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Category: Hyatt (World of Hyatt)

Recap of Miles and Points Temporary Extensions

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, airline and hotel loyalty programs have paused/extended expiry policies to their miles and points. Today’s post is a current snapshot of the state of these...

Positive Messages from Airlines, Hotels and Train!

Airlines and hotels have been putting together some positive videos together on YouTube, so I wanted to give them a shout out for putting these videos together. The videos range from: Thank you message Giving...

Hotel Elite Status and Points Expiry Extensions

IHG is the latest hotel chain to extend its elite statuses and expiry policy, which rounds out the majority of the major hotel chains. Note that we also have an ongoingly updated page found on our menu...

Loyalty Program COVID-19 Updates

**UPDATE** [March 22, 2020] We temporarily moved this post to the menu bar and will continue to update from there instead.  **UPDATE** [March 20, 2020] THIS POST WILL BE KEPT AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE TEMPORARILY....

[HOTEL] Expiry Policies (updated January 24, 2018)

It has been almost 2 years since I last update the hotel hotel expiry policies. There have been a few changes ever since, so I thought I’d give my list a quick update. For the list below, I have grouped...

World of Hyatt for Canadians

Hyatt has re-branded itself to World of Hyatt. What does this mean for Canada specifically? Not much different than the rest of its world members. I thought I’d give a quick rundown of the new program...

New Additions to Hyatt in Canada

Hyatt has added hotels in Ottawa and Edmonton, so I thought that I’d give a rundown of the loyalty program. First of all, Hyatt is a hotel chain that offers a variety of brands including: Park Hyatt,...

Favourite Hotel Elite Perks Listed by Loyalty Program

I was previously asked what are the best hotel elite benefits. I believe that this is a strongly personal question, because it is based on personal preferences, as well as specific travels. In other words,...

PointsU Meetup: New Andaz Ottawa Pre-Opening Tour

Hyatt’s Andaz is coming to Ottawa, located in the Byward Market! It will be the first Andaz in Canada as well. On Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, you can join PointsU for an exclusive...

List of Requirements for Attaining Hotel Elite Status (updated August 11, 2016)

A few updates to the hotel elite status programs means that this list is due for an update from last time. Some of the updates include: adding Le Club AccorHotels, changes to Best Western Rewards elite...

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