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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: good Crowne Plaza deal in Sydney, Opodo discount code, Manchester’s two Hyatt hotels launch

News in brief: Interesting Crowne Plaza deal in Sydney If you’re heading down to Sydney this year, here is a good hotel deal to consider. In mid April, a new Crowne Plaza hotel is opening – Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour. I don’t know anything […]

Bits: Look at BA’s first Boeing 787-10, last chance for bonuses buying Hyatt and IHG points

News in brief: First images of the British Airways Boeing 787-10 British Airways is due to receive its first Boeing 787-10 next month, to add to its existing 787-8 and 787-9 fleet.  These aircraft are being delivered with the new Club Suite seat in Business […]

What hotel 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? […]

Bits: visit Necker for 1.5 million Virgin miles, Hyatt’s Great Scotland Yard hotel opens, Caledonian Sleeper video

News in brief: Stay at Necker Island for 1.5 million Virgin Atlantic miles Few people know that you can redeem Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles for holidays on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island retreat. Necker Island was badly damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017.  After substantial […]

Bits: 3000 bonus Hyatt points with SLH, Finnair business Oslo-Singapore for £1100, good Etihad deals from Scandi

News in brief: 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 […]

Bits: Avios / Kaligo promo extended, Manchester gains two Hyatts on 10th January, run the London Marathon with IHG

News in brief: Avios / Kaligo.com hotel promotion extended Kaligo.com and Avios have extended their ‘double Avios promotion’.  It is now valid on all hotel rooms booked by 31st December for stays from now until the end of June 2020.  The original closing date was […]

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

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 […]

Bits: good SWISS and Lufthansa sale, Hyatt correction, Tandem pulls its cashback card

News in brief: Good SWISS and Lufthansa business class sale SWISS and Lufthansa have launched a new sale for UK departures. You need to book by 15th December for travel between 1st January and 30th November 2020.  It covers all classes, but if I focus […]

World of Hyatt adds peak 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 […]

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 […]

Park Hyatt Kyoto opens – an excellent 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 […]

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% […]

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