Free Points Promos: Get 1,500 Points Each from La Quinta & Marriott

Marriott and La Quinta both have promotions where you can get 1,500 points for “free”.

Marriott Offer

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Marriott is getting ready for the holidays with a 30 day promotion. As part of the promo, you can earn 1,500 points for linking your account to social media.

The Offer

Earn up to 1,500 points by December 7th, 2016.

How It Works

  1. Not a Marriott Rewards member? Sign-up to get started.
  2. Then, Connect your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter profiles to your Marriott Rewards® account for 500 points each (a total of 1,500 points)

As a reminder, 1,500 Marriott points can be transferred into 500 SPG Starpoints. You can find the full terms and register for the promotion here.

HT: One Mile at a Time

La Quinta Offer


La Quinta will give you 1,500 points for linking a Visa card and phone number to their new Redeem Away program.

The Offer

Get 1,500 points* when you link your Visa credit card and your mobile number to your Returns™ account, now until 12/31/16.

How It Works

  • Step 1 – Link your Visa® credit card to your Returns® account.
  • Step 2 – Make a qualifying purchase with your linked Visa credit card.
  • Step 3 – Reply “YES” to the text message inviting you to redeem your points***.
  • Step 4 – Receive credit for the purchase amount on your linked Visa card statement in around 10 days.

You can find the full details of the promotion here.

HT: Danny the Deal Guru

Last updated on December 20th, 2018

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doug Singer
doug Singer

would the LaQuinta points act to re-up the expiration date on my LaQuinta Returns account?!