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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 #13100 on: May 14, 2024, 08:04:57 PM »
Selling two 35k nights asking $120

Selling one expiring May 18 $100

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13101 on: May 14, 2024, 11:18:05 PM »
one 35k night certificate expiring 6/7 for 100

can top off at .7cpp

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13102 on: May 15, 2024, 03:04:57 AM »
Asking $100

Is this still available?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13103 on: May 15, 2024, 03:06:49 AM »
Selling two 35k nights asking $120

Still available? can you top off with 8-9k points?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13104 on: May 15, 2024, 03:40:20 AM »
Sell 5x 50k, 200$ each, expires May 2025 next year, top off available, price is negotiable if you need more than two certificates

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13105 on: May 15, 2024, 02:19:12 PM »
Selling 1- 35k certificate for $100 expires May 26, 2024

Bump- 100 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13106 on: May 15, 2024, 02:36:40 PM »
Selling:
2 35k certificates (separate gold accounts) expire 7/5/24 for $125 each
top offs @.7

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13107 on: May 15, 2024, 09:18:12 PM »
Buying 35k MT FNC from a platinum account or higher. Stay Jun 16 for $130 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13108 on: May 15, 2024, 09:27:09 PM »
Selling from Gold Elite account

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

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13109 on: May 15, 2024, 09:32:22 PM »
Selling 1 35K night $100 EXP 06/07/24

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13110 on: May 16, 2024, 12:19:31 AM »
Selling 2 35K certs separate gold accounts $125 each


Selling 2 85K certs separate gold accounts $325 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13111 on: May 16, 2024, 09:40:04 AM »
Selling 85k certificate, gold account, $300.
120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13112 on: May 16, 2024, 02:01:10 PM »
For sale: 2x 50k cert, 1 for $210, 2 for $400, July Expiry

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13113 on: May 16, 2024, 02:51:03 PM »
Selling 1x 35K Marriott Cert for $110. Expiration date: 6/20/2024.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13115 on: May 16, 2024, 06:21:48 PM »
buying 35k fnc for stay tonight, $80 or obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13116 on: May 16, 2024, 07:55:23 PM »
Selling:
2 35k certificates (separate accounts) expires 7/5/24 for $125/each OBO
1 25k certificate expires 12/19/24 for $110 OBO
SOLD
25k certificate sold. Selling 2 35k certificates (separate accounts) expiring 7/5/24 for $125/each OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13117 on: May 16, 2024, 08:11:46 PM »
Selling 2 35K certs separate gold accounts $125 each


Selling 2 85K certs separate gold accounts $325 each

Sold 1 85k cert to @teenguy. Thanks for the smooth transaction.

Selling-

2 35K certs separate gold accounts $125 each

1 85K cert gold account $325


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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13118 on: May 16, 2024, 10:34:38 PM »
Looking for this Fri/Sat night, so need two certs. $90 a night OBO. I'm also asking about IHG certs, so whichever of these I can arrange first.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13119 on: May 16, 2024, 11:37:56 PM »
Platinum Account

2x 50K FNA Expires 06/08/24 & 06/20/24 - 255 each
1x 40K FNA Expires 12/31/24 - 210$
1x 85K FNA Expires 07/05/24 - 400$

Points can be purchased to top up any of the above at 0.75cpp
I had an amazing experience booking with him at one of the hardest places to book 2nd guests. I can say he is professional fast and knows what he is doing. Extremely reliable!