For a mid-range card with an annual fee, the Hilton Honors American Express Surpass® Card* they get additional benefits and earn more than the Hilton Honors American Express Card with no annual fee (Terms and conditions apply, see rates and fees), making it a better choice for frequent travelers looking to stay with Hilton. Hilton Gold inclusion offers everything the average traveler wants.
Award: Earn 12 Hilton Honors bonus points per dollar on eligible purchases at partner hotels or resorts within the Hilton portfolio, 6 points per dollar on eligible purchases at US restaurants, US supermarkets, and US gas stations and 3 points per dollar on other eligible purchases.
You are welcome: Earn 130,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 on card purchases in the first three months of card membership.
Annual Fee: $95
Some Pros and Cons: Cardholders can earn Hilton Honors Diamond status by spending $40,000 per calendar year on the card, though those hoping to spend this much or take on a higher level of status should consider the Hilton Honors Aspire Card from American Express.*. Cardholders who spend $15,000 or more within a calendar year will receive a weekly free night certificate valid at most locations around the world.
The card also includes 10 eligible Priority Pass visits per membership year, no out-of-state fees and offers second-hand vehicle loss and damage insurance.