A co-worker of mine would like to transfer all of his Marriott Rewards points to me. Is this possible within the Rules?
Your co-worked can gift the points to you but it costs $12.50 per thousand to do so as I understand under the rules for gifting points. Transferring points are only allowed to spouses and only the amount needed for the travel planned.
It's my understanding the $12.50 per thousand points only applies if someone is purchasing points either for themselves or someone else. If a Rewards member already has points they would like to give to another Rewards member then there should be no fee in gifting. Here is a copy and link to the term and conditions:
Marriott Rewards Terms and Conditions
Well bighead I guess I gave you incorrect information. I have read that information many times and always interpreted it to say it cost to gift points. I was thinking on the lines of airline miles which cost a friend of mine when he transferred miles to me and figured they were the same I guess. I apologize for leading you astray. Thank you vaboywnder for clearing up the situation.
Thanks for all the info. I am going to give this a shot and report back.
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