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.

Bits: Get Goodwood Festival of Speed tickets with Hilton, 10% off Travelodge today, 40% bonus buying Hyatt points

News in brief: Get tickets for Goodwood Festival of Speed with Hilton Waldorf Astoria is an official sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed again this year, and has made a selection of ticket packages available on the Hilton Auction site for ‘buy it now’. […]

When your World of Hyatt points expire, and how to stop it

I receive regular emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my World of Hyatt points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my World of Hyatt points expire?’.  This series, of which this is the final article, looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and shows […]

Bits: ignore Radisson’s 30% points rebate on transfers, earn Hilton points with Lyft, American Airlines / Hyatt status matching

News in brief: Radisson Rewards offering 30% bonus on transfers to miles – ignore it Radisson Rewards is running a promotion to encourage you to transfer your points to airline miles.  You should ignore it. As you can see on this page of their website, you […]

New Hyatt – the Hyatt Centric Murano – opens in Venice

World of Hyatt has opened its first hotel in Venice. Last week we looked at the new IHG hotel in Venice, the Hotel Indigo Venice (website here) which is now open and bookable for points or cash. Hyatt has also just opened its first property […]

Get a 40% bonus buying Hyatt points – and Rhys returns!

Until 11th June Hyatt is offering a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points via this link. The minimum purchase for a bonus is 5,000 points (10% bonus) although you need to buy 20,000+ points to get the full 40% bonus. 40% is […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

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 promos for April?

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 […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

I thought it was about time to revise and update the lists I first published in 2012 about the best way to use up small amounts of miles and points. What I want to explore is ‘What is the smallest or most optimum small reward, and […]

When does it make sense to buy World of Hyatt points?

Just to prove that it CAN make sense to buy 100% of the hotel loyalty points you need for your stay, I am typing this in the Park Hyatt Hamburg where I am visiting Aircraft Interiors Expo. Hotel prices are VERY steep whilst this event […]

LAST CALL: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios

Here is your final reminder that Sunday 31st March is your last chance to take part in 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 […]

IT’S BACK: Get a 30% bonus on hotel 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 British Airways, you […]

World of Hyatt launches a new points promo – but also a lot of category changes

Hyatt giveth and Hyatt taketh away.  The launch of a decent World of Hyatt points promotion last week came on the heels of Hyatt’s annual category changes. That said …. the list of category changes is genuinely neutral for once.  There are reductions at good […]

What are the best hotel promos for February?

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 […]

More Small Luxury Hotels join Hyatt

Another 50+ Small Luxury Hotels of the World have joined the World of Hyatt programme. Back in December we covered the addition of 55 ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’ to the Hyatt booking system. There were some very good hotels here including, in the […]

Transferring hotel points to airline miles … when is it worth it?

All of the major hotel points currencies allow you to transfer your points into airline miles.  You will often find the airlines encouraging it – every 9-10 months, British Airways offers a 35% transfer bonus when you move hotel points into Avios.  This offer last […]

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