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The Hyatt Credit Card is one of the best options for travelers who stay at Hyatt properties around the world. The card previously offered a sign-up bonus of two free nights at any Hyatt hotel if you spend $1,000 in the first three months, but the card has since changed its sign-up bonus to require $2,000 in spend within the first three months. However, it looks like that’s the only part of the card that’s changed — you’ll still get Platinum status with Hyatt, as well as the 5,000-point authorized user bonus.

The Hyatt Card increased its sign-up bonus spending requirement to $2,000 in the first three months.

Even with the increased minimum spend to get the sign-up bonus, the card is still a good deal for travelers who stay at Hyatt properties. Considering that you can earn two free nights from the sign-up bonus, that could be well worth the extra effort. You’ll earn 3 points per dollar on all Hyatt purchases, 2 points per dollar on purchases at restaurants, on airline tickets purchased directly through the airline and at car rental agencies, and 1 point per dollar on all other purchases. The Hyatt Credit Card comes with a $75 annual fee, no foreign transaction fees and you’ll get one free night every year at any Category 1-4 property.

Featured image courtesy of the Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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