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How much are world of hyatt points world june 2019

World of Hyatt

Updated June 23rd, 2019

There’s no denying the math. As of June 2019, World of Hyatt points are the most valuable hotel award currency available. After establishing cash prices and award availability for both 30 and 90 days advanced booking, we assigned a value of 1.38¢ per point. This would make points from this award currency 39.5% more valuable than #2 Marriott Bonvoy.

Since last year, the value of World of Hyatt points has increased 23%, when we look at our non-discounted average. This specifically excludes reduction factors and findings of no-availability. Considering many loyalty programs have decreased in value over the last year, this result is just fantastic.

Current Previous Period $ Change % Change
30 Day Average 1.39¢ 0.94¢ +0.45¢ +47%
90 Day Average 1.38¢ 0.85¢ +0.53¢ +62%
ACRV 1.38¢ 0.90¢ +0.48¢ +54%
30 Day Non-Zero 1.54¢ 1.39¢ +0.15¢ +11%
90 Day Non-Zero 1.91¢ 1.42¢ +0.49¢ +35%
Average Non-Zero 1.73¢ 1.41¢ +0.32¢ +23%
Award Availability 90% 85% n/a +5%

Sadly, the spread between our non-zero average and our ACRV is primarily due to availability. As anyone remembers from school, a couple zeros(no-availability) will quickly wreck a value

How much are world of hyatt points world june 2019 value distribution

The curve above represents a best-case scenario. At least compared to the narrower ones of some other hotel chains. Generally, a bell curve that looks more like a rolling hill is preferable to one that looks like a steep mountain. The former would provide a better opportunity for a high-value redemption. This month’s average was 1.54¢ and the standard deviation was 0.83¢. This means that, theoretically, 68% of award redemptions should fall between 0.70 and 2.37¢. Very good for a hotel loyalty program.

World of Hyatt Status Tiers

wdt_ID Perks Member Discoverist Explorist Globalist
1 Complimentary Internet Premium Premium Premium
2 Free Breakfast at Participating Hotels
3 Resort Fees Waived On Award nights On Award nights On Award nights
4 Complimentary Bottle of Water
5 Dedicated Check-in Area
6 Late Check-Out 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
7 Room Upgrades: If Available Preferred Best Room: Excluding Suites Best Room: Up to Standard Suite
8 Club Lounge Access
9 Priority Access to Rooms: Early Check-In
10 Complimentary Parking on Award Nights
Perks Member Discoverist Explorist Globalist

SLH Specific Perks

wdt_ID Perks Member Discoverist Explorist Globalist
1 Continental Breakfast for Two
2 Complimentary WiFi
3 Room Upgrade: If Available
4 Early Check-In: If Available 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM
5 Late Check-Out: If Available 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 2:00 PM
Perks Member Discoverist Explorist Globalist

We’ve harped on this in the past, and it still bothers us. Hotel award space availability, or the lack thereof. We can’t understand for the life of us why a hotel chain, with cash availability, would turn their backs on their most loyal customers.

world of hyatt award blackout

Redemption Count
Exceptional >6¢ 0
Great 4-5.99¢ 1
Good 3-3.99¢ 0
Respectable 2-2.99¢ 2
Acceptable 1-1.99¢ 12
Terrible <1¢ 3
No Availability 2
Award Availability 90%

The table above and chart below show a loyalty program in which one has at least an outside chance at a high-value redemption. Our best for the month came from a week-long stay at the Park Hyatt Milan. This was offered for $7,254.41 or 180,000 points, which translates into a great redemption value of 4.03¢/point! Though normally not recommended, we’d certainly give up a valuable Ultimate Reward for that.

How much are world of hyatt points world june 2019 best and worst value

World of Hyatt provides the best chance for a Chase card member holding Ultimate Rewards to score a decent redemption by transferring to a hotel partner. Though, truth be told, holding out for an ultra-high-value airline award seat is almost always preferable.

Compared to Industry Peers

For more information about how we value airline/hotel and other award currencies, please visit our valuation method and changelog pages.