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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: ‘Combine My Avios’ broken, two UK castles you can book with Hyatt points, welcome Sinead

News in brief: ‘Combine My Avios’ is still broken …. We ran an article on 9th October saying that avios.com, as well as the entire ‘Combine My Avios’ functionality across BA and Iberia, was to undergo 24 hours of maintenance and would not be available. […]

Bits: ‘should air miles be banned’ update, Virgin’s new China JV, last call for Marriott and Hyatt ‘buy points’ offers

News in brief: More on whether air miles should be banned to reduce climate change There was a big reaction to my piece on Tuesday about whether frequent flyer schemes should be banned because they encourage additional flying which exacerbates climate change. Here are four […]

Bits: BA launches Antalya but drops Limoges, congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: British Airways launches new route to Antalya British Airways has announced a new holiday route for Summer 2020 – Antalya in Turkey. The route will operate from London Gatwick.  There will be up to six flights per week – frequency increases as […]

Bits: get double Club Eurostar points, Hyatt opens in Dublin, 80% IHG buy points bonus

News in brief: Get double points on Eurostar trips Club Eurostar launched a double points promotion yesterday as part of its partnership with Le Club AccorHotels. As we covered here, you can transfer Accor points into Club Eurostar, and Club Eurostar points into Le Club […]

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 […]

Bits: PremiAir launching on 21st October at Manchester, Radisson sale launches today, Hyatt does MOXY

News in brief: PremiAir is opening on 21st October at Manchester Airport I still find it hard to believe, but the new VIP terminal – open to everyone for a modest fee – is actually happening at Manchester Airport.  The launch date is set for […]

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 […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – World of Hyatt – The Opinion

In my previous article, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the World of Hyatt loyalty scheme. This article is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – excellent top-tier Globalist benefits including guaranteed suite upgrades, […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – World of Hyatt – The Facts

This is the sixth and last of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes.  Each scheme will be covered over two articles.  One will list the basic facts of the scheme – basically “How does World of Hyatt work?” – whilst the other […]

World of Hyatt launches special promotion to launch new app

To promote its new app, Hyatt is offering 500 bonus World of Hyatt points for each stay before the end of September. I value a World of Hyatt point at 1p, so this is an extra £5 of value per stay on top of whatever […]

Get a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points

Until 27th August, Hyatt is offering a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points via this link. The minimum purchase for the bonus is 5,000 points.  Unlike Hyatt’s last offer, the 40% kicks in immediately from 5,000 points – there is no taper. […]

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