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Earn 1,000 Bonus Gold Passport Points, Upgrade One Vehicle Class, and Save Up to 25 Percent With Avis

As a member of Avis Preferred, I was glad to receive an e-mail message from the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program which could not have been more timely: receive 1,000 bonus Hyatt Gold Passport points on vehicle rentals of three days or longer — which must begin by Friday, July 31, 2015 at participating Avis locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Africa and the Middle East — plus save up to 25 percent on the time and mileage charges of the rental while receiving an upgrade of one class of vehicle.

With three rentals already reserved in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, I simply…

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Unauthorized Individual Accessed My Hyatt Gold Passport Account?

I received an e-mail message from the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program earlier this morning which stated that the password to my account was reset due to access to a small number of accounts by “unauthorized individual utilizing member usernames and passwords.”

This is the unedited content of that e-mail message…

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$40 Resort Fee at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort Starts June 1, 2015

Effective as of Monday, June 1, 2015, all guests will be required to pay a $40.00 resort fee at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort; and that includes members of the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program — reportedly regardless of status, according to this discussion posted on FlyerTalk.

This policy includes reservations booked before the announcement of the resort fee — which occurred yesterday on April Fool’s Day but is no joke — with evidence in the form of text messages with Hyatt Concierge, as provided by FlyerTalk member jepiv.

At the official Internet web site of the resort property is the following statement…

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Hyatt to Offer Free Wi-Fi; Discontinue My Elite Rate; New Gold Passport Promotion; Hotel Category Changes

Good news and bad news have been imparted in recent announcements from Hyatt Hotels Corporation — but let us start with the good news: free Wi-Fi access to the Internet will be offered to all guests at all hotel and resort properties worldwide effective as of February of 2015 — regardless of how the reservation was booked — according to Jeff Zidell, who is vice president at Hyatt Hotels Corporation in charge of the Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program.

Platinum and Diamond elite level members of the Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program will get a complimentary upgrade to premium Wi-Fi service where available. You will be able to access free Wi-Fi on an unlimited number of mobile devices in guest rooms and social spaces.

There is something which Jeff Zidell said on both Milepoint and FlyerTalk which resonated with me…

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Enter For a Chance to Win Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum Elite Status in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway — Again

On the ninth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of five lucky people to win Platinum elite level status in the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program through 2016 — so if you missed this offer on the sixth day, you are in luck as you now have another chance.

Normally earned after five qualifying stays or 15 eligible nights in a calendar year, Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum elite level status provides to you…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a $100 Hyatt Gift Card in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the seventh day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of four lucky people to win a $100.00 Hyatt gift card, which is valid towards the payment of Hyatt goods and services such as lodging, food and beverage and spa services at participating Hyatt-branded hotel properties. This includes brands such as Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Andaz and Hyatt Residence Clubs…

…but…

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Enter For a Chance to Win Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum Elite Status in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

On the sixth day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway, you could be one of five lucky people to win Platinum elite level status in the Hyatt Gold Passport frequent guest loyalty program through 2016.

Normally earned after five qualifying stays or 15 eligible nights in a calendar year, Hyatt Gold Passport Platinum elite level status provides to you…

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Enter For a Chance to Win a $500 Hyatt Gift Card in the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway

Launching the first day of the Milepoint 12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway today is a prize in the form of a $500.00 Hyatt gift card, which is valid towards the payment of Hyatt goods and services such as lodging, food and beverage, spa services, taxes and other service fees and charges at participating Hyatt-branded hotel properties located in the United States, Canada and Caribbean. This includes brands such as Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Andaz and Hyatt Residence Clubs…

…but you must…

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