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More SPG properties fully Marriott.com enabled. Eligible for points advance and online certificates

W Maldives

Since the August merger of the Marriott Rewards and SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) programs, Marriott has been working towards integrating the programs onto one technology platform. To-date, the integration hasn’t been smooth, but there are now signs of progress.  I previously reported that Sheraton and Four Points hotels had been fully integrated into Marriott.com.  And now, as of November 27th, many more brands are fully integrated: Design Hotels, Le Meridien, W, and Westin. According to…

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New Amex Offers For Courtyard, Four Points, SpringHill Suites & Fairfield Inn

Four Points by Sheraton, Richmond VA

Four new Amex Offers appeared yesterday for four different Marriott Rewards brands. The terms for each offer are very similar – spend $200+ and get $40 back – but each one appears to be targeted. The Deals Spend $200+ on room rate and room charges and get $40 back. There are targeted offers for: Courtyard Four Points SpringHill Suites Fairfield Inn Key Terms Expires January 31, 2019. Offer only valid at brand specified in the…

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The Luxury Collection Hotels Amex Offer: Spend $375, Get $75 Back

Hotel Marques de Riscal, Luxury Collection

In addition to the La Quinta Amex Offer, there’s another new hotel Amex Offer today. This one is for The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts – one of Marriott’s brands – and offers the chance to save up to 20% when staying at one of their properties in the US. The Deal Spend $375+ for your stay at The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts and get $75 back. Key Terms Expires January 31, 2019. Offer…

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Marriott Updates MegaBonus Promotion: One Positive Change, One Negative

Marriott MegaBonus In More Places

Marriott announced their latest MegaBonus promotion a month ago, but they’ve recently made a couple of changes to the promotion. One change is positive and can earn you thousands more bonus points, but the other restricts how many bonus points you’ll earn from their 29 Ways To Stay game. First off, the positive change. The MegaBonus promotion already offered 2,000 bonus points per stay on all stays of two nights or more, along with 1,000…

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Which Hotel Program Has The Most Rewarding Q3/Q4 2018 Promotions?

Kimpton The Gray hotel room

Back in May, I did some analysis to try calculating which of the hotel promotions at the time were the most rewarding. Some of the results were surprising, although the results could’ve been different if they’d been calculated under different scenarios. Now that all of the large hotel chains have announced details of their promotions for the end of 2018, I figured it was time to analyze these new promotions and see which ones are…

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New Marriott Rewards MegaBonus Promotion: Earn Up To 3,000 Bonus Points Per Stay

Marriott MegaBonus In More Places

Marriott Rewards has launched a new promotion called MegaBonus In More Places which is offering up to 3,000 bonus points per stay. The Deal Earn 2,000 bonus points on all stays of two or more nights and 1,000 bonus points per brand, starting with your second brand. Update: You can now also earn 10,000 bonus points when staying at 10 different brands and 29,000 bonus points when staying at 29 different brands. Registration required –…

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(EXPIRED) New Marriott Offer (Stack with Lux benefit)

There’s an Amex offer out this morning to save $60 on your next purchase of $300 or more at Marriott properties. It’s always great to see this type of offer come around as it can be a great way to save on your next stay. If you have found this offer on your shiny new SPG Lux card, all the better as you may be able to can double dip it with the $300 annual…

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Marriott’s Sleight Of Hand: Category Changes Worse Than Advertised

Marriott SPG Merger Sleight Of Hand

When is a decrease not a decrease? When it’s an increase. Being British has endowed me with a decent (some would say indecent) amount of cynicism. So when Marriott announced a huge devaluation in February 2018 that would take effect the following month, it made me wonder if they’d artificially inflated prices temporarily so they could lower them in August 2018 once the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest schemes had been combined. As it…

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New Marriott award chart: first reactions

The New Marriott chart is out (See: NOW LIVE: New Marriott SPG Award Category Assignments.). Greg is doing his thing and crunching the numbers with a complete analysis to come. In the meantime, here are some of my first reactions to the new chart. As a reminder, new category assignments are published here: points-redemption.marriott.com/category-change. #1 – Off the Charts No More: from 48K per night for the best properties When Greg and I first reported on Marriott merger…

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