As I'm sure most of you are aware, one of the many benefits of the MILEPOINT premium membership is the ability to buy Hyatt gift cards at a discount. There was initially some question as to whether using them to pay for Hyatt stays would prevent you from earning Hyatt points. I'm pretty sure that question has been resolved and the answer is that it does not prevent you from earning points on your stays. I recently ordered two $500 gift cards as I have a Hyatt stay coming up overseas. The purchase price for the cards was $450 each plus the $6 delivery charge. I paid with my Starwood Preferred business card with OPEN savings, not knowing how the purchase would be considered for the 5% OPEN discount. To my delight, I see the 5% credit on my statement! The decision of which card to use for overseas hyatt stays just became clearer. No foreign transaction fees on gift cards! I still get my 1 Starpoints per dollar, 5% OPEN savings and a 10% discount on the purchase. WIN,WIN,WIN! Thanks MILEPOINT! That premium membership purchase paid for itself 3X over already.