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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 #13260 on: June 02, 2024, 01:45:48 PM »
Buying 35K/40K/50K certs from a titanium account. Stay end of June 2024. Night 1- 50K, Night 2- 55K, Night 3-45K, Night 4- 45K. Looking to pay $900 in total. Please feel free to DM even if you are slightly off the price.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13261 on: June 02, 2024, 02:09:18 PM »
Buying one 50k with top off 5k for beginning of sept $225 obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13262 on: June 02, 2024, 04:11:54 PM »
Looking to buy 35k cert for stay tomorrow night. $75

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13263 on: June 02, 2024, 04:55:18 PM »
4x 50k Certificates Gold Elite Status
$210 Each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13264 on: June 02, 2024, 05:01:34 PM »
Selling a 35K cert expiring early July for $110
still available

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13265 on: June 02, 2024, 05:25:58 PM »
Selling 2x50K certificates
Exp June 10th,

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13266 on: June 02, 2024, 08:37:55 PM »
Selling 1 35K cert exp 6-7 Gold account top off available

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13267 on: June 02, 2024, 10:05:12 PM »
Marriott FNA up to 35k (gold elite) exp 6/7/24 for sale 110 obo
Still available. $95 obo. Top off available as well

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13268 on: June 03, 2024, 01:54:04 AM »
Looking to buy 35k cert for stay tomorrow night. $75
Now need one for Tuesday night. Same terms as above plus 2k topoff

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13269 on: June 03, 2024, 10:10:56 AM »
Selling 1 35k cert expiring 6/7/24 for $110

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13270 on: June 03, 2024, 12:33:58 PM »
Selling 85K exp 9/1/24 Platinum Elite - $300

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13271 on: June 03, 2024, 12:50:47 PM »
Selling one 35k certificate, expires 6/7. Gold account.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13272 on: June 03, 2024, 02:59:59 PM »
Selling 1x 35k cert.
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Expires 7/11/24
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13273 on: June 03, 2024, 07:00:48 PM »
Selling 1 35k FNA Certificate from a Gold account Expires July 5 2024 for $115 OBO. Please PM if Interested.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13274 on: June 03, 2024, 07:08:39 PM »
Buying 2X50K- $450 or 2X35K- $325. Titanium or above account only. Will also buy NUA/ SNA if you have.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13275 on: June 04, 2024, 12:34:12 AM »
Selling 1 x 35k cert titanium @ $130 obo
1 x 40k cert on same titanium acct @ $170 obo
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13276 on: June 04, 2024, 04:34:57 AM »
Selling 35k cert.
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Expires 06/07/24
$100 obo
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13277 on: June 04, 2024, 09:03:06 AM »
Selling 2 - 35k certs exp. 7/18 $120 each.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13278 on: June 04, 2024, 05:58:55 PM »
Selling 35k cert Gold account for $95. 6/7 expiry.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #13279 on: June 04, 2024, 07:07:47 PM »
Selling 1 35k cert expiring 6/7/24 for $100.