After quite a bit of confusion regarding the terms & conditions of Hyatt’s upcoming Faster Free Nights promotion, the rules have finally been clarified to allow the earning of Faster Free nights when selecting miles as your earning preference. So if you’re a United 1K and choose to earn miles instead of points for your next Hyatt stay, you can earn 5,500 Mileage Plus miles per stay (500 base and 5,000 bonus), along with 2,500 Mileage Plus miles after every two nights. In addition to that you’ll earn one free night after every two stays. Registration is required (follow links above), and the 5,000 mile 1K bonus is only good through October 31, so book and stay quickly.
So let’s do the math: 5,500+5,500+2,500=13,500 miles for two stays. Valuing those miles at 1.5 cents a piece, we’re looking at $200. That alone should cover the cost of two hotel nights at your local Hyatt Place. Add that to the free nights you’ll earn, and this is probably the best promotion out there right now.
Now, if only we could talk the manager of a Hyatt Place into giving us a “corporate rate” and not requiring us to check-in. Get busy calling those local Hyatt Place hotels, folks…. 😉