How to match your Hyatt status to M life for free perks in Las Vegas

May 14, 2021

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With Las Vegas hitting a hot streak of a loosening of pandemic restrictions and a surge in demand, the inevitable is happening. Some fees, such as parking fees, are returning to the Strip.

However, you don’t have to be the unlucky visitor that wasted an extra $15 – $18 per night just parking if you have any World of Hyatt elite status level.

Even the entry-level Discoverist status that comes with the World of Hyatt Credit Card is enough to score you some perks and fee waivers when visiting the M life properties in Las Vegas and beyond.

M life perks can go well beyond free parking. Here’s how and why you should link your World of Hyatt and M life accounts.

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(Photo by Rebecca Ang via Getty Images)
(Photo by Rebecca Ang via Getty Images)

Benefits of matching Hyatt status to M life

Hyatt’s elite status levels match to M life Sapphire, Pearl or Gold status. M life has two higher status tiers — Platinum and Noir — that you can’t unlock with your Hyatt status.

But there are still some tangible perks at the Pearl and Gold status levels.

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M life Pearl status will allow you to access the VIP lane at buffets (when those return) and you’ll avoid self-parking fees at the M life resorts that can otherwise cost up to $18 per night when that fee returns in June 2021.

M life Gold status has the perks of Pearl but also allows for waived valet parking charges (when it is available again), access to a priority front desk check-in line (which can save you tons of time checking in on busy days), potential room upgrade, a dedicated line at some restaurants, priority access to restaurant reservations and VIP access to select nightclubs.

Related: Guide to all things Las Vegas

(Photo by Summer Hull/The Points Guy)

How to match Hyatt status to M life

Matching your Hyatt status to M life is pretty easy and can be done online.

You can link your Hyatt status to M life via the Hyatt site. Make sure you aren’t logged into the M life site at the same time since that may generate an error. If you do hit an error, you will need to double-check that you’re logged out of the M life site. If you don’t have an M life account, then you’ll want to go ahead and set one up so you can link it to Hyatt.

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(Screenshot courtesy of M life)

Bottom line

There are lots of ways to skip the line and get some VIP treatment in Las Vegas, but many of them involve spending lots of money on your lodging or while gambling. However, you can leverage some hotel elite status levels you already have in your wallet to avoid some lines and parking fees as the crowds return to Vegas.

Featured image courtesy of Summer Hull/The Points Guy

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