And while the offers are targeted and vary by member, on the whole they seem more lucrative than what Starwood and Marriott are offering. Nothing world-changing, but definitely worth registering for.
Here’s the thing.
You go to the promotion page.
You’re required to enter your Gold Passport number, in order to be presented with the promotion.
But you aren’t registered for it!
Normally when you input your account number and click enter, you’re good to go. But Hyatt has inexplicably programmed an extra step.
You enter your account number, click enter, and then have to enter your account number again (although it should be pre-filled in for you) and hit enter to register!
I’d bet that Hyatt loses a lot of people at this last step, I admit I almost missed it myself. There will be plenty of people that wind up not registering for the promotion because of the way they’ve designed the IT process. Many of those members will assume they’re registered, and wonder where their missing points are.
Don’t get caught up. Remember, this is essentially a double opt-in promotion. Be sure to enter your Gold Passport number twice to register. You want the page to say:
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