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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 #11960 on: November 07, 2023, 02:22:12 AM »
Selling 2 x 35k cert @$140 or $270 for both. Gold account. Top-up available.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11961 on: November 07, 2023, 05:09:22 PM »
Selling 1 50K certificate from Gold account expires 12/01/23 for $200 OBO please PM if interested Thanks.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11962 on: November 07, 2023, 06:16:26 PM »
Looking for 3x85k certs asap.  Dm me please

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11963 on: November 07, 2023, 06:21:32 PM »
Looking for 3x85k certs asap.  Dm me please
willing to pay a good price for whoever has 3 on same account. I need one hotel 3 night stay

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11964 on: November 07, 2023, 06:30:10 PM »
willing to pay a good price for whoever has 3 on same account. I need one hotel 3 night stay

You must post the price you are willing to pay.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11965 on: November 07, 2023, 11:10:53 PM »
You must post the price you are willing to pay.
325$ each if you have 3 on same acct

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11966 on: November 08, 2023, 12:07:55 AM »
Selling 5 50k ccerts in the same account expiring July 2024..asking for $215 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11967 on: November 08, 2023, 12:22:00 AM »
Sell 3*35k at $140 each from same platinum account expiring Dec 23th
0.7cpp if you need top-up
One cert sold to @brian.bouph
Two left

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11968 on: November 08, 2023, 03:15:48 PM »
325$ each if you have 3 on same acct
I know itís hard to have 3 on same account so if anyone has 2 85k certs and 85k points that are willing to use those for the 3 night ( I will pay the price you want per point). I am willing to do that also. Pm me please

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11969 on: November 08, 2023, 11:26:12 PM »
1X 85K and 3X 35K certs left

One 85K $340and 3X35K certs left $140


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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11970 on: November 09, 2023, 03:28:06 AM »
325$ each if you have 3 on same acct
The nights become more expensive if it's a sale of multiple nights from the same account. $325 for 3Ns from 1 account is probably a bit low. For example, I got 9x 85K nights in one account, and if someone wants all of them, they'd be probably $450+ a pop

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11971 on: November 09, 2023, 06:07:05 AM »
Wow 9x85 in one account that's impressive, not sure how you pulled that off even from having both Ritz and brilliant is 2  a year maybe got an extension on last year's so thats 4 and spend would be 5 , guessing  sign up bonus of 2 would be about 7 but then you wouldn't have gotten the yearly free night . What's your secret to 9? Unless have multiple Ritz / brilliant cards
Max I had was 4 or 5

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11972 on: November 09, 2023, 03:33:12 PM »
Selling 5 50k ccerts in the same account expiring July 2024..asking for $215 each

another 50k For sale $180  expire 11/24/23
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11973 on: November 09, 2023, 04:34:44 PM »
Selling 1 50K certificate from Gold account expires 12/01/23 for $190 OBO please PM if interested Thanks.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11974 on: November 09, 2023, 08:23:16 PM »
Wow 9x85 in one account that's impressive, not sure how you pulled that off even from having both Ritz and brilliant is 2  a year maybe got an extension on last year's so thats 4 and spend would be 5 , guessing  sign up bonus of 2 would be about 7 but then you wouldn't have gotten the yearly free night . What's your secret to 9? Unless have multiple Ritz / brilliant cards
Max I had was 4 or 5
Multiple Ritzes and Brilliants

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11975 on: November 10, 2023, 01:21:49 PM »
Looking for a 85k cert. pm me please looking to pay 325$

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11976 on: November 10, 2023, 01:35:36 PM »
Selling 1 50K certificate from Gold account expires mid next year for 200$. please PM if interested Thanks.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11977 on: November 10, 2023, 04:32:32 PM »
Buying 35k for this weekó$125.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11978 on: November 10, 2023, 09:47:03 PM »
Selling 85k cert @$375
35k cert @$140
5 x 50k certs on same account @$250 each
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #11979 on: November 11, 2023, 03:03:08 AM »
Selling 40k cert @$175 obo (titanium acct) expires 12/31/23