Deal Alert: Hyatt Double Points With Bonus Journeys Promotion


Giraffes love promotions! Here are the details of the upcoming World of Hyatt promotion:

  • All Members: Register to earn 2X base points everywhere (an extra 5 points/$), starting with your second qualifying stay from February 15 to May 15.
  • Credit Cardmembers: World of Hyatt credit cardmembers can ALSO earn 1,500 Bonus Points with each qualifying stay, starting with the second, that includes a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night.

How to participate

You must be a World of Hyatt member in good standing and a World of Hyatt or Hyatt Credit Cardmember, register for the Bonus Journeys promotion between February 5, 2020 and March 31, 2020, and you will be automatically registered for the World of Hyatt and Hyatt Credit card Promotion. You will need two or more eligible stays after registration at participating properties between February 15 and May 15, 2020 to participate. Register at

The fine print

  • You’ll receive your bonus points two to three weeks after completing each qualifying stay
  • An eligible stay is defined as any stay at a participating hotel where a member is paying an Eligible Rate or redeems a free night award for at least one night of their stay
  • A member will only earn Bonus Points for the room he/she occupies during the Promotion Period – if you book two rooms you’ll only get credit for one
  • Bonus points do not count towards elite status
  • Maximum 100,000 Bonus Points may be earned for the Hyatt and World of Hyatt Credit Card bonus during the promotion period.

Earnings Potential

  • Assumptions:
    • 2 stays, 4-nights $400/night (Thursday-Sunday)
    • Globalist elite (30% points bonus)
    • World of Hyatt credit card holder
    • Hyatt points are worth 1.7 cents / point
  • Value from promotion: $162
  • Total points value from two stays: $733 – a 23% return
Stay 1Stay 2
Eligible spend$1,600$1,600
Base points (5 points / $)8,0008,000
Bonus Journeys bonus points (5 bonus points / $ starting 2nd stay)08,000
Bonus Journeys credit card bonus points (1,500 bonus points starting 2nd stay)01,500
Elite points (1.5 bonus points / $)2,4002,400
World of Hyatt credit card bonus points (4 bonus points / $)6,4006,400
Total Bonus Journeys bonus points09,500
Total points16,80026,300
This table shows the points earnings potential taking into account the assumptions listed above

Overall Verdict

First Class Giraffe Approved

This promotion is a solid offer. I recommend that you sign-up now if you’re even contemplating an upcoming Hyatt stays since there’s no cost and stays prior to registration don’t count.

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