mobile device up to 24 hours in advance.
- Complimentary in-room and lobby Premium Internet access, during stays at Waldorf Astoria™ Hotels & Resorts, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton™, Canopy™ by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels™, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Home2 Suites by Hilton®, and Hilton Grand Vacations™. Premium speed Internet may not be available at all hotels.
- Quick reservations and check-ins based on your room preferences
- Late check-out2
- Express check-out
- 2nd Guest stays free3
- Complimentary access to fitness centers and health clubs4
- Two complimentary bottles of water per stay (at Waldorf Astoria™ Hotels & Resorts, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton™, Embassy Suites Hotels™, Hilton Garden Inn™ and Hilton Grand Vacations™ hotels)1
Hilton announced the status match offer on Flyertalk. See below for the full message.
We’re winding down for the Thanksgiving holiday and, as a heads up, I will be out of the office until Monday, but I wanted to let you know about our status match program…
We’ve been receiving a number of requests and yes, we do match status from other programs and we’d love to be your travel home.
- We are matching status for 2016. To make sure you’re all set for the year, please submit your request by January 11, 2016. You’ll enjoy that status through March 2017.
- All you need is something that shows your elite tier in another program and an HHonors number.
- Email us at HHonorMyStatus@hilton.com and we’ll help get you started.
Please note it may take a couple of days to process given the Thanksgiving holiday. We promise to process requests as quickly as possible and any request submitted prior to January 11, 2016, will be processed in time to enjoy your new status for the entire year.
Hilton status match is now live. I would treat it as a first come first serve limited time offer because we don’t know how many status match offers they’ll award. As we saw with Hyatt, this could go fast.
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