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Big Changes Coming to the Hyatt Best Rate Guarantee Policy

Most of the major hotel programs have a Best Rate Offer Guarantee of some sort that essentially exists to encourage you to book directly with the hotel itself instead of booking via a third-party site like Expedia, Priceline, etc. These programs all have a claims process in the event you do indeed find a cheaper publicly available rate for the exact same room type on your travel dates. This sounds simple enough, but the details for how this is handled…

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A Look Inside the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Club Lounge

A few days ago I spotted a post on the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Facebook page that their Grand Club Lounge was now open. I had planned to write about it the next day since I know many of you have that resort on your destination wish lists, but when I went back the next day to reference the hotel’s Facebook post, it was gone. After messaging with the hotel it turns out I didn’t hallucinate the whole thing…which is…

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Four Great Ways to Use Two Hyatt Credit Card Nights!

One of my favorite credit card bonuses is ending today for good as the Hyatt Credit Card will change their sign-up bonus any minute now from two award nights to use at any Hyatt within one year of earning the awards, to 40,000 Hyatt points to use as you choose after hitting the spending requirements. For some travelers the points will be the more practical and flexible choice, but for others the two award nights represent a great way to experience somewhere…

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Earn and Use Hyatt Points at the All-Inclusive Miraval Arizona Resort!

A few months ago it was announced that Hyatt was acquiring three resorts located in Arizona, Austin, and Massachusetts. My understanding is that the properties in Austin and Massachusetts are undergoing some pretty big transitions to become true Miraval Resorts, but the ‘flagship’ property, Miraval Arizona, in Tucson is fully operational and quite popular in luxury all-inclusive wellness resort circles.   When Hyatt acquired the properties, it wasn’t immediately known or announced how points and the World of Hyatt benefits would come into…

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Round-Up of Great Credit Card Bonuses Ending Very Soon

There are tons of really good limited time offers wrapping in the coming days, and I am getting an increasing number of questions about which one(s) to apply for before the deadlines. The correct answer to that question is always, it depends. In some cases there is no reason to limit yourself to just one of these offers, but you also can’t realistically go for all of them, so I totally understand narrowing the choices down. In general, I recommend deciding…

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Changing Up Our Short Term Credit Card Strategy

Everyone has their own approach to earning miles and points, especially when it comes to getting and using rewards earning credit cards. My own personal approach in recent years was to take it slow and steady and only pounce on the really good limited time offers. There were lots of reasons for that, including I was simply just busy with a baby and didn’t need to over-complicated my life more than necessary with lots of new cards. However, we are starting…

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You Want to Apply for the Hyatt Card By Next Week!

One of my favorite credit card sign-up bonuses comes via the Hyatt Credit Card as it awards two award nights to use at virtually any Hyatt property around the world after you spend $2,000 on the card in the first three months. This means you can use those nights to stay at properties that would otherwise cost 30,000 Hyatt points per night such as the slope-side Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, the elegant Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, the Park Hyatt New…

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Deciding Between Hyatt Lost Pines or Hyatt Hill Country Resorts

I don’t like deciding between two destinations as I think if you have narrowed the whole wide world down to two spots, odds are they are probably both worth visiting at some point. However, since I don’t think anyone has yet figured out how to visit two places at the same time, I totally get that ultimately you still have to pick one…or at least just one at a time.   Along those lines, two resorts that many Mommy Points…

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5 Things to Know About Hyatt Hill Country Resort in San Antonio

With little kids, I can think of no easier and more enjoyable short weekend getaway destination than to head to a nice points-friendly resort. Everyone has their own favorite traveling style, but right now playing at a nice and family friendly resort for a few days is one of my favorite ways to go all-in on fun with my girls. Our typical go-to resort within driving distance is Hyatt Lost Pines near Austin, but since we hadn’t been to the…

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Kicking Off Summer With a Bang…and Puke

I’ll admit, while my heart loves summer time, it also brings more stress than I wish along with the bountiful servings of shave ice, sun tans, and pool days. I want to be all-in on summer time fun with the kids, but our work doesn’t stop because the calendar has turned to June, so it isn’t as simple as logging off for three months. The summer months are a constance balance (or attempt at balance) of fun, play, summer camps, work, and…

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