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Hilton Honors Fall 2016 Award Rate Changes

UPDATE: With recent updates to the Honors program, Hilton has finished its move to a dynamic award pricing system without an award chart.  Hilton Honors makes quarterly adjustments to their award prices for a standard room night. The most recent updates…

Hyatt Residence Club Ka'anapali Beach Point Changes

Unnanounced Award Pricing Changes for Hyatt Residence Club

Hyatt adjusted the Gold Passport award categories for many properties on August 1, but this is one that wasn’t announced: they also changed the point structure for their Residence Club collection. Hyatt’s Residence Clubs are timeshare-like properties that usually have family-friendly activities…

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Avoiding Phantom Award Availability

When an airline website tells you there is award availability, you shouldn’t always believe it. Award availability can be displayed that is not actually there; we call it phantom award availability. Some airlines are more guilty of this than others….

2016 Hyatt Gold Passport Award Chart Updates

Hyatt has announced the 2016 Gold Passport award category changes. While some properties will cost you more points, others will cost less over current rates. Overall, Hyatt has implemented some reasonable changes, not increasing the number of points required for…