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Hyatt Credit Card
I know you’ve talked a lot about this in the past but I cannot remember some details regarding Hyatt’s new loyalty program (World of Hyatt). I just received my email today stating that effective March 1st, I will be a “Discoverist” in the World of Hyatt. As is now, I am a Platinum member as a result of having the Hyatt credit card. This is where my questions arise. Is it correct that even with the Hyatt credit card, I am now at the lowest member level (Discoverist) and more importantly, will I continue to receive my annual free night (Cat. 1-4) via my Hyatt credit card?
Thanks in advance for any clarification and I’m sorry if I missed this topic before.
You will still be getting your annual free night, redeemable at any property up to Category 4. That is a perk of having their co-brand credit card and is not changing.
Hyatt Gold Passport had 3 tiers – basic membership, Platinum and Diamond. However, World of Hyatt has 4 tiers – basic membership, Discoverist, Explorist and Globalist. Cardholders wont be the lowest tier, but it’s pretty close. Instead of a 15% points bonus on stays as a Platinum, it’s 10% as a Discoverist. As with being a Platinum member, you will still receive 2pm late checkout upon request, premium internet where available and preferred rooms at checkin
Lucky article on what the changes mean as card holder from last year.