Save 25% when you buy World of Hyatt points
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Hyatt is offering a 25% discount when you buy 5,000+ World of Hyatt points via this link. The offer runs to 2nd June.
This offer is obviously worth a look if you need to top up your account. It may also be worthwhile if you are considering a stay in a top tier Park Hyatt such as Paris, where buying the points may be cheaper than paying cash – here’s my 2022 Park Hyatt New York review where I did just that.
This clearly won’t work at all Hyatt properties. However, if you are visiting an expensive city at peak season it is definitely worth doing the maths. I used bought Hyatt points to stay at Thomson Central Park New York last weekend making a worthwhile saving on the cash rate.
Remember that this is a 25% discount – not a 25% bonus. A 25% discount is equivalent to a 33% bonus which is about as good as it ever gets from Hyatt.
We value Hyatt points at 1.3p. At the top end you are paying $990 (£800) for 55,000 points, which is 1.45p each. You won’t get a steal on this basis but you should still come out on top at a good hotel on an expensive night. It’s also fair to say that, given current hotel prices, my 1.3p valuation is very conservative.
The chain has some excellent hotels, and I genuinely find Park Hyatt to be the best luxury chain which is run by one of the multi-brand groups. It doesn’t beat Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental etc but I’d take one over a Ritz-Carlton, Waldorf Astoria or St Regis any day.
Hyatt has started letting you book suites online for points and there are some bargains to be had. Here is how I used that feature in Paris in 2021. Looking at suite upgrades, you are paying 6,000 points per night – or 9,000 for a premium suite – which would be (x 1.45p) £87 per night. This is good value, especially if the suite automatically gets you lounge access too.
The Hyatt ‘buy points’ site is here.
Note that you must have been a World of Hyatt member for 60 days in order to buy points.
World of Hyatt update – June 2023:
Get bonus points: World of Hyatt is not currently running a global promotion.
New to World of Hyatt? Read our overview of World of Hyatt here and our article on points expiry rules here. Our article on what we think World of Hyatt points are worth is here.
Buy points: If you need additional World of Hyatt points, you can buy them here.
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