Hyatt is my preferred hotel chain, and one of the ways I same money on my hotel stays is by utilizing discounted gift cards. These are valid for properties within Canada and the USA, and are available in electronic versions as well. Normally, I’ve purchased them at 14.5% off with AMEX Open and a discount code on the Hyatt site. A few days ago, I found that Gift Card Spread is offering electronic Hyatt Gift Cards with a 16.5% discount, which is the highest I’ve ever seen.
There are only a few cards with larger denominations. I strongly prefer getting one gift card of a large denomination since that means there’s less effort in tracking the amounts on the cards, but all cards have the same 16.5% discount. While e-gift cards are only valid in Canada and the US, I’ve had luck converting them at face value to Hyatt Gift Certificates, that have acceptance at most Hyatt properties internationally. I’m not sure if they’re still doing that, however.
I’ll definitely be picking up some gift cards myself after my current stockpile runs out.