Hilton offers a very competing team member discount travel program and something for Friends & Family of those employees as well.

Hilton calls the employee discounts “Go Hilton Team Member” and the rates are really low when available, Friends & Family “Go Hilton Family Friends Rate” and “Go Hilton Extra FFTP.”

Both Hilton Team Member and Friends & Family rates are eligible rates under the Honors program. You earn elite qualifying nights, you earn all the usual base and promotional points + get to enjoy elite benefits too if you are at the Silver, Gold, or Diamond tier.

Hilton Team Member Rates

The standard employee rates are very low, and each team member is eligible to book 30 nights of them every calendar year:

  • $35 USD for Hampton, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites, Home2 Suites, and Tru by Hilton
  • $45 USD for Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, and Tapestry
  • $55 USD for Curio, Canopy, and Hilton Grand Vacations
  • $75 USD for Waldorf Astoria and Conrad

Team member rates include breakfast for two outside of the Americas + a 50% discount on F&B expenses globally. In addition, employees don’t need to pay any resort or destination fees, but amenities covered by those charges must be made available to them.

Team members who work a minimum of 20 years are eligible for these rates for the rest of their lives but cannot offer their Friends & Family benefits after leaving Hilton. Those that have worked 10 to 20 years are eligible for the Friends & Family rates for themselves after exiting.

Team members can book a maximum of two rooms under the Team Member and two under the Friends & Family rates for a maximum 7 nights continuous stay or two rooms first under the Team Member rate for the first 7 nights and then another 7 nights under the Friends & Family for up to 14 nights total.

Hilton Team member nights available yearly:

  • 30 nights yearly under TEAM MEMBER-rates
  • 70 nights yearly under Friends & Family-rates

EXTRA-designated TEAM MEMBER and Friends & Family rates don’t count towards these caps.

Hilton Friends & Family Rates

Here, it gets more interesting to LoyaltyLobby readers who may have Friends & Family members working for Hilton like I now do (a friend who previously worked for Marriott and Accor recently joined a Hilton hotel at a managerial level).

Each team member can add Friends & Family members to their Lobby (yes – Hilton does call it a Lobby) account, who in turn can then log into the Go-website using their usual Honors credentials and make the F&F bookings by themselves.

Friends and Family who book regular F&F rates do count towards the associate’s yearly maximum of 70 nights, but rates designated as EXTRA do not. Therefore, friends & Family members should book, by default, preferably these EXTRA rates.

Friends & Family members can book up to two rooms each for a maximum of seven nights.

The team member can monitor, at least, how many Friends & Family rooms have been consumed. However, I am not sure if they see the EXTRA-designated rooms that don’t count towards the yearly maximum.

The Friends & Family rates should be 50% off, but I have often seen them being less discounted, but usually, the cheapest if available.

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