Bilt Rewards Offers Free Hyatt Explorist Status

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Last updated on September 6th, 2023

The Bilt Mastercard from Wells Fargo has a new offer for cardholders. Bilt Rewards is offering free World of Hyatt Explorist status for 90 days – with the chance to upgrade to Globalist, the programs premier tier. Here are all the details of the Bilt status match:

Bilt Mastercard Adds World of Hyatt Status Challenge

Bilt Rewards has a new bonus for eligible members. The popular loyalty program that earns rewards on rent is offering Hyatt Explorist status for 90 days free of charge, along with the ability to keep that status or upgrade to Globalist tier through February 2025.

How to Earn World of Hyatt Explorist Status

Want to take part in Bilt’s Hyatt Explorist status upgrade? Here’s how to take advantage:
  • Join the World of Hyatt loyalty program (if you aren’t already a member)
  • Link your Bilt Rewards and World of Hyatt accounts in the Bilt mobile app. You can find it under the “Travel” tab
  • Between March 28 and April 1, choose “Unlock World of Hyatt Elite Status” on the “Rent Day” tab in your Bilt app

The Explorist tier is the third of four tiers in the World of Hyatt program, offering impressive benefits like 2 PM checkout and access upgraded rooms on qualifying nights, based on availability at check-in. Once you receive confirmation 17 of your World of Hyatt Explorist status (before April 17, 2023), you’ll enjoy those benefits for 90 days. You’ll also earn free nights faster with 20% Bonus Points on qualifying purchases.

Upgrade to Globalist

Even better, you can upgrade to Globalist simply by meeting qualifying stay requirements before July 16, 2023. Complete ten qualifying nights between April 17 and July 16 to keep Explorist status through February 2025, or complete 20 qualifying nights to earn Globalist status through February 2025.

Globalist is the premier tier in the loyalty program and offers the very best perks. These perks include 4 PM late checkout, room upgrades to standard suites at select properties, Club lounge access, or complimentary breakfast. Plus, where Explorist members earn free nights faster with 20% Bonus Points on qualifying purchases, with Globalist, that percentage jumps to an impressive 30%.

Bilt Mastercard

Want to maximize your Bilt Rewards and World of Hyatt status but don’t have a Hyatt co-branded credit card? The Bilt Mastercard provides double points on travel purchases booked directly with an airline, hotel, car rental, or cruise line. That travel category includes Hyatt, meaning you can maximize points while relaxing your way to elite status. The card also earns 3X on dining, so you can enjoy a tasty meal on your extended break.

What makes the Bilt Card so unique, however, is its ability to earn rewards on rent. The Bilt Mastercard lets users pay their rent and earn 1X points – up to $50,000 in spending each year. Even better, if the Blackstone Group doesn’t manage your property, Bilt will mail a physical check to your landlord so you don’t miss out on the rewards.

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