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Marriott Travel Package

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by MMM, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. MMM

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    Was able to quite easily get a 5 night travel package yesterday but I was wondering what Marriott has done in the past if they noticed it after the fact? I’ve read for some they just deducted the remaining amount needed for the 7 night cert. Anyone else know? I purposely only transfered enough points over from SPG to see if I could get the 5 night cert & I don’t think I’ll move any more points over until Marriott does it automatically on the 18th.
     
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    Anyone....? Thanks.
     
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    Hey MMM, I'm confused by your question. I assume you were able to get the "hidden" 5 night travel package even though you are not a Vacations Club member? Are you wondering if Marriott will notice you aren't a member, and ask you for more points? I can't think of any situation where that would be the case, though I don't have personal experience.

    Sounds like you have a use for the 5 night in mind - why not just book what you are aiming for, get the confirmed reservation, and roll with it?
     
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    Hi rickyw,
    Thanks for your reply & sorry if I wasn’t clear. Yes, I’ve booked my first TP and it was for 5 days but I don’t have any hotel plans as of now. I never stay at any place for 7 days so 5 days would make more sense since the rep allowed it. Yes, wondering what if anything happens if they know I’m not a vacation club owner?
     
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    Gotcha - I've been researching a bit and I can't find any evidence of that happening. I'd say if the certificate is in your account, you're probably safe!
     
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    Thanks rickyw for looking into it. I’m hoping they are too busy to do any auditing right now & that my cert gets treated like any other floater certs (whatever that may be) come Aug 18.
     
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