Hilton Honors Partners with Lyft

by Jessica Montevago
Hilton Honors Partners with Lyft

Members can link their Hilton Honors and Lyft accounts to automatically earn points whenever they take a Lyft ride in the U.S. and select cities in Canada.


Hilton Honors announced Tuesday that it is teaming with rideshare company, Lyft, allowing its 89 million loyalty members to earn points on rides.

Members can link their Hilton Honors and Lyft accounts at HiltonHonorsLyft.com to automatically earn points whenever they take a Lyft ride in the U.S. and select cities in Canada.

Hilton Honors members will earn three points per $1 spent on Lyft rides and two points per $1 on Lyft shared rides, for a total of up to $10,000 in Lyft spend per year.

Points can be redeemed on free stays with Hilton, as well as several other options like shopping on Amazon or experiences. Later this year, members will be able to redeem their points for Lyft credits, too. 

Mark Weinstein, senior vice president and global head of customer engagement, loyalty and partnerships at Hilton, said, “We look forward to working with Lyft and finding even more ways to evolve the partnership, offering greater flexibility and more useful, relevant ways to engage with our members when they’re traveling and in their everyday lives at home.”  

While the partnership is the first of its kind for the two companies, it is not the first between a rideshare provider and a hospitality company. Uber and Starwood Preferred Guest began offering Starpoints on rides in 2015 for qualifying members — the partnership ended in 2017.

Lyft also offers the opportunity to earn Delta SkyMiles on rides — riders can earn 1x Delta SkyMile per dollar spent on most rides, and 3x miles on rides to or from the airport, regardless of airline.

  0
  0
Could not load file or assembly 'System.Net.Http.Primitives, Version=1.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131040)
TMR THIS WEEK
http://services.travelsavers.com/AMGService.svc/REST/GetImage?ImageID=d8164dc4-58d9-e911-be17-782bcb66a2f2)

The World’s Best Events to Build Trips Around

All travel advisors can benefit from adding events to their trip-planning services, further expanding their ability to help their clients have unforgettable travel experiences - the kind that they’ll tell their grandkids about some day.

TMR Recommendations
Top Stories
Expedia Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Marriott Wholesale Rates

The move effects access to rates and inventory by redistributors, but does not change the established relationships Marriott has with other industry partners.

Hotel Executives on Headwinds Caused by Media Coverage of Dominican Republic

Industry leaders talk about what the travel industry needs to do to change the negative narrative that has been created around the Caribbean country.

The Best Established and the Best New Hotels in Athens

Athens is hot, not only weather-wise, but for its history, its hotels and so much more.

Five New Beachfront Resorts Advisors Should Know

From the Caribbean to the Pacific, these properties aim to pamper and soothe their guests at their idyllic beach environments.

Montreal's Luxury Hotel Renaissance Takes Shape

A new hotel scene and a destination specialist program provide business opportunities for luxury travel advisors in the world’s second-largest French-speaking city.

Bahamas Resorts Assess Damage After Hurricane Dorian

The country’s tourism industry accounts for 60% of the gross domestic product, the most of any Caribbean nation.

News Briefs
Tip of the Day

"Most people do want to experience new things. There is a small percentage, maybe 10%-15%, who always want to do the same thing: Either return to the same all-inclusive or take the same cruise line to the same Caribbean islands."

Stephanie Goldberg-Glazer

Live Well, Travel Often

Daily Top List

Five Rugby World Cup 2019 Host Cities

  1. Sapporo
  2. Kamaishi, Iwate Pref. 
  3. Kumagaya, Saitama Preg. 
  4. Tokyo 
  5. Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.

Source: JapanTimes

TMR Outlooks