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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


See post #4067 for a history of bid/ask on these 1/5/7 night certificates of different levels
« Last edited by leeboy on February 26, 2020, 06:56:55 PM »

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4800 on: November 19, 2019, 06:21:05 PM »
Selling 35k night $150 Exp. 1/31/20

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4801 on: November 19, 2019, 08:52:40 PM »
Selling:

7-nights certificate categories 1-4, exp. 8/17/20 - $650
7-nights certificate categories 1-4, exp. 8/17/20 - $650

willing to do $600 if reservation completed before 1/1/20
OBO if you want both

Gold Elite status through 1/31/20
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Both sold.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4802 on: November 20, 2019, 10:24:38 AM »
selling 1 35k night gold status expires in December. $150 obo
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4803 on: November 20, 2019, 11:07:15 AM »
2 35k certificates from gold elite account
1 expires 1/3/2020 115.00
1 expires 1/31/2020 125.00

Both for 235.00

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4804 on: November 20, 2019, 10:56:40 PM »
Selling 4 nights from same account  50k points each, all for $990.
Nights can be used on separate stays (not required to stay 4 consecutive nights)
$270 for one, $525 for 2, or $990 all 4.  Refs. available. PayPal or Zelle.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4805 on: November 21, 2019, 06:06:16 PM »
Selling 1 35k night from gold account
expires 1/3/20

150

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4806 on: November 21, 2019, 09:29:38 PM »
Free Night  up to 35k points expires 06/20/2020 for 155
$150 now. Titanium until the end of this year

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4807 on: November 21, 2019, 09:30:17 PM »
Also selling 7-nights Travel package category 5 - $950

Still available, Titanium status until EOY

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4808 on: November 22, 2019, 12:13:09 AM »
Selling one 35k night   Exp 2/28/2020
$130

(I have another from same account if needed)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4809 on: November 22, 2019, 07:09:31 AM »
selling 1 35k night expires 12/01/19 platinum elite, $110
sold

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4810 on: November 23, 2019, 10:28:48 AM »
Free Night  up to 35k points expires 06/20/2020 for $150 $140 now. This is from my wife CC so no status

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4811 on: November 23, 2019, 05:26:40 PM »
selling 1 35k night expires 7/15/20 titanium elite, $175

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4812 on: November 23, 2019, 08:28:06 PM »
Selling 7-nights Travel package category 4 - Exp Oct 2020
$799 or the best offer
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4813 on: November 23, 2019, 10:19:27 PM »
Selling 4x 50k nights from same account 
$265 for one, $510 for 2, or $975 all 4.  Refs. available. PayPal or Zelle.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #4814 on: November 23, 2019, 10:20:41 PM »
Selling a few 35k nights Gold accounts.

$145 each.