After testing out a members only rate in a few markets last year, Hyatt has rolled out a bigger commitment. Find out the details on this plus a cool new tech feature they plan to roll out shortly!
In an era of high occupancy, hotels are finding ways to increase ancillary revenue even as rates are going up. Hilton is testing a new fee that won’t make many customers happy if it sticks around.
A scary story about how a friend of mine’s mom got stalked and robbed on their trip together. Suffice it to say that I’ve had my fair share of close calls with pick pockets and weird people traveling. There are obviously lots of bad people and it pays to be vigilant when traveling. A new service that helps you find cheap day rooms (and a pretty nice giveaway). Is it worth it to buy no-expiration Disney tickets? I did this the first time we went, and I certainly paid less […]
I’m already enjoying some of Hyatt’s new benefits that they rolled out this year. I wrote about the My Elite Rate last week and subsequently save myself almost $100 on a reservation this week. The question arose from reader TTF about whether you could search rates like AAA and the My Elite Rate at the same time. I had the same question when I first searched and reached out to Hyatt to clarify. They confirmed that you need to be logged in as an elite member and cannot have any […]
Reading View From The Wing today, I found myself nodding my head at the value of AAA. Gary sounds about as allergic to prepaid hotel reservations as I am. Plans change too frequently. And, while SPG and Hyatt have generally been good about getting me out of prepaid reservations, I’d rather not deal with them. That’s what’s so good about AAA. As Gary points out, Hyatt’s AAA rate is usually the same as their prepaid rate but without the prepayment and cancellation penalties. Sometimes I’ve even found much larger discounts. […]