There are two main reasons why I have 14 credit cards: Generous welcome offers and ongoing perks.
In its current iteration, the $95-per-year World of Hyatt Credit Card is one of the best all-around travel rewards cards on the market. It’s a card that I not only have, but it’s one that continuously gets a spot at or near the front of my wallet. Spending on the card provides me tangible value as it comes with a free night every year, valid at Category 1-4 properties across the entire World of Hyatt umbrella and an additional free night certificate when you spend $15,000 on the card in a cardmember year.
Riding on the coattails of this popular World of Hyatt product, what if Hyatt allowed members to supercharge their loyalty with an additional card option?
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It’s not a totally novel concept, with both Marriott and Hilton offering premium cards. However, now is the time for Hyatt to provide a means to earn more points and benefits than ever before, in a way that doesn’t dilute perks for existing cardholders and Hyatt elites. That could include accelerated ways to earn top-tier Globalist status (but not providing it outright), new credits that encourage trying premium Hyatt brands and more.
Here are five reasons why a premium World of Hyatt card makes sense — and what that card might look like.