Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

You Can Now Book These Dreams, Zoëtry, and Secrets Resorts with Hyatt Points

MilesTalk group moderator Sarah flagged to me a handful of great new options for booking resorts, even all-inclusive resorts, with World of Hyatt points as of today. They are: Dreams Sapphire Resort & Spa Zoëtry...

Ventana Big Sur Review #2: Tim’s Experience

Last summer, I stayed at the wonderful Alila Ventana Big Sur resort. You can read my own review of the Ventana Big Sur here. More reviews are always better, though, right? And our MilesTalk Facebook...
Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives Now Bookable with Hyatt Points

Alila Kothaifaru Maldives Now Bookable with Hyatt Points At long last, the latest addition to Hyatt, the Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, is now bookable and is soft opening from next month (April). I've had this in...
delta

Two Flash Sales: Delta (from NYC) and Hyatt (Private Sale)

Delta Flash Sale from NYC If you are NYC based, TPG found quite an amazing Flash Sale for your SkyMiles. While it's often hard to get more than 1.2 cents per mile with SkyMiles, these...

Hyatt: 10 Points Per Dollar at AMR Resorts with Credit Card

I don't have too much to add to Hyatt's press release, so I'll simply share it below for those interested: Starting March 7 through May 15, 2022, World of Hyatt Credit Cardmembers will earn 10...
Ventana Big Sur: Big Sur Suite

Yes, Actually, Ventana Big Sur is Pretty Great (RE: Groupthink)

When Mark at Miles to Memories published Is Alila Ventana Big Sur Becoming The New Maldives? today, I felt a need to respond (and I don't often reply to blogs on my blog, but just...
roundup

Round Up: Get 2 Years Star Alliance Gold, Various Deals, Chase United Business Card...

Get 2 Years Star Alliance Gold (If You Transfer 250,000 to KrisFlyer) Gary Leff reports on a new twist to Singapore KrisFlyer's offer to grant you Star Alliance Gold status for a year if you transfer...
Grand Hyatt Kauai - Oceanview Suite

If You Hit 70+ Nights With Hyatt, Read This

Many people earned Hyatt's Globalist top-tier status this year. That's because on top of a double elite nights promo in January and February of 2021, they also halved the requirement to earn Globalist from...
mgm mirage penthouse suite

Triple Dipping at MGM “M life” Hotels

Update: I'm marking this strategy as YMMV. I've been advised that "official" policy is that you have to advise at checkin if you want Hyatt or Southwest points. The answer would certainly be Hyatt...
al maha bonvoy points villa

5 of the Most Expensive Hotels You Can Book With Points

Word came out a few weeks ago that Necker Island, Richard Branson's private island, won't be bookable with points in 2021 or 2022. With a cash cost of about $36,000 for two people for...