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IT'S IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND HOW REWARD BOOKINGS WORK BEFORE YOU TRANSACT.

1.   Marriott certificates can be used for any reservation that can be booked with points. To search for reward availability simply go to marriott.com and check the box to search "using points".
Marriott hotels are divided into categories. (Cheapest being category one)

What room types can you book?
You can book any STANDARD room that's available at marriott.com using reward points with no cap on the number of points. (standard room means it not an upgraded room. Every hotel lists their rooms differently, In some hotels, the standard room may even include suites)
To check, go to marriott.com and search for rooms. Make sure to check the option "Use Points/Certificates".

If it says:
Redemption - You can book that room no matter how many points it is
Redemption with Cash Upgrade - You can book however, the cert will cover the basic portion you will need to pay the additional cash upgrade fee.
Redemption with Points Upgrade - You cannot book using a certificate

2.   There are a few different types of certificates. Seven/five night certificates are the hotel portion of "Marriott travel packages" that the owner does not want or need anymore (google Marriott packages to learn more about them). Individuals many times buy these packages just to receive the airline miles and donít end up using the hotel portion of the package. There are also single night certs given to account holders for holding a Marriott brand credit card

3.   A 7/5night-night certificate must be used for 7 consecutive nights. The reservation cannot be split up.

4.   In order to hold the room, you need a credit card. Your card will be kept for incidentals and you won't be charged for the room.

5.   MUST be booked BOOK 30 Days in Advance. THIS IS A TECHNICAL GLITCH WHICH MARRIOTT CLAIMS TO BE FIXING, HOWEVER, ITS MORE THAN A YEAR THAT THIS HAS BEEN AN ISSUE. In order to book with a certificate, reps must create the reservation as a points advance and then attach the cert. Marriott recently made a new rule that reservations made within 30 days arenít eligible for points advance. If the account, you are booking with has enough points to cover the reservation you can book it as regular points and have the rep detach the points and attach the certificate.

6.   Travel package certs must be booked over the phone. Single night certs can be booked online

7.   The certificate sits on the account holders account and the elite night credits are officially credited to them. There is no way to transfer those stays to your account.

8.   If you are the traveler do not call Marriott reservations. This reservation is in someone else's account and calling may result in his/her account getting audited and the reservation canceled.

9.   The certificate covers the cost of the reservation including tax but does NOT include any resort fees, parking, and incidentals (for example food charged to the room)

10.   It's not possible to entirely remove the certificate owner from the reservation but your name is added as a secondary guest and a special code is added (M8 code) to inform the hotel that this reservation is in fact gifted to you. The hotels are very much aware of this.

You should be able to check-in as you would to a regular reservation with your own ID. You will need to provide a credit card to cover any incidentals, resort fees, and parking fees if there are any.

11.   You cannot add your Marriott account number to the reservation and generally, the hotel will go by the status on our account (which may be silver or gold at the time of check-in) however, it depends very much on the front desk rep at the time of check-in

12. Certs cannot be combined - e.g. you can't combine two 35k certificates to book a 60k room.

13. The "free fifth night" only applies to points bookings, not certificates.

See post #5805 for a history of bid/ask on these 1/5/7 night certificates of different levels
« Last edited by David61 on November 16, 2022, 12:09:46 PM »

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10720 on: February 21, 2023, 10:08:32 AM »
Selling from Titanium account:
35k cert - $155
35k cert - $155
40k cert - $185

85k cert - $500
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10721 on: February 21, 2023, 10:24:28 AM »
Still available

Now $250 for each, you book

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10722 on: February 21, 2023, 01:09:15 PM »
selling a 85k cert from titanium account, $460

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10723 on: February 21, 2023, 05:24:59 PM »
Looking for a 35k cert for 2/24. $130 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10724 on: February 21, 2023, 05:45:40 PM »
Selling 50k cert for $250
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10725 on: February 22, 2023, 01:03:07 AM »
loooking for 3 or 4 50k marriott certificates   250 obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10726 on: February 22, 2023, 01:25:20 PM »
loooking for (1) 50k marriott cert

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10727 on: February 22, 2023, 01:52:15 PM »
loooking for (1) 50k marriott cert
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10728 on: February 23, 2023, 11:51:29 AM »
Still looking for 50k Marriott cert

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10729 on: February 23, 2023, 02:03:58 PM »
Looking for 3-4 x 35K-40K certs for 40K x 4 night stay in March.
If you have my email PLEASE don't PM me :)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10730 on: February 23, 2023, 02:50:27 PM »
I am looking to book 6 nights in Hawaii @ 69K per night. Using points, it is 345K total (6th night free). Please PM your best rate. Also, if some combo of points + certs would work that would be great.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10731 on: February 23, 2023, 03:23:50 PM »
selling 2x50k certs expiring 3/18. $400 for both. Silver Account.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10732 on: February 24, 2023, 08:33:21 AM »
Selling (2) 50k in one account and (4) in another . $225  each for the two, $250 for the four

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10733 on: February 24, 2023, 10:06:02 AM »
Selling two certs, same account: 50k - $200 - Ex. 09/01/2023, 85k - $400 - Ex.  12/05/2023. Platinum elite status.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10734 on: February 24, 2023, 10:44:31 AM »
I'm still booking stays under my Titanium account (free breakfast, 4pm checkout, and potential for suite upgrade). The rate will be 0.7-0.8cpp depending on how large the points reservation is (fewer points is cheaper). The sweet spot is booking 4 nights so you can get the 5th night free.

I'm also offering subsidizes of $25 per night (potentially more) depending on the specific nature of your stay.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10735 on: February 24, 2023, 12:08:58 PM »
Selling 25k cert from gold account expiring 4/27/23. Will take best offer.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10736 on: February 24, 2023, 01:40:27 PM »
I am looking to book 6 nights in Hawaii @ 69K per night. Using points, it is 345K total (6th night free). Please PM your best rate. Also, if some combo of points + certs would work that would be great.
👆 I am looking for 0.8 cpp and/or an 85K cert @ $450/BO. To clarify, up to 6 nights. Each night is 69K.
I know that combining certs and points on one res may not work; using an 85K cert for one night and a separate res with points is ok.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10737 on: February 24, 2023, 09:25:09 PM »
Anyone selling a 35k?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10738 on: February 24, 2023, 11:53:42 PM »
Buying 35k($130) or 25k($100) short expiration ok. Please pm

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #10739 on: February 25, 2023, 02:58:45 AM »
Selling from lifetime Titanium account

40k cert - $185
85k cert - $500