Pros & Cons
Some elite membership benefits are not available at select hotels
Free night awards are only available for standard rooms when hotels have availability at the standard rate
Rooms at high-end category properties cost a large number of points
Ease of Earning Free Night5.0
No. of Hotels500 - 999
You can earn points by staying at Hyatt properties. You can also collect points through the purchase of goods and services with Hyatt's partners and on everyday purchases made with your World of Hyatt Credit Card. And Hyatt's alliance with 27 participating airline carriers allows you to earn miles for each Hyatt stay.
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The World of Hyatt program has four levels of membership: Member, Discoverist, Explorist and Globalist. The more often you stay with Hyatt, the quicker you'll climb the membership ladder. All membership levels allow you to redeem points for a free night in any available standard room.See details about how membership works
The Fine Print
- Members can combine the necessary number of points in one World of Hyatt account with another member's account to redeem an award. A point-combining transaction can only be completed by a member once every 30 days.
- Late checkout is not available at Hyatt Residence Club resorts and M life Rewards destinations.
- If an account is left inactive for more than two years, all points in the account will be forfeited. Memberships tied to inactive accounts will not be terminated unless program terms have been violated.
- You will not receive points for rooms booked through third-party websites or with travel agent, Hyatt employee or airline employee discounts.
- Points may not cover taxes or service charges.
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