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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 #12560 on: February 09, 2024, 04:58:40 PM »
Looking to buy 100k Marriott points. Please PM

cant buy points.  not allowed.   read the rules

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12561 on: February 09, 2024, 11:16:13 PM »
Selling 1 85k cert @ $300
Expires: 12/07/2024
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12562 on: February 11, 2024, 11:43:33 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.

Smooth transaction with @Ddf2022 for the 40k FNC.

I'm still selling several 50k FNCs for $250 each under my Titanium account.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12563 on: February 11, 2024, 06:25:00 PM »
Selling 5 x 50k certs on same account @$230 each
Gold account
bump

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12564 on: February 11, 2024, 07:42:52 PM »
cant buy points.  not allowed.   read the rules
Which technically means that 15k topping off is also against the forum rules

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12565 on: February 11, 2024, 08:32:51 PM »
Which technically means that 15k topping off is also against the forum rules
1. Limit of one username per person. You can't share this name with anyone else.
2. No referral offers or discussion of referral offers and/or toolbars or shopping portals are allowed on the forums
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10. Buying, selling, or trading of miles and points are not allowed.
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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12566 on: February 11, 2024, 09:19:06 PM »
1. Limit of one username per person. You can't share this name with anyone else.
2. No referral offers or discussion of referral offers and/or toolbars or shopping portals are allowed on the forums
3. No "flaming" or instigating personal attacks on other members, constructive criticism only!
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5. Start a new thread when bringing up a new issue, don't start a new topic in an existing thread.
6. Links to competing sites are not allowed.
7. Try to find the board that is the best place for your topic.
8. Perform a search prior to posting a new thread to see if it's already being discussed.
9. MLM/Pyramid Scheme discussion is not allowed.
10. Buying, selling, or trading of miles and points are not allowed.
11. Discussion of forum moderation actions and forum rules must be done via the Private Messaging (PM) system.
12. No cross-posting.  Do not make the same post on 2 different boards or threads.
13. Inappropriate language will not be tolerated.
14. No PM spamming.  PM Spamming of referral offers will result in an immediate ban without warning.
15. No anonymous or fake IP addresses. The use of a VPN makes your account subject to a ban without warning at moderator discretion
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Yeah that's what I said, buying up to 15k marriott points to top off is technically not allowed according to those rules.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12567 on: February 11, 2024, 10:19:13 PM »
I just book in The Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchmanís Reef with a free night award, when I called marriot to add a secondary guest, they said on free night booking the secondary guest will not be able to check in with out the primary.i just called the hotel directly and they said he can check in no prb.
 
Is there a reason to be concerned?

Thank you,

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12568 on: February 12, 2024, 01:41:45 AM »
I just book in The Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchmanís Reef with a free night award, when I called marriot to add a secondary guest, they said on free night booking the secondary guest will not be able to check in with out the primary.i just called the hotel directly and they said he can check in no prb.
 
Is there a reason to be concerned?

Thank you,
I wouldn't be concerned. Marriott told you as per official policy, no gifting certificates.  2nd guest check in is essentially gifting. As long as front desk is fine then you made it through the checkpoint ;-)

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12569 on: February 12, 2024, 01:50:54 AM »
Selling 1x35k expire in March 28 2024  silver account asking $130

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12570 on: February 12, 2024, 10:23:00 AM »
Selling 1 85k certificate, platinum account. $310 OBO!
Bump! Asking $300 now.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12571 on: February 12, 2024, 11:57:09 AM »
selling two Marriott 85 k certs.... expiration dec 2024

both from same titanium account.  800 for both

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12572 on: February 12, 2024, 12:03:59 PM »
selling FNC 35K for $130 OBO
EXP 6/7/24
Unable to top off

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12573 on: February 12, 2024, 02:21:10 PM »
Looking to buy 2 85k certs for dates: 2/18/2024 - 2/20/2024

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12574 on: February 12, 2024, 05:38:47 PM »
Need 3 85k certs asap! For booking Tom. Willing to pay.

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12575 on: February 12, 2024, 05:57:32 PM »
Looking for 35k fnc with additional 2k top off for tonight

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12576 on: February 12, 2024, 06:43:32 PM »
price?
Looking for 35k fnc with additional 2k top off for tonight

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12577 on: February 12, 2024, 07:56:27 PM »
whats the best way to book 2 nights at the The Reykjavik EDITION - 66K points a night, my understanding is that the 50K certs can only be topped off by 15k to hit 65K

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12578 on: February 12, 2024, 09:22:36 PM »
Sell 3x 50 point certs that expire 5/15

$450 for all. Can not top off

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Re: Marriott Certs Sale
« Reply #12579 on: February 12, 2024, 09:36:38 PM »
whats the best way to book 2 nights at the The Reykjavik EDITION - 66K points a night, my understanding is that the 50K certs can only be topped off by 15k to hit 65K

book with either 66k points or use 85 k certs if you can buy them