What benefits do i get as a Marriott Hotel owner also what benefits as friends and family?
Not sure if Insiders is the best place to ask for this, since the community mainly consists of other travellers.
As a Marriott associate, I'm pretty sure you must have your own contacts inside the Marriott administration to solve your question.
I am not sure of your question. There are several options. You can own a Marriott Timeshare at a particular location and it allows you to use that location for a time period that you purchased. Your other options are to trade that particular week(s) with Interval International and go to other properties of your choice. A second option would be to trade that week(s) for Marriott Reward Points which you can use for travel packages or hotel stays.
You can also purchase a Marriott Vacation Club which is like purchasing a timeshare, except each year you accumulate Vacation Club points which you then can use to stay at many Marriott Vacation Resorts (including urban locations). Each location has a chart indicating how many Vacation Club Points are needed to stay for 4 to 7 nights and it will vary by time of the year. A second option is that you can convert these Vacation Club points into Reward Points (check the conversion rate). Finally, Vacation Club points can be used to purchase specialty trips including booking a cruise.
I, personally, own both timeshares and vacation club, so I have several options. Over the last couple of years, I have had enough Vacation Club points to purchase a couple cruises (both were in Europe) and I have had enough Reward Points that I purchased a travel package that provided to me two round trip airline tickets to my destination along with at least one hotel stay of at least 5 nights.
One last comment. Whether you purchase a timeshare or Vacation Club destinations, there will be annual maintenance charge.
Hope this helps.
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