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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 #12760 on: March 10, 2024, 04:42:44 AM »
Selling 4 x 35k cert $150 from gold account
2 expire on 9/20 and other 2 expire on 12/20

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12761 on: March 10, 2024, 01:07:48 PM »
Looking to buy 50k with 5k topoff can also be 40k cert.
for this week.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12762 on: March 10, 2024, 02:24:51 PM »
Selling 3 Marriott free nights up to 35k - asking $135 each. Expires 6.7.24
Selling 1 Marriott free night up to 85k - asking $400. Expires 6.15.24

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12763 on: March 10, 2024, 11:37:30 PM »
Buying 35K certificate platinum or higher paying 150

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12764 on: March 11, 2024, 08:15:15 AM »
Selling 35k cert $150 from gold account

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12765 on: March 11, 2024, 01:44:51 PM »
Buying 2 x 35k certificates. Can be expiring.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12766 on: March 11, 2024, 03:35:21 PM »
2x 50k left with top up available.

Smooth transaction with @gross5g

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12767 on: March 11, 2024, 10:08:49 PM »
Looking for (2) 85k cert. Same account $375

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12768 on: March 12, 2024, 03:42:03 PM »
Selling 1. 35K certificate From gold count for 120

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12769 on: March 12, 2024, 04:17:42 PM »
three Marriott 85k certs

2 from titanium account long expiration. 415 each

1 from platinum account 400.   long expiration also

if you are a brand new member I won't sell to you

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12770 on: March 12, 2024, 04:21:45 PM »
Buying Marriott 50k cert with tipoff to 52k for tonight. 210 obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12771 on: March 14, 2024, 09:11:19 AM »
Looking for 2 50k with 3k top off. $220 each +.7 pp

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12772 on: March 14, 2024, 12:07:58 PM »
Looking for a free night 85k from titanium account with sna $375

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12773 on: March 14, 2024, 01:31:38 PM »
Selling 5X Marriott 50K @215 platinum account can top off at 0.07 pp

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12774 on: March 14, 2024, 11:25:14 PM »
Buying 1 50k Cert for $175 to be used next week.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12775 on: March 15, 2024, 12:54:46 AM »
Selling 35K certificate expiring May 06, 2024
Platinum Acct $150

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12776 on: March 15, 2024, 03:13:45 PM »
Selling from titanium account.
40k.  $200. $180 Dec'25.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12777 on: March 15, 2024, 05:47:04 PM »
"Disclaimer: I don't believe everything I write."  - ChaimMoskowitz

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12778 on: March 15, 2024, 05:47:44 PM »
Buying 1 50k Cert for $175 to be used next week.
Can extend to April 18?
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12779 on: March 16, 2024, 01:04:58 AM »
Selling
 2x85k with long expiration  in the same platinum account asking 420 each .
sell
4 x50k in the same gold account expiring 7/2024 asking  $210each

5x50k in the silver account expiring 10/2024 asking $220 each

 2x50k in the gold account 11/2/2024  asking 220 each

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