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195,500 Marriott points. Strike now?

195,500 Marriott

Last week, Marriott introduced a new 100,000 point offer for their Marriott Rewards Business card.  When combined with the current offer for the personal Marriott card, it’s possible to rack up a huge number of points quickly. Offer Details Both offers can be found on our Best Offers Page: Business card: Earn 100,000 bonus points after $5,000 spend in 3 months. $99 annual fee is not waived for the first year. Personal card: Earn up…

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100K Marriott Business card offer. Find out if you’re targeted.

100K Marriott

UPDATE: Offer is now public.  Please click here for more details. A reader named Brad reports that he logged into his Marriott account and found this offer: 100,000 Marriott points after $5K spend Both my wife and I recently signed up for this card so we’ll send secure messages to Chase to see if they’ll match this increased offer (probably not, since it is targeted, but it can’t hurt to ask). If you don’t have…

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Marriott Premier Business Visa offers new path to Gold status

Marriott Premier Business Visa

I just received an email regarding my Marriott Premier Business Visa advertising two new benefits of the card: 1) A new path to Gold status; and 2) Access to discounts with Marriott Premier Visa SavingsEdge.  The first benefit might be made available to personal cardholders as well, but I don’t yet have confirmation of that.  The second benefit is definitely only for business cards. New Path to Gold Status via the Marriott Premier Business Visa…

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SPG vs. Marriott credit card face off. Which is worth keeping?

Last week I compared the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) credit card signup bonus to the Marriott Rewards credit card signup bonus (see: 35K SPG vs. Marriott 87.5K. Surprising results).  I was surprised to find that on a number of dimensions the signup bonuses appear to be roughly equal.  Sure, the current 35K SPG signup bonus appears to be better than the current Marriott signup bonus, but not by as wide of a margin as I…

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Chasing 395,000 points

Chasing 395,000 points

In January, I recommended applying for Chase Ink cards before March (see: Credit card junkies: it’s time to apply for Chase Ink).  And, in February, I suggested applying for Chase co-branded cards before April (see: Chase calls an end to the game. Should we seek quick wins or long term benefits?).  Both recommendations were driven by the dreaded 5/24 rule… Chase’s 5/24 rule In the past year or so, Chase has frequently denied applications for…

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Chase card face-off: Hyatt vs. Marriott

Hyatt vs Marriott

As I discussed last week, those who regularly “churn” new credit cards for their signup bonuses may soon be cut off from Chase.  To help you decide which credit cards to get, while you still can, let’s compare the Chase’s Hyatt credit card to their Marriott credit card.  If you only want one, which should you choose? Sign up bonuses head to head Here are the current signup bonus details for each card (current details…

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Marriott Savings and Status

As I described in the post “Pursuing Platinum @ Marriott” I started my Marriott Platinum Challenge earlier this month.  By signing up, I was automatically given Platinum status for the rest of this month plus three more months afterwards (i.e. until the end of November).  If, during that time, I complete 9 separate paid stays (or 18 paid nights), I will be able to keep Platinum status through Feb 2014.  During my recent vacation, I…

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Marriott Triple Dip

While planning upcoming trips, a couple of Marriott properties have caught my eye.  They both received great reviews and are in perfect locations for where I want to be.  The downside is that neither has award availability for the time I want to go.  So, what are my options?  Can I double or triple dip my way to savings?  Can I get points for buying Marriott gift cards, and for using the gift cards to…

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