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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
« Reply #12440 on: January 24, 2024, 11:05:51 AM »
buying 50k+9k top off or 85k for $250 obo need for end of Jan short expiry ok

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12441 on: January 24, 2024, 11:09:52 AM »
Selling 2x 35k cert from the same Gold Elite account for $240 or $120 each  (Exp 5/31 and 6/07)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12442 on: January 24, 2024, 11:26:28 AM »
Selling 1 85K FNC - exp April 7, 2024 - Platinum Account - $300

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12443 on: January 24, 2024, 02:06:06 PM »
Selling 35k night x2 Exp. Feb 3 for $100 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12444 on: January 24, 2024, 03:18:15 PM »
Buying 6 35k certs, from two accounts, 3 nights each

Paying $700 total. Stay is in May

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12445 on: January 24, 2024, 05:07:35 PM »
Selling 85K Plat account expiring 2/4
$265

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12446 on: January 24, 2024, 10:51:18 PM »
selling a 35k cert for 100$, expires 2/3

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12447 on: January 24, 2024, 11:06:06 PM »
Selling 1x85k( 2/3/2024) platinum asking $250


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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12448 on: January 25, 2024, 11:39:00 AM »
Selling 50k night x2 Exp. Exp 1/25/2024 for $80 each

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12449 on: January 25, 2024, 01:24:38 PM »
Buying 85k fna  for stay  feb 1 $250 plus 15k top up
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12450 on: January 25, 2024, 01:53:40 PM »
sell a 85k cert for 280$, ambassador status, expires Feb 03
bump, 265$

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12451 on: January 25, 2024, 11:28:54 PM »
Selling 5 x 50k certs, same account
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Expiration November 2024

$207 each

I have top up points available if needed

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12452 on: January 26, 2024, 04:08:41 AM »
Seeking
2x 50k with 4k top off

Booking is 1/26-28
$150 obo

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12453 on: January 26, 2024, 12:51:59 PM »
Sell 5x50k in silver elite account expiring 11/2024 asking $215 each.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12454 on: January 26, 2024, 05:35:06 PM »
Sell one 85k titanium exp. 11/9/2024 $400

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12455 on: January 26, 2024, 11:39:56 PM »
Buying a cert for a 38k reservation for tomorrow night.

Price?

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12456 on: January 26, 2024, 11:47:23 PM »
Price?
$100 for 35k cert + FMV for 3k points (or I can transfer the points). Open to offers.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12457 on: January 27, 2024, 03:00:20 PM »
Anyone have experience staying at ST Regis Bal Harbour staying as second guest on Ambassador elite account for benefits and upgrades?

Buying 434K marriott booked.

Please PM

SELLERS BEWARE OF THIS BUYER.

I booked this reservation for him and even applied my NUAs only for them to totally go dark and not communicate for almost a week when it came to confirming and payment. I understand plans/ minds may change but the least you can do is communicate.

Put in a few hrs in communicating back and forth, and setting up their reservation etc and I will be proceeding to cancel it as tomorrow's the last day before that choice is out and I don't want to lose over $3K.

These are the types of buyers that have degraded the quality of humans on DDF these last few yrs. Very disappointing and unprofessional.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12458 on: January 27, 2024, 09:52:47 PM »
Looking for 25k/35K cert for $100, (or $130 from Platinum or higher) obo
please PM
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12459 on: January 27, 2024, 10:24:55 PM »
Selling 35k cert @$110
5 x 50k certs on same account @$230 each
Gold account