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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 don’t 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 aren’t 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


See post #5805 for a history of bid/ask on these 1/5/7 night certificates of different levels
« Last edited by David61 on July 12, 2020, 11:44:57 PM »

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3680 on: May 28, 2019, 06:09:46 AM »
Can someone please explain how to sell the annual credit card night?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3681 on: May 28, 2019, 10:34:08 AM »
Selling 7 night Cat-5  Gold account $995

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3682 on: May 28, 2019, 11:17:38 AM »
Can someone please explain how to sell the annual credit card night?
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3683 on: May 28, 2019, 10:34:46 PM »
3 different accounts:
One night Cat. 1-5 from Gold $170 OBO
One night Cat. 1-5 from Gold $170 OBO
One night Cat. 1-5 from Platinum $185 OBO
all expire 5/2020

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3684 on: May 29, 2019, 09:28:45 AM »
Looking to stay in Venice from June 21st to June 24th does anyone have any Marriott certificates for sale please PM me

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3685 on: May 29, 2019, 09:30:05 AM »
Looking to stay in Venice from June 21st to June 24th does anyone have any Marriott certificates for sale please PM me
please post what category you need and what you are paying.. lots of people have nights for sale

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3686 on: May 29, 2019, 11:50:14 AM »
selling 2x 60k Marriott certs in one (Platinum) account.

$345 each or $660 for both.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3687 on: May 29, 2019, 01:37:49 PM »
Ritz Herzlia Rooms 2 Available - June 19-20-21 - 200 a night

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3688 on: May 29, 2019, 03:14:54 PM »
Selling 2 35k certificates; one from Gold account, one from silver. @$170.
PM me.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3689 on: May 29, 2019, 03:15:01 PM »
Looking for Marriott 7 night certificate for category 5 or 6 hotel

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3690 on: May 29, 2019, 04:25:15 PM »
Looking for a 5 or 7 night category 6. Please PM me if you have one. Looking to book asap.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale 7 NIGHTS CAT 1-4 $500
« Reply #3691 on: May 30, 2019, 10:53:06 AM »
Expires 10/1/2019 so reservation must be before then.

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PM me if interested -- I try to check PMs at least once per day.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3692 on: May 30, 2019, 10:59:43 AM »
looking for Cat. 8 stay for tonight. Either st. Regis or Chatwal...PM if you can help

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3693 on: May 30, 2019, 11:52:52 AM »
Selling
7night cat5 - $1,050 OBO
5night cat4 - $375 OBO
5 night cat6 - $950 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3694 on: May 30, 2019, 01:55:32 PM »
selling
1 marriott 35k Certs - $180
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3695 on: May 30, 2019, 02:33:19 PM »
is there a way we can upgrade the existing Cat1-4 certificate to higher category by using points?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3696 on: May 30, 2019, 05:12:18 PM »
Buying category 5 five night certificate$600.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3697 on: May 30, 2019, 07:14:43 PM »
Selling 2x 35k certs from a Platinum Elite account. $190 each OBO. PM Me

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3698 on: May 30, 2019, 11:42:27 PM »
Selling 1 50k night from Platinum Elite Account - $300. Expires 05/2020
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #3699 on: May 31, 2019, 09:39:51 AM »
Can anyone please explain what's the difference from what type account is being sold Like platinum or gold?