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Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card

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(Rates & Fees)

Our rating
Credit range: Good
Annual Fee: $95
Regular APR: 17.49–26.49% Variable

Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card

Our rating
Good Credit range
$95 Annual Fee
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Highlights & Features

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Rewards

  • 30X Hilton Honors points per dollar at participating hotels and resorts in the Hilton Portfolio
    • 12X Bonus points per dollar from the card
    • 18X Base points per dollar from Hilton Honors Gold status.
  • 6X Hilton Honors Bonus points per dollar at:
    • U.S. Restaurants
    • U.S. Supermarkets
    • U.S. Gas stations
  • 3X Hilton Honors Bonus points per dollar on all other eligible purchases

INTRODUCTORY BONUS

125,000 Hilton Honors Bonus points for spending $2,000 in the first 3 months

Balance Transfers

A balance transfer is a way to move credit card debt from one credit card to another with the goal of saving money on interest.

Intro Balance Transfer APR None
Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.49–26.49% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.

Fees

Penalty APR 29.99% Variable
Late Fee Up to $39
Returned Payment Fee Up to $39
Additional Cards Annual Fee None
Foreign Transaction Fee None

Cash Advances

Borrowing cash on your credit card is a cash advance. Cash advances usually come with very high fees. Even worse, cash advances can signal to lenders that you’re being irresponsible with money.

  • Cash Advance APR: 26.99% Variable
  • Cash Advance Fee: Either $10 or 5% of the amount of each cash advance, whichever is greater.
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Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card

Highlights

  • Earn 125,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points with the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card after you use your new Card to make $2,000 in eligible purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Earn a Weekend Night Reward from Hilton Honors after you spend $15,000 on purchases on your Card in a calendar year.
  • Earn 12X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases charged on your Card directly with a hotel or resort within the Hilton Portfolio.
  • Earn 6X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases on your Card at U.S. restaurants, U.S. supermarkets, and U.S. gas stations.
  • Earn 3X Hilton Honors Bonus Points for all other eligible purchases on your Card.
  • Spend $40,000 on eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year and you can earn Hilton Honors Diamond status through the end of the next calendar year.
  • $95 annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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The Hilton Honors American Express Surpass Card is meant for people who spend a lot of time staying at properties within the Hilton Portfolio.

It’s quite rewarding, with 12X and 6X bonus categories to earn points in. A large welcome offer of 125,000 bonus points is available for spending $2,000 in the first three months. Cardholders get complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status, which comes with a variety of nice benefits.

The most important is the 18X Base Points per dollar you’ll earn at eligible Hilton properties for your Gold status, plus the 12X points from the card, that will be a total of 30X points per dollar at Hilton. There’s also a fast track to Diamond status by spending $40,000 per year with the card, which has even better benefits.

The extra perks and benefits can be quite valuable, and the more you travel the more useful this card will be for you. There is an annual fee of $95, but it’s pretty reasonable for all the value you could get (Rates & Fees).

There are two other consumer Hilton cards from Amex, one more expensive and one less: