World of Hyatt

World of Hyatt, previously know as Hyatt Gold Passport, is the loyalty scheme for Andaz, Hyatt, Park Hyatt and Grand Hyatt hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.

I published an extensive two-part review of World of Hyatt which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

Two readers have emailed me recently about IHG’s new Accelerate promotion.  (If you are looking at where to book hotel stays over the Summer, Accelerate is the most generous offer for most people.) Both wanted to know if it was possible to book multiple rooms […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Bits: 1200 Avios with a £25 NOW TV box, 30% bonus when you buy Hyatt points

News in brief: Get 1,200 Avios with a £25 NOW TV box Tesco Direct is giving away 500 Clubcard points (1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles) with a £25 NOW TV box.  NOW TV is very similar to Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire Stick, connecting […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – World of Hyatt – The Opinion

In my article yesterday, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the World of Hyatt loyalty scheme. This article is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – excellent top-tier Globalist benefits including guaranteed suite upgrades, […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – World of Hyatt – The Facts

This is the seventh and last of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two posts on consecutive days. One will list the basic facts of the scheme, the other will be my subjective view of what […]

What are the best hotel promos for April?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on each […]

What is the best hotel loyalty scheme? – an introduction

Starting tomorrow and continuing over Easter, I am running updated versions of our overviews of the major hotel loyalty schemes.   Every single scheme has seen big changes since I last looked at this two years ago.  Each programme will be covered in two articles on consecutive […]

Which hotel chains let me collect Avios points?

It is time for my annual update of the full list of hotel chains which let you collect Avios points when you stay. (I ran a sister article to this in November which listed hotel chains which do NOT award Avios points but DO give Virgin Flying […]

Bits: last call for these offers, first World of Hyatt promo, $75m slot sale

News in brief: Many decent offers closing today, 31st March We’ll be running our fortnightly ‘offers closing soon’ article over the weekend.  There are a slug of good deals which finish TODAY, however, and I wanted to highlight a few in case you still want to […]

What are the best hotel promos for March?

Our monthly credit card round-up has always been a popular article, so I’ve decided to trial a similar monthly round-up of the best hotel offers from the major chains. All of the information in this article can be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which […]

Is it worth buying hotel points TODAY to transfer to Avios for the 35% bonus?

(EDIT: there was a mistake in my Starwood calculation which is now fixed, apologies.) Until 8th March, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus if you transfer hotel points from seven major loyalty schemes into Avios – click for my article on that deal. Since most […]

Bits: 40% bonus on Hyatt points, 2-4-1 at Jumeirah in London, Air France to Male

News in brief: 40% bonus (targeted) when you buy Hyatt Gold Passport points The new ‘World of Hyatt’ loyalty programme is gearing up to launch and this might be the last mention of Hyatt Gold Passport on Head for Points! Until 17th February, you can get […]

Is a 35% bonus on hotel point transfers to Avios a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. The bonus is usually 25%.  This time, as they did in […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but airline miles are bad)

Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to a friend.  It is usually a terrible deal.  The price is often only modestly cheaper than buying miles outright but no new miles are being created – you are paying a high fee simply for […]

Bits: one-day HFP competition tomorrow, new Hyatt coming to Heathrow, LoungeKey at Aspire T5 lounge

More news in brief: Don’t miss our one-day competition tomorrow On Monday, Head for Points is giving away a £100 Heathrow shopping voucher.  This is valid in participating shops, restaurants and bars at the airport. The competition is being sponsored by Official Heathrow Parking.  This is the […]