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Stay in a castle with Hyatt points (SLH is a nice win after all)

When the Hyatt / Small Luxury Hotels of the World partnership formed last year, I said I wasn’t excited. That was mostly because I think it set up Hyatt to introduce a new category since some SLH properties currently cost 40K Hyatt points per night (more than anything on the Hyatt award chart, with top properties like the Park Hyatt New York or Tokyo costing only 30K per night) — but also because I said…

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Free breakfast & late checkout at SLH hotels booked through Hyatt

Hyatt has announced the beginning of the integration with Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Earning and redemption will be possible at 50 SLH hotels as of December 6, 2018. You can already search and find those 50 properties at There is some good news — all World of Hyatt members are going to get free breakfast and late checkout at these properties. That’s awesome for those who do not have status or a Globalist friend. This…

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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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(EXPIRED) Easy status with Small Luxury Hotels of the World (Hyatt partner)

Hyatt announced this week that they will have a partnership with Small Luxury Hotels of the World that will enable you to earn and use Hyatt Points at these properties, though there will be no reciprocal recognition of status. However, American Express cardholders can get free mid-tier status with Small Luxury Hotels of the World, which Doctor of Credit reports might even get you a free night for your birthday. The Deal Get free “Inspired” (mid-tier) status with Small…

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