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How to Transfer Hyatt Points Between Accounts, and How Long Does It Take?
How to Transfer Hyatt Points Between Accounts, and How Long Does It Take?

How to Transfer Hyatt Points Between Accounts, and How Long Does It Take?

Introduction World of Hyatt has a very customer-friendly policy of allowing transfers of points between accounts. We used this process for the first time this week. We’d been a bit anxious about it, but the process went smoothly and quickly.…

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Hyatt “Bonus Journeys” Worldwide Promo Starts Tomorrow (Feb 15) – Details, Analysis, and Should You Mattress Run a “First Stay”?
Hyatt “Bonus Journeys” Worldwide Promo Starts Tomorrow (Feb 15) – Details, Analysis, and Should You Mattress Run a “First Stay”?

Hyatt “Bonus Journeys” Worldwide Promo Starts Tomorrow (Feb 15) – Details, Analysis, and Should You Mattress Run a “First Stay”?

Summary of the Promotion Starting tomorrow (February 15), Hyatt’s Spring 2020 worldwide promotion gets underway. It has the same name as Hyatt’s Fall 2019 promotion – “Bonus Journeys.” With this promotion, you can earn double points at all Hyatt hotels…

Our First Impressions as Hyatt Globalist – Wow!
Our First Impressions as Hyatt Globalist – Wow!

Our First Impressions as Hyatt Globalist – Wow!

Introduction Early last year, we reviewed our hotel loyalty elite status plans and decided on a first-for-us ambitious plan to try to reach Hyatt Globalist status during 2019. In deciding where to place our stays for the year, it looked…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/20/20 – RC Visa; Hyatt-SLH promo; Chase Offer Hyatt House; Radisson Rewards; AA awards; Southwest; Marriott cards; Kimpton; new DFW & PHX lounges
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/20/20 – RC Visa; Hyatt-SLH promo; Chase Offer Hyatt House; Radisson Rewards; AA awards; Southwest; Marriott cards; Kimpton; new DFW & PHX lounges

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/20/20 – RC Visa; Hyatt-SLH promo; Chase Offer Hyatt House; Radisson Rewards; AA awards; Southwest; Marriott cards; Kimpton; new DFW & PHX lounges

We’re chock-full of Middle Age Miles News & Notes on MLK Day after a long flight from DFW to Seattle. But first, a quick moment in honor of Dr. King and his contributions to America and our civil rights movement.…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/10/20 – MGM; AA Vacations; Best Western; Hilton; Alaska; LifeMiles; Hyatt-AA
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/10/20 – MGM; AA Vacations; Best Western; Hilton; Alaska; LifeMiles; Hyatt-AA

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/10/20 – MGM; AA Vacations; Best Western; Hilton; Alaska; LifeMiles; Hyatt-AA

No doubt, the biggest news in the credit card/points-and-miles world this week has been the impending changes coming to the Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR) card. We’ve been digesting that news and thinking through the CSR value proposition and strategies in…

Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles
Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Recalibrating Our Baseline Values for Points & Miles

Introduction When you are earning points and miles and considering possible redemptions, it is critically important to have a general understanding of the value of those points and miles.  All points and miles are not created equal! Thus, back in September 2018…

Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!
Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!

Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!

Introduction and Background A few weeks ago in one of our News & Notes articles, we noted that Points.com was no longer available through the Top Cashback (TCB) shopping portal. This eliminated what we thought was the best portal option…

Best Value for Hyatt Category 1-4 Free Night Awards on the Las Vegas Strip
Best Value for Hyatt Category 1-4 Free Night Awards on the Las Vegas Strip

Best Value for Hyatt Category 1-4 Free Night Awards on the Las Vegas Strip

Introduction and Background The World of Hyatt program offers several ways for members to obtain free night awards that are good at Category 1 through 4 hotels. Members can earn these Cat 1-4 free nights by: Staying 30 qualifying nights…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/27/19 – Raise/TCB; Barclays cards benefit changes; Staples fee-free VGCs; Hyatt; Adria; Southwest route news; Delta/LATAM; Vegas cab flat rates coming soon
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/27/19 – Raise/TCB; Barclays cards benefit changes; Staples fee-free VGCs; Hyatt; Adria; Southwest route news; Delta/LATAM; Vegas cab flat rates coming soon

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 9/27/19 – Raise/TCB; Barclays cards benefit changes; Staples fee-free VGCs; Hyatt; Adria; Southwest route news; Delta/LATAM; Vegas cab flat rates coming soon

This week we’ve been traveling to Seattle, so we’re a little behind on News & Notes for the past couple of days. Let’s do a quick catch-up of some interesting tidbits we’ve seen during the latter half of this week,…

Hyatt-MGM Fall 2019 Double Hyatt Points Promotion in Vegas – Great Stacking Opportunity!
Hyatt-MGM Fall 2019 Double Hyatt Points Promotion in Vegas – Great Stacking Opportunity!

Hyatt-MGM Fall 2019 Double Hyatt Points Promotion in Vegas – Great Stacking Opportunity!

Hyatt and MGM/MLife have introduced a great Fall 2019 promotion where you can earn double Hyatt points on stays at 12 MGM/MLife properties in Vegas. We’ll tell you about the promotion details, plus walk you through ways to get incredible…