Once again Hilton has brought back a nice way, through December 20, 2014, to earn a few more MQMs to get you where you need to be. You can earn MAX 10k MQMs but that would mean a LOT of 2 day stay credits to get that many points. There are some “gotcha” T&C bits you must be aware of if you are going to go for these MQMs. They are:
“To be eligible for this offer, you must (1) select Delta Air Lines as your preferred Double Dip® Points & Miles Partner in your Hilton HHonors account profile, (2) complete a minimum 2-night stay at a hotel or resort within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio from October 6, 2014 through December 20, 2014, and (3) register online at HHonors.com/DELTAMQM prior to check-out. You must be a Hilton HHonors member to earn Points and Miles for hotel stays. Bonus Delta Mileage: For qualifying stays at Home2 Suites by Hilton™ hotels, earn 1 bonus mile for every US dollar spent up to 100 bonus miles per qualifying stay + 250 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs). For all other Hilton Worldwide brands, earn 1 bonus mile for every US dollar spent on a qualifying stay + 250 MQMs. A maximum of 10,000 MQMs can be earned through this offer. Offer void where prohibited by law. Offer subject to change without notice.” – Hilton.com
Now before you register at the official link, I would log in to your Hilton account and make sure you are setup with your preferences for “Double Dip® Points & Miles Partner in your Hilton HHonors account profile”. How do you do that? Simple:
As you can see this is where you need to go and click on. Once you are there you go to the next page and make sure you see the below:
Then you can save and check you are all set (and maybe check your other preferences while you are there as well).
I will not be going for any of these MQMs as I will end the year, thanks to kinda overbooking a few DeltaMileageRuns, with almost 275,000 MQMs (yeah me)! Plus, I am all-in again this year to keep my SPG Platinum status (having my SPG AMEX card did help that gave me 2 stay credits). I will, as soon as I meet the 25k spend on my Delta AMEX Reserve card to be MQD exempt in JAN2015, have my Diamond Medallion status until 1FEB2017. Plus, I will have a 25k MQM start on my qualifying for my 2017 Medallion year should I want to do that (much depends on what we see next from Delta).
Please NOW look at your numbers. I really hate it when readers in a panic e-mail me asking what they can do the last week of December to keep their status or reach some goal and I have to tell them the only real choice is buying MQMs from Delta at a price that makes you want to reach for an air sickness bag! – René
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