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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #195 on: December 14, 2011, 03:53:39 PM »
People reportedly have gotten PC Plat instantly over the phone by calling and asking for a status match.
YMMV.
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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #196 on: December 14, 2011, 04:51:23 PM »
People reportedly have gotten PC Plat instantly over the phone by calling and asking for a status match.
YMMV.

From Gold status or just from regular Club status?

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #197 on: December 19, 2011, 10:09:11 AM »
Just to update...

I called up Gold Passport and a Hyatt rep enrolled me in Diamond Challenge without having to prove elite status at a competitor.

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #198 on: December 28, 2011, 02:46:27 PM »
I received this reply below, I have no activity, What should I do.

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Thank you for contacting Hyatt Gold Passport Customer Service. I appreciate the opportunity to assist you.

To receive the Diamond Trial, please email or mail a statement of your account activity with a competitor to us for processing at:

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #199 on: December 28, 2011, 02:51:44 PM »
They're cracking down. To get a diamond challenge these days, you not only have to have status, but a HISTORY as well.

(They ain't idiots; they know about the HHonors promotions, too)

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #200 on: January 05, 2012, 05:49:06 PM »
One more data point to share:

Got Diamond status match for both me and wife, via HHonors gold promo.   I was downgraded to Plat just before my arrival at Hyatt Waikiki and Hyatt Kauai.   For both places, I was using a mix of super cheap matched rates (140 at Waikiki) and (180 at Kauai) and I never stayed at Hyatt before, ever.   So they didn't want to give me the bennies.

But my wife's account was NOT downgraded and we switched the reservations over to hers.   Worked well---we got club access and nice rooms.

As an aside, the Hyatt in Kauai is very nice but more oriented to those who like to laze around.  (nothing wrong with that if that's your sort of thing)    Club breakfast was decent---wish I figured out how to get to the buffet instead to not deal with the (other) riffraff (like me )   :o

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #201 on: January 05, 2012, 06:27:54 PM »
can you elaborate on "matched rate"?

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #202 on: January 05, 2012, 11:50:19 PM »
can you elaborate on "matched rate"?

It was a rate that was available through Jetsetter travel club.  I called the manager and asked them to match it.  At first, they said no because this was a "club rate" but I told them that anyone could join the club with no restrictions so it was a rate that truly was available to all.

Only downside was that they asked me to prepay.

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #203 on: January 06, 2012, 01:08:40 PM »
It was a rate that was available through Jetsetter travel club.  I called the manager and asked them to match it.  At first, they said no because this was a "club rate" but I told them that anyone could join the club with no restrictions so it was a rate that truly was available to all.

Only downside was that they asked me to prepay.
nicely done. That rate is even better than the gov rate and unlike Jetsetter rates, actually counts towards and receives elite status/benefits.

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #204 on: January 11, 2012, 01:16:21 AM »
It was a rate that was available through Jetsetter travel club.  I called the manager and asked them to match it.  At first, they said no because this was a "club rate" but I told them that anyone could join the club with no restrictions so it was a rate that truly was available to all.

Only downside was that they asked me to prepay.

I just tried this and was short down. Any other suggestions?
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Anyone need 2 Hyatt / Andaz Award Nights?
« Reply #205 on: January 11, 2012, 07:19:38 PM »
I have 2 Hyatt Award Nights for sale that can be used at any Hyatt hotel (Andaz, Park Hyatt, etc.) but must be used by 2/29.  Covers room & tax.

PM me directly w/phone # & let's talk!
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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #206 on: January 11, 2012, 09:10:59 PM »
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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #207 on: February 20, 2012, 03:22:07 PM »
Little off topic but I just got a successful Gold challenge from Marriot.

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Thank you for contacting Marriott Rewards.

On behalf of Marriott Rewards Guest Services, please allow me to extend an offer to you to conditionally upgrade your status to the Gold Elite level.  This new status would be valid through May, 2012; however, an updated membership card would not be processed until the following terms have been met.

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #208 on: February 21, 2012, 12:17:39 PM »
I just got my HHoners gold status to be matched and enrolled to Hyatt Diamond challenge. it took a little back and forth with email, and putting 1500 points into my HHoners account from my amex MR points to make it look active (even though I have 0 nights...) - and we prevailed!

now I just need to get accepted to the hyatt card, application pending...

Thanks for all the informative posts.

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Re: hyatt status match
« Reply #209 on: February 21, 2012, 09:13:12 PM »
I successfully matched my PC platinum (with 0 stays) to Hyatt diamond trial. (on both mine and the wife's account)
now we got to get both chase cards approved...


I have PC CLUB. With  18,442 points but 0 stays . how do I get plat without paying for it ?

I see they are selling gold