Free Hilton Points For Listening To Telephone Sales Pitch & Your Credit Score Was Available To Anyone

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  1. That’s a sad HIlton offer. One would need to listen to 100+ sales pitches to get one single night in a decent Hilton property. That likely values your time at $5/hour or less.

  2. once got tricked into these sales pitch of Hilton and at the end of the call, when I did not buy what they wanted to sell, I was given an angry lecture and accused of only listening for the points, etc.. so what if I did it for the points, that should have not been the attitude.

  3. @Mike — at that point, you earned those points. Ask them angrily why they spewed such BS is it because they want to make money or do they earnestly believe this is such a great vacation deal?

    I agree these sales pitches are a complete waste of time based on how long they are. It’s also crazy how different the first offer is from the last, if you keep declining.

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