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 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 […]

Bits: 25% bonus converting TopCashback funds to Avios, 80% bonus buying IHG points, my stay using bought points

News in brief: 25% bonus when you convert TopCashback funds to Avios Cashback shopping site TopCashback is offering a 25% bonus this month if you convert your earnings to Avios. Until 30th April, you will receive 1.25 Avios for every 1p of cashback you convert. […]

Bits: 15% Etihad discount code and 20% transfer bonus, Opodo discounts, new Hilton Curio in London

News in brief: New Etihad discount codes released Etihad has launched two new discount codes, worth up to 15% off the cost of a flight booked over the next two weeks. The codes are: 15% off Economy Class flights – EYECO15 15% off Business Class […]

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 […]

Bits: BA to move into Terminal 8 at JFK in 2022, collect Avios at Twickenham, more Small Luxury Hotels join Hyatt

News in brief: British Airways to move into Terminal 8 at New York JFK The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced yesterday that British Airways is to move from Terminal 7 to Terminal 8 at New York JFK in 2022. This is […]

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 […]

Dubai hotel update part 2: Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights

This is my review of the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights hotel. Part 1 of this article, which reviews the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, is here. I was flexible about where I spent my 2nd night, as I would be arriving at 4pm and […]

Bits: extra BA Holidays discounts, VIP basketball in NYC with IHG, 30% bonus buying Hyatt points

News in brief: Extra British Airways Holidays discounts As well as running its ‘£100 one way flights’ offer this week, BA Holidays is also offering extra discounts. Until midnight on Thursday, you can save an extra £100 on selected flight + hotel or flight + […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

A reader emailed me recently about IHG’s new mini-Accelerate promotion.  (If you are looking at where to book hotel stays this Spring, this promotion will be the most generous offer in the market for most people.) The reader wanted to know if it was possible […]

Bits: BA Gatwick update, First Class scrapped on Stansted Express, new Hyatt benefits, Naeco swim shorts winners

News in brief: Update for BA passengers heading to Gatwick You don’t need any further comment on the situation at Gatwick from me, I’m sure.  Let’s leave that to the national press.  However, if you are meant to be flying on BA from Gatwick over […]

Bits: Malaysia Airlines First no longer bookable on Avios, Wizz becomes biggest airline at Luton, Barcelona gains a Hyatt

News in brief: Malaysia Airlines drop First Class and, erm, keeps First Class Malaysia Airlines – a oneworld partner of British Airways – has made a marketing decision to rename its First Class product as ‘Business Suite’. The airline has stated that it made the […]

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 […]

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