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Tag: Marriott

Since Frequent Miler’s beginning, we’ve written hundreds of posts about Marriott. That can be a lot to dig through! To help you get started, we’ve created Complete Guides about popular topics like this. Here’s an excerpt from our Marriott Bonvoy Complete Guide for example:

Marriott Bonvoy is the all-in-one rewards program which replaced Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.  Compared to other programs, in my opinion, Marriott Bonvoy offers better than average rewards for paid stays, a strong elite program (but not best overall), best-in-class options for point transfers to airline miles, a huge selection of hotels that run from very low end to ultra-luxury, and credit cards that offer good value for their annual free nights but relatively poor value for credit card spend.  This post is designed to include everything you need to know.

While the Complete Guide may be the best place to start learning, the posts below can help you dig deeper, answer specific questions, or stay up-to-date on Marriott-related news.

Here’s some of what you might find:

  • Posts about “sweet spots”
  • Posts about specific promotions
  • News, updates, and how-to’s for booking award stays
  • Posts about Amex Offers
  • Best Rate Guarantee policy
  • News, updates, and how-to’s for earning elite status
  • Posts about related credit cards
  • Posts about status benefits

Marriott Amex Offer: Spend $250, Get $75 Back

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American Express is out with a widely available new Marriott Amex Offer: Spend $250, Get $75 Back.  If you spend exactly $250, this amounts...
Buy Marriott Points 0.83cpp

Marriott Selling Points For 0.83cpp Through October 22

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Marriott launched a sale this past week which offers a 50% bonus when buying 2,000 points or more, reducing the cost to 0.83cpp. The Deal ...

Bonvoy Brilliant: Spend $1,000 Get $100 (stacks with 10X offers!)

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I found a new Amex Offer on my wife's Bonvoy Brilliant card today: Spend $1,000 or more, get $100 back. At first I assumed that...

How to earn airline elite status without flying

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Lost in the excitement about airlines eliminating change fees was the announcement from American Airlines that their elites will no longer be punished while...

Ritz card: Double Dip Restaurants 10X + $300

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This is just a quick post to point out that there are two overlapping promotions for Ritz cardholders.  One of the two ends soon: ...

COVID Credit Card Enhancements Ultimate Guide

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Travel rewards credit cards don't have the same appeal during a pandemic.  To keep our business, card issuers have been throwing temporary new perks...
Outdoor restaurant

[Update: Extended] Chase Marriott Cards: Earn 10x At Gas Stations & Restaurants On Up...

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Update 9/4/20 from Nick: Chase has sent an email indicating that this offer has been extended to 9/30/20. You still must activate by September 15,...

Is this 40% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy a good...

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American Express Membership Rewards is offering a new (possibly targeted?) 40% transfer bonus when transferring to Marriott Bonvoy. That's not a terribly compelling bonus, but...

Marriott instant status match challenge from IHG, Hilton, Hyatt, and Accor

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Well if there is anyone out there left who doesn't have Marriott elite status wrapped up for the foreseeable future, you can now parlay your...
Extended Stay Long Term Hotel Brands

The Best Extended Stay Hotel Brands (According To Stephen)

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Which extended stay hotel brand is the best? That's a tricky question to answer because each brand has its own quirks, features, benefits, amenities, pricing...

Targeted Marriott offers for extra points / free night certs

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Many Marriott members are reporting offers to earn bonus points with stay activity. On the podcast last week, we discussed a targeted promotion reported...
Marriott Summer Fall Promo 2020

New Marriott Promo: Earn 2,500 Bonus Points Per Stay + 1 Time 5,000 Bonus...

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It's been a couple of months since they've had a promotion running, but Marriott has finally returned with a new bonus points offer. Unless you'll...

Buy points for less: When does it make sense to jump on a deal?

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There are times when buying points or miles can make a lot of sense.  If you know what you're doing, it's often possible to...

10x Marriott points on US gas stations, US restaurants, and Marriott hotels with new...

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Update: Greg reports being able to add these offers to more than one Marriott Bonvoy card in the same Amex login. It looks like you...

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