Hyatt and Chase are launching the new World of Hyatt credit card. Along with more bonus categories, there is an increased sign-up bonus and a path to earn elite status more quickly. There’s a lot to like here.
Frontier Airlines has a new elite program and a new credit card that offer a host of new benefits. From free changes and refunds to complimentary carry-on and checked bags, there’s lots to like. Oh, did I mention that the credit card makes it much easier to earn elite status?
United and Hertz are putting a dent in my favorite car rental promotion. If you’ve been taking advantage of their offer to earn up to 2,750 miles per car rental, this one is going to disappoint you a bit.
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Interesting and beneficial news from Hyatt this morning. They appear to be retroactively crediting award nights for members from 2017 and counting those towards elite status and other milestones.
I totally missed it, but this is a really interesting point (at least to me) about elite status and how the business traveler is affected by recent strategic decisions the Big 3 airlines make.