How To Convert American Express Points into Hilton HHonors Points

If you are planning a Hilton stay and are short on points, learning how to convert your Amex points into HHonors can be a useful tool. Learn how to make the easy switch with this handy tutorial.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 10 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Log on to your American Express account
  2. Go to "Membership Rewards."
  3. Click on "Use Points/Travel"
  4. Browse by hotel and hit the "Hilton HHonors" tab
  5. Click on the "Transfer Points" tab (clearly labeled). Enter the number of HHonors points you need (must transfer in increments of 1,300).
  1. The points equivalent will be converted and displayed to you - if you agree to the terms, click on the "I have read the restrictions" statement and hit "Transfer this Amount."
  2. From the shopping cart page displayed next, hit "Proceed to Checkout"
  3. Enter your Amex ID number (the four digit number on the front of your card above the account number).
  4. Enter your Hilton HHonors number on the next page and hit "Continue" when done.
  5. Enter your contact information.
  6. You'll be taken to a verify screen for final approval. Done!


  1. Don't expect immediate results - allow for 48 hours for transfer to be complete.
  2. Know that you will need 1,000 Amex points for every 1,300 HHonors points.

What You Need:

  • American Express Card
  • Hilton HHonors Account Number