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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 #5160 on: January 09, 2020, 11:32:52 AM »
Selling: free night (35k) for $130 OBO. Expires 7/20
free night (25k) for $120 OBO. Expires 12/20
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5161 on: January 09, 2020, 01:48:39 PM »
selling 7 night cat 6 for 1050(from gold account)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5162 on: January 09, 2020, 03:05:32 PM »
1 35k certificate gold elite account exp 1/31/2020 120.00
1 50k certificate gold elite account 250.00

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5163 on: January 09, 2020, 03:30:06 PM »
1 certificate for 35k  130 dollars  expires in 8 months

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5164 on: January 09, 2020, 03:48:22 PM »
Selling 3 X cat 1-5 (35k) night -
2 are in the same account.
1 in separate account
both are Gold accounts
Expires 09/2020 and 11/2020 (for the double) and expires 12/20 for the single.
$140 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5165 on: January 09, 2020, 06:42:59 PM »
Selling 2x 35k cat 1-5 from 1 account
2x 35k cat 1-5 from second account
2 for $280 or all 4 for $550

1x cat 1-4 25k gold account for $110

1x 50k from gold account $240


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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5166 on: January 09, 2020, 09:21:51 PM »
Selling 1x 35k certificate gold elite account exp 3/04/2020 125.00

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5167 on: January 09, 2020, 09:53:30 PM »
For sale 4x 35k nights. 2 per account. Silver status.
$140 for 1
$520 for all

Also for sale
1x 35k night. Silver status. Expires 3/4/20
$120
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5168 on: January 09, 2020, 11:07:41 PM »
Selling 6x 35k certificate gold elite account - 2 accounts 3 each - $125.00 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5169 on: January 10, 2020, 02:22:28 AM »
Selling 2 35K Cert, one expires Jun 2, 2020, and 2nd expires on Sep 1st, 2020 for 150$ each.
Also, Cat 1-4 7-Night Certificate expiring on Aug 20, 2020. 650$ OBO.

Bump, 35K Certs for 140$, both for 260$. The account is Gold Elite. PM me for details.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5170 on: January 10, 2020, 09:27:57 AM »
Selling 2x 50k nights from $230 for one, $420 for 2.
Expires 15 January 2020
Best offer

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5171 on: January 10, 2020, 09:30:35 AM »
Looking for two 35k certificates paying $110 each obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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1 week stay at Cat 4 or less for $500

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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Selling 2x 50k nights same account
Expires 15 January 2020
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5174 on: January 10, 2020, 12:57:50 PM »
selling one 35K night, expires 1/31/20 $150 obo
gold account
bump $120