There are several perks to working for the Hilton hotel chain, and one of these perks is having access to the Hilton Family Travel Program. The Hilton Family Travel Program is an online service where you can book hotels all over the world for whenever you and your loved ones want to take a vacation. Through this program, you can find some of the best hotels and destinations Hilton has to offer and plan your travel without any hassles. Here are some helpful hints on booking your next vacation through the Hilton Family Travel Program.
Eligibility for the Program
Only current team members of Hilton International, its subsidiaries, and owned, managed or franchised hotels in the Hilton family of brands who have received an Esprit/Hilton Club Card are eligible for this benefit. Hilton Worldwide employees from the US division are not eligible for the Team Member Rate in International hotels. Team members must be present at check-in and have their Esprit Card with them. Team Members may enjoy this benefit for leisure travel only. The benefit does not apply when traveling on business. All team members and their families are eligible for the Hilton Family Travel Program rate in all hotels. Team members are not required to be present at check-in to enjoy the Hilton Family Travel Program rate. However, you or someone in your family must present an Esprit/Hilton Club Card or a Hilton Family Travel Passport at check-in.
Get Away Now – Get Online to Start
Start your holiday planning by visiting www.hilton.com/itp. You will need to complete four steps before submitting your application.
1) Confirm your work location. Once you have confirmed this location, you can save it so you don’t have to re-enter this information with later bookings. Cookies must be enabled to save your location.
2) Search for available hotels. Enter your desired location and travel date. Reservations must be made at least 14 days prior to arrival for Hilton hotels in the USA, Waldorf Astoria hotels in the USA and select Conrad hotels in the USA. Reservations must be made at least 7 days prior to arrival for all of the following brands in the USA – Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn and Suites, DoubleTree by Hilton, and Homewood Suites by Hilton.
3) Choose the hotel that’s right for you. Select an available hotel from the search results to view available rooms. Discounted rates vary by room type, hotel and brand.
4) Reserve your room. You will need some personal information and a credit card number to do this.
Finally, prepare for your trip. For Team Member Rates, you must bring your Esprit/Hilton Club Card and present it when you check in to your hotel to ensure you get the Team Member Rate. If you have booked the Hilton Family Travel Program rate for families, take the Confirmation Number to your Human Resources Department or General manager, and get a Hilton Family Travel Passport. Make sure that it is signed. The Hilton Family Travel Passport will ensure that your family gets the discounted rate upon checking in to the hotel.