Hyatt’s latest global promotion is now live (register before you stay)
Hyatt announced its latest global promotion a few weeks ago, but in case that had slipped your mind, here's a reminder that the promotion is live from today and here's a recap of what Hyatt is offering.
Reminder: Hyatt will give you up to 1.54 cents in value per World of...
Back in December 2019 when Hyatt announced that it would be introducing peak and off-peak pricing, a further announcement was also made, but that announcement got a little lost among the noise generated by the award chart devaluation and the pandemic that followed shortly thereafter.
Booking IHG reward nights? Beware the hidden junk fees!
When you make an award booking with Hilton or Hyatt you don't have to worry about resort/destination/amenity fees because those chains waive their junk fees on award bookings. You don't even have to hold elite status with Hilton or Hyatt to avoid these fees because everyone gets junk fees waived when booking awards with these guys. Sadly, the same is not true of award bookings with IHG or Marriott.
World of Hyatt devaluation – these are numbers & some key movers
Last week, Hyatt announced that a significant number of properties that participate in the World of Hyatt program will be moving categories at the end of this month. Overall, the news isn't good, but a look at the numbers shows that how someone views the upcoming changes will probably depend on where in the world they most enjoy spending their points so the upcoming changes will almost certainly not be universally disliked.
IHG credit card holders get 20% off select award bookings (for a limited time)
IHG has brought back a promotion that we've seen it run at least twice in the past in which it's offering a 20% discount on select award bookings to holders of its co-branded credit cards.
Were you targeted for one of Hyatt’s new promotions? (check these links)
Rumors that new targeted Hyatt promotions were on the way have been doing the rounds for a couple of days and now, finally, emails are going out to targeted individuals and we have links to at least 23 (yes, 23!) different targeted World of Hyatt promotions that are currently available.
This will be Hilton’s first new global promotion of 2023 (register now)
Hilton appears to be first of the major hotels chains to publish a new promotion for next year and while it's not a promotion that's going to blow anyone away, it's a promotion that's could still earn a Hilton fan a decent number of points in the first four months of 2023.
Earn double points on select Marriott Homes & Villas bookings (through 19 December)
If you ever miss out on a Marriott Homes & Villas promotion, don't worry as another promotion is almost certainly around the corner. To prove that point, just days after the last promotion ended, the Homes and Villas team has just launched a new deal in which select bookings will (again) earn double Bonvoy points.
Accor ALL points now convert to Flying Blue in a ratio of 1:1
Flying Blue, the loyalty program for Air France and KLM, has had a partnership with Accor's ALL program for some time and in the past few hours, that partnership has got a little bit more interesting as the ratio in which Accor points transfer across to Flying Blue was improved significantly.
A guide to Marriott Bonvoy Annual Choice Benefits (make your selections by 7 January...
With less than a month to go in 2022 and with a lot of people almost certainly now having more than enough enough elite night credits in their Bonvoy account to trigger Marriott's Annual Choice Benefits, it's time to take a look at what Marriott is offering Bonvoy members when they credit 50 and 75 nights to their accounts in 2022.