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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 #5610 on: March 03, 2020, 12:44:54 PM »
Selling 35k cert 135

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5611 on: March 03, 2020, 02:11:33 PM »
SELLING:

One 50K certificate (exp 6/2/20): $250
One 35K certificate (exp 6/2/20): $125

$350 if purchased together.

Gold elite account. PM me if interested.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5612 on: March 03, 2020, 02:32:11 PM »
Selling the following, all from Gold accounts:

1) 7 Night cat 1-4 travel package, expiring 7/22/20. 650 OBO
2) 2 free night awards up to 35k, expiring 7/2/20 and 7/31/20. 135 (each) OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5613 on: March 03, 2020, 08:12:47 PM »
Selling 1 night 25k for $100 Gold Elite OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5614 on: March 03, 2020, 09:07:26 PM »
1-4 7 night certs 575
1 night 40K cert 225 (this is from titanium account)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5615 on: March 04, 2020, 12:02:32 AM »
Selling 1 Marriott night 25k for $100
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5616 on: March 04, 2020, 12:28:58 AM »
7-night Cat 1-6: $1,125, exp 5/13/2020, Silver account

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5617 on: March 04, 2020, 09:46:06 AM »
5 night category 5 from a titanium account.
Expires June 25, 2020
$950 OBO

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5618 on: March 04, 2020, 11:38:31 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 can you please do the same for the Hilton thread?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #5619 on: March 04, 2020, 11:42:43 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 #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
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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.

As always, thank you.  :)