Travel Like an Explorist

Access more comforts, rewards and upgrades around the world. Achieve status after completing 30 qualifying nights or earning 50,000 Base Points or holding 10 qualifying meetings/events per calendar year.

Here’s a highlight of the benefits you'll receive as an Explorist 

Relax and unwind

You can enjoy access to upgraded rooms and late checkout on qualifying nights.

Earn Bonus Points

Get 20% Bonus Points on all eligible purchases. 

Milestone Rewards

All members can earn more with Milestone Rewards that provide you with additional rewards for qualifying activity each calendar year.

Earning points

Earn points for what you already do. Base Points count toward earning elite tier status. All points can be used toward free nights, upgrades and more. 

    Base Points

  • Earn 5 Base Points for every eligible U.S. dollar spent on stays, dining, spa services and more at participating locations
  • Earn 10 Base Points for every eligible $1 USD spent on FIND experiences, Exhale spa therapies and fitness classes at participating Exhale locations, and with qualifying Exhale On Demand subscriptions
  • Earn 5 Base Points for every eligible U.S. dollar spent on room rates for qualifying stays at participating Small Luxury Hotels of the World
  • Earn Base Points for qualifying activity at participating M life Rewards destinations
  • In lieu of Base Points, opt to earn miles with our airline partners for stays at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts

    Bonus Points

  • Earn 500 Bonus Points for Avis car rentals
  • Participate in special promotions
  • Host a qualifying meeting or event and earn one Bonus Point per eligible U.S. dollar spent, up to 50,000 Bonus Points
  • Receive 20% Bonus Points on all eligible purchases

Using points

  • Redeem points for free nights in standard rooms (with no blackout dates) at Hyatt hotels and resorts
  • Redeem points for room upgrades, dining, spa services and more at Hyatt hotels and resorts
  • Redeem points on FIND experiences, Exhale spa therapies and fitness classes at participating Exhale locations, and for qualifying Exhale On Demand subscriptions
  • Redeem points for free nights in standard rooms at participating SLH hotels
  • Share points or free night awards with any World of Hyatt member
  • Combine Points + Cash for a stay
  • Redeem points for free nights at participating M life Rewards destinations
  • Convert points for airline travel and car rental awards

Hotel perks

Get the most out of your stay at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts when paying an eligible rate or redeeming an award night.

  • Stay connected with complimentary premium Internet where available
  • Savor free breakfast at participating Hyatt Place hotels (in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, complimentary breakfast may not be available to all members)
  • Quench your thirst with a bottle of water daily
  • Enjoy an upgraded room based on availability at check-in, excluding suites and rooms with Club lounge access
  • Expedite check-in at a dedicated area reserved for elite members
  • Extend your stay until 2:00 PM upon request (subject to availability at some locations)
  • Enjoy waived resort fees on free night awards

Get the most out of your stay at participating SLH hotels when paying an eligible rate or redeeming an award night.

  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Early check-in 12 PM (based on availability at check-in)
  • Late checkout 2 PM (based on availability at check-in)
  • One category room upgrade (based on availability at check-in)

Extra privileges 

  • Save up to 10% with the Member Rate at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts
  • Receive Gold status with M life Rewards, the loyalty program of MGM Resorts International
  • Book your stay through an exclusive reservation line
  • Ensure a room is available at participating Hyatt hotels up to 72 hours in advance (blackout dates apply)
  • Enjoy a Week of Wellbeing at participating Exhale locations with complimentary fitness classes and savings on spa therapies and boutique purchases

Membership is more rewarding

Earn rewards sooner and more frequently with Milestone Rewards that provide you with additional rewards for qualifying activity each calendar year. The chart below includes all the ways you can earn Milestone Rewards and tier status in World of Hyatt.

Activity Milestone Rewards or Tier Status
Stay at 5 different Hyatt brands and pay an eligible rate after March 1, 2017 Free night award in a Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel or resort, Small Luxury Hotels of the World hotel, or M life Rewards destination (valid for 1 year from issuance)
Earn Discoverist Status Benefits
Stay 10 qualifying nights or earn 25,000 Base Points or hold 3 qualifying meetings/events in a calendar year
Stay 20 qualifying nights or earn 35,000 Base Points in a calendar year 2 Club lounge access awards1,2 for use at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts at the time of reservation. Access includes continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres (subject to expiration; see Program Terms).
Earn Explorist Status Benefits
Stay 30 qualifying nights or earn 50,000 Base Points or hold 10 qualifying meetings/events in a calendar year
Stay 30 qualifying nights or earn 50,000 Base Points in a calendar year Free night award in a Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel or resort, Small Luxury Hotels of the World hotel, or M life Rewards destination (valid for 180 days from issuance)

2 Club lounge access awards1,2 for use at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts at the time of reservation. Access includes continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres (subject to expiration; see Program Terms).
Stay 40 qualifying nights or earn 65,000 Base Points in a calendar year Your choice of 5,000 Bonus Points, a $100 Hyatt Gift Card or save 10,000 points on a FIND experience. (Some options subject to expiration and other limitations; see Program Terms)
Stay 50 qualifying nights or earn 80,000 Base Points in a calendar year 2 suite upgrade awards to use at the time of reservation at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts (subject to expiration; see Program Terms)1,3,4
Earn Globalist Status Benefits
Stay 60 qualifying nights or earn 100,000 Base Points or hold 20 qualifying meetings/events in a calendar year5
Stay 60 qualifying nights or earn 100,000 Base Points in a calendar year Free night award in a Category 1-7 Hyatt hotel or resort, Small Luxury Hotels of the World hotel, or M life Rewards destination (valid for 180 days from issuance)5

2 suite upgrade awards to use at the time of reservation at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts (subject to expiration; see Program Terms)1,3,4

Access to My Hyatt Concierge agent for reservations and personalized service6
Stay 70 qualifying nights in a calendar year Your choice of either 10,000 Bonus Points or a suite upgrade award (subject to expiration; see Program Terms)1
Stay 80 qualifying nights in a calendar year Your choice of either 10,000 Bonus Points or a suite upgrade award (subject to expiration; see Program Terms)1
Stay 90 qualifying nights in a calendar year Your choice of either 10,000 Bonus Points or a suite upgrade award (subject to expiration; see Program Terms)1
Stay 100 qualifying nights in a calendar year Your choice of either 10,000 Bonus Points or a suite upgrade award (subject to expiration; see Program Terms)1
Earn Lifetime Globalist Status Benefits
Earn 1,000,000 Base Points over the course of your program membership

Participation is subject to the World of Hyatt program terms. Please see the program terms for complete details.

1 Valid when paying an Eligible Rate or when redeeming points for a free night or Points + Cash award. See Program Terms for more details.

2 A Member who earns four Club lounge Access awards by completing the qualifying night and/or Base Point earning requirements for Explorist status between January 1, 2019 and February 28, 2019, will still receive those four awards, but will not receive any additional Club lounge Access awards in the remainder of 2019.

3 A Member who earns four Suite upgrade awards by completing the qualifying night and/or Base Point-earning requirements between January 1, 2019, and February 28, 2019, will still receive those four awards, but will not receive any additional Suite upgrade awards in the remainder of 2019 unless they choose a Suite upgrade award after achieving 70, 80, 90 or 100 qualifying nights in a calendar year.

4 Lifetime Globalists automatically receive this award once per calendar year in March without the need to satisfy the Tier-Qualifying Night or Base Point earning requirements. Lifetime Globalists may earn four additional Suite upgrade awards each calendar year by satisfying the Tier-Qualifying Night or Base Point earning requirements described here.

5 Lifetime Globalists automatically receive this award once per calendar year in March without the need to satisfy the Tier-Qualifying Night or Base Point earning requirements. Lifetime Globalists may earn one additional Category 1-7 free night award each calendar year by satisfying the Tier-Qualifying Night or Base Point earning requirements described here.

6 Lifetime Globalists receive this benefit without the need to satisfy the Tier-Qualifying Night or Base Point earning requirements.