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not been with hilton too long, but i cannot see when its worth buying points (with the current 100% bonus)

is it that I'm only looking at the "cheaper" properties and therefore it doesnt make sense?

i looked at hilton garden inn in singapore, just paid cash
now looking at Hilton Nadi Fiji (not the doubltree) and its coming to about the same price if I pay cash vs using points even with the 5th night free
I have never worked out the value of buying HH points but it doesn’t seem very good.

As a sideline. The H DT in Nadi is excellent and much better value than the Hilton. It’s drawback is that it’s not centrally located.
 

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I have never worked out the value of buying HH points but it doesn’t seem very good.

As a sideline. The H DT in Nadi is excellent and much better value than the Hilton. It’s drawback is that it’s not centrally located.
thanks, I did consider the DT. however with a 3yo and straight after a 3-4hr flight want to keep the travel a minimum.
is there a ferry to get across?
 

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thanks, I did consider the DT. however with a 3yo and straight after a 3-4hr flight want to keep the travel a minimum.
is there a ferry to get across?
The time to the DT vs the Hilton is almost the same, just in a different direction. ie slightly further but a faster trip.

They provide a 24hr service to/from the island.

Since the DT opened we have stayed there a few times and at the Hilton only once. Checkin and convenience at the DT is much quicker.

We believe there is no comparison and will always stay at the DT by choice. Also if you stay at the DT I can send an email to one of the duty managers to hopefully get you better recognition. (The GM left recently and I don't know the new one)
 

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The time to the DT vs the Hilton is almost the same, just in a different direction. ie slightly further but a faster trip.

They provide a 24hr service to/from the island.

Since the DT opened we have stayed there a few times and at the Hilton only once. Checkin and convenience at the DT is much quicker.

We believe there is no comparison and will always stay at the DT by choice. Also if you stay at the DT I can send an email to one of the duty managers to hopefully get you better recognition. (The GM left recently and I don't know the new one)
That offer will seal the deal then. Will PM you. I'm not going till March though so still ages. Thanks
 

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not been with hilton too long, but i cannot see when its worth buying points (with the current 100% bonus) ...
Buying Hilton points at the rates offered can often be poor value. I value Hilton points at 0.4 cents each.

Depending on the property, the points value can be more or less. Rather than just buy the points at the bonus rate, it’s probably better if you have a stay in mind for the near future.
 

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not been with hilton too long, but i cannot see when its worth buying points (with the current 100% bonus)

is it that I'm only looking at the "cheaper" properties and therefore it doesnt make sense?

i looked at hilton garden inn in singapore, just paid cash
now looking at Hilton Nadi Fiji (not the doubltree) and its coming to about the same price if I pay cash vs using points even with the 5th night free
The only benefit I see is when you are just short on points when booking a property for 4 nights to get the 5th free.
 

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