How Will Hyatt Place’s New Breakfast Policy Affect You?

In June, Hyatt announced that their free breakfast policy at Hyatt Place hotels would be changing starting on November 1, 2018. That date has now come and gone. Here’s a refresher on the changes and what they’ll mean to you.

Previously, every guest at a Hyatt Place received free breakfast. The one time we’ve stayed at the brand in Raleigh, NC, the breakfast was better than most free hotel breakfasts (meaning it was actually edible).

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Why You Need To Diversify Your Miles and Points Portfolio

As you may have read, we had a blowout trip through the American Southwest this fall. For us, a fifteen night trip is an amazingly long time to be away from home. We could have stayed at the same hotel chain’s properties and worked our way towards some low level of status. However, it was much better for us to pick the best hotel for us in each location and use the most sensible form of payment, be it paying cash or using points. The same thing went for the flights which were booked with a combination of cash and airline miles.

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This was possible because I had a stash of points in several hotel programs as well as having transferrable credit card points. Some of the rooms I paid for because the hotels either weren’t part of any point program or there was a promotion that made paying a much better value than using points.

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Earn Double Points for Hyatt Stays Until The End Of The Year

While most of the other major hotel chains have had some sort of bonus promotion going on for most of the year, Hyatt has been noticeably quiet. So I was quite surprised when I saw an announcement from Hyatt offering double points for stays until the end of the year: Continue reading “Earn Double Points for Hyatt Stays Until The End Of The Year”

Hotel Review: Hyatt Residence Club Sedona, Piñon Pointe, Sedona, AZ

Sedona. The images that name conjures in your mind are unmistakable. Majestic red rock formations framed by a perfect blue sky. There’s no where else in the United States quite like it. Combine that with the beauty of the surrounding Oak Creek Canyon and you have an area that millions of tourists flock to see every year.  Continue reading “Hotel Review: Hyatt Residence Club Sedona, Piñon Pointe, Sedona, AZ”