Become a Hyatt Gold Passport Member Today – Introducing Hyatt Membership Levels and Elite Benefits

Hyatt Passport Membership

The Hyatt Gold Passport™ rewards program is designed to make stays at Hyatt even more rewarding for frequent business and leisure travelers. Members are welcome to any available standard room when booking a free night award, and they are rewarded with more benefits as they upgrade to higher elite statuses. The network of brands include the popular Hyatt Regency, Park Hyatt, Andaz, and more. Earn points easily through hotel stays and services by joining the Hyatt Gold Passport program today.

How do I become a Hyatt Gold Passport member?

Joining the membership rewards program is free! Join Hyatt Gold Passport today. You have the choice to earn either points or miles when you enroll in. If you prefer to earn miles, you can set your earning preference at the hotel’s front desk and avoid having to present your travel partner membership number during each check-in.

Hyatt Membership Levels and Member Benefits

Gold Passport Member Platinum Member Diamond Member
Earn Gold Passport points 5 points per $1USD   5.75 points per $1 (15% bonus) 6.5 points per $1 (30% bonus)
Free standard in-room Wi-Fi
Earn miles with over 30 participating frequent flyer programs
Earn 500 bonus points for qualifying rental at Avis locations worldwide
Preferred room upon arrival
Complimentary premium Internet access
Expedited check-in
Priority late check out 2 pm 4 pm
Room guarantee 72-hour guarantee 48-hour guarantee
Book reservations through exclusive line
Exclusive access to club lounge w/ complimentary continental breakfast
Suite upgrade 4 times annually
Special welcome point bonus or food & beverages amenity per stay
Nightly room refresh
2 complimentary 1-time-use United Club passes annually
Share benefits with friends and family with Guest of Honor

Gold Passport Member

Qualification: This is the status you earn by signing up for free. Becoming a member enables you to earn and redeem points for stays and services at participating Hyatt hotel brands.

Benefits: Membership allows you to earn 5 Hyatt Gold Passport points for every eligible $1USD spent at Hyatt locations. You can also redeem points for free nights with no blackout dates, room upgrades, meals, and spa treatments. If you are short on points for hotel stay redemptions, you can combine your points with cash for a Free Night Award. Other ways to earn rewards include earning credits with Travel Partners or M life Tier Credits for Hyatt stays, as well as miles with over 30 Hyatt Travel Partners. For full details, click here.

Platinum Passport Member

Qualification: Staying 5 qualifying stays or 15 eligible nights within one calendar year earns you Platinum membership.

Benefits: Platinum members receive a 15% point bonus, or 5.75 points per eligible $1USD spent at Hyatt locations. After achieving platinum status, you can enjoy available preferred rooms, stay connected with complimentary premium Internet access, use the expedited check-in line, and extend your stay until 2 p.m. with late check out request. Your room is always ensured with Hyatt’s 72-hour guarantee and reservations can be booked through an exclusive Platinum line.

Diamond Passport Member

Qualification: You need 25 eligible stays or 50 qualifying nights in a calendar year to achieve Diamond membership.

Benefits: Diamond members earn a 30% point bonus, or 6.5 points per eligible $1USD spent at Hyatt locations. In addition to the benefits you received as a Platinum member, you also get to enjoy the best available rooms upon arrival, receive exclusive access to the Regency Club or Grand Club lounge with complimentary continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres, and receive a welcome point bonus of food and beverage amenity during each stay. Platinum members can receive a suite upgrade at the time of reservation 4 times annually on eligible paid nights, book reservations through an exclusive Diamond line, enjoy 2 complimentary one-time-use United Club passes annually, and even share their Diamond benefits with friends and family if you redeem points for a free night for them in 2015.

Upgrade to Platinum status with the Hyatt Credit Card

With the Hyatt Credit Card from Chase, members will receive credit for 2 free nights after making $1,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. Members also earn 3 points for every $1USD spent at all Hyatt properties with their card, 2 points for every $1USD spent at restaurants and airline agencies, and 1 point for every $1USD spent on all other purchases. Here are some of the other benefits of this card:

  • Free award night each year at any category 1-4 property.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points when you add an authorized user to your account.
  • Automatic upgrade to Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum membership.
  • Receive 2 stay credits and 5 night credits toward Diamond status upon spending $20,000 each calendar year; an additional 3 stay credits and 5 night credits upon spending $40,000 each calendar year.
  • $75 annual fee waived the first year.
  • No foreign-transaction fee.
  • EMV Chip-enabled.

Click here for a full list of card benefits.


Have any further questions or comments? Contact Hyatt Customer service.

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