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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.

What are the best hotel promos for December?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured are continuing from November. All of the information in this article […]

Small Luxury Hotels now bookable via World of Hyatt – with some great UK redemptions

Earlier this year, Hyatt announced it was teaming up with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to offer World of Hyatt members the opportunity to earn and spend points at these properties. At the time there was not much information as to how this alliance would work.  […]

What are the best hotel promos for November?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured continue into December. All of the information in this article can […]

Bits: BA expands Inverness – save APD!, redeem Virgin miles for Vienna-Tokyo, Hyatt’s Unbound Collection grows

News in brief: British Airways expands its services at Inverness – which makes it easier to avoid APD! British Airways has announced plans to increase its services from Inverness from the start of the Summer timetable in late March 2019. The number of weekday services […]

Bits: British Airways drops Tallinn, 40% bonus buying Hyatt points, Iberia Latam changes

News in brief: British Airways drops Tallinn British Airways is cancelling its relatively new route to Tallinn in Estonia. This is a bit of a surprise as it seemed to be proving popular, as was the new Hilton Tallinn Park hotel which we reviewed here. […]

Bits: Virgin / Tesco bonus confirmed, Argentina v Barbarians with SPG, Hilton downtime, World of Hyatt changes

News in brief: Tesco Clubcard to Virgin Flying Club bonus confirmed Yesterday I wrote about a 10% bonus on Tesco Clubcard transfers to Virgin Flying Club which I had been emailed about.  The article is here. The offer did not appear on the Virgin or Tesco […]

Bits: good BA Holidays flash sale, more cuts of BA CityFlyer weekend flights, earn AA miles at Hyatt

News in brief: Good new BA Holidays flash sale launched BA Holidays is running another of its ‘luxury flash sale’ events this weekend. You have until Tuesday 30th October to book. Here are the headline deals in Business / Club World they are using to […]

Bits: Last day for IHG’s UK Flash Sale, Hilton Garden Inn at Birmingham Airport opens, Blacklane 10x at Miles & More

News in brief: Last day to book for IHG’s UK and Ireland Flash Sale A quick reminder that today (Monday) is the last day to book in IHG’s short flash sale for Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge Suites hotels in the […]

Bits: Avios confirms you can keep your 2nd Lloyds upgrade voucher, Hyatt drops home rentals but Marriott expands

News in brief: Avios confirms that you can keep your 2nd Lloyds upgrade voucher On Friday we explained how many Lloyds Avios Rewards cardholders had unexpectedly received a 2nd annual upgrade voucher in their avios.com account.  Click here for that story. Avios has now made […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  We didn’t run this feature during September as all of the main chains were switching their offers during the month, but now we have a clear run where you can plan more easily. […]

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: new Amex hotel and airline offers, Hilton sale stay dates extended, new Hyatt promo

News in brief: New American Express hotel and airline cashback offers A couple of new hotel and airline cashback offers have appeared on American Express statements.  You may find some, none or all of these under the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement pages. Remember […]

Belmond hotel group puts itself up for sale – will IHG strike now?

Back in March I wrote an article on the rumour that IHG, which operates InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo etc, was in talks to buy hotel group Belmond. The story made sense.  IHG had been talking about its desire to buy a […]

Bits: Etihad’s Business Class Studio comes to Manchester, Grand Hyatt opens in Athens, Virgin opens its pub!

News in brief: Etihad bringing the Business Class Studio to Manchester In an encouraging boost for the region, Etihad is swapping its morning departure from Manchester to a Boeing 787.  This is the first time that Etihad has operated a 787 from the UK. This […]

Bits: 25% bonus on HSBC Premier to Avios transfers, new Heathrow Rewards sign-up bonus, 40% bonus buying Hyatt points

News in brief: 25% bonus when you transfer HSBC Premier credit card points to Avios HSBC Premier has launched a (targeted?) 25% bonus on points transfers to Avios. This is a little surprising, since in October 2016 they said that they were ending their annual 50% […]

Bits: get tier points and a flat bed on FRA-MAD, Virgin / Avis deal, Hyatt partners with Small Luxury Hotels

News in brief: Fly Frankfurt to Madrid in LATAM business class for £172 return LATAM, previous LAN, is a oneworld partner airline.  You can use Avios points to redeem for its flight from Madrid to Santiago, Chile, amongst other routes. It also has an impressive […]

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