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Marriott Points Advance Policy Change: No Longer Available If You Have Sufficient Points

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Marriott has made a change to its Points Advance policy without giving any notice. It’s now only possible to make a Points Advance reservation if you don’t have a sufficient number of points. In the past, Marriott gave you a choice when booking an award stay when you had enough points to cover the cost – either pay in full with those points, or make a Points Advance booking and ensure you have enough points…

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Lock in current Marriott rates w/ Points Advance after all

In this morning’s post about last-minute things to do in preparation for the full launch of Marriott Bonvoy, I noted that you should probably make reservations for upcoming stays now under the expectation that there may be IT issues for a few days this week (See: Bon Voyage, Marriott. Last-mintue checklist before Bonvoy.). However, I noted that you couldn’t lock in a good deal via points advance on the hotels going up in price on March 5th…

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