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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 #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 #5620 on: March 04, 2020, 12:52:03 PM »
For Sale:
3 x 35K certificate (exp 5/2/20): $125
1 x 25K certificate (exp 4/29/20): $100

Gold elite account. PM me if interested.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5621 on: March 04, 2020, 03:11:27 PM »
35k FNC exp. 1/31/21
$150

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5622 on: March 05, 2020, 01:52:48 PM »
For Sale
4 of 1-4 7 night certs 600 OBO
Can purchase separately or all 4
Gold Acct.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5623 on: March 05, 2020, 02:29:30 PM »
Selling 1 up to 35k cert. gold account expires 04/04/20 $130
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5624 on: March 05, 2020, 02:59:12 PM »
Looking to buy five night category 6 certificate from a platinum or Titanium member for $1000.

Reservation would be in late May. Please PM if you're interested.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5625 on: March 05, 2020, 04:47:31 PM »
5 night category 5 from a titanium account.
Expires 8/2020
$700 OBO

1 category 1-5 free night from a gold account.
Expires 12/18/20
$140 OBO
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5626 on: March 05, 2020, 05:46:24 PM »
I've got a 5 night cat 5 that expires August 2020 from a Plat account. $800 obo.
Also selling a 35k certificate that expires May 20, 2020 from same account. $125 obo.
PayPal or Cash app.
Have references from previous successful transactions here.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5627 on: March 06, 2020, 12:57:29 PM »
Thanks to __mrbridge__ for an easy transaction and quick response time on 35k cert sale!

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5628 on: March 06, 2020, 01:17:26 PM »
Selling 35K Cert expires Jan 2021 - $150 obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5629 on: March 06, 2020, 01:18:00 PM »
Selling 1 up to 35k cert. gold account expires 04/04/20 $135
Now only $125
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5630 on: March 06, 2020, 09:23:24 PM »
Have following certs for sale -

7 night Cat 5 expires 8/6/2020 - Gold Account - Looking for $850
7 night Cat 5 expires 8/28/2020 - Gold Account - Looking for $850
7 night Cat 5 expires 8/12/2020 - No Status - Looking for $750

1 Night 35k expires 8/2/2020 - Gold Account - Looking for $135

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5631 on: March 07, 2020, 12:37:50 AM »
For sale

Two 60K nights. Expiration 8/11/20. $315 each or $600 together. Payment via Zelle.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5632 on: March 08, 2020, 01:16:27 AM »
Price reduced.

7-night Cat 1-6: $1,125 $1,075 exp 5/13/2020, Silver account

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5633 on: March 08, 2020, 11:28:33 AM »
Selling
7 night Cat 1-4 certificate - expiry 07/02/2020 - $600 OBO
Expiry date can be extended once for another year.
From Gold Elite account
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5634 on: March 08, 2020, 02:46:12 PM »
Selling:
35k cert gold acc.
Expo 6/20
$135
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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Selling 1 up to 35k cert. gold account expires 04/04/20 $125
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5636 on: March 08, 2020, 04:33:35 PM »
**FREE** I received 3 more Ritz Club Level upgrades and I have no use for them. These are each good on up to 7 day stays. The room must be purchased on my Ritz Credit Card and these upgrades cannot be used on reward nights (Only works on paid nights). Pm me if interested. Thanks

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5637 on: March 08, 2020, 06:20:55 PM »
looking for 2 nights same acct $270.  venmo or paypal.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5638 on: March 09, 2020, 04:41:24 AM »
Looking for a 5 night category 6 certificate for $850 or a 5 night category 7 for $1000.

Stay would be in 2-3 weeks from now.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5639 on: March 09, 2020, 04:59:06 PM »
I've got a 5 night cat 5 that expires August 2020 from a Plat account. $800 obo.
Also selling a 35k certificate that expires May 20, 2020 from same account. $125 obo.
PayPal or Cash app.
Have references from previous successful transactions here.

Update: 35k gone. Thanks to someguyinsacto for a pleasant transaction. Happy to do business with ya!

5night cert still available.