How do I redeem my anniversary free night for my Marriott rewards Credit Card? and is there a way to find how to see if I have a balance of nights not used and how can I apply them on a current reservation.
When you login if your profile shows any certificates, thats the nights you have to use.
To use the credit card certificate pick a city for a single night (not NYC, SFO, LA) or any other big city and choose Use points. From the result pick any hotel which is listed at Cat 5 or lower then the certificate would be automatically applied once you choose the room type.
As KS83 said, it is pretty easy. Make certain you see if in your account and just pay with points for a qualifying room. Don't expect to be in Hawaii, Manhattan (except maybe KS) or any other popular location when you search for a Cat 5 or lower hotel.
I used mine in Charlottesville, VA, a happening spot.
If you're having difficult, simply call the 1-800 reservation system for Marriott. If you're cell phone number is already in the Marriott system and attached to your account, they'll automatically know it is you and your Rewards Number. They can help you make the reservation and use the free night certificate. Their search capability is much better than the website, so they can tell you whether or not the day before or after your preferred date is available very quickly if your preferred date is already booked. It is pretty simple and straight forward.
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