My 15 Year Top Tier Run With Hyatt Coming To An End On March 1, 2018

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My 15 year run as a top tier Hyatt member is coming to an end on Thursday next week, although my stays and number of nights with the chain have greatly declined over the past few years.

World of Hyatt Your Membership Is Changing

The last nail in the in the coffin was the World of Hyatt introduction after getting rid of Faster Free night and property specific G1/G2/G3 promotions along with the Diamond amenity. I am not even going to mention the ridiculous WoH status names. Feels that the previous person running the program that was shown the door (Jeff Zidell) decided to run it down (did he get paid by a competitor to destroy it?).

Hyatt Visa Credit Card Holders Can Save US$30 When Spending $300 For Grocery Shopping By February 28, 2018

Cardholder of the World of Hyatt Visa Card issued by Chase in the U.S. can take advantage of a small promotion that rewards them with a US$30 credit for shopping at grocery stores.

The promotion requires to spend $300 on in-store purchases at U.S. based grocery stores or drug stores in the U.S. by February 28, 2018 in order to get the $30 credit.

Compensation Clinic: Hyatt Place DND Issues

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This week the Compensate Clinic-case comes from a reader’s stay at a Hyatt Place property (was not named at the message received) that had issues with honoring the DND (Do Not Disturb).

Compensation Clinic Hyatt Place

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover a Compensation Clinic case here once a week, every Sunday.

Hyatt More Points Promotion For Up To 25,000 Bonus February 15 – May 15, 2018

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Hyatt has launched new promotions for up to 25,000 bonus points stays consumed between February 15 – May 15, 2018.

Hyatt Spring 2018 Promo

Members earn 500 or 1,000 bonus points per NIGHT depending of the brand stayed at. The number of bonus points earned from this offer is capped at 25,000.

Reminder To Always Quote Your Membership Number When Dining At Hyatt & Starwood Hotels

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Starwood Hotels has a longstanding policy to reward SPG members with points for dining spend even when not staying at the hotel and Hyatt also jumped on the bandwagon back in 2011.

This article is supposed to serve as a reminder for people that it’s possible to earn points in this way and there are plenty of instances where it can actually make sense to dine at a hotel restaurant.

Hotel Promotions Update For Best Western, Choice, Carlson, Hyatt & Wyndham (February 2018)

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Here’s look at hotel promotions for Best Western Rewards, Choice Privileges, Hyatt and Wyndham Rewards that you can take advantage of this month. We posted Le Club AccorHotels (access here), Hilton Honors (access here), IHG Rewards Club (access here), Marriott Rewards (access here) and SPG (access here) separately.

Wyndham Rewards Promo

Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments too!

World Of Hyatt Buy Points Up To 30% Bonus Through February 23, 2018

Hyatt has launched a new promotion for buying World of Hyatt points at up to 30 % bonus that is valid for purchased made through February 23, 2018. This offer should be open for all members and there could be higher personalized offers.

Hyatt Buy Points 30 Percent Bonus January 2018

Hyatt usually has several promotions for buying points throughout the year but they usually max out at 40% bonus.

Hyatt Getting Desperate? Now Gives Retroactive Credit For Award Nights Consumed In 2017

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Hyatt made an announcement earlier this month (read more here) that award stays going forward would be eligible nights towards status qualification within World of Hyatt like other programs had already had for years.

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Yesterday, Hyatt started to email program members with their Elite Choice options after adding unannounced the award consumed in 2017 to last year’s numbers.

Hotel Promotions Update For Best Western, Choice, Carlson, Hyatt & Wyndham

Here’s look at hotel promotions for Best Western Rewards, Choice Privileges, Hyatt and Wyndham Rewards that you can take advantage of this month. We posted Le Club AccorHotels (access here), Hilton Honors (access here), IHG Rewards Club (access here), Marriott Rewards (access here) and SPG (access here). separately.

Wyndham Rewards Visa Checkout

Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments too!

New World Of Hyatt Membership Cards Are In The Mail, Globalists Watch Out For ‘Leftover’ United Airlines Club Passes (Expiring in Six Months)

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World of Hyatt has sent out their new membership cards for 2018 and Globalist members have once again two United Airlines Club Passes included in the membership package.

Before discarding of the letter you should go through it and take the vouchers out even though keeping the physical card is rather useless.

Update: Hyatt Free Night Awards (Booked Via Both, Points & Certificates) Successfully Post As Qualifying Nights

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Last week John wrote about Hyatt’s announcement that effective January 1st 2018 Free Night Awards booked under the World of Hyatt program now count as eligible nights and we can confirm that they indeed post correctly.

Previously awards booked wholly with points or award certificates did not count towards status qualification, setting Hyatt apart from their competitors which all accept award nights for qualification requirement.

Hyatt Globalist Concierge Benefit: Assignment Issues Or Neglect?

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With the introduction of the World of Hyatt Globalist 60 night level it was advertised that qualified members would receive a personal, dedicated ‘Concierge’ who can be reached for account and reservation issues.

According to the email Hyatt sent after qualification per 60th night they would notify the member shortly about who their dedicated concierge will be, yet I heard from multiple people Hyatt has not assigned them one yet.

World Of Hyatt Changes For 2018: Award Nights Become Elite Qualifying & Certain Free Night Awards Now Valid For 180 Days

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Hyatt’s World of Hyatt program today made two announcements both taking effect as of January 1, 2018.

World of Hyatt Changes 2018

Free night awards will finally become elite qualifying and specific awards that previously expired 120 after issuance are then valid for 180 days.

World Of Hyatt Free Night Certificates: Careful When Redeeming Awards Online As Wrong Certificate Might Get Used

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World of Hyatt has several ways of earning free night certificates this year that members can accumulate by achieving various thresholds of the new program and one should be very careful when redeeming them online.

The Hyatt credit card also used to come with two free night certificates for any Hyatt Worldwide (Category 1-7) which has currently been changed to a points offer.

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