Hyatt Gold Passport Terms & Conditions Update

Hyatt Gold Passport updated the terms and conditions governing the program effective November 2014, although they were not updated on Hyatt.com (not really a surprise considering their IT and poor management) before February 10, 2015.

Hyatt Gold Passport Group Terms and Conditions

The changes are not drastic. They rather clarify the partnership with Mlife and where suite upgrade usage.

You can access Hyatt’s web page for the terms and conditions of the Gold Passport here.

Hyatt Gold Passport Account Inactivity

Hyatt Gold Passport Account Inactivity

Hyatt Gold Passport now consider accounts that have not had any activity for 24 months to be in active.

Points + Cash

Hyatt Gold Passport Points + Cash

Hyatt has now included the fact that Points + Cash awards are eligible night to their Terms and conditions as well.

Points For Walk-ins

Hyatt Gold Passport No Advance Reservation

Hyatt has not removed the term that state that you would not earn points for walk in reservations )ridiculous in the first place).

Mlife & Planner Rewards On Government Meetings

Hyatt Gold Passport Mlife Government

You don’t earn points for charges at Mlife resorts unless you are a registered guest. Also, you cannot earn meeting planner rewards on government meetings.

Mlife Tier Credits & Planner Rewards

Hyatt Gold Passport Mlife Credits

Meetings at Mlife resorts are not eligible or the planner rewards. Also, you cannot get Mlife tier credits for stays at Grand Hyatt Macau or Hyatt Residence Club.

Zilara & Ziva (Double Occupancy ONLY!)

Hyatt Gold Passport Zilara Ziva

The awards are Zilara and Ziva properties are based on double occupancy. You may have to pay extra for any additional guest.

Suite Upgrade Awards

Hyatt Gold Passport Suite Night Awards

Hyatt clarifies here that these are only applicable to “introductory” suite category (read trash).

Points + Cash Awards

Hyatt Gold Passport Points + cash Continue

Are not available at Ziva, Zilara or Mlire properties.

Master Account

Hyatt Gold Passport Group Master Account

Clarification that room nights are not eligible when they are put to Master Account.

Suite Night Awards Excluded Properties

Hyatt Gold Passport Suite Night Awards Excluded Properties

There are number of properties that are excluded from Diamond member suite upgrades and suit eupgrade awards.

Conclusion

Nothing too surprising here beyond that it took Hyatt two months to post these on their website after they were supposed to take effect. Well. Not surprising considering that it is Hyatt….

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