World of Hyatt

 

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World of Hyatt is the loyalty and rewards program from Hyatt. This lucrative rewards program opens a world of great amenities for travelers who love to stay with Hyatt. Enjoy nearly 1,200 properties on six continents and earn points that can be redeemed for free stays at luxurious Hyatt hotels, resorts and vacation properties across the globe.

The World of Hyatt program is free to join and offers not only exclusive rates and special amenities for members but incredible redemption value as well. Free nights range from 5,000 points per night up to 40,000 (or more) points per night; point pricing may vary by time of year (holidays typically are more expensive to book during), property type, location, and more. Points can be used towards free nights, all-inclusive properties, free room upgrades, and even dining and spa options! Best of all, points are earned through a variety of purchases – including overnight stays.

Explore the World of Hyatt and enjoy hotels from a multitude of properties located in some of the world’s most popular travel destinations. Visit Paris, London, Edinburgh, Rome, Hong Kong, New York City, the Yucatan Peninsula, Sydney, Bali, and more. Hotel properties are available from a variety of hotel groups; the portfolio includes the following hotels and resorts:

  • Park Hyatt®
  • Miraval
  • Grand Hyatt
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Hyatt
  • Hyatt Ziva
  • Hyatt Zilara
  • Hyatt Place
  • Hyatt House
  • Hyatt Residence Club
  • Andaz
  • Alila
  • Thompson Hotels
  • Hyatt Centric
  • Destination Hotels
  • Joie de Vivre Hotels and Resorts
  • Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH)

How the World of Hyatt Works

World of Hyatt Tiers

Currently, the World of Hyatt program features four individual membership tiers. Each calendar year, when you meet the qualifying criteria, you’ll advance through each elite tier to enjoy elevated rewards and experiences, which are broken down below. The four levels of membership are:

  • Member
  • Discoverist
  • Explorist
  • Globalist

Member 

This is the basic tier, which is free to join. At this tier level, members enjoy a Member Rate that allows them to save up to 10% off stays at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts.

Additional Hyatt hotel perks available to all Members include complimentary Internet access; free breakfast at participating Hyatt Place hotels (not available in all countries); waived resort fees on free night rewards.

SLH hotel perks available to all Members: Complimentary continental breakfast; complimentary Wi-Fi access; early check-in at 12 PM (based on availability at check-in); late check-out at 2 PM (based on availability at check-in); one category room upgrade (based on availability at check-in).

Member Privileges: Save up to 10% with the Member Rate at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts; receive Sapphire status with M life Rewards, the loyalty program of MGM Resorts International.

Discoverist 

Discoverist status allows you to enjoy a higher level of service and comfort around the world; complete 10 qualifying nights, or earn 25,000 Base Points, or hold 3 qualifying meetings or events per the calendar year to achieve Discoverist status. Discoverist members will enjoy premium Internet access and a bottle of water daily at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts, in addition to the standard perks available to basic tier Members.

Additional Hyatt hotel perks available to Discoverist-tier members include complimentary premium internet access, where available; free breakfast at participating Hyatt hotels (not available in all countries); a complimentary bottle of water each day; a preferred room based on availability at check-in; expedited check-in at an area reserved exclusively for elite members; late check-out extended until 2 PM upon request; waived resort fees on free night rewards.

SLH hotel perks available to Discoverist Members: Complimentary continental breakfast; complimentary Wi-Fi access; Early check-in at 12 PM (based on availability at check-in); late check-out at 2 PM (based on availability at check-in); one category room upgrade (based on availability at check-in).

Discoverist Privileges: Save up to 10% with the Member Rate at participating Hyatt Hotels; book your stay through an exclusive reservation line; receive Pearl status with M life Rewards, the loyalty program of MGM Resorts International.

Explorist

Achieving the Explorist tier requires a Member to complete 30 qualifying nights, or earn 50,000 Base Points, or hold 10 qualifying events or meetings in a calendar year. Explorist Members will enjoy access to upgraded rooms and late check-out on qualifying nights, in addition to 20% bonus points on all eligible purchases and the standard perks available to basic tier Members.

Additional Hyatt hotel perks available to Explorist-tier members include complimentary premium Internet access, where available; free breakfast at participating Hyatt Place hotels (not available in all countries); a complimentary bottle of water each day; room upgrade based on availability at check-in, excluding suites and other rooms with Club lounge access; expedited check-in at a dedicated area reserved exclusively for elite members; late check-out extended until 2 PM upon request; waived resort fees on free night awards.

SLH hotel perks available to Explorist Members: Complimentary continental breakfast; complimentary Wi-Fi access; early check-in at 12 PM (based on availability at check-in); late check-out at 2 PM (based on availability at check-in); one category room upgrade (based on availability at check-in).

Explorist Privileges: Save up to 10% with the Member Rate at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts; fast track to a higher elite status in the American Airlines AAdvantage® program; Receive Gold status with M life Rewards, the loyalty program of MGM Resorts International; book your stay through an exclusive reservation line; ensure a room is available at participating Hyatt hotels up to 72 hours in advance (blackout dates apply); enjoy a Week of Wellbeing at participating Exhale locations, with complimentary fitness classes and savings on spa therapies and boutique purchases.

Globalist 

The highest level of World of Hyatt’s luxury membership program, Globalist status requires each member to complete 60 qualifying nights, or earn 100,000 Base Points, or hold 20 qualifying meetings or events per calendar year. Globalist Members will travel in luxury with complimentary room upgrades – up to standard suites, Club lounge access (which includes breakfast), and waived resort fees on free night awards.

Additional Hyatt hotel perks include complimentary premium Internet access, where available; free breakfast at participating Hyatt Place hotels (not available in all countries); a complimentary daily bottle of water; expedited check-in at a dedicated area reserved exclusively for elite members; late check-out – until 4:00 PM upon request; free complimentary parking on free night awards (available at properties where parking can be charged to your room); Continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres daily in the Club lounge, or complimentary full breakfast daily for each registered guest (up to 2 adults and 2 children) at Hyatt hotels and resorts that do not have a Club lounge; Priority access to available rooms when checking in early; waived resort fees on free night awards.

SLH hotel perks available to Globalist Members: complimentary continental breakfast; complimentary Wi-Fi; early check-in at 12 PM (based on availability at check-in); late checkout at 2 PM (based on availability at check-in); one category room upgrade (based on availability at check-in).

Globalist Privileges: Save up to 10% with the Member Rate at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts; opportunities to fast track to a higher elite status in the American Airlines AAdvantage® program; receive Gold status with M life Rewards, the loyalty program of MGM Resorts International; book your stay through an exclusive reservation line for members; ensure a room is available at participating Hyatt hotels up to 48 hours in advance (blackout dates apply); share your in-hotel benefits with your Guest of Honor when you gift an eligible award to someone; enjoy a Week of Wellbeing at participating Exhale locations, including complimentary fitness classes and savings that can be applied to spa therapies and boutique purchases; enjoy complimentary fitness classes at participating Exhale locations when on qualifying stays at any Hyatt hotel.

Lifetime Globalist

When a program Member earns 1,000,000 Base Points over the course of their membership, they will achieve Lifetime Globalist status and have access to World of Hyatt’s highest level of luxury, without having to re-qualify each year. Enjoy each of the perks and benefits available to Globalist-tier Members, for life!

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