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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #420 on: December 30, 2015, 08:22:28 PM »
Then apparently the answer is yes.

Thanks  ;)

Just wanted to make sure it wasn't a case of DROPR.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #421 on: December 31, 2015, 06:39:38 AM »
Is it possible to use a DSU at the Park Hyatt Sydney?

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #422 on: December 31, 2015, 08:05:29 AM »
No

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #423 on: December 31, 2015, 08:17:23 AM »
Thanks.

Any other way of getting an upgrade at the PH Sydney?

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #424 on: December 31, 2015, 09:13:03 AM »
Weird thing happen to me last night. I was biking a reservation for PH NYC, and there were 3 options for payment, 30k points, c+p, and then free night promotional award.
What I don't understand is that I already used my 2 free sign up nights, and then when I tried completing the ressy, I got an error that I need to call Hyatt to view, or modify the ressy.
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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #425 on: January 04, 2016, 10:43:32 PM »
Because there are no blackout dates for awards/free nights, do people here ever just make revenue reservations to hold the room so they don't get sold out until they have the points/certs in their account? Any reason that I shouldn't do this? Rep on the phone guaranteed me that I won't have any issues converting it from revenue to points at a later date.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #426 on: January 05, 2016, 09:25:47 AM »
Because there are no blackout dates for awards/free nights, do people here ever just make revenue reservations to hold the room so they don't get sold out until they have the points/certs in their account? Any reason that I shouldn't do this? Rep on the phone guaranteed me that I won't have any issues converting it from revenue to points at a later date.
If you have Diamond, they will hold the room for you as a points booking if you tell them the points are in the midst of being transferred. If you're not Diamond, you could try that. Not sure if they can actually convert it to a points booking, but also make sure you're holding the correct room type (standard) and watch out for cancellation policies.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #427 on: January 05, 2016, 09:30:43 AM »
If you have Diamond, they will hold the room for you as a points booking if you tell them the points are in the midst of being transferred. If you're not Diamond, you could try that. Not sure if they can actually convert it to a points booking, but also make sure you're holding the correct room type (standard) and watch out for cancellation policies.
But in my case, the certs aren't in the middle of being transferred. They're still about a month or two away. Ya, I would hold a standard room. I guess technically they would release it and immediately pick it back up as a points reservation and because there are no blackout dates, it would be available in inventory for points booking. Only downside is that they sometimes require a deposit, but as long as you don't mind temporarily paying it, don't see the downside.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #428 on: January 05, 2016, 10:08:31 AM »
But in my case, the certs aren't in the middle of being transferred. They're still about a month or two away. Ya, I would hold a standard room. I guess technically they would release it and immediately pick it back up as a points reservation and because there are no blackout dates, it would be available in inventory for points booking. Only downside is that they sometimes require a deposit, but as long as you don't mind temporarily paying it, don't see the downside.
While there are no blackout dates, hotels have plenty of shticky things to do to keep rooms from being bookable with points. Not sure if they released it it would go into points inventory. If you're Diamond, try getting them to hold it. When I've done it, they never gave me a deadline for how long the hold will last.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #429 on: January 05, 2016, 10:18:24 AM »
While there are no blackout dates, hotels have plenty of shticky things to do to keep rooms from being bookable with points. Not sure if they released it it would go into points inventory. If you're Diamond, try getting them to hold it. When I've done it, they never gave me a deadline for how long the hold will last.
yes I just put a room on hold and they told me you need the points in by check in time

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #430 on: January 05, 2016, 10:19:21 AM »
While there are no blackout dates, hotels have plenty of shticky things to do to keep rooms from being bookable with points. Not sure if they released it it would go into points inventory. If you're Diamond, try getting them to hold it. When I've done it, they never gave me a deadline for how long the hold will last.
Ah so then I'm gonna try to get them to hold it. From your last post it seemed like it was a short hold until points post. Thanks.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #431 on: January 05, 2016, 10:27:50 AM »
Then apparently the answer is yes.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #432 on: January 07, 2016, 02:50:52 PM »
Would anyone buy 8k hyatt points? If yes, for how much?
And do hyatt points expire?

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #433 on: January 07, 2016, 02:53:51 PM »
Would anyone buy 8k hyatt points? If yes, for how much?

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #434 on: January 07, 2016, 02:55:29 PM »
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Wanted to know if the guys that buy points would buy hyatt points. Wasn't looking to sell them here.

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #435 on: January 07, 2016, 03:06:15 PM »

No.

Where were you when I needed you

So why wouldn't the diamond line give me the upgrade on the cash and points?

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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #436 on: January 07, 2016, 07:41:57 PM »
Cuz he or she was misinformed.
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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #437 on: January 07, 2016, 08:12:27 PM »
do the sign up nights need to be used before the exp date or just need to be booked before the exp date?
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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #438 on: January 07, 2016, 08:27:09 PM »
do the sign up nights need to be used before the exp date or just need to be booked before the exp date?

I think they need to be used before the exp date, however if you book now then they will sometimes extend 30 days past the expiration date
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Re: Hyatt question
« Reply #439 on: January 07, 2016, 08:28:31 PM »
Cuz he or she was misinformed.

Damn. I knew it was a case of DROPR but wanted confirmation before I continued to HUCA. Each rep that I got told me the same thing. So all they had to do was try to apply the cert to the reservation?