Jan282019

Hyatt buy points 30% bonus to Feb 22

World of Hyatt members can buy points with 30% bonus points through February 22, 2019 when buying 5,000 or more points. This reduces the purchase price from $24.00 per 1,000 points to $18.46 per 1,000 points.

Members can buy up to 55,000 bonus points in a calendar year and bonus points do not count toward the annual limit. The maximum purchase with this sale is $1,320 for 71,500 points.

In general, I do not find buying Hyatt points a good deal for my travels. Most of my Hyatt points in recent years were redeemed for category 1 hotels in the USA at 5,000 points for reward nights.

Category 1 at 5,000 points = $92.30

Category 2 at 8,000 points = $147.68

Category 3 at 12,000 points = $221.42

These high price points for reward nights at low category Hyatt brand hotels are why I only see value at category 1 hotels if buying Hyatt points. I usually can find a better deal than $148 rooms for a category 2 hotel reward night with the cost of points in this promotional sale.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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