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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 Certs Sale
« Reply #5580 on: February 28, 2020, 09:20:19 AM »
Selling 1 up to 35k cert. gold account expires 04/04/20 $135
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5581 on: February 28, 2020, 03:29:14 PM »
For sale:

7 nights, category 1-4
Exp. 7/10/20
$600 obo





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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5582 on: February 29, 2020, 12:33:27 AM »
Selling 1 35k cert (gold account) expires 03/04/20 $130

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5583 on: February 29, 2020, 11:38:32 AM »
Here is a little bit of a detailed wiki I wrote up on how these work and why 30 days can be issue.
Hope this helps some people here

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)

Which 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 which is the hotel portion of a "Marriott travel package" 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 THOUGH ITS OVER A YEAR THAT THIS HAS BEEN AN ISSUE. In order to book with a certificatea, 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

Has anyone used these overseas when booking a room for 3 adults? Not sure if there are any restrictions or difficulties? Looking to go to Paris in May.


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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5584 on: February 29, 2020, 07:39:07 PM »
Selling:
35k cert exp 05/02/2020  - $125
35k cert exp 07/11/2020  - $130
35k cert exp 11/15/2020  - $150
7 nights category 1-4  exp 07/17/2020  $600
7 nights category 5  exp 07/17/2020  - $900

all from the same gold account

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5585 on: February 29, 2020, 10:21:43 PM »
Marriott 50k certificate expires in June gold account $240

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5586 on: February 29, 2020, 10:34:06 PM »
Selling 1 night 25k for $110 gold account
Bump $100

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5587 on: February 29, 2020, 11:10:13 PM »
Selling 35K Cert expires Jan 2021 - $155

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5588 on: March 01, 2020, 02:41:22 AM »
Selling 2 x 60k FN cert with Platinum Elite status, expires 4/15. $300 each. PM! TY :)
(sold the other 2 x 60k)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5589 on: March 01, 2020, 03:43:54 AM »
For Sale

1- 7 night certificate category 1-5 Gold account
Expires March 2021 $924

1-7 night certificate category 1-4 Platinum account
Expires November 2020 $625

Please pm if interested

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5590 on: March 01, 2020, 06:21:28 AM »
Here is a little bit of a detailed wiki I wrote up on how these work and why 30 days can be issue.
Hope this helps some people here

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)

Which 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 which is the hotel portion of a "Marriott travel package" 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 THOUGH ITS OVER A YEAR THAT THIS HAS BEEN AN ISSUE. In order to book with a certificatea, 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
@leeboy this is very well written, thanks for the update!

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5591 on: March 01, 2020, 02:11:54 PM »
Selling 35K Cert expires Jan 2021 - $150 obo

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« Reply #5592 on: March 01, 2020, 05:12:02 PM »
$300 Marriott GC - selling for $270

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5593 on: March 01, 2020, 06:06:34 PM »
Has anyone used these overseas when booking a room for 3 adults? Not sure if there are any restrictions or difficulties? Looking to go to Paris in May.

Does anyone have any experience using the 7n certficates in Vietnam or Thailand for a group of 4 people? Thanks

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5594 on: March 01, 2020, 07:51:57 PM »
Selling from Gold:
Category 6 five night certificate $1000. Expires June 2020

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5595 on: March 01, 2020, 10:21:47 PM »
Selling Marriott Certs 7nights. Price of certs will go down after the category change. Send me decent offers
Category 5 - $900
Category 6 - $1100
Category 7 - $1400
Category 8 - $1800

Accounts have silver or gold status.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5596 on: March 02, 2020, 12:22:03 AM »
For sale (2 different certs):

- 7 nights category 1-4.  Exp 08/13/2020 - Gold Account - $595.
- 7 nights category 1-4.  Exp 08/13/2020 - No status acct - $555.

Please PM me.  Act fast to get this booked before the big Marriott Devaluation on 3/4/20!!

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5597 on: March 02, 2020, 06:38:08 AM »
 7 nights category 1-4.  Exp 09/2020 - Gold Elite Account
$625 OBO
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« Reply #5598 on: March 02, 2020, 11:20:06 AM »
Thanks troner100 for a smooth transaction!

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5599 on: March 02, 2020, 11:28:16 AM »
For sale

Two 60K nights. Expiration 8/11/20. $315 each or $600 together. Payment via Zelle.