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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 #7480 on: July 30, 2021, 12:21:32 PM »
Thanks. So someone can use certificates to book back-to-back nights at the same property, but need different level certificates for each night if the rate changes?
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7481 on: July 30, 2021, 12:24:27 PM »
3 50k free night certificates $230 each 3 for $675 or BO 

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7482 on: July 30, 2021, 12:48:16 PM »
yes

Ok, thanks for the clarification.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7483 on: August 01, 2021, 06:25:29 PM »
selling 3  35k  cat. 1-5 certificates same gold account 125 each

are these still avail?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7484 on: August 01, 2021, 07:14:24 PM »
Selling all under Titanium Account.
All under same account. Prices as below or OBO

35k Cert (2 qty) $180 per night
40k Cert (2 qty) $230 per night
50k Cert (2 qty) $280 per night

Suite Night Certs will be added to the above bookings..

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7485 on: August 01, 2021, 08:13:08 PM »

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7486 on: August 01, 2021, 09:30:56 PM »
Anyone selling 35k night night. Looking to spend $125

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7487 on: August 01, 2021, 09:57:04 PM »
Anyone selling 35k night night. Looking to spend $125
I got one.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7488 on: August 02, 2021, 01:40:32 AM »
Selling 1 35k Cert @ $135. DM me if interested

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7489 on: August 02, 2021, 08:13:27 AM »
Selling Marriott
(Gold Account)

(1) 50K Night - Exp Jan 2022 - $220

PM me.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7490 on: August 02, 2021, 11:52:32 AM »
Looking for 1 cert no status needed looking to pay 110$
The day is short but the work aplenty

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7491 on: August 02, 2021, 01:43:20 PM »
6-35k certs on gold elite account for sale
4-35k certs on second gold elite account for sale
Asking $135 ea

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7492 on: August 02, 2021, 03:25:49 PM »
Selling Multiple accounts
Silver Elite and Gold Elite accounts with between 1 and 5 nights up to 35k points per account for $125 each night.
Gold Elite accounts (1 Silver Elite) with between 1 and 3 nights up to 50k points per account for $240 each night.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7493 on: August 02, 2021, 03:35:50 PM »
Looking for the cheapest cert option to book this Cat 4: 

Thu November 11, 2021
25,000 pts

Fri November 12, 2021
30,000 pts

Sat November 13, 2021
30,000 pts

Sun November 14, 2021
25,000 pts

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7494 on: August 02, 2021, 03:53:07 PM »
Selling up to 8 50k certs for $250 each. Same account.
Up to 5 sna's available will be applied for extra $25 each.
OBO.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7495 on: August 02, 2021, 08:14:53 PM »


Selling:
2 50k nights $250 each
1 25k night $100
Gold account
Various exp dates

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7496 on: August 02, 2021, 09:20:34 PM »
Sold 25k to mordeyj
Thanks for a smooth transaction

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7497 on: August 02, 2021, 10:50:47 PM »
selling 3x 35k certificates gold elite - $125 each
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3x 35k certificates platinum elite $135 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7498 on: August 02, 2021, 11:48:21 PM »
Selling 50K cert @ $230 Expires: 05/03/2022
and 35K cert @$115 Exp: 01/03/2022
from one gold account.
Also 1 35k cert from another gold account @115 Exp 07/02/2022.
Please email or pm me.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7499 on: August 03, 2021, 12:41:15 AM »
Looking to trade two Hilton free night certificates (have) for four Marriott certificates cat 1-5 (want). Please PM me