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Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card Review (2020)

With the new Marriott Bonvoy program having been launched in early 2019, Marriott has a new suite of credit cards that are being issued by both American Express and Chase. While the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card is Marriott's $95 annual…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Card Reviews
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Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card Review (2020)

The loyalty programs of Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, and Starwood were combined in early 2019, to form Marriott Bonvoy. As part of this agreement, both American Express and Chase are issuing co-branded credit cards. We've even seen some changes made to these…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Card Reviews
W Hotels Toiletries

W Hotels Drops Bliss In Favor Of Davines

This doesn't come as much of a surprise, since this change has already slowly been implemented at some properties, though it's now official. For years W Hotels has had a partnership with Bliss, both to provide their toiletries at hotels, and also to…

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Marriott Chase Watermark

Limited Time Bonuses On Chase Marriott Cards

Today Chase has rolled out new limited time bonuses on their two co-branded Marriott cards. The Marriott Bonvoy Boundless™ Credit Card and Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Credit Card are offering welcome bonuses of 100K and 50K points, respectively.…

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Edition London

Select Your 2019 Marriott Choice Benefit (Last Chance)

One of the positive aspects of the Starwood Preferred Guest program that Marriott adopted with their new Bonvoy program is Choice Benefits. If you haven't yet selected your 2019 Choice Benefit, this is a reminder to do so soon, since the deadline to…

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Posted: Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card 15 Elite Nights

The beginning of the calendar year can be tough for those of us who hold elite status with airline and hotel loyalty programs, because in many cases our elite "counters" reset to zero. The good news is that there are credit cards that offer some number…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Marriott
Bodrum Edition 3

Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points For 30% Off (Last Chance)

There are quite a few loyalty programs that frequently run promotions on purchased points, which can represent a great deal, especially for aspirational redemptions. Back in the day Starwood Preferred Guest would often have promotions on purchased points,…

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Marriott Meetings

Marriott Meetings Cuts Easy Elite Nights Trick

Obviously a lot of Marriott hotels have huge conference facilities, so Marriott makes it pretty easy to book events of all sizes. This can range from renting out an entire hotel, to just renting a small conference room at a hotel for a morning. Not surprisingly,…

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North Island Pool

Marriott Updates Bonvoy Terms To Hint At Higher Award Costs

The terms & conditions of the Marriott Bonvoy program have just been updated to add something that could at first glance be alarming. But how much should we read into this? Redemption Rates May Exceed Category 8 Pricing The Bonvoy terms have been updated…

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Marriott Offering Free Night After Two Stays For New Members

I've written in the past about how Marriott is the only major hotel group to offer a lucrative bonus for new members who join their loyalty program and complete qualifying stays. This promotion has been around for quite a while, but Marriott keeps extending…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hotel Deals
St Regis Maldives

How To Combine Marriott Points Between Accounts

The major hotel loyalty programs all have different policies when it comes to combining points across accounts. Hilton Honors is by far the best in this regard, as they let you transfer points instantly to any other member online, and you can transfer…

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Las Alcobas Napa Valley – 10

Review: Las Alcobas Napa Valley

After two incredible nights at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, our next stop was Napa Valley for three nights, where we booked Las Alcobas, a Marriott Luxury Collection property that I've been wanting to check out for a while. Rates at Las Alcobas…

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Big Sur Suite

Introduction: A California Points Hotel Adventure

I'm doing what I can to review as many points experiences as possible at the moment, including both airlines and hotels. Over the summer I wrote about 13 points hotels I hope to stay at, and I also recently wrote about the airline products I plan to…

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Filed Under: Hilton, Hotels
W Hotel Singapore

Powdered Deodorant Leads To Arrest At W Hotel Singapore

Talk about getting Bonvoyed... Singapore is known for having some of the strongest anti-drug laws in the world, so what happens when you combine that with a philosophy of "if you see something, say something?" As reported by Mothership, someone shared…

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St Regis Bora Bora – 100

Marriott Offering New Targeted Promotions

Marriott seems to be offering a new targeted promotion for Bonvoy members, which is in addition to their current global promotion. Marriott recently launched their new "Unlock More" promotion, which is valid for stays through January 14, 2020. The promotion…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hotel Deals
W Hotel Aspen – 21

Marriott Bonvoy Sending Out Status Downgrade Emails

With the end of the year just over a month away, I know a lot of people are trying to finalize their elite status strategy for 2019. Does it make sense to do a last minute mileage or mattress run to earn status, or what? Marriott Bonvoy is sending out…

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Jw Marriott Bucharest – 3

Survey: People Overwhelmingly Prefer Marriott Bonvoy?!

Marriott recently had their third quarter earnings call, and Pizza In Motion highlights some interesting statements regarding the Marriott Bonvoy program. Marriott Bonvoy Has Seen Lots Of Growth First some intriguing statistics, before getting into the…

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