How to Earn Airline Miles from Hilton HHonors Rewards Program


earn airline milesIf you spend a lot of time in flight, you may want to earn more miles through hotel stays. Hilton HHonors offer members two ways to earn airline miles. You can either choose “points & miles” as your earning style when enrolling the HHonors rewards program. Or you can earn points first and convert to miles later on.

How many miles do I earn from hotel stays?

Basically you will earn 10 Base Points and 1 mile for every $1 spent on room rates and services at Conrad, Canopy, Curio, Hilton, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacation, and Waldorf Astoria. 10 Basic Points and 1 mile for every $1 spent on room rate for Hampton and Homewood Suites. 5 Points and 1 mile for every $1 spent on room rate for Home2 Suites. You can only earn a maximum of 100 airline or rail miles per stay.

What are the participating mileage partners?

Partners in the Americas Partners in Europe, The Middle East, & Africa Partners in the Asia Pacific
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Aeroplan (Air Canada)
Air Miles Rewards Program (Canada)
Alaska AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Frontier Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines
US Airways
Virgin America Elevate
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Air Baltic
Air France-KLM
British Airways
Czech Airlines
Deutsche Bahn
El Al
Emirates Skywards
Ethiopian Airlines
Etihad Airways
Gulf Air
Kuwait Airways
Miles & More Lufthansa
QATAR Airways
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Saudi Arabian Airlines
South African Airways
Turkish Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways
AirAsia BIG
Air China
Air New Zealand
All Nippon Airways
Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific)
Asiana Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
China Southern
Garuda Indonesia
Hainan Airlines
Japan Airlines
Jet Airways
Korean Air
Malaysia Airlines
OK Cashbag
Singapore Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Thai Airways
Vietnam Airlines
Virgin Australia

How do I convert HHonors Points for airline miles?

Many hotel loyalty programs allow you to transfer rewards points to airline miles, Hilton HHonors is doing the same. You can convert your points into airline miles with one of Hilton’s many frequent flyer partners. Participating airlines include domestic carriers, such as Delta and United, as well as international carriers like British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. You can view a full list of transfer partners here. Exchanges are in increments of 10,000 points unless otherwise stated. Exchanges may take up to 30 days to process; you can expedite the processing for a fee of $25 USD  and usually requires a minimum of 10 business days.

Airline PartnerPoints for Miles Exchange Rate
The Americas
AeroMexico25,000 HHonors Points for 6,500 Premier Kilometers
Aeroplan (Air Canada)10,000 points for 1,000 Aeroplan miles
Alaska Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 Mileage Plan miles
American Airlines 10,000 points for 1,500 AAdvantage miles
Avianca/Taca10,000 points for 1,000 LifeMiles
Delta Air Lines10,000 points for 1,000 Delta miles
Frontier Airlines10,000 points for 1,500 EarlyReturns miles
Hawaiian Airlines10,000 points fo 1,500 HawaiianMiles
JetBlue10,000 points for 1,000 TrueBlue points
LAN25,000 points for 6,500 LANPASS km. Reward code: RXLA19
United10,000 points for 1,000 MileagePlus miles
US Airways10,000 points for 850 Dividend Miles
Virgin America10,000 points for 1,000 Elevate points
Europe, The Middle East & Africa
Aeroflot Russian Airlines10,000 points for 1,500 Aeroflot Bonus miles
Air Baltic10,000 points for 1,000 Baltic miles
Airberlin10,000 points for 1,000 topbonus miles
Air France-KLM20,000 points for 2,000 Flying Blue Award Miles
British Airways10,000 points for 1,000 Avios
Czech Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 OK Plus miles
Etihad Airways10,000 points for 1,000 Etihad Guest miles
Gulf Air 10,000 points for 1,500 Falconflyer miles
Icelandair10,000 points for 1,000 Saga Club Award Points
Miles & More10,000 points for 1,000 Miles & More miles
Olympic Air10,000 points for 1,000 Travelair Club miles
Qatar Airways10,000 points for 1,000 Privilege Club Qmiles
Saudi Arabian Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 Alfursan Reward Miles
South African Airways 10,000 points for 1,500 Voyager Bonus Miles
Virgin Atlantic Airways 10,000 points for 1,500 Flying Club miles
Asia Pacific
Air China10,000 points for 1,000 PhoenixMiles
Air New Zealand10,000 points for 20 Airpoints Dollars
ANA – All Nippon Airways10,000 points for 1,000 Mileage Club miles
Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific)10,000 points for 1,000 Asia Miles
China Southern Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 Sky Pearl Club Miles
Hainan Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 Fortune Wings Miles
JAL Japan Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 JAL Mileage Bank miles
Jet Airways10,000 points for 1,000 JetPrivilege JPMiles
Kingfisher Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 King Club King Miles
Malaysia Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 SKYPASS miles
Qantas 10,000 points for 1,500 Qantas Frequent Flyer points
Singapore Airlines10,000 points for 1,000 KrisFlyer miles
Thai Airways10,000 points for 1,000 Royal Orchid Plus miles

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