Hyatt Gold Passport is offering members 2,500 miles after every 2 nights up to a maximum 25,000 miles with a variety of airline programs for hotel stays from September 15 through December 31. Virgin Atlantic offers 3,750 miles every two nights up to 37,500 miles.
Nights do not need to be consecutive nights during one hotel stay for the bonus miles offer.
It is not as if Hyatt wasn’t offering sufficient incentive for hotel stays with a free night after every two stays and Stays Count Double for elite member qualification in the Gold Passport hotel loyalty program.
Hyatt Gold Passport has the triple crown offer of hotel loyalty programs with free nights, fast-track elite qualification and bonus miles.
Example Combined Promotion Earnings:
Gold Passport member choosing American Airlines AAdvantage miles during two one-night hotel stays.
1. Earns 3,500 AA miles (2,500 miles after two nights and 500 miles for each stay)
2. Earns 1 free night at any Hyatt worldwide from Oct 1-Jan 31 (“Next Big Thing” Registration required)
3. Earns 4 stay credits toward elite status for 2009 and 2010 membership years.
Gold Passport Platinum elite status is earned after 5 stays. Diamond elite membership is earned after 25 stays in a calendar year. The elite status you qualify for by December 31, 2009 will remain in effect through February 2011. (Registration for Stays Count Double is included when you register for The Next Big Thing promotion.)
While The Next Big Thing promotion favors hotel stays over nights, the bonus miles may offer some members with multi-night hotel stays a little extra value by choosing miles over earning points.
Gold Passport members regularly earn 500 miles per stay when choosing miles over points. With this offer a single two-night stay will earn 3,000 miles and a four-night stay will earn 5,500 miles with most of the airlines shown below.
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club members normally earn 750 miles per Hyatt brand stay. The bonus miles offer awards 3,750 miles every two nights. Gold Passport members can earn 4,500 miles with a single two-night stay or earn 8,250 miles with a single four-night stay.
Southwest normally earns 0.5 credits per stay. This offer earns an additional 2.5 credits every two nights. A single four-night stay will earn 5.5 Rapid Rewards credits.
Links to Gold passport Bonus Miles Offers
Alaska Airlines: http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer4.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09AL4
American Airlines http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer1.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09AA4
Continental Airlines: http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer4.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09CA4
Delta Airlines/Northwest Airlines (Skymiles) http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer1.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09DL4
Flying Blue link???
Midwest Airlines: http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer4.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09MW4
South African Airways http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer1.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09SA4
Turkish Airlines http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer1.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09TK4
UA 1K members can also earn 5,000 bonus miles per stay through October 31. Link
Virgin Atlantic (earn up to 37,500 miles) http://www.goldpassport.com/gp/en/aa/offer1.jsp?me02_mbr_src=09VS4
Thanks to Flyertalker “ctownflyer” for posting additional airline links on FlyerTalk for Alaska, Amtrak, Continental, and Midwest.
Hyatt Gold Passport Choosing Miles webpage is here.
This post was edited October 17, 2009 to add eligible airline partners: Flying Blue (Air France/KLM), Northwest (combined with Delta in Skymiles), South African Airways, and Turkish Airlines.