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American Airlines & Hyatt status challenge
In case you didn’t know, American Airlines and Hyatt have a partnership whereby you earn points in both programs simultaneously on stays and flights. They’ve decided to go after those of us who take advantage of this partnership with a fantastic opportunity to give American Airlines elite members a fast track to Hyatt Explorist and Globalist status. Let’s take a look at the offer
Details – register here
- AA Gold, Platinum, Platinum Pro, and Executive Platinum qualify
- Must register by 11/30/22
- From the time you register, enjoy Explorist for 90 days
- Any elite member who stays 10 Tier-Qualifying nights in 90 days
- Keep Explorist through 02/2024
- Executive Platinum members who stay 20 Tier Qualifying Nights
- Keep Globalist through 02/2024
- Tier Qualifying nights
- Award nights count
- Eligible rates at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts worldwide, participating MGM Resorts destinations, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (“SLH”) hotels, or Lindblad Expeditions
What are some of my favorite Hyatt stays?
I have used points to stay at the following properties
- Thompson Hotels
- Park Hyatt Hotels
- Andaz Hotels
- Grand Hyatt Hotels
- Hyatt Centric Hotels
- Inclusive Collection Hotels
- Alila Hotels
The real value in this status match/challenge is if you’re an AA Executive Platinum with some Hyatt stays on the books. You’d achieve Globalist status, but remember that suite upgrades, free nights, etc are tied to the Milestone Rewards, not the status. So, if you were to achieve Globalist via this method, you’d have the status, but not the added Milestone Rewards.
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