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.

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, allowing to earn and burn World of Hyatt points

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 […]

Review: Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights hotel, Dubai

This is my review of the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights hotel. The review of my previous night at 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 […]

Get a 30% bonus buying World of Hyatt points – worth it?

Until 22nd February Hyatt is offering a 30% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points.  The minimum purchase for the bonus is 5,000 points. This is obviously worth a look if you need to top up your account.  It may also be worthwhile if considering […]

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 […]

New World of Hyatt benefits from January, including ‘milestone awards’

World of Hyatt has announced some improvements to the programme for 2019, but only for heavy stayers. I’m not going to focus on it too closely because I doubt we have many elite World of Hyatt members amongst our readers, given their modest European footprint. […]

Barcelona gains a Hyatt property

The Hotel SOFIA in Barcelona has joined “The Unbound Collection”, Hyatt’s chain of unbranded independent hotels which use the Hyatt reservation system, respect your Hyatt status and let you earn and spend Word of Hyatt points. The 465 room hotel is located on the Avenida […]

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 […]

Small Luxury Hotels now bookable via World of Hyatt – with some great UK redemptions

Earlier this year, Hyatt announced it was teaming up with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to offer World of Hyatt members the opportunity to earn and spend points at these properties. At the time there was not much information as to how this alliance would work.  […]

What are the best hotel promos for November?

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 continue into December. All of the information in this article can […]

‘The Unbound Collection’ by Hyatt starts to get real momentum

‘The Unbound Collection’ is Hyatt’s attempt to copy Marriott’s Autograph or Hilton’s Curio Collection. It is a brand that luxury independent hotels can join which does not force them to ‘Hyatt-ise’ their property.  Hotels can continue to use whatever toiletries they want, whatever bedding they […]

40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points means a good Mallorca deal

Until 27th November, Hyatt is offering a 40% bonus when you buy World of Hyatt points via this link. This is as big as World of Hyatt bonuses get.  It is also the most generous, with the full 40% bonus kicking in with a purchase […]

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