Hyatt Gold Passport
Availability: All Hyatt brands.
Earning Formula: Earn five points per in-hotel dollar spent. Points expire within 24 months of not earning or spending points.
Alternate Airline Earning Formula: Earn 500 miles per stay on American, Amtrak, Delta, Hawaiian, and United; 600 points per stay on Southwest; and similar earnings on 24 foreign lines.
Redeeming Formula: Award-stay points are based on point "prices" that vary by location, season, and expected occupancy, in the 5,000–39,000 point range.
Generosity: Stay five to 25 nights (average 16) to earn one award night at a comparable hotel.
Airline Transfer: Choice points can be transferred to Air Canada, Alaska, American, Southwest, Spirit, and United, as well as to several foreign lines.
Membership Benefits: Entry-level benefits include late check-in, high-speed Internet (except Rodeway), local calls, and newspaper (most brands). Earn up to 30 percent point bonus at higher elite levels.