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Using Hotel Certificate (5-nights) for friend


TUG Member
Oct 7, 2006
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Northern California
I have a 5-night hotel certificate which I may end up not using. Can I give this for a friend to use? Since this is possible for a stay near where I work, if needed, I would not mind checking in for him - but of course, I would ask that he leaves his credit card on file for incidentals.

Is this arrangement possible?

Mr. Vker

Jul 25, 2008
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Baltimore, MD
Award stays through MRs are transferrable. (Not the Megabonus or Visa Certs.) You can just call Marriott and make the res. in your friends name with the Certificate. Then they can just check in as normal with their own CC for incidentals.

They will not receive any elite benefits that you would have received if you have Marriott status.