current quarterly promo offers 3,000 bonus points for every 3 nights of stay, so you can land an additional 3k points on top of the 5x base points per dollar spent. In the case of a 4-night stay for $1,002, you're looking at 8,010 points (1,002 x5 + 3,000), which equates to 1 free night at a category 2 hotel.
Since a cat 2 hotel may not seem appealing to the biz traveler, there's a way to further sweeten this deal with the Hyatt Chase credit card, which is renown for their lucrative sign-up bonus of 2 free nights at any Hyatt hotel. From a points earning perspective, the card dishes out 3 points per dollar spent at Hyatts and grants Platinum status to the holder. Platinum status includes the usual mid-tier bennies such as 15% points bonus, complimentary Internet, late checkout, etc. Hyatt's 3k promo also grants an additional 20% bonus points to Hyatt cc holders. So by booking the $1,002 deal with this cc, you're looking at the follow earnings:
1,002 x5 x1.15 + 3,600 + 1,002 x3 = 12,368 points, which equates to 1 free night at a category 3 hotel such as the Tokyo Hyatt Regency, Taipei Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong Hyatt Regency, etc.
1. Huge comfy rooms. 55 square meters for a deluxe room, which is equivalent to a suite at most upscale hotels.
|Don't look down on the wiper man as he's working to clarify your view. Too bad the weather's not cooperating.|
|Platinum member welcome amenity|
Even though the 4th Night Free promo runs through December 20th, 2013, the special stackable corporate rate is only good through the end of May 2013 and is only valid on a 4+ night stay. Book through this channel and ignore the "No special offers" message. The payment for the 4th night is supposed to be refunded after check-out per the terms and conditions, but I make no such guarantee, so book at your own risk. As with most special offers, this deal is nonrefundable and payment is due in full at the time of booking, unlike the advertised expensive 4th Night Free promo which is fully refundable.