2019 World of Hyatt Category Changes to Take Effect March 18
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It’s safe to say that 2019 has already been a year of hotel program devaluations. From Marriott’s upcoming category changes to the IHG Rewards Club’s award chart changes in January and Radisson Rewards’ upcoming adjustments, many travelers have likely been left with trepidation any time a program announces new pricing for stays booked using points.
Well, the World of Hyatt program is now joining the fray, as it has released hotel category changes that will take effect March 18, 2019. While it looks like a relative wash between properties moving up and those moving down, a closer look reveals that we’re facing yet another devaluation in the coming weeks.
Let’s start with the base information. These changes impact 259 hotels in the World of Hyatt program, with 130 hotels moving up one category and 129 moving down one category. It’s worth noting that no properties are moving into the program’s newest tier (Category 8), which is still reserved solely for select properties from the Small Luxury Hotels of the World partnership. In addition, all of the changes fall into Hyatt’s brands, so no SLH properties are increasing or decreasing in price. Please see the end of this post for a full table of properties going up in price and a separate table for properties dropping in price, or you can download the Excel spreadsheet I created with the full list.
When you consider that there are currently 973 properties listed on Hyatt’s website (including SLH), over 25% of them are changing categories, with a roughly even split between those going up and down.
Some other interesting numbers:
- The average nightly price increase for the 130 properties going up a category is 3,900 points.
- The average nightly price decrease for the 129 properties doing down a category is ~3,558 points.
- The overall average nightly price change across the entire portfolio of Hyatt is +185.33 points.
The changes take effect for all stays booked on or after 11:01pm Central Time on Monday, March 18, 2019. This gives you exactly five weeks to lock in your stays at the current award rates for properties increasing in price. Note that Hyatt allows you to book roughly 13 months in advance, so you should be able to utilize current rates for stays through mid-April 2020. Again though, you must book before 11:01pm Central Time on March 18 to do so.
Keep in mind too that, as is often the case with these award chart adjustments, any changes to reservations after this date and time will be subject to the new award pricing, so you can’t just redeem your points now and then firm up your plans later. You should do everything possible to finalize your dates before March 18.
However, one very nice aspect of these changes is that you won’t need to rebook your reservations for hotels that are dropping a category. Here’s the statement we received from Hyatt along these lines (emphasis mine):
“For members who have existing reservations for nights after March 18 at any hotels moving to a lower award category that will require fewer World of Hyatt points, we will proactively refund the point difference. Points will be refunded in members’ accounts starting on Tuesday, March 19.”
This is a very user-friendly approach to these changes, as members shouldn’t have to take any formal steps to get their points back.
Properties Increasing in Price
As noted above, there are 130 properties increasing in price with these changes, including the following:
- 18 are moving from Category 1 (5,000 points) to Category 2 (8,000 points).
- 39 are moving from Category 2 (8,000 points) to Category 3 (12,000 points).
- 34 are moving from Category 3 (12,000 points) to Category 4 (15,000 points).
- 18 are moving from Category 4 (15,000 points) to Category 5 (20,000 points).
- 17 are moving from Category 5 (20,000 points) to Category 6 (25,000 points).
- 4 are moving from Category 6 (25,000 points) to Category 7 (30,000 points).
As you can see, the majority of properties undergoing increases fall into the lower tier of Hyatt’s award chart; exactly 70% of them are Category 1-3. However, there are a couple of big implications with the other three categories, as we’ll explore more fully below.
Properties Decreasing in Price
Almost exactly the same number of properties (129) are decreasing in price with these award category changes. Here’s a breakdown of how these fall:
- 52 are moving from Category 2 (8,000 points) to Category 1 (5,000 points).
- 36 are moving from Category 3 (12,000 points) to Category 2 (8,000 points).
- 23 are moving from Category 4 (15,000 points) to Category 3 (12,000 points).
- 12 are moving from Category 5 (20,000 points) to Category 4 (15,000 points).
- 6 are moving from Category 6 (25,000 points) to Category 5 (20,000 points).
- None are moving from Category 7 to Category 6.
Once again, the bulk of these changes are clustered to the bottom, though it’s even more pronounced here.
So what are the practical impacts of these changes? Let’s take a closer look.
Free Night Certificates
One of the harder pills to swallow will apply to credit card holders. The World of Hyatt Credit Card (and the old Hyatt Credit Card, which is no longer available to new applicants) both offer a free night certificate every year upon renewal of the card, and this award is valid at Category 1-4 properties. Starting March 18, 2018, you have a net loss of six properties that are eligible for this perk. Even though that represents a tiny portion of the program’s overall portfolio, there are still some very notable hotels shifting from Category 4 to Category 5:
- Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo
- Grand Hyatt Seattle
- Hyatt at Olive 8 (also in Seattle)
- Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf (San Francisco)
- Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami
- Hyatt Regency Amsterdam
- Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa (Florida)
I’ve personally redeemed a free night certificate at the Grand Hyatt Seattle in the past, and I’ve been eyeing the Andaz in Costa Rica for a while now. Losing the ability to use your certificates at these properties is a major blow to the value proposition on the card.
That being said, I do see some solid properties dropping from Category 5 to Category 4, thus making them eligible for these free night certificates:
- Andaz San Diego
- Two Hyatt Centric locations in Chicago
- Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach
- The Hyatt House and Hyatt Regency in Jersey City
- Park Hyatt Istanbul – Macka Palas
- Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Again, a net loss of six hotels isn’t too bad in the grand scheme of things, but if you were eyeing any of the 18 moving up to Category 5 as a possible target for your free night award, you’ll be out of luck after March 18, 2019.
(Note: If you’re expecting your free night certificate to arrive after March 18, you could try to book one of those properties now using points and then try to swap the points and the certificate at a later date. However, I’m almost certain that such a plan won’t work, since that would likely be considered a change to an existing reservation and thus be subject to the new award rates).
Other Luxury Increases
There are some other notable properties that are jumping in price with these changes. While everyone has their own list of desirable Hyatts, here are the ones that jump out to me:
- Park Hyatt Mallorca (Category 5 to 6): I had a phenomenal stay at this property with my family shortly after it opened in 2016, so I’m not surprised to see it moving up a category.
- Andaz Maui (Category 6 to 7): This change is a bit of a head-scratcher. It’s already notorious for restricting award availability and has relatively few rooms even classified as standard accommodations, so I’m not sure why it needed to jump to an even higher category.
- Park Hyatt Maldives (Category 6 to 7): This change is one that many probably saw coming. There was general shock back in 2015 when it dropped down to Category 6, as paid rates typically start at $600+ per night. Picking up a massive, 165-square-meter villa for just 25,000 points per night was a terrific deal, so it’s no surprise to see the increase.
Again, for a full list of these award changes, you can see the tables below or download the Excel spreadsheet I created to filter the properties or crunch the numbers in other ways.
It’s always nerve-wracking to learn about a hotel program’s category changes, since it almost always means that award sweet spots are likely being devalued. That appears to be the case here with World of Hyatt, as many top properties are increasing in price. However, you have almost an equal number of hotels dropping in price, and the program is providing over a month’s worth of notice. If you’ve been thinking about a trip to one of the properties jumping a category, now’s the time to book before the new prices take effect on March 18.
Featured photo of Hyatt Regency Maui by Summer Hull / The Points Guy.
Table of Properties Increasing in Price
|Hotel||Previous Category||Previous Price||New Category||New Price|
|Hyatt House Atlanta Cobb Galleria||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt House Dallas/Las Colinas||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt House Fishkill/Poughkeepsie||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Atlanta/Cobb Galleria||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Boise/Downtown||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Cleveland/Lyndhurst/Legacy Village||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Cleveland/Westlake/Crocker Park||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Detroit/Royal Oak||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Fort Myers/At the Forum||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Lansing Eastwood Towne Center||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Novi||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Phoenix Chandler-Fashion Center||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Phoenix-Mesa||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Phoenix-North||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Phoenix/Gilbert||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Tempe/Phoenix Airport||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Bali||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Green Bay||1||5,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt House Anchorage||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Boston/Burlington||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Morristown||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Orlando Universal||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Pleasant Hill||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House San Ramon||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Scottsdale/Old Town||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Ann Arbor||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Athens Downtown||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Biloxi||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Bloomington Indiana||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Boston/Medford||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Coconut Point||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Dublin/Pleasanton||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Fremont/Silicon Valley||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale 17th Street Convention Center||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Madison Downtown||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Manati||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Minneapolis Downtown||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Scottsdale/Old Town||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place UC Davis||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Cartagena||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Fukuoka||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Morristown at HQP||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Saipan||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Tashkent||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Park Hyatt Mendoza||2||8,000||3||12,000|
|Grand Hyatt Fukuoka||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Augusta Downtown||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Belmont/Redwood Shores||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Charleston/Historic District||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Naples/5th Avenue||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Pleasanton||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Santa Clara||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Seattle Downtown||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Augusta||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Chicago – South/University Medical Center||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown-The Loop||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Delray Beach||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Long Island/East End||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-North Shore||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Portland – Old Port||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place South Bend/Mishawaka||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place State College||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Bellevue||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Changbaishan||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Louisville||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Santa Clara||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Sarasota||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center||3||12,000||4||15,000|
|Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Grand Hyatt DFW||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Grand Hyatt Seattle||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt at Olive 8||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Centric Fishermans Wharf SF||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt House Virginia Beach/Oceanfront||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Place Dewey Beach||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Amsterdam||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Boston||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Cologne||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Guam||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Regency Sochi||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Park Hyatt Busan||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Park Hyatt Hamburg||4||15,000||5||20,000|
|Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Carmelo Resort & Spa, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hotel du Louvre||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hyatt Centric Park City||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hyatt Regency Kyoto||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt Buenos Aires||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Park Hyatt Jeddah Marina, Club and Spa||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Park Hyatt Mallorca||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Park Hyatt Seoul||5||20,000||6||25,000|
|Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort||6||25,000||7||30,000|
|Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills||6||25,000||7||30,000|
|Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa||6||25,000||7||30,000|
Table of Properties Decreasing in Price
|Hotel||Previous Category||Previous Price||New Category||New Price|
|Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Hartford North/Windsor||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Houston/Galleria||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Mexico City Santa Fe||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Pleasant Grove||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Shanghai Hongqioa CBD||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Shanghai New Hongqiao||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt House Shelton||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Austin Airport||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Baltimore/BWI Airport||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Baltimore/Owings Mills||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Chesapeake/Greenbrier||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Cincinnati/Sharonville Convention Center||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigga||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Fair Lawn/Paramus||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Centric Goa Candolim||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Houston Galleria||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Houston-Northwest/CY-Fair||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Houston/Sugar Land||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Lexington||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Milford/New Haven||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Nashville/Hendersonville||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place North Charleston||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Phuket Patong||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Provo||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Salt Lake City/Lehi||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place San Jose Pinares||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Sao Jose do Rio Preto||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqioa CBD||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Shanghai New Hongqiao||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Shanghai Tianshan Plaza||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Shenzhen Dongmen||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place St George/Convention Center||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Yerevan||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Place Zhuhai Jinshi||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Belgrade||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Deerfield||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Delhi||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Dushanbe||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Ekaterinburg||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Fuzhou Cangshan||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Jinan||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Mumbai||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Shanghai Jiading||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Wuhan Optics Valley||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Hyatt Regency Wuxi||2||8,000||1||5,000|
|Grand Hyatt Amman||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Grand Hyatt Bali||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Grand Hyatt Changsha||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Grand Hyatt Chengdu||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Grand Hyatt Mumbai||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Grand Hyatt Xi’an||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Andaz Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Centric Guatemala City||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Centric Levent Istanbul||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Centric Montevideo||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt House San Diego/Carlsbad||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Baltimore Inner Harbor||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place College Station||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Marlborough Apex Center||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place Melbourne, Essendon Fields||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Place West London Hayes||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Atlanta||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Baku||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Bishkek||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Minneapolis||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Dubai||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Greenwich||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Houston||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Istanbul Atakoy||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Paris Charles de Gaulle||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Perth||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Hyatt Regency Valencia||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Jinmao Hotel Lijiang||3||12,000||2||8,000|
|Grand Hyatt Beijing||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Grand Hyatt Istanbul||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Grand Hyatt Manila||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Hotel Canberra – Park Hyatt||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Place Page Lake Powell||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Chicago||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Hua Hin||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency La Jolla||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Mission Bay||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency New Orleans||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Orlando||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Hyatt Regency Trinidad||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Park Hyatt Siem Reap||4||15,000||3||12,000|
|Andaz San Diego||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt House Jersey City||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Hyatt Regency Kiev||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Park Hyatt Hangzhou||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Park Hyatt Istanbul – Macka Palas||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Park Hyatt Zanzibar||5||20,000||4||15,000|
|Andaz Liverpool Street London||6||25,000||5||20,000|
|Andaz Wall Street||6||25,000||5||20,000|
|Grand Hyatt New York||6||25,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Centric La Rosiere||6||25,000||5||20,000|
|Hyatt Herald Square New York||6||25,000||5||20,000|
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Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new card in your first three months of card membership. Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.
With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.
- Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
- Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at US restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.
- Accelerate your path to Medallion Status, with Status Boost®. Plus, in 2021 you can earn even more bonus Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) to help you reach Medallion Status.
- Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
- Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
- Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
- Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
- Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
- Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
- Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
- No Foreign Transaction Fees.
- $250 Annual Fee.
- Terms Apply.
- See Rates & Fees