Hotel Credit Cards are not just great for hotel stays, they are also generally the most rewarding when it comes to credit card points. No wonder people tend to subscribe to several of them from various hotels.

Hilton is no different. In fact it offers some of the best credit cards when it comes to offers, points and Hilton Honors elite status.

Hilton Credit Cards in the USA.

There are currently four variants of Hilton Credit Card in the USA. All of them are with American Express. All of them come with no foreign currency transaction fee.

  1. Hilton Honors Card
  2. Hilton Honors Ascend Card
  3. Hilton Honors Aspire Card
  4. Hilton Honors Business Card

Joining Bonus

Card Bonus Annual Fee Minimum Spend
Honors Card 75,000 points $0 $1000 in 30 days
Ascend Card 125,000 points $95 $2000 in 30 days
Aspire Card 150,000 points $450 $4000 in 30 days
Business Card 125,000 points $95 $3000 in 30 days

Aspire members also get a free weekend night every year.

Elite Hilton Honor Status

Card Status Spend based upgrade
Honors Card Hilton Silver Gold Status through the end of the next calendar year after you spend $20,000 on eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year
Ascend Card Hilton Gold Diamond Status if in any calendar year of Card Membership your total eligible purchases reach $40,000 on the Card.
Aspire Card Hilton Diamond -NA-
Business Card Hilton Gold Diamond Status after you spend $40,000 on eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year.

Priority Pass Complimentary Visits

Card Visits
Honors Card 0
Ascend Card 10 per year
Aspire Card Unlimited
Business Card 10 per year

Hilton Credit Card in Austria and Germany

Hilton offers one Hilton Honors Visa Credit Card in Austria and Germany. You get the following benefits with your Hilton Visa Card.

  • 5,000 Welcome Bonus Points
  • Hilton Honors Gold status for as long as you are a cardmember.
  • Get an add-on partner card with Gold Status for them as well.
  • 10% food and beverage discount at hotels and resorts within the Hilton portfolio in Germany.
  • 10,000 bonus points for referring friends successfully.
  • €48 Annual Fee

Hilton Credit Cards in Japan

Hilton offers 3 credit cards in Japan. Hilton Classic, Gold and Platinum Visa Card.

Hilton Card Japan - Benefits at a glance

Benefit Classic Gold Platinum
Welcome Bonus 1000 Points 2000 Points 3000 Points
Elite Status Silver Gold Gold
Card usage bonus at select Hilton properties 1000 points per stay 2000 points per stay 2000 points per stay
Hilton Premium Club Japan membership NA NA Yes
Annual Fees ¥3,195 ¥13,950 ¥66,500

The offers and rates can change without notice. Please go to the linked page for details.