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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 #7220 on: June 15, 2021, 02:05:07 PM »
Looking for a 7-night cert for category 5, 6, or 7

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7221 on: June 15, 2021, 06:10:14 PM »
Looking for two 35k nights platinum account or better for $240. Will be used this week.

Will do 250 but would like to book this evening.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7222 on: June 16, 2021, 02:55:17 AM »
Will do 250 but would like to book this evening.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7223 on: June 16, 2021, 10:18:36 AM »
Selling 3 x 35k night certs @ $130 each OBO from same Platinum Elite account
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7224 on: June 16, 2021, 12:59:14 PM »
Available:

2 x 7 Night Cat 1-4 Certs: $600 Each

2 x 1 Night 35K Certs: $150 Each

$1,400 for all.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7225 on: June 16, 2021, 01:03:12 PM »
anyone selling 60K nights?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7226 on: June 16, 2021, 02:17:46 PM »
3 50k nights from same account. 230 each or 675 for all

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7227 on: June 16, 2021, 05:56:55 PM »
Looking for another category 1-4 7-night at $450 OBO. Please PM me if you have one. Thanks a bunch in advance.

Still looking  :)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7228 on: June 16, 2021, 06:09:23 PM »
Selling Marriott
(Gold Account)

(1) 50K Night - Exp Jan 2022 - $230

PM me.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7229 on: June 17, 2021, 05:10:02 AM »
Looking to buy Marriott category 1-4 free night award certificates. Need 3 of them at $70 each.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7230 on: June 17, 2021, 05:14:30 AM »
Anyone selling 35k or 50k night for tonight?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7231 on: June 17, 2021, 10:17:17 AM »
Selling 5 of 35K certs. $100 Ea. Gold member

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7232 on: June 17, 2021, 01:34:41 PM »
Anyone selling 35k or 50k night for tonight?
Yes. 50k @$225

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7233 on: June 17, 2021, 03:26:41 PM »
Buying 2 Platinum (or above) nights for end of Nov!

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7234 on: June 17, 2021, 04:12:02 PM »
Free suite night upgrades - I think I have 9 nights available.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7235 on: June 17, 2021, 05:00:31 PM »
Still looking  :)

Also looking for as many combinable 35K redemptions as possible. If it's a stretch of 5 to whatever amount of nights (7-10) just let me know if you have it. Looking to pay $70 obo per night.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7236 on: June 17, 2021, 07:48:40 PM »

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7237 on: June 17, 2021, 10:48:37 PM »
Looking for 5-night  category-4 $400 OBO  (need 2)
Looking for 1-night  category-3 (20K points/night)  $80 OBO  (need 4)

please PM
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7238 on: June 18, 2021, 12:02:32 AM »
Looking for 3 category 1-4 7-night at $450 OBO. Please PM me if you have with the status.Thanks

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #7239 on: June 18, 2021, 08:44:35 AM »
Selling 7 night Cat 1 - 4 @ $500 exp 03/01/22

Sold to hkpkguy really smooth transaction.