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The World of Hyatt Credit Card has a limited-time offer of up to 60,000 points with this card. You earn 40,000 points after $3000 in spend on purchases in the first 3 months from account open and an additional 20,000 points if you spend $6000 total within the first 6 months.
And 60,000 points is enough for 2 free nights at any Hyatt hotel except for all-inclusive Miraval. (Or 12 nights at category 1 properties.)
You get both a free category 1-4 night each year at card renewal and an additional free night at a category 1-4 Hyatt property after spending $15,000 in a cardmember anniversary year. That makes putting $15,000 annual spend on the card attractive.
I keep spending on the card for the elite nights credit (5 for being a cardmember, 2 additional nights each $5000 spend) and hitting each of the top two elite tiers earns a free night apiece too as well.
Chase’s 5/24 limits don’t apply to the World of Hyatt Credit Card either.
Starting November 1 there’s a statement credit promotion running for co-brand credit cardmembers.
- November 1 to November 30, 2018 spend $500 (does not have to be a single purchase) on telecommunications (internet, phone, cable services), shipping, movie theaters and grocery stores in the U.S. to a $25 statement credit on the card account.
- December 1 to December 31, 2018 spend $500 in those categories and earn a $25 statement credit.
View from the Hyatt Regency Austin
Earlier this year they were offering credits for grocery store and drug store spend.
You can earn one or both statement credits, which will show up in accounts 6-8 weeks after meeting each month’s spend threshold. The offer is available both for the new World of Hyatt Credit Card and for customers with legacy Hyatt Credit Card customers. Registration one time is required for this offer.
This is a 5% rebate on exactly $500 spend each month, if you don’t hit that amount you don’t get the extra rebate and if you exceed that amount you’re not earning extra on the spend. So I think that:
- shipping is still much better earning 3 points per dollar on an Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card and transferring those points to airline miles, and
- grocery store spend should still go on the American Express® Gold Card for 4 Membership Rewards points per dollar.
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Nonetheless I’m putting a good amount of spend on my World of Hyatt Credit Card to earn elite status credits (2 nights per $5000 spend). If you’re doing that too then picking up $50 in statement credits is gravy.