How to use 1 Free night Cat. 4 VISA cert. that expires Feb. 2. If I make reservation & name another guest in the room, will that person be able to check in and use the Cert. without me personally checking in ?
You can definitely do that with a standard points redemption, however I believe the visa certificate is issued in your name by default and placed into your MR account. I would just call the reservation line and see if they can reissue that certificate for your friend.
Depends on the hotel but I would certainly clarify this with reservations before trying to have another person check into the room. These, I assume are the paperless ones that can only be booked using the 800 number, correct? Good luck with whatever happens.