Hyatt points are worth 2.53 cents each, on average. That means 10,000 Hyatt points have a value of about $253. Plus, Hyatt points are more valuable than the average hotel points, which are worth roughly 1.03 cents each.
It's important to remember that the value of Hyatt points depends on how they are redeemed. They have the most value when used for World of Hyatt hotel reservations. You can easily calculate the value of Hyatt points for any redemption method, though.
How to Earn More Hyatt Points
One of the best ways to increase the number of Hyatt points that you earn is to apply for a Hyatt credit card. That can also help you reach a higher status tier in the World of Hyatt, further boosting your earning potential.
The easiest way to calculate the value of Hyatt points is to determine the dollar value of what you're redeeming for, minus any taxes and fees that you'll still have to pay, and then divide that amount by the number of points you're required to redeem. For your convenience, here's the formula:
Dollar Value of Redemption Item / Number of Hyatt Points Needed = Hyatt Point Value
Hyatt points expire after 24 months with no account activity as well as when you close your account with unused rewards. To prevent Hyatt points from expiring, redeem your points on a regular basis and make sure to cash in any unredeemed rewards before closing your account.
To get the Hyatt Credit Card sign-up bonus, new cardholders must spend $3,000 within the first 3 months of opening an account. The Hyatt Credit Card bonus is 30,000 points.
Keep in mind, however, that you will not be eligible for this introductory bonus if you currently have the Hyatt Credit Card, regardless of whether you previously received the bonus. You also may not be eligible if you recently earned the bonus.
In addition to the sign-up bonus, the Hyatt Credit Card offers 1 - 4 points per $1 on purchases. Its annual fee is $95, and you need good credit to get approved for the card.
Yes, the Hyatt Credit Card gives free nights every year, including one free night in a category 1-4 Hyatt property after your account anniversary. Another way to earn an extra free night is by spending $15,000 on the Hyatt Credit Card in a calendar year. You can also redeem your rewards points for free nights.
Here's how you get free nights with the Hyatt Credit Card:
Complimentary free night: You receive one free night at any Category 1-4...
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