May 21st, 2011

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For the past couple summers, Costco has teamed up with Hyatt to provide their members with solid discounts. This year the offer is 10% off and the third night free for stays 3 days or longer.
“Enjoy 10% off the Hyatt Daily Rate plus your third night free at participating Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in the U.S., Canada and Caribbean from May 16, 2011, through September 6, 2011. Or choose Hyatt Place or Hyatt Summerfield Suites and take advantage of 10% off the Hyatt Daily Rate and an additional 50% off the third night. The free night or additional 50% discount will be deducted at checkout.

Reserve now or call 877 849 2730 and request offer code COSTCO.”

I priced this out and it can definitely save you money if you have 3+ day stays, however it won’t tell you the final price without the third night since that is deducted at checkout. However, if you have super-cheap corporate codes, it may make sense to use them instead. In the end, I recommend playing around with the rates online to see which deal is better. Costco membership is $50, but people have reported using the rate without ever being asked for ID. I won’t delve into the ethics of doing such a thing, so my advice is to only use rates that you are qualified to use.

Remember, Hyatt also has the Great 10k promotion until June 30 and the Costco rates are eligible rates – even if you get the third free, it will count towards promotion qualification.

T&C
Reservations are subject to availability and must be made in advance requesting the Costco Rate. Guest must present a valid Costco membership card at check-in. Offer valid for stays booked and held 5/16/2011 through 9/6/2011. Offer not valid at Park Hyatt hotels. 10% Discount is off of the Hyatt Daily Rate for the room type requested at time of booking, and offer cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. 10% Discount is reflected in rate quoted. Additional third night free offer is valid at participating Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Andaz and Grand Hyatt hotels and will be deducted at the time of checkout. Additional 50% off rate for third night offer is valid at participating Hyatt Place and Hyatt Summerfield Suites hotels and will be deducted at the time of checkout. Offers not valid for back to back stays and a three night minimum length of stay required. Rate is per room, per night, excluding service charges, mandatory resort fees, gratuities, taxes, and other incidental expenses. Additional charges may apply for additional guests. Promotional blackout periods may apply due to seasonal periods or special events, and normal arrival/departure restrictions apply. Offer not valid for group reservations as defined by Hyatt. Limited number of rooms available. Hyatt reserves the right to alter or withdraw this program at any time without notice. Hyatt Hotels & Resorts® encompasses hotels managed, franchised or leased by subsidiaries and affiliates of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Hyatt®, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts®, Andaz®, Park Hyatt®, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Hyatt Place®, Hyatt Summerfield Suites®, Hyatt Gold Passport®, and related marks are trademarks of Hyatt Corporation. ©2011 Hyatt Corporation. All rights reserved.

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