Tip: Your Hyatt Gold Passport Status Can Get You Free M Life Status

Whether you’re in Sin City for business or pleasure, choosing a hotel is always important no matter how much time you plan to be at the property. If you happen to be a Hyatt Gold Passport elite member, you can automatically become an M life Rewards elite member at no additional charge. Here’s how the Hyatt Gold Passport…

Convert Hyatt Points to AAdvantage Miles With a 25% Bonus

Now through October 14, 2016, you can transfer your Hyatt Gold Passport points to American Airlines with a 25% bonus. If you want to take advantage, there’s a minimum amount of 5,000 Gold Passport points per transaction, and additional points can be converted in 1,250-point increments in that same transaction. As you can see from…

Here’s Why September is the Best Time to Book Your Trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras

Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans definitely deserves a spot on your bucket list. From extravagant parades and costumes to traditions like king cake and colorful beads (FYI: gold beads stand for power, green for faith and purple for justice), there’s nothing quite like it. As the festivities come to a head the Tuesday before Lent — which is coming up…

Earn 500 Gold Passport Points When You Book Through the Hyatt App

Now through November 30, 2016, you can earn 500 Gold Passport points when you book a stay with Hyatt’s new app. It’s available for Android and iPhone, and it features a redesigned interface along with new features such as online checkin and express checkout, the ability to request certain amenities at participating properties, info about stays including…

Increased Minimum Spend Requirement With the Hyatt Credit Card

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…

The 10 Most Anticipated Hotels Opening Around the World This Fall

Just because Labor Day weekend is behind us doesn’t mean it’s time to stop traveling. Whether you’re planning a fall or wintertime getaway, these 10 hot new hotel openings should be on your travel radar. While the list below is by no means exhaustive, it represents the best of the best of fall openings in destinations…

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for September 2016

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express Every month, I compile a list of the top travel rewards credit card offers currently available. Many of the cards on my list remain consistent from month to month thanks to…

75,000 Bonus Hyatt Points, Discounted SPG Awards, New Airline Routes and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Hyatt Adds Residence Club Properties to Its Standard Award Chart

Hyatt Residence Clubs are timeshare-style properties in locations across the US such as Aspen, Carmel and Sedona. While you can redeem Gold Passport points for free nights at these hotels, previously Hyatt grouped them under a separate award chart — one that apparently hadn’t been updated for more than 10 years. Now, however, the hotel…

Thursday Giveaway: Enter to Win a $500 Hyatt Gift Card

This week we’re giving away a $500 Hyatt gift card that can be used at nearly 500 of the hotel chain’s properties worldwide. You can use your $500 for stays, dining and more at any participating property, including Andaz, Grand Hyatt and Park Hyatt hotels. You’ll also have an opportunity to earn a whole lot of Gold Passport points…