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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.

Bits: Get 1000 Avios with £100 BA Amex spend, 40% bonus buying Hyatt points, Virgin codeshares with WestJet

News in brief: Get 1,000 Avios with a £100 British Airways spend A new British Airways offer has appeared on many British Airways and British Airways Premium Plus American Express cards. To see if you are targeted, you need to go to the ‘Offers’ tab […]

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 […]

Bits: save 5% off ski hotel packages with SNO, 18000 Avios with The Economist (1.2p each), Park Hyatt Kyoto opens

News in brief: Save 5% on ski holidays with SNO Long term readers will remember that, last year, we arranged an exclusive reader discount with ski holiday company SNO. I’m pleased to say that SNO has agreed to offer Head for Points readers an exclusive […]

IT’S BACK: Get a 35% 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 Avios by 2nd […]

Another Scottish castle you can now book with World of Hyatt points!

World of Hyatt partnered with Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) last year.  This allows World of Hyatt members to book SLH properties via hyatt.com, and get exclusive benefits for doing so, and redeem their World of Hyatt points with SLH. A further batch […]

Last call for Marriott and Hyatt ‘buy points’ offers

Until tomorrow, you have only your second opportunity to buy Marriott Bonvoy at a discount since the scheme launched in February – and this is more generous than the offer which ran in the Summer. Via this page of the website, you will save 30% […]

News: congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: Congratulations to BA’s IT department The British Airways IT department generally has very little to celebrate, but it has managed to hit a remarkable milestone this week. The new British Airways iPad app has just received its 1,000th one-star review.  Since virtually […]

Hyatt opens its first hotel in Ireland

Hyatt has opened the 234-room Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin, which is the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ireland. It is based in The Liberties, which is apparently one of Dublin’s most historic and vibrant areas dating back to the 10th century.  It is within 10 […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

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 […]

Hyatt launches a new MOXY-style brand, Caption

Hyatt has launched a new brand, Caption By Hyatt. It was accompanied by what is clearly – with three months still to go – the most OTT press release of the year.  If I tell you that the headline was “A New Brand Designed To […]

IHG has changed (positively) its rule on crediting multiple rooms – but no-one noticed

There is no simple answer to the question of “Can I get the points and status credit from multiple hotel rooms on the same night?”.  If you have a couple of kids it is one that comes up on a regular basis, as two standard […]

Get a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points – worth it?

Until 18th October, Hyatt is offering a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points via this link. The minimum purchase for the bonus is 10,000 points.  The 40% kicks in immediately from 10,000 points – there is no taper. 40% is the most […]

Hyatt launches its Autumn promotion – register now

World of Hyatt has launched its new Autumn promotion. It is called ‘Bonus Journeys’ and looks simple, although it is easy to come a cropper.  It does unfortunately, come with the increasingly common ‘gotcha’ of only starting to count from your SECOND stay after registration.  […]

Surprising news as Hyatt to take over IHG’s new Manchester hotels

In a surprise announcement yesterday, Hyatt announced that it is opening two hotels in Manchester next year. What it DIDN’T say is that these are NOT new hotels.  They are the brand new Crowne Plaza Manchester Oxford Road and the brand new Staybridge Suites. The […]

What are the best hotel promos for September?

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 […]

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