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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 #13060 on: May 10, 2024, 09:29:35 AM »
Selling 35k Mt night @$120 expires 5/30

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13061 on: May 10, 2024, 12:48:08 PM »
Buying a 85K cert paying $325

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13062 on: May 10, 2024, 12:50:04 PM »
Selling1 35k Cert Expires 6/7 $125 obo Gold Account
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13063 on: May 10, 2024, 03:32:04 PM »
 3 50k cert 210 or 600 for all top ups avail

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13064 on: May 10, 2024, 04:19:42 PM »
Selling:

1x 85k cert,
Platinum account
Expires April 3, 2025
$325

1x 35k cert
No status
Expires July 5, 2024
$110

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13065 on: May 10, 2024, 05:20:21 PM »
Selling:

1x 85k cert,
Platinum account
Expires April 3, 2025
$325

1x 35k cert

No status
Expires July 5, 2024
$110

Both can be topped up.
Selling:

1x 85k cert,
Platinum account
Expires April 3, 2025
$325

1x 35k cert
No status
Expires July 5, 2024
$110
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13068 on: May 11, 2024, 12:23:32 PM »
Selling 35k cert expiring 5/31, $135

Would take $110

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13069 on: May 11, 2024, 05:49:53 PM »
Buying 3 50k certs for may @190 each obo. Plz DM

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13070 on: May 11, 2024, 08:14:25 PM »
Selling 35k cert $150 from gold account
Selling 3x$1000 Marriott giftcards@88%

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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Selling from Gold Elite account

1 x 35K Cert EXP 6/07/24 $100

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13072 on: May 11, 2024, 10:57:01 PM »
Buying 1 x 50K Marriott Certificate for $175 PM. It can expire by May 15-24.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13073 on: May 11, 2024, 11:12:07 PM »
Sell 5*50K Certs for $225 each from Gold Account. Pm if interested.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13074 on: May 12, 2024, 01:36:31 AM »
Selling:

1x 85k cert,
Platinum account
Expires April 3, 2025
$325

1x 35k cert
No status
Expires July 5, 2024
$110
85k cert still available?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13075 on: May 12, 2024, 01:37:59 AM »
Buying 2x85k cert @ $325 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13076 on: May 12, 2024, 07:52:48 AM »
Selling 1- 35k certificate for $100 expires May 26, 2024

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13077 on: May 12, 2024, 11:48:23 AM »
1 x 85 k cert
gold account
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13078 on: May 12, 2024, 11:52:09 AM »
For sale:

1 35k cert, platinum account, expires 5/18/24 - $110
1 50k cert, gold account, expires 6/8/24 - $210

Can top off for additional .7 pp

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13079 on: May 12, 2024, 01:27:24 PM »
Selling one 35k cert from gold account and one 35k cert from silver account. Long expiry. $145 each OBO