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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

12. Certs cannot be combined - e.g. you can't combine two 35k certificates to book a 60k room.

13. The "free fifth night" only applies to points bookings, not certificates.

See post #5805 for a history of bid/ask on these 1/5/7 night certificates of different levels
« Last edited by David61 on November 16, 2022, 12:09:46 PM »

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12361 on: January 14, 2024, 05:36:11 PM »
Buying 3 x 50k Certs for $210 per night (assuming one can use them for 3 consecutive nights at the same hotel).

Must have positive trade references.


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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12362 on: January 14, 2024, 06:35:53 PM »
Selling 2 x 50k nights $250 each OBO  (top off available.007) expires May 2024
BUMP. Now $215 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12363 on: January 14, 2024, 11:18:43 PM »
selling 3 x50k in the same gold account expiring 7/2024 asking  $220each  or $215x3 for all.

Selling 5x50k in the silver account expiring 10/2024 asking $220 each or 215x5 for all.

Selling 1x50k in the silver account expiring 1/17/2014 asking $190
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12364 on: January 15, 2024, 09:37:16 AM »
Buying 3 x 50k Certs for $210 per night (assuming one can use them for 3 consecutive nights at the same hotel).

Must have positive trade references.

Trade in process......Will close post once complete....



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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12365 on: January 15, 2024, 02:08:47 PM »
Looking for 3 x 35k in the same account. Expiration need to after end of March. PM your price.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12366 on: January 15, 2024, 02:21:05 PM »
Titanium Elite Status
1x 85k night (Exp Nov 4, 2024) - $350
1x 40k night (Exp Dec 31, 2024) - $170
1x 35k night (exp Nov 10, 2024) - $140

Platinum Elite Status
1x 85k night (Exp Dec 5, 2024) - $350

Top off available if needed. Also have sevearl SNA available. Also if looking for points have 385k on P1 and 180k on P2 account if looking to buy points or make a points booking (.70cpp)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12367 on: January 15, 2024, 03:32:27 PM »
Selling 35k Cert, Gold, @ $125
$110 now

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12368 on: January 15, 2024, 09:50:42 PM »
selling 3 x50k in the same gold account expiring 7/2024 asking  $220each

Selling 5x50k in the silver account expiring 10/2024 asking $220 each or 215x5 for all.

Selling 1x50k in the silver account expiring 1/17/2014 asking $190

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12369 on: January 15, 2024, 09:52:12 PM »
selling 35k  2/1/24 expire asking $105
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12370 on: January 15, 2024, 10:17:54 PM »
Buy Marriott points transferred, pay 7.1 cents cpm.

I appreciate your time and honesty, thank you.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12371 on: January 15, 2024, 11:14:09 PM »
Buying 2-3 short exp. MT 35K nights for stay next week @ $100. Better if 2 nights in 1 account but open to any option.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12372 on: January 16, 2024, 12:13:55 AM »
I appreciate your time and honesty, thank you.

It is my pleasure to trade with you. Thank you for your trust.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12373 on: January 16, 2024, 03:45:25 AM »
Anyone have experience staying at ST Regis Bal Harbour staying as second guest on Ambassador elite account for benefits and upgrades?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12374 on: January 16, 2024, 09:13:05 AM »
Selling a Marriott 40k FNC for $200 and several 50k FNCs for $250 each under my Titanium account. All FNCs have long expiry and can be topped off at for additional cost if needed.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12375 on: January 16, 2024, 09:16:14 AM »
Selling 25k cert from Platinum account. Exp 4/27/24. $100

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12376 on: January 16, 2024, 02:20:42 PM »
Buying 3 x 50k Certs for $210 per night (assuming one can use them for 3 consecutive nights at the same hotel).

Must have positive trade references.

Good trade @chemsensor
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12377 on: January 17, 2024, 02:07:39 AM »
Selling 8x 85K (expire NOV2024), all for $3,500. Can throw in 8x SNAs for another $500 (if they don't clear, I'll refund). Premium price because all in 1 Titanium account. Not splitting up nights

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12378 on: January 17, 2024, 01:06:08 PM »
Selling 2x 85k cert from same Platinum Elite account for $800 (Exp 5/24 and 11/24)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12379 on: January 17, 2024, 01:42:06 PM »
Looking for 3 x 35k in the same account.

- I don't care about status.
- The can expire in a few weeks (stay is Feb 13)

Thanks!
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