Go where you’ve never gone before

Through our new relationship with Lindblad Expeditions, you can now get rewarded for venturing to some of the world’s most remote corners.

Get acquainted with the locals—even the ones who happen to have paws and flippers—on a wildlife adventure. Lindblad’s fleet of nimble, intimate expedition ships will bring you to some of the world's most exciting and remote places.

 

As a World of Hyatt member, you can enjoy these amazing benefits with each of Lindblad Expeditions overseas itineraries:

  • Earn 5 Base Points per eligible $1 USD spent, plus standard elite member bonuses
  • Nights count toward elite tier status
  • Redeem points for expeditions
  • Receive a $250 USD onboard credit per reservation
  • Ability to purchase specially-curated Lindblad Expedition experiences through FIND

For more information about how Lindblad Expeditions participates in the World of Hyatt program, please visit worldofhyatt.com/lindbladterms

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General

What are the details of the collaboration between World of Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions?

On September 26, 2019, World of Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions will launch a strategic relationship to create opportunities for World of Hyatt members to be even more rewarded. With Lindblad Expeditions, World of Hyatt members will be able to earn and redeem points beyond traditional hotel stays and enjoy traveling to more destinations in unique, personalized ways. You can learn more by visiting our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com.

 

What is Lindblad Expeditions?

Lindblad Expeditions is a high-end adventure travel company that offers land and sea voyages. Most of the 300 annual expeditions take place on small, intimate ships with less than 150 guests on board. The expeditions travel to the hard to reach corners of the world that traditional cruise ships cannot get to, like the Galapagos, Amazon, and Antarctica. For more information, visit our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com.

 

Why is World of Hyatt collaborating with Lindblad Expeditions instead of a traditional cruise company?

Lindblad Expeditions is a highly curated, luxury adventure company that travels to the hard to reach corners of the world that traditional cruise ships cannot often get to. On Lindblad expeditions, guests can interact with a team of world-renowned scientists, researchers, explorers, naturalists and photographers who serve to enhance every excursion through exchange of knowledge and information on the natural surroundings, history and culture of the places explored. Through this relationship, World of Hyatt members can enjoy deeply immersive, unique adventures with Lindblad Expeditions. You can learn more by visiting our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com.

 

When will the collaboration between World of Hyatt and Lindblad Expeditions launch?

On September 26, 2019, World of Hyatt members will be able to book eligible Lindblad expeditions to enjoy loyalty benefits.

 

Is Hyatt the only hotel company with which Lindblad Expeditions has a loyalty program collaboration?

Yes, Lindblad Expeditions does not have a relationship with any other hotel loyalty program.

 

What are the World of Hyatt member benefits?

Members are able to enjoy the following benefits on eligible Lindblad expeditions that are booked through eligible channels:

 

Earning and Redemption

o   Members earn five Base Points per $1 USD of eligible spend, not including incidental spend

o   Members receive their standard elite tier Bonus Points on eligible spend (10% Discoverist, 20% Explorist, 30% Globalist)

o   Members are able to redeem points to use for free expeditions

Member Benefits

·       Members of all tiers are rewarded with a $250 on-board credit to use on expeditions

·       Members receive elite tier qualifying night credits for eligible nights on a Lindblad expedition

·       Members can purchase or redeem points for specially curated Lindblad Expedition experiences during limited-times through FIND

·       World of Hyatt Credit Cardmembers can earn an additional 4 points per $1 USD of eligible spend on Lindblad Expeditions. Hyatt Credit Cardmembers can earn an additional 3 points per $1 USD of eligible spend on Lindblad Expeditions.

·       AAdvantage® members with elite status (Gold or higher) who are also members of World of Hyatt and have linked their accounts can earn 1 AAdvantage bonus mile per $1 USD of eligible spend on Lindblad Expeditions.

 

What is an eligible Lindblad expedition?

Beginning on September 26, 2019, an eligible Lindblad expedition is any expedition that is available via our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com, and is booked through an eligible booking channel (our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com, a Hyatt Global Contact Center, or the Lindblad Expeditions’ contact center). Expeditions that are only available through Lindblad Expeditions and are not available via our dedicated booking site are not eligible expeditions. Members must associate their World of Hyatt account number with their reservation at the time of booking in order for the Lindblad expedition to be eligible.

 

How do I book a Lindblad expedition to enjoy these World of Hyatt benefits?

Eligible Lindblad expeditions can be booked through an eligible booking channel: our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com, a Hyatt Global Contact Center, or the Lindblad Expeditions contact center. Members must ensure that their World of Hyatt account number is associated with their reservation at the time of booking.

 

How many World of Hyatt points will I earn on Lindblad expeditions?

World of Hyatt members are able to earn five base points per every $1 USD of eligible spend, not including incidental spend.

 

What is considered eligible World of Hyatt spend for earning World of Hyatt points?

Eligible spend includes any rate for guest accommodations on an eligible Lindblad expedition that is published by Hyatt. Incidental spend with Lindblad is not eligible spend.

 

Will I earn points on incidental spend on Lindblad expeditions?

No, incidental spend is not eligible spend, and members will therefore not earn points on incidental spend with Lindblad.

 

Will World of Hyatt elite members receive their World of Hyatt point bonuses on eligible spend?

World of Hyatt elite members also earn their standard tier Bonus Points on eligible spend (10% Discoverist, 20% Explorist, 30% Globalist).

 

Do points earned on eligible Lindblad expeditions spend count towards earning World of Hyatt tier status?

Points earned on eligible Lindblad expeditions spend are Base Points and count towards elite tier status. World of Hyatt. World of Hyatt elite member point bonuses are awarded as Bonus Points and do not count towards elite tier status.

 

Is there a limit on how many World of Hyatt points I can earn on eligible spend through this relationship?

No, there is no limit on how many World of Hyatt points you can earn on eligible spend through this collaboration.

 

Do nights on eligible Lindblad expeditions count towards earning World of Hyatt tier status?

Nights on eligible Lindblad expeditions will count towards elite tier status.

 

Can I redeem World of Hyatt points for Lindblad expeditions?

Members can redeem points for Lindblad expeditions via eligible booking channels. To find out how many points you need to redeem for Lindblad expeditions, visit our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com.

 

Are there any specific policies I need to be aware of when booking an eligible Lindblad expedition?

All Lindblad expeditions are subject to the policies of Lindblad Expeditions. For more information, visit our dedicated booking site at hyatt.expeditions.com.

 

If I am sharing a cabin with someone else on an eligible Lindblad expedition, who will receive night credit, base points for eligible spend and the $250 on-board credit?

Only members that have been designated as the lead guest for a booking and have paid for the eligible Lindblad expedition spend will receive these benefits.

 

When using my World of Hyatt Credit Card or Hyatt Credit Card, do I earn World of Hyatt Bonus Points per eligible US dollar spent on Lindblad expeditions?

Yes, World of Hyatt Credit Cardmembers can earn an additional 4 points per $1 USD of eligible spend on Lindblad Expeditions. Hyatt Credit Cardmembers can earn an additional 3 points per $1 USD of eligible spend on Lindblad Expeditions.

 

If I have linked my American Airlines AAdvantage account, will I earn AAdvantage bonus miles per eligible US dollar spent on Lindblad expeditions?

AAdvantage® members with elite status (Gold or higher) who are also members of World of Hyatt and have linked their accounts can earn 1 AAdvantage bonus mile per $1 USD of eligible spend on Lindblad Expeditions.

 

Can I earn Partner Loyalty Points or M life Rewards Tier Credits for eligible Lindblad expeditions in lieu of World of Hyatt points?

No, members cannot opt to earn Partner Loyalty Points or M life Rewards Tier Credits in lieu of World of Hyatt points on Lindblad Expeditions.

 

What benefits do I receive if I book a Lindblad expedition as part of a qualifying FIND Experience?

Lindblad Expeditions booked as part of a qualifying FIND Experience participate in World of Hyatt differently than other eligible Lindblad expeditions:

Earning and Redemption through FIND Experiences

o   Members can receive elite tier qualifying night credits for eligible nights on a Lindblad expedition booked as part of a qualifying FIND Experience

o   Members can earn 10 Base Points per $1 USD of eligible spend, not including incidental spend, on Lindblad expeditions booked as part of a qualifying FIND Experience (note that Members will not receive the general Lindblad Expeditions benefits)

o   Members can purchase specially-curated Lindblad Expedition experiences through limited-time FIND auctions

o   Members can purchase specially-curated Lindblad Expedition experiences during limited-times through FIND