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Whilst this is a little niche, there is no harm in signing up if you have a stay – it is more free miles.

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House, the two ‘limited service’ brands in the Hyatt portfolio, are offering 1,000 American Airlines miles for every stay between 15th October and 31st January.

If you usually take World of Hyatt points from your stays, you will receive 1,000 American Airlines as well.  You don’t give up your points.

Get 1,000 American Airlines miles at Hyatt Place or Hyatt House

If you usually take 500 airline miles from your stays, you get the 1,000 American Airlines miles on top.

The only thing you can’t do is claim base miles from another airline, such as British Airways, and receive 1,000 AA miles too.

Registration closes on 30th November which is a guaranteed way of annoying anyone who books into a Hyatt Place or Hyatt House in December or January and who forgot to sign up.

I stayed at a Hyatt Place in Dubai earlier this year and was very impressed – see my review of Hyatt Place Dubai Al Rigga here.  There are also two Hyatt Places properties near Heathrow now.  Diverting a stay to Hyatt Place or Hyatt House is also a way of ticking off another brand for Hyatt’s ‘stay at five brands and get a free night’ long-term offer.  We covered Hyatt Brand Explorer here.

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How to earn American Airlines miles from UK credit cards (July 2021)

American Airlines no longer has its own UK credit card.

There is, however, still a way to earn American Airlines miles from a UK credit card

The route is via Marriott Bonvoy. Marriott Bonvoy hotel loyalty points convert to American Airlines miles at the rate of 3:1. You receive an additional 5,000 miles bonus if you convert 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points at once.

The best way to earn Marriott Bonvoy points is via the official Marriott Bonvoy American Express card. It usually comes with 20,000 points for signing up and 2 points for every £1 you spend.

Until 31st August 2021, however, the sign-up bonus is increased to 40,000 Marriott Bonvoy points.

At 2 Bonvoy points per £1, you are earning (at 3:1) 0.66 American Airlines miles per £1 spent on the card. This will increase to 0.83 AA miles per £1 if you convert Bonvoy points in chunks of 60,000 points.

You can apply here.

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Comments (143)

  • Aron says:

    Finally won more than 50 points on the daily play.

    500. Yay.

  • Jordan D says:

    My first win over 50 yesterday – on one account only though. Still: every little helps.

  • John says:

    I won 2000 points earlier in the week.

  • Paul says:

    Calling club world luxury is a contradiction of terms. I thought there was consumer law preventing mid representation like this.

    • Doug M says:

      A really clever witty remark. Great writing, you should start a blog of your own.

      • Matt says:

        Club world can still be great and does the job of what business class is meant to do in my view – nice lounges and a flat bed. Luxury is a matter of experience and expectation I guess. For example my parents have only flown easyJet and Ryanair so I’ve no doubt when they take their first club world flight (avios) they’ll be bowled over. I’ve always enjoyed my flights on BA CW especially my last one in the 747 upper deck which I felt was very special.

        • Genghis says:

          On BA CW, no other actual seat for space and comfort comes close to 62/64 AK on the 744.

  • Lumma says:

    I didn’t win anything from the Marriott competition today

    • Alan says:

      Yep I’ve had a few like that, rest 50. Pretty crappy, just like Marriott’s programme merger!

      • Matt says:

        Why’s it crap! It’s virtually free points as it only take 60 seconds to complete. If you think it’s crappy just stop entering!

  • Hobs says:

    OT: Spend £100, get £50 back on my BA blue at Harrods. Assuming that gift cards bought in store qualify? Cannot see how different in store purchases can be distinguished by Amex

    • Rob says:

      Recent feedback is they do despite trouble I had 2 years ago.

      • Matt says:

        £50?! That’s an amazing offer. Shame I don’t have on either of my supplemtary cards, I’ll check with the O/H.

      • Hobs says:

        Does the £100 need to be one purchase or can multiple purchases that aim to £100 count?

  • Craig says:

    OT: T5 today, so will probably be in the satellite BA lounge. Any better suggestions with a Priority Pass?

    • Alan says:

      Not with PP. If you get PP via Amex Plat then go for Plaza Premium, otherwise I’d just stick with BA.

      • Craig says:

        Yes, with Amex Plat, so Plaza Premium over BA?

        • Andrew-a says:

          The food is good in the Plaza Premium, wine beer and soft drinks are free but spirits and fizz are charged for so depends on your priorities.

        • Craig says:

          Spot of food in Plaza Premium then head to 5B I think.

        • Lady London says:


        • fivebobbill says:

          Contrary to what Andrew says, i have been in Plaza Premium T5 at least a dozen times now, last as recently as 3 weeks ago. Choice if beer is very poor, however I drink vodka, she drinks gin, and we’re never ever been charged

        • Andrew-a says:

          My apologies if my post regarding paying for spirits and fizz is incorrect @Craig & @fivebobbill. I didn’t try to get spirits but they had menus scattered around with spirits etc priced up. Seems an odd thing to do then not charge it but all good if that’s the case. I was there around 2 weeks ago on a Monday late afternoon.

  • jane says:

    OT – Marriott – just noticed that my Marriott account stays my points have expired on 2nd February 2019 – which had me confused for a start as they can’t have already expired next year ! – as I want to use them next summer I thought I’d try booking now to make sure that it was just some sort of glitch with the recent conversion from Starwood points. Haven’t done a Marriott reward stay before.
    My reservation seemed to go through OK then I noticed the following message “This reservation has e-certificate(s).” & “Order reward certificate(s) for this reservation” & “Your Reward certificates will be sent to your hotel.” – is this normal ? and do I actually need to send through the certificate ? can I still cancel after that point ?. Thanks in advance.

    • Genghis says:

      It looks just like your points expire next year (need some activity between now and then) and you’ve made a reward booking. Nothing to worry about.

      • jane says:

        Thanks – that’s what I thought, but it all seemed a bit strange. so do I need to do the certificate thing or not ?

    • Rob says:

      It always says that, ignore it.

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