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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 #12340 on: January 10, 2024, 11:50:02 PM »
selling 3 x50k in the same gold account expiring 7/2024 asking  $220each  or $210x3 for all.

Selling 5x50k in the silver account expiring 10/2024 asking $220 each or 210x5 for all.

Selling 1x50k in the silver account expiring 1/17/2014 asking $190

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12341 on: January 11, 2024, 01:23:28 AM »
Selling 1x35K cert expiring Aug. 3rd, 2024, $125 with top off 0.7cpp. Lifetime Titanium.

Sold. Thanks @gns for smooth transaction

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12342 on: January 11, 2024, 03:44:21 AM »
Selling 85k cert, exp end of month
300

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12343 on: January 11, 2024, 10:15:01 AM »
selling 1 35k $125 - Gold - Expires 3/7/2024


Now $120

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12344 on: January 11, 2024, 10:44:54 AM »
Selling a 25k cert exp 15Feb24 from a Silver account.  $75

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12345 on: January 11, 2024, 12:40:33 PM »
Selling:

- 85k cert expiring 2/5/24 for $295
- 50k cert expiring 3/10/24 for $210

Both certs are from the same Platinum acct.  Willing to add a Suite Night Upgrade cert and if it is accepted prior to checkin, you pay me $25.  If it is not accepted/applied, no charge.  Willing to top off either cert up to 15k pts at 0.75cpp. 

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12346 on: January 11, 2024, 04:19:28 PM »
Selling a Marriott 40k FNC for $200 and several 50k FNCs for $250 each under my Titanium account. All FNCs have long expiry and can be topped off at for additional cost if needed.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12347 on: January 11, 2024, 05:13:21 PM »
Selling 35 and 50k certs   125 and 225

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12348 on: January 12, 2024, 12:56:27 AM »
Selling 1 35K cert at $130 with top off 0.8cpp

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12349 on: January 12, 2024, 03:35:07 PM »
Selling 1 85k certificate from a platinum account for $340 OBO.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12350 on: January 13, 2024, 03:38:07 AM »
Selling 2 x 50k certs
Same account
Gold Elite status
Expiration 9/19/2024

$210 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12351 on: January 13, 2024, 06:15:00 AM »
Buy Marriott points transferred, pay 7.1 cents cpm.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12352 on: January 13, 2024, 08:22:36 AM »
selling 1 35k $120 - Gold - Expires 2/27/2024

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12353 on: January 13, 2024, 12:18:07 PM »
Buy Marriott points transferred, pay 7.1 cents cpm.

Sorry, should be 0.72 cents

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12354 on: January 13, 2024, 03:12:27 PM »
Selling 1 85K FNC - exp April 7, 2024 - Platinum Account - $320

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12355 on: January 13, 2024, 03:23:15 PM »
Sell 1x 85k cert , exp Dec 2024, Gold Account $300

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12356 on: January 13, 2024, 04:40:35 PM »
Selling a 25k cert exp 15Feb24 from a Silver account.  $75
Price now $50

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12357 on: January 13, 2024, 05:10:18 PM »
Selling 85k Cert, Gold, @ $320.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12358 on: January 13, 2024, 09:14:19 PM »
Buying 434K marriott booked.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12359 on: January 14, 2024, 12:38:07 AM »
selling 1 35k $115 - Gold - Expires 3/7/24