Award Redemption

Hyatt Brings Back One Of My Favorite Promotions, 10% Back On All Point Redemptions!

Hyatt is running one of my favorite promos again this summer. They’ve been pretty consistent with this one.  It’s easy, and rewarding.  All you need is to hold either of the two Hyatt credit cards and  register as well.  Do that now.  It’s that simple to earn 10% back on all Point redemptions. Hyatt will give all co-branded credit cardholders a 10% rebate on pretty much all points you redeem between July 1st and September 2nd, 2019.  That’s: Award rooms Points & cash reservations Room upgrades Dining and spa reservations Exhale classes […]

Hotel Review: Old Clare Hotel, Sydney. Design Hotels (SPG Redemption)

Old Clare Hotel

The Old Clare Hotel is an eclectic little property, one of the newest places you can redeem Starpoints. More options to redeem your points, especially in popular places like Sydney, is always a plus for frequent travelers.

Winter At Equinox Resort In Vermont: Hotel Review

The Equinox Resort in Vermont is a beautiful historic property that’s been on our list for quite a while. Thanks to a little bit of luck and some help from our SPG Ambassador, we were able to enjoy a 5 day stay there right after Christmas. Read more….

Hyatt Gold Passport Award Chart Changes For 2015

It looks like Hyatt is getting ready to make public their 2015 award chart changes. You can see the full list here. Here’s a quick breakdown: The changes go into affect for reservations made on or after January 22, 2015. 22 hotels are going up in category. Notables: Park Hyatt Maldives goes from 6 to 7 Grand Hyatt Sao Paolo goes from 3 to 4 Andaz Amsterdam goes from 5 to 6 48 hotels are going down in category, including: Hyatt French Quarter from 5 to 4 Hyatt Regency Grand […]