If you're a few Hyatt Points shy of a free night award or you've found an excellent redemption that offers superb value, you can buy them directly from Hyatt's website.
Earning Hyatt points
If you're in no immediate rush to buy Hyatt points, you can earn a large sum of Hyatt points through intro bonuses offered on Hyatt credit cards. You can also earn Ultimate Rewards points and transfer those directly to your World of Hyatt account at a rate of 1,000 Chase points for 1,000 Hyatt points.
Hyatt credit cards
Here are the credit cards you can use to earn Hyatt points:
Chase Ultimate Rewards credit cards
Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to World of Hyatt at a 1:1 ratio. Here are the best credit cards for earning Ultimate Rewards points:
Buying Hyatt points
Hyatt Points will cost you 2.4 cent per point meaning that every 1,000 points you buy will cost you $24. Hyatt points are sold at a flat rate no matter how many points you buy in a single transaction.
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How many Hyatt points can you buy?
You can buy as little as 1,000 Hyatt Points for $24 or as many as 55,000 Hyatt Points for $1,320 in a single transaction. Points can purchases in 1,000-point increments.
You can buy up to a total of 55,000 Hyatt Points per calendar year, but this can change during promotions so be aware that it may be possible to buy more several times per year.
Do note that buying Hyatt Points do not count towards Hyatt Elite status.
When are Hyatt points for sale?
Hyatt points are on sale several times per year which allows you to buy them for significantly cheaper than the standard 2.4 cents per point. These sales can bring the price of Hyatt Points down to as low as 1.85 cents each which is fantastic since it's pretty easy to get over 2 cents in value with Hyatt points.
If you have upcoming stays at Hyatt brand hotels, it's best to check the award rate to see if you would be better off buying points rather than paying cash during Hyatt's buy points promos.
Let's look at a few properties based on Hyatt's popular 30% off sale which allows you to buy Hyatt Points at 1.85 cents each.
The Hyatt House Fort Lauderdale is a popular Hyatt hotel close to the cruise ports for Miami. This hotel typically goes for around $300+ per night before taxes. You can save yourself over $100 per night purchasing points versus paying cash.
If you're trying to get away, Hawaii has a fair handful of properties that will give you great value when redeeming points.
The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa runs between $600-$800 depending on the dates. The hotel itself costs 25,000 points per night which will run you about $463 if you were to buy points. In this instance, buying points can easily save you a couple hundred dollars.
If you want to experience the Maldives, the Park Hyatt Maldives will cost you 30,000 points per night. You will not be able to buy enough points for 2 nights, but you can top off your account using intro bonuses from Hyatt credit cards or Chase Ultimate Rewards credit cards in which points transfer directly to Hyatt at a 1:1 ratio.
Buying points for this hotel can save you hundreds of dollars, especially during the popular months.
The best value will come from some of the lower cost hotels as you can save a good amount of money across multiple days.
For example, the Hyatt Regency Atlanta is a 8,000-point per night hotel that will typically run you around $270 per night. A 5-night stay will run you $1,601 after taxes.
Instead of dishing out that large amount, you can buy 40,000 Hyatt Points which would cost you $740 and save you a whopping $861.
There's lots of great value to be had when Hyatt Points are on sale. Just remember that you can only buy 55,000 Hyatt Points per year and be sure to run the numbers to make sure you're getting a great deal on your purchases.
How much is it to buy Hyatt points?
Use the Buy Points calculator to find out how much it will cost you to buy Hyatt points. You can enter any amount of Hyatt points in the field below.
How To Buy Hyatt Points
- Head to Hyatt's Buy Points page.
- Select how many Hyatt Points you wish to buy.
- Log into your name, Hyatt account number, and email.
- Enter your payment details.
- Review your order and agree to the terms and conditions.
- Click Purchase Bonus Points.
That's all there is to it. Purchased points should post to your account immediately, but you should allow up to 48 hours.
Can you buy Hyatt points?
Yes. You can buy Hyatt Points using the buy Hyatt points portal.
How much does it cost to buy Hyatt points?
Hyatt Points cost 2.4 cents each at the standard rate meaning that 1,000 points will cost you $24.
Are Hyatt points ever on sale?
Hyatt Points are on sale several times per year. During their 30% off promo, you can buy them for as low as 1.85 cents each.
Are buying Hyatt points worth it?
Hyatt Points have extremely high value which makes them worth buying, especially when they are on sale.