Great new Hyatt redemption option in Vegas and how to earn double points on stays

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If you want to use your Hyatt points in Las Vegas you’ve got another great MGM location to choose from, you can now use and earn Hyatt points on stays at the NoMad Las Vegas. That brings the total number of MGM hotels that Hyatt has partnered with up to 13.

There is also the Over-the-top promotion going on right now, so if you’re planning a visit to Vegas, you can earn double Hyatt points on MGM stays if you register and stay by Dec. 28th 2019.

The NoMad Las Vegas costs 20,000 Hyatt points a night right now, but once Hyatt introduces peak and off-peak pricing in March 2020 it will cost 17,000-23,000 points per night. The good news is you can book your stays before March and if the prices drops you’ll get an automatic refund. However, if the prices goes up you won’t be charged any extra points.

Hyatt has a much smaller footprint than the other major hotels chains, so it’s good to see partnerships like this one with MGM being expanded. Although this partnership is minor compared to the one Hyatt has with Small Luxury Hotels (SLH), which now includes 200+ locations. Many SLH properties are top-notch making those redemptions some of the best ways to use Hyatt points.

If you’re in the market for more Hyatt points you can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Hyatt at a 1:1 ratio, which is great since many of the top travel cards earn Ultimate Rewards points. You could also consider opening the Hyatt co-branded hotel credit card, the World of Hyatt Credit Card comes up to 60,000 Bonus Points (up to 12 free nights!)30,000 Bonus Points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening; Plus, up to 30,000 more Bonus Points by earning 2 Bonus Points total per $1 spend on purchases that normally earn 1 Bonus Point, on up to $15,000 in the first six months of account opening

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Jason Stauffer was a writer for Million Mile Secrets where he covered points, miles, credit cards, airlines, hotels and general travel. His work has appeared in The Points Guy and NextAdvisor.

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