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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
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Re: Marriott Cat 1-5 free night certificate
« Reply #900 on: February 03, 2017, 06:06:52 AM »
Selling 1 night at $120 OBO.

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-5 free night certificate
« Reply #901 on: February 03, 2017, 07:28:03 AM »
Selling a few 7 night certificates $400 each (gold account)

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-5 free night certificate
« Reply #902 on: February 04, 2017, 05:20:27 PM »
Cat 1-5 free night from Gold account expiring Feb 9 (you can check-in on the 9th.)

$50 or OBO

*I won't put my CC on-file for incidentals. Please don't PM me if you have an issue with this. You have to be willing to provide your own CC info.

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Re: 5 & 7 night Marriott certificates
« Reply #903 on: February 05, 2017, 10:07:48 AM »
Looking to sell a cat 8 marriott 7 night for $1500 OBO

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-4 for Sale
« Reply #904 on: February 05, 2017, 10:12:59 AM »
Selling Marriott Anniversary night cat 1-5 expires December 2017, $110 OBO

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-4 for Sale
« Reply #905 on: February 05, 2017, 01:08:07 PM »
Did anyone ever encounter trouble combining cert./nights from.different accounts on one reservation?

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-5 free night certificate
« Reply #906 on: February 05, 2017, 10:56:44 PM »
Cat 1-5 free night from Gold account expiring Feb 9 (you can check-in on the 9th.)

$50 or OBO



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Re: 5 & 7 night Marriott certificates
« Reply #907 on: February 06, 2017, 09:37:13 AM »
Have 3    7 night vouchers at $400 each or all 3 for 1k pm..(gold member)
Have 4 now..

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For Sale: Marriott Cat 1-5 free night certificate
« Reply #908 on: February 06, 2017, 12:51:38 PM »
I have a Marriott Cat 1-5 cert for sale.  Expiry in Sept 2017.  Please PM with offers.  If needed, I can provided references on FT. 

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Re: 5 & 7 night Marriott certificates
« Reply #909 on: February 06, 2017, 05:43:46 PM »
selling cat 1-5 7 nights @300$ please pm

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Re: 5 & 7 night Marriott certificates
« Reply #910 on: February 08, 2017, 01:15:05 PM »
This may be stretch but looking for a 5 night cert on a Category 9 Marriott. 700 OBO. Willing to purchase a 7 night cert if that's the only one available.

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Re: 5 & 7 night Marriott certificates
« Reply #911 on: February 08, 2017, 01:48:41 PM »
selling category 1-5 Marriott 7 nights at $350. please pm if you are interested.

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-4 for Sale
« Reply #912 on: February 09, 2017, 12:11:33 PM »
Looking to buy a 1-4 or 1-5 cert that is expiring at the end of the month.

Need to stay on 2/25. PM me

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Re: Marriott Cat 1-5 free night certificate
« Reply #913 on: February 09, 2017, 07:40:18 PM »
Selling 1 night at $120 OBO.

Now $115.

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Re: 5 & 7 night Marriott certificates
« Reply #914 on: February 10, 2017, 02:06:23 AM »
whats the price for a 7 nights cert. cat 6 or 7?  thanks!