Selling Hotel Points

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Has anyone had experience selling hotel (e.g., Marriott, IHG) points? If so, which sites would you recommend?

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Hotel points are a tough sale, since their value tends to be fixed in a narrow range, not leaving enough juice in it for both buyer and seller to be happy. Unless you're talking about Starpoints, in which case they're really a proxy for airline miles.

They're also somewhat harder to push to third parties.

Marriott can be converted to United MilesagePlus at (They can be transferred to many airlines, but there is 20% discount to United MileagePlus:

2,000 MileagePlus miles = 8,000 Marriott
5,000 MileagePlus miles = 16,000 Marriott
10,000 MileagePlus miles = 24,000 Marriott
25,000 MileagePlus miles = 56,000 Marriott
50,000 MileagePlus miles = 112,000 Marriott

Then sell the miles at at 1.35 cents/point.

Flyertalk has a decent barter forum. Rather than sell or trade hotel points, simply book a room in the recipient's name for the best redemption value.

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