Booked a trip to Kauai a couple months back which I Booked right from the Marriott site. It hadn't shown up on my reservations yet so I called in. Now I'm told I booked the trip through expedia and I won't be getting any night credit or gold perks. What a bunch of BS. I could of booked the whole thing through the hotel and airport for the same price but I saw I got 5,000 extra points if I booked through Marriott so I did it.
I can't believe Marriott would even have the option on their website if it wasn't available. Or at least a disclaimer that you were leaving the Marriott site. Feels like bait and switch to me. STAY AWAY FROM VACATIONS BY MARRIOTT.
Disgruntled Marriott rewards Member