Rates and Fees
Annual Fee: The annual fee for the Hilton Honors American Express Business Card is $95. APRs: The following APRs will vary with the market based on Prime Rate. APR for Purchases: currently 16.74% to 25.74%, based on your creditworthiness and other factors as determined at the time of account opening. APR for Cash Advances: 26.24%, Penalty APR: 29.99%, Variable rates are accurate as of 11/01/2017. The variable penalty APR will not exceed 29.99%. Other Charges: Cash Advance Fee: Either $5 or 3% of the amount of each cash advance, whichever is greater. Foreign Transaction Fee: None.
Earn Hilton Honors Points
You will receive 3 Hilton Honors Bonus Points for each dollar of eligible purchases.
You will receive 9 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points, for a total of 12, for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with a property within the Hilton portfolio, including bookings and incidental charges. To receive the 9 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points for charges made at the time of booking, the booking must be made directly through a reservation channel operated by Hilton. You can receive the 9 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points for incidental charges made at the hotel (including charges made at restaurants, spas, and other establishments) if those charges can be and are charged to your room and paid for with your Hilton Honors American Express Business Card at checkout.
You will receive 3 additional Hilton Honors Bonus Points, for a total of 6, for each dollar of eligible purchases at the following categories of merchants: restaurants located in the U.S.; airfare on a scheduled flight charged directly with passenger airlines or amextravel.com (charter flights and private jet flights are excluded); purchases directly from select major car rental companies listed at americanexpress.com/rewards-info; gasoline at gas stations located in the U.S.; shipping services purchased in the U.S. for courier, postal, and freight; and on monthly wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. wireless telephone service providers (purchases of hardware and equipment are excluded; any purchases from third parties and resellers are excluded).
To get additional points for a restaurant purchase, the purchase must be at a restaurant located in the United States. You will NOT get additional points for purchases made at a restaurant owned by a U.S. company but located outside the U.S. (e.g. Hard Rock Café in Paris). You also will NOT get additional points for purchases at nightclubs, convenience stores, grocery stores, or supermarkets. You may not get additional points for purchases at a restaurant located within another establishment (e.g. a restaurant inside a hotel, casino, or event venue). For example, purchases made at a restaurant located within a hotel may be recognized as a purchase at a hotel, not a restaurant.
Your Hilton Honors Points are subject to Hilton Honors Terms and Conditions; see HiltonHonors.com/Terms.
Eligible purchases are purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person payments, or purchases of other cash equivalents. Hilton Honors Bonus Points you earn with your Card will be posted to your Hilton Honors account 6 to 8 weeks after the end of your billing period.
Purchases made through a third-party payment account or on an online marketplace (with multiple retailers) will not receive additional points.
Merchants are typically assigned codes and categorized based on what they primarily sell. A purchase will not receive additional points if a merchant, or a particular merchant location, uses a code that is not eligible for additional points. A purchase may not receive additional points if the merchant submits the purchase using a mobile or wireless card reader or if you use a mobile or digital wallet.
Please visit americanexpress.com/rewards-info for more information about rewards.
Complimentary Gold Status
You will receive complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status with your Hilton Honors American Express Business Card.
Complimentary Gold status benefit is only available to the Basic Card Member. If your Hilton Honors American Express Business Card is cancelled for any reason, your complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status provided with the Card will be cancelled. American Express reserves the right to change, modify or revoke complimentary Gold status at any time. If your complimentary Gold status is cancelled, you may be able to maintain your Gold status by qualifying under the Hilton Honors Program terms. Gold status benefits are subject to availability and vary by hotel. For more information on Gold status benefits or how to maintain Gold status each year with qualifying stays, nights or Hilton Honors Base Points through the Hilton Honors Program, and for complete Terms and Conditions, visit HiltonHonors.com/MemberBenefits.
Weekend Night Rewards
If the total eligible purchases on your Hilton Honors American Express Business Card Account reach $15,000 or more during a calendar year, you will receive a Weekend Night Reward from Hilton Honors. After you make an additional $45,000 in purchases in that same calendar year, totaling $60,000 in cumulative spend in that year, you will receive a second Weekend Night Reward from Hilton. Each Weekend Night Reward will be issued in the form of a redeemable code and sent to you in an email from Hilton Honors to the email address listed on your Hilton Honors account. You will receive the reward email within 8-12 weeks after you have met each purchase requirement. Call Hilton Honors to redeem your Weekend Night Reward. This benefit is only available to the Basic Card Member; however, eligible purchases made by Additional Card Members will contribute to the purchase requirement. Eligible purchases to meet the purchase requirement are for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, purchases of gift cards, person-to-person payments, or purchases of other cash equivalents.
Each Weekend Night Reward can be redeemed for one weekend night standard accommodation, double occupancy, subject to availability, at properties in the Hilton portfolio, excluding those listed at HiltonHonors.com/weekendreward. A weekend night is defined as Friday, Saturday or Sunday night. To redeem the Weekend Night Reward, Card Members must call 1-800-446-6677 and mention the code provided by Hilton Honors. Each Weekend Night Reward expires within one year from the date of issuance and must be redeemed on or before the expiration date. A Weekend Night Reward will be forfeited if not redeemed on or before the expiration date. To ensure receipt of the reward e-mail notification, you should confirm the correct email address is listed on your Hilton Honors account profile. You can also check your Hilton Honors account for the status of any Weekend Night Rewards issued to you (including the expiration date) by calling 1-800-446-6677.
Rewards are not transferable and may not be redeemed for cash or Hilton Honors Points. A Weekend Night Reward may be combined with other Hilton or Free Night promotions in market and may be added to existing paid or Reward stays. A Weekend Night Reward includes all applicable taxes; however, the Card Member may be responsible for payment of additional mandatory resort fees at participating Hilton Resorts where resort fees are applicable, and is responsible for all incidental charges. Weekend Night Reward redemptions may be cancelled pursuant to the Weekend Night Reward cancellation policy on the Hilton Honors Program website (hiltonhonors.com).