Annual Free Certificates Extension?

Old Sep 20, 19, 9:32 pm
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Annual Free Certificates Extension?

Hi, does anyone know if the annual free certificate could be extended for another year? I know the previous 7-nights cert. could be done as I've did it once. Any info for be helpful as I have 3 that can't be used w/in the first year due to change of plans. Thanks!
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Old Sep 23, 19, 4:54 pm
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Originally Posted by TIGRIS23 View Post
Hi, does anyone know if the annual free certificate could be extended for another year? I know the previous 7-nights cert. could be done as I've did it once. Any info for be helpful as I have 3 that can't be used w/in the first year due to change of plans. Thanks!
It used to be possible to extend these, though asking to extend 3 may be a bit much. And they will typically only get extended if you call within a few weeks of expiration. They won't do anything if already expired.
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Old Sep 23, 19, 5:35 pm
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I happened to just ask this and they came back and advised no they don't extend the 7-night travel packages any more. One night certs might be the same. I know that they told people that they were changing the policy last year as the changeover occurred, but I was hoping they softened this. Maybe they will soften up next year - pretty much everything seems to be going downhill with the new Marriott Bonvoy so far!
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Old Sep 23, 19, 5:47 pm
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My husband was allowed to extend a credit card cert just six weeks or so back.
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Old Sep 23, 19, 9:25 pm
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Originally Posted by escapefromphl View Post
It used to be possible to extend these, though asking to extend 3 may be a bit much. And they will typically only get extended if you call within a few weeks of expiration. They won't do anything if already expired.
It's still possible. I just had one extended in the last month. I think they gave me six months. I then used it after the old end date. It was no problem, just a quick call.
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Old Sep 25, 19, 2:53 pm
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It's still possible. I just had one extended in the last month. I think they gave me six months. I then used it after the old end date. It was no problem, just a quick call.
Thanks for that info, BLG. Can you share that #? Thanks!
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Old Sep 25, 19, 7:29 pm
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It's a YMMV situation for sure. Clearly can be done, but you need a willing agent.
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Old Sep 25, 19, 9:28 pm
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Originally Posted by TIGRIS23 View Post
Thanks for that info, BLG. Can you share that #? Thanks!
Just called a Marriott Elite Services Number. If you have a cert you are at least Silver so you'll have access to an Elite Services Number. I don't think it matters much which number you call.
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