To activate a Hilton Credit Card, call the number on the activation sticker that’s attached to the card or go to the American Express activation website, which will also be noted on the sticker. Another way to activate a Hilton Credit Card is by using the card issuer’s mobile app.
Your new Hilton Credit Card will be ready to make purchases in just a few minutes no matter which method you use to activate it. American Express requires you to activate your new card within 45 days, so don’t postpone activation for too long.
How to Activate a Hilton Credit Card
By phone: Call 1 (800) 528-4800 or the number on the sticker attached to the front of the card. Verify your personal information (e.g. Social Security number, card number, or phone number associated with your application) to activate your Hilton Credit Card.
On the website: Log in to your American Express account (or create an account if you don’t have one) and find the activation page. Enter any required security information, including your card number and 4-digit card ID. Activate your Hilton Credit Card as instructed.
On mobile: Log in to the American Express mobile app using the same credentials that you’d use to log in online. Tap the credit card activation button, then enter any security information that’s requested on the following page.
Your new Hilton Credit Card will be available for purchases immediately after activation. If you have any trouble activating your card, American Express customer service can always help you out. You can give them a call at 1 (800) 528-4800.
The Hilton Credit Card can be used anywhere American Express credit cards are accepted, and that's pretty much anywhere in the U.S.
The same stands for merchants overseas, but don't expect quite the same level of coverage Visa or Mastercard credit card would offer. Amex cards are accepted by 10.6 million merchants in the U.S. and in over 160 countries, worldwide.… read full answer
If you plan on using your Hilton Credit Card abroad, or to shop online through international merchants, you’ll also benefit from a 0% foreign transaction fee. You can also take a more in-depth look at American Express card acceptance before traveling abroad.
How to Log in to a Hilton American Express Credit Card Account
Register your Hilton American Express credit card for online account access. "Create New Online Account" and enter your card number and 4-digit card ID to verify your credit card account.
Choose your Hilton American Express credit card username and password. The username must be between 5 and 20 characters with no special characters and no spaces. The password must contain from 8 to 20 characters and have at least one letter and one number. The password is case sensitive and may contain special characters.
Log in with your new Hilton American Express credit card From the login page on the American Express website or mobile app, fill out the User ID and Password fields using your new credentials, then click “Log In” to access your account.
After you have signed up and logged in, you’ll be able to manage your Hilton American Express credit card account online. You can pay your credit card bill, see credit card statements, monitor account activity, and change account information such as passwords and automatic payments.
If you forget your login information, click "Forgot User ID or Password?" on the American Express login page. Then, just follow the prompts to reset or retrieve your username or password.
You can make a Hilton Honors credit card payment online, through the mobile app or by phone at (800) 472-9297. You can also pay your Hilton Honors credit card bill by mail. The process is the same for all the Hilton Honors credit cards.
Online: To make a Hilton Honors credit card payment online, log in to your account, navigate to “Payments,” and select “Make a Payment.” Then, enter the payment method, and submit. The payment will post to your account within 24 to 36 hours.
Through the mobile app: Download the mobile app (for Android and iOS). Then, log in with the same credentials as your online account, tap on your card, and click “Make Payment.” From there, you can input your bank account information.
By phone: To pay your Hilton Honors credit card by phone, call the issuer’s automated phone service 24/7, at (800) 472-9297 . Enter your card number, then when prompted, press the corresponding key for payments and enter your payment information.
By mail: You can mail a check or money order (but not cash). If you go that route, send your payment 7 to 10 business days before the due date to make sure it arrives on time. The mailing address is:
P.O. Box 650448
Dallas, TX 75265-0448
You could also consider enrolling in autopay so that the payment gets automatically withdrawn from your account each month by the due date. To set up autopay, log in to your online account or mobile app. Then, click “Manage Autopay” from the Payments menu.
If you’re having trouble paying your Hilton Honors credit card, call customer service at (800) 528-4800 for assistance.
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