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There are two different types of hyatt nights. Sign Up Nights (referred to as "SUN"s) and anniversary nights. The sign up nights are from when you sign up for the hyatt credit card. The anniversary night are given to you if you keep the credit card after the first year. You get one anniversary night every year. The sign up nights can be used for any hyatt hotel in the world on any date where a Standard Room is available. The anniversary nights can only be used in hyatt hotels categories 1-4 (Notable category 4 hyatt hotels: Hyatt regency mission bay, San Diego Ca. Andaz peninsula papagayo, Costa Rico.). Obviously the sign up nights are more valuable as they can be used in any hotel worldwide. The way somebody would book this night for you is they would put you as a second guest on the reservation. It is not recommended to combine nights between 3 different accounts or more. Or 2 accounts that none is yours. Obviously any reservation from a diamond account is more valuable since you will get the benefits as a second guest.

Suite Upgrades:

When you do the hyatt diamond challenge you get 4 suite upgrades. (For that matter a diamond member will get 4 suite upgrades every year). In order to complete the diamond challenge you must stay 12 nights in 60 days. There are people who will book you a room under their account and then use their diamond suite upgrade for your reservation. The reason why somebody would do this is simple. They want to complete the diamond challenge, therefore they will give you a diamond suite upgrade to get nights under their account and complete the challenge.  Diamond suite upgrades CANNOT be transferred to another account.
Diamond suite upgrades can only be used for a cash or cash and points reservation. They cannot be combined with any free nights or full point nights. Diamond suite upgrades are subject to availability of the suite being available. You can transfer hyatt points between accounts, though you must fill out the form on hyatt's website. People have reported it taking under 24 hours for the points to be transferred.

C+P show up on the website, when available; and it will tell you if not available. And if a Diamond member were to book for you you'd get all the Diamond benefits listed on the Hyatt website.

Per forum rules both buyers and sellers must post a price
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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #60 on: January 25, 2012, 11:16:28 AM »
Here's some advice from 2 experiences:  These Chase Award Nights are NOT transferable.  The T&C's are very clear about that.  In DEC 2011 I booked 2 nights in NYC with my Chase Award Nights for me & added my friend who would be arriving before me to the reservation.  I never showed up & the front desk never asked for my ID.  My friend checked-in, presented his credit card & all was good.  Last week I booked 2 nights for a friend in LA with his name added as a guest who would arriv earlier.  Luckily I was in the area because the hotel insisted on ID of Award Night awardee.  So I was able to present my ID while they swiped his credit card.  It can go either way depending on how astute the front desk folks are....IMHO.

Whoa, I was going to try and see if I could borrow someone's free stays, but that sounds pretty risky if what you say is true. I want to go to DC over Presidents Weekend, and I would love to stay at the Park Hyatt, but I haven't done the Chase Hyatt card yet and I wouldn't want to risk not getting the free stays in time. That's why I would offer someone whose free stays are expiring to swap (assuming I was at least approved for the card before then), allowing the lender more time to use or sell their  free stays.

Anyone else with experience on either end of the awardee not being present for a free stay?

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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #61 on: January 25, 2012, 11:28:35 AM »
If all you need is the accountholders/cardholders ID, then (assuming they trust you) they can give you their ID for you to show when checking in.
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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #62 on: January 25, 2012, 12:20:49 PM »
Anyone else with experience on either end of the awardee not being present for a free stay?
I've done it about a month ago without a problem. Maybe they're catching on though...

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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #63 on: January 26, 2012, 01:13:15 AM »
If all you need is the accountholders/cardholders ID, then (assuming they trust you) they can give you their ID for you to show when checking in.

In LA they looked the first/last name & checked the picture.
The Award Night was in my wifes name & we share the same surname.  When I begin to present my ID to the front desk clerk for check-in w/my friends credit card they asked to see "Mrs. XXX XXXXXX".  I thought I could get off with them seeing my last name & all is fine but they wanted to see first/last name match the Award Night booking and even make sure the picture matched.  It was a textbook case of what they're suppose to do all the time.  So, we ALL went up & checked out the cool room & we left our guest there to enjoy it.  There were no issues after that or at check-out.  My NYC was exactly the opposite so who knows.  Maybe a new front desk clerk in LA & following the rules to the letter? Who knows.

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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #64 on: January 26, 2012, 04:49:19 PM »
In LA they looked the first/last name & checked the picture.
The Award Night was in my wifes name & we share the same surname.  When I begin to present my ID to the front desk clerk for check-in w/my friends credit card they asked to see "Mrs. XXX XXXXXX".  I thought I could get off with them seeing my last name & all is fine but they wanted to see first/last name match the Award Night booking and even make sure the picture matched.  It was a textbook case of what they're suppose to do all the time.  So, we ALL went up & checked out the cool room & we left our guest there to enjoy it.  There were no issues after that or at check-out.  My NYC was exactly the opposite so who knows.  Maybe a new front desk clerk in LA & following the rules to the letter? Who knows.
did u end up using ur hyatt free night?

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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #65 on: January 26, 2012, 10:13:36 PM »
Yep, Hyatt rooms all used up.
did u end up using ur hyatt free night?

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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #66 on: January 27, 2012, 02:23:53 AM »
did u end up using ur hyatt free night?
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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #67 on: January 27, 2012, 12:42:53 PM »

i never forget about u cheiks ;) i can wait till it goes down

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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #68 on: February 28, 2012, 08:17:28 AM »
Looking to buy 12 certs. for 3 rooms * 4 nights in the PH Paris.
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Re: Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #69 on: February 28, 2012, 08:31:58 AM »
Looking to buy 12 certs. for 3 rooms * 4 nights in the PH Paris.
good luck finding that many. Probably more likely to find somewhere where you can buy UR points points and buying those (though it's a lot of points-264k which will run you over $5k)
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Re: Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #70 on: February 28, 2012, 08:33:36 AM »
good luck finding that many. Probably more likely to find somewhere where you can buy UR points points and buying those (though it's a lot of points-264k which will run you over $5k)
cheaper buying certs from Hyatt themselves.
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Re: Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #71 on: February 28, 2012, 08:35:13 AM »
cheaper buying certs from Hyatt themselves.
how so

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Re: Re: Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #72 on: February 28, 2012, 08:43:43 AM »
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Re: Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #73 on: February 28, 2012, 08:47:41 AM »
PH Paris doesn't take certs

 https://www.certificates.hyatt.com/ParticipationLocations.aspx
beat me to it
how so
I mistakenly thought the vendome is 'inspire'.

If I use UR points out of a Hyatt acct with 60 days Diamond challenge, what kind of room will I get? Perhaps I can use only 2 rooms per night.
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Re: Anyone sell Hyatt free night awards?
« Reply #74 on: February 28, 2012, 08:51:07 AM »
Not that I'm looking to sell, but you must name a price.