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.

Marriott and Hyatt allowing free cancellation of existing and future hotel room bookings

Marriott and Hyatt have joined Hilton and IHG in offering free cancellation of existing and future non-refundable bookings. For reference, here is our article on the IHG and Hilton cancellation policies. What is Marriott policy on coronavirus cancellations? This is the Marriott coronavirus page. As […]

What are the best hotel bonus point promotions for March?

Welcome to our regular 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 […]

What are the best hotel bonus points promotions for February 2020?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. We normally run this article early in the month.  However, as two important offers only started on the 15th, it made more sense to hold it back. All of the information in this […]

World of Hyatt launches its new Spring hotel points promotion – register now

World of Hyatt has launched its new Spring promotion. It is another outing for the ‘Bonus Journeys’ offer which ran last Autumn. Unfortunately, Hyatt still hasn’t got the message about making its promotions member-friendly: Your first stay after registering doesn’t earn a bonus.  Your bonus […]

Which is the best hotel loyalty programme for earning Avios points?

The general consensus about hotel loyalty programmes is that Marriott Bonvoy is the only scheme where it is is worthwhile trading your points for airline miles. There are a couple of reasons for this.  The first is that – since the conversion rate for most […]

What hotel loyalty schemes let you use your points to pay for food, drinks and spa?

Hyatt is about to make a major change to its loyalty programme, which will suddenly make it good value to use your points to pay for food, drink and spa treatments whilst a guest.  What other chains allow this?  And do they make it worthwhile? […]

Hyatt’s Great Scotland Yard hotel opens in London

The Great Scotland Yard Hotel finally opened this week after delays. Great Scotland Yard is a luxury five star hotel in Central London, situated just around the corner from the Corinthia.  If you imagine leaving Embankment tube station towards the Strand and turning immediately left […]

Earn 3,000 bonus World of Hyatt points with Small Luxury Hotels of the World

As we have covered a few times this year, World of Hyatt has been slowly drip-feeding properties from the Small Luxury Hotels of the World consortium into its ‘system’. This is an ‘earn and burn’ partnership with, to be honest, the real value being on […]

Hyatt gains two Manchester Oxford Road hotels from IHG on 10th January

As we reported back in September, Hyatt is opening two hotels in Manchester next year. These are NOT new hotels.  They are rebrandings of the brand new Crowne Plaza Manchester Oxford Road and the brand new Staybridge Suites. The Crowne Plaza Manchester Oxford Road, which […]

Review: We try Hyatt Centric The Liberties in Dublin, Ireland’s first Hyatt hotel

This is our review of the Hyatt Centric The Liberties hotel in Dublin. Last week, I (Sinead) took a trip to Dublin to visit the newly opened Hyatt Centric The Liberties.  This is the first Hyatt hotel to be built in Ireland and it chose […]

World of Hyatt adds peak room pricing – and why improvements to ‘in hotel’ redemptions are better than people think

World of Hyatt has announced some fundamental changes to their programme.  To be honest, it is not the end of the world by any means and much of the value in the scheme will remain.  It’s only a shame that Hyatt points are so hard […]

Get a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt hotel points

Until 31st December, Hyatt is offering a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points via this link. The minimum purchase for the bonus is 5,000 points, which is lower than usual.  The 40% kicks in immediately from 5,000 points – there is no […]

What are the best hotel promos for November and December?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. EDIT: the Marriott section contained an error which is now fixed, apologies for any confusion All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains […]

Park Hyatt Kyoto hotel opens – an excellent World of Hyatt redemption

Japan has become an increasingly popular tourist destination in recent years, and the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympics will have made even more people interested. (If you’re a committed Head for Points reader, you will be most interested by the opportunity to redeeem […]

Get a 35% bonus on hotel points transfers to Avios – but is it 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. When you transfer hotel loyalty points to Avios by 2nd […]

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