Hyatt Gold Passport Frequent Guest Loyalty Program

Hyatt Gold Passport® benefits and awards are designed to make stays at Hyatt even more rewarding. With Hyatt Gold Passport membership, you can enjoy exclusive benefits and earn points towards free nights with no black out dates, room upgrades or dining and spa services starting with your very first stay.

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Network Size

Geographic Coverage:

Number of Countries: 45+

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Size of Network:

Number of Hotels: 550+

Brand Diversity

Brand Portfolio:

Number of Brands:10

  • Park Hyatt®
  • Andaz®
  • Grand Hyatt®
  • HYATT®
  • Hyatt Regency®
  • Hyatt Place®
  • Hyatt House®
  • Hyatt Zilara™
  • Hyatt Ziva™
  • Hyatt Residence Club®

Earning Points at Hotels

Base Points

Earn points or airline miles.

Earn Rate: Earn five Hyatt Gold Passport points for every eligible dollar spent at Hyatt locations worldwide¹ or 500 miles per stay with more than 25 travel partners²

 

¹Earning of Hyatt Gold Passport points exclusive of a hotel stay available at participating locations. Earning at Hyatt Residence Club® resorts is only valid on eligible room rates; excluding incidental charges.
²Use of the term ‘miles’ is a generic term that refers to all travel partner currency, including credits, kilometers, miles and points.

 

Elite Bonus Points

Tier members receive an automatic bonus on all base points earned.

Earn Rate:

Tier
Point Bonus on Eligible Spend
Platinum
15%
Diamond
30%

 

Promotion Bonus Points

Earn bonus points at participating hotels throughout the year.

Earn Rate: Varies by promotion

Meeting Planner Bonus Points

Earn bonus points for events planned at participating Hyatt hotels worldwide.

Earn Rate: Earn 1 Hyatt Gold Passport Planner Rewards™ bonus point for every eligible U.S. dollar spent on your event up to 50,000 bonus points¹

¹You can earn up to 50,000 bonus points for each qualifying meeting of 10 or more actualized guestrooms, or for each catering/banqueting event . At Hyatt hotels and resorts in Asia, personal non-meeting related catering/banqueting events may not be eligible for Hyatt Gold Passport Planner Rewards points.

Refer a Friend Bonus Points

Not currently available.

Purchase Points

A few points short? Buying Points is the easy way to get the award you want.

Point Price: 1,000 points = $24
(55,000 point maximum purchase per year)

Earning Points at Partners

Credit Card Partners

Earn bonus points for spend with the Hyatt Credit Card. Plus, receive automatic Platinum status.

Earn Rate:

Hyatt Credit Card ($75 annual fee)
3 points per $1 spent at all Hyatt properties
2 points per $1 spent at restaurants, on airline tickets purchased directly from the airline and at car rental agencies
1 point per $1 spent everywhere else

 

Hyatt Credit Card Benefits
Receive elite Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum membership*
Achieve Diamond membership sooner
No foreign transaction fees*. Chip-enabled credit card, and extra protections
Plus, receive 1 Free Night every year on your cardmember anniversary at any Category 1-4 property*

 

*For complete Terms and Conditions click here.

Other Partners

Earn bonus points for transactions at program partners.

Partner Type
Bonus Points
Airline¹
Car Rental
Online Shopping
Dining
Subscriptions
Utilities
Surveys

 

¹You do not earn hotel points for airline flights. You can choose to earn airline miles instead of hotel points.

Reward Choice

Hotel Rewards

Redeem points for hotel stays.

Hotel Reward Types
Standard Rooms
Premium Rooms
Room Upgrades
Points + Cash Room Rewards
On Property Rewards like Dining and Spa Experiences

 

Standard Room Rewards:
Hyatt Hotels Worldwide

Hotel Category
Points Required
1
5,000
2
8,000
3
12,000
4
15,000
5
20,000
6
25,000
7
30,000

Partner Rewards

Redeem points for rewards from a variety of partners.

Reward Types
Gift Cards
Merchandise
Charity
Airline/Rail Point Transfer
Travel Certificates/Packages
Magazines/Downloads
Events/Experiences
Point Transfer/Gifting

Reward Flexibility & Attainability

Spend Required For Free Room Night

In order to compare programs to measure how quickly a member can redeem points for a free night reward, we look at the spend required for a free night.

Minimum Spend¹: $1,000
(by Hyatt Gold Passport member for base level hotel award)

Average Spend¹: $2,609
(by Platinum member for average level hotel award)

¹Does not include promotional or partner bonus points earned.

Hotel Rewards Rules

The terms and conditions for the hotel rewards.

No Blackout Dates
No Capacity Controls
No Additional Fees on Hotel Rewards (ie. Taxes, Booking Fee, Change/Cancellation Fee, Resort Fee)
5th Night Free on Hotel Rewards (elite members)
Discounted Rewards
Pool Points with Family Members for rewards

Point Expiry

Points expire after 24 months of inactivity.

Elite Tier Requirements

Membership Levels

Earn tier status when you stay at Hyatt hotels worldwide after achieving select criteria within each calendar year.

 

Elite Tier
Requirements
Member
Upon enrollment
Platinum
15 nights or 5 stays
Diamond
50 nights or 25 stays

Membership Rules

The terms and conditions for achieving elite status.

 

Earn lifetime diamond status
Points rollover to count toward following year’s status
Reward nights count towards elite status

Elite Tier Benefits

Member

  • Five points per eligible dollar spent
  • Free nights with no blackout dates – you’re welcome to any available standard room
  • Points to miles conversion with over 25 participating Travel Partners
  • Points + Cash
  • Earn M life Tier Credits for Hyatt stays

Platinum Member

  • 15% point bonus on eligible spend
  • Preferred room, based on availability upon arrival
  • Confirmed bed type at check-in
  • Complimentary in-room Internet access
  • Expedited check-in
  • Guaranteed 72-hour room availability
  • 2:00 p.m. late check-out
  • Book reservations through an exclusive Platinum line
  • 20% off the daily rate with My Elite Rate (2014 only)

Diamond Member

  • 30% point bonus on eligible spend
  • Best room available upon arrival
  • Exclusive access to the Regency Club or Grand Club lounge
  • Complimentary full breakfast in hotels without a club lounge
  • Four suite upgrades annually
  • Special welcome point bonus or food and beverage amenity during each stay
  • Nightly room refresh
  • Confirmed bed type at check-in
  • Complimentary in-room Internet access
  • Expedite check-in
  • Guaranteed 48-hour room availability
  • 4:00 p.m. late check-out
  • Book reservations through an exclusive Diamond line
  • 20% off the daily rate with My Elite Rate (2014 only)

These benefits are subject to the complete Hyatt Gold Passport Program Terms and Conditions.

 

Average Value per Point

Average Value Per Point

$0.019 per point

Calculation

Room rate / # points required for a free night (determined by average across representative sample of hotel rewards).

Average Program Value

AVERAGE RETURN ON HOTEL SPEND

  • Member: 9.5%
    (Hyatt Gold Passport Member)
  • Premium Member: 10.9%
    (Platinum Member)
  • Highest Elite Member: 12.4%
    (Diamond Member)
  • Credit Card Member²: 5.7%
    (Incremental Value)

²Includes bonus points earned on hotel spend only. As such, incremental value may be higher.

Calculation

Average Earn Rate x Average Value per Point

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