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

Receive 4 Club lounge access awards annually, which include breakfast daily.

Earn Bonus Points

Get 20% Bonus Points on all eligible purchases. 

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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 
  • Use 4 Club lounge access awards annually at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts at the time of reservation. Access includes continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres 

Extra privileges 

  • Save up to 10% with the Member Discount 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)

More ways to be rewarded

Actions Needed Rewards
Stay at 5 different Hyatt brands and pay an eligible rate starting March 1, 2017 Free night award in a Category 1-4 Hyatt hotel or resort (valid for one year from issuance)
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 (valid for 120 days from issuance)
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 (valid for 120 days from issuance)1Lifetime Globalists automatically receive this award once per calendar year in March without the need to satisfy the 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 qualifying night or Base Point earning requirements described here.

4 suite upgrade awards to use at the time of reservation at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts (valid for one year from issuance when paying an eligible rate or when redeeming points for a free night award)2Lifetime Globalists automatically receive this benefit once per calendar year in March without the need to satisfy the qualifying night or Base Point earning requirements. Lifetime Globalist may earn four additional Suite Upgrade awards each calendar year by satisfying the qualifying night or Base Point earning requirements described here.

Access to My Hyatt Concierge agent for reservations and personalized service3Lifetime Globalists receive this benefit without the need to satisfy the qualifying night or Base Point earning requirements.
Stay 70, 80, 90 and 100 qualifying nights in a calendar year Choose to receive 10,000 Bonus Points or a suite upgrade award
Earn 1,000,000 Base Points over the course of your program membership Lifetime Globalist status

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