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Comparing Hyatt in Hawaii: Kauai vs Maui

Over the past couple of weeks, I had the chance to enjoy some time in Hawaii, which is truly one of my favorite destinations in the world. I recently said that before I went to Hawaii for the first time years ago, I imagined it to be like a celebrity crush: easy on the eyes, but you’re probably not going to fall in love. Of course, I was wrong and Hawaii turned out to be…

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Best places to use Hyatt Category 1-4 free nights in the US

When the World of Hyatt Credit Card launched a few months ago, one of the awesome new perks is a free Category 1-4 free night after $15K spend per cardmember year. That’s in addition to the annual free night at anniversary and the points earned on your spend (which would be at least enough for a third night at a Category 4 hotel since they charge 15K points per night). At the Chicago Seminars this…

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Seemingly Confirmed: Cash Portion Of Hyatt Points + Cash Increasing

Hyatt Place Dallas/Garland/Richardson

Last Friday, Richard Kerr shared on TPG that World of Hyatt would be changing how the cash portion of Points + Cash bookings would be changing. Some additional evidence has come to light today that seems to confirm that these changes will indeed be coming on November 1. That additional confirmation has come via Point Me To The Plane. Adam has advised that they’ve received a copy of a document sent to a Hyatt hotel…

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Re-link Hyatt to MGM Gold now

Back in late February, many readers may have matched their MGM Gold status to Hyatt Explorist status. MGM status runs through September 30th, so your Gold status likely dropped to Sapphire this week. If you have Hyatt Explorist or higher status, you can now match to MGM M Life Gold, which will be valid through September 30, 2019 — which will likely give you a chance to stay on the status merry-go-round by hopping back on with…

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(EXPIRED) 5K Membership Rewards or $50 back on $250+ at MGM through January7th


There’s a new widely-available Amex Offer out for MGM Hotels & Resorts: Spend $250+, get either 5,000 Membership Rewards points or $50 back (depending on the card/offer). This offer has come around previously, but it’s back for a new term through January 7, 2019 — and that’s good timing since you could stack this with double Hyatt points if you’re planning to visit Las Vegas. The Deal New Amex Offers out for either 5,000 Membership Rewards or $50 back (see…

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(EXPIRED) Double Hyatt points at MGM resorts in Las Vegas

Hyatt is out with a new promotion in partnership with MGM properties in Las Vegas: Get double World of Hyatt points on stays from now until December 29, 2018. That can be an especially good deal when stacked with Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts benefits and/or if you have an expensive trip to Vegas lined up. Since you can charge things like restaurants at another casino to your room folio at the place you’re staying, you can rack up…

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Biding my Marriott time before returning to Hyatt

Over the past few years, I’ve become a bit of a Hyatt fanboy.  In my opinion, Hyatt is the sweet-spot brand for those in the points & miles game for many reasons: Reasonable award chart Best top-tier elite benefits (free parking, no resort fees, suite upgrades at time of booking, etc.) Points easy to earn indirectly thanks to Chase credit cards that earn 5X, 3X, and 1.5X Ultimate Rewards points per dollar (see: Amassing Ultimate…

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Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos: Six things to know

Last week, I spent 5 nights at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, and it was awesome. Travel has long been a hobby for me, but this was without a doubt a vacation. I slept in (as much as a 7-month-old allows), ate delicious food, and enjoyed the relaxed pace. Whether you’re stacking the 4th night free with a best rate guarantee or using 20K Hyatt points per night, I think the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos All-inclusive…

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(EXPIRED) Hyatt 2018 Q4 promo: extra points for 5/10/20/30/40 nights

Hyatt is out with their 2018 fourth quarter promotion for stays from September 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018. Compared to other Q4 promotions, this one isn’t amazing. However, if you have a lot of Hyatt nights planned during the promotional period, you can earn an extra chunk of points. The Deal The Hyatt Q4 2018 promotion is out to earn extra points after reaching several thresholds for qualifying stays Register for this promotion here…

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