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World of Hyatt guide: The best ways to earn and use World of Hyatt points

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Discover ways to earn and use World of Hyatt points.

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Hyatt is one of the world’s largest hotel brands, with locations in more than 50 countries across the globe. With properties ranging from midlevel to luxury, Hyatt has a destination for every kind of traveler. If you are a Hyatt loyalist or just hoping to take advantage of such a wide variety of options, you might consider joining World of Hyatt to start earning rewards points.

What is World of Hyatt?

World of Hyatt is the loyalty program for all Hyatt brand hotels, including destinations ranging from midlevel hotels to all-inclusive resorts. The Hyatt portfolio includes brands such as Miraval, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place and Andaz –  just to name a few.

World of Hyatt loyalty program members can earn points several ways, including stays at any Hyatt brand hotel. Members can then redeem points for free nights at Hyatt hotels, participating SLH hotels and M life Rewards destinations, airline miles and more. Elite members of various tiers can enjoy even more perks, including room upgrades, free breakfast and late checkout.

Best of all, World of Hyatt points are some of the most valuable points of any hotel or airline rewards program. Depending on how you redeem your points, you can stretch them a long way.

World of Hyatt program overview

Type of currencyHotel points
Average point value2 cents
Credit cardsThe World of Hyatt Credit Card
Redemption optionsFree nights, room upgrades, fitness classes, spa treatments, dining, FIND experiences
Minimum required to redeem5,000 points for free night in standard room
Do rewards expire?Yes – if your account is inactive for 24 consecutive months
Blackout dates/travel restrictionsNone. If a standard room is available at the Standard Rate, you can book it.
Hotel brandsPark Hyatt, Miraval, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Andaz, Hyatt Centric, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt Zilara, Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Residence Club
Hotel coverage
Excellent. 600+ properties in 50+ countries.
Transfer options
Transfer to 28 airline partners (must transfer at least 5,000 points). Transfer ratio for most partners is 2.5:1
Best for
  • Travelers who want a large hotel network
  • Travelers who want a variety of hotel options, including all-inclusive resorts
  • Travelers who are flexible on travel dates and destinations
  • Rewards travelers who enjoy stretching points with midrange hotels
  • Hyatt loyalists

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