Annoying: Marriott Has Made Suite Night Awards Officially Harder & More Expensive To Use

I've had mixed fortunes with Marriott's Suite Night awards this year with great success at stays in Sydney and, most recently, in Venice, but I've also had my fair share of frustrations with various properties choosing not to allow me to apply a Suite Night award to my reservation because Marriott allows them to opt-out of offering that particular benefit (the London Edition and the Langley both spring to mind). Now it looks as if Marriott has officially made Suite Night awards officially harder to use.

Hours Left: Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points At 0.875 Cents Each (And Use The Higher...

This is just a quick reminder that Marriott's points sale in which it's offering a 30% discount on the regular cost of points is ending tonight at 23:59 ET. If you need to top up an account or if you need to buy some points to transfer across to one of the airline loyalty programs you have just hours left to do so.

LAME: Marriott’s End-Of-Year Promotion Is A Snoozefest

While programs like Hilton Honors, the World of Hyatt and even IHG Rewards have all been running year-end promotions for some time, Marriott Bonvoy has only just announced its offer for the last few weeks of the year (and the first two weeks of next year) and it really wasn't worth waiting for.

Marriott Is Messing Up Points Advance Reservations

In August Marriott finally gave us some long-awaited news about the new Marriott Bonvoy program and amongst the changes announced was a change to the way Marriott's very useful Points Advance program works. The changes to Points Advance bookings were supposed to only affect new reservations made from 14 September 2019 but that doesn't appear to be the case and it looks like you'll probably have to call Marriott to get things straightened out.

Here’s How You Can Manufacture United Miles From Just 1.01 Cents Each [My Valuation]

Earlier this week I wrote about a great way to generate "cheap" miles with which you can then book American Airlines premium awards at a very good rate (assuming you can find the awards you need), and now it looks like it's possible to do something similar with United MileagePlus.

Join Marriott’s New Dining Program & Earn Bonvoy Points When You Eat Out

A number of airline and hotel loyalty programs run dining programs that allow their members to earn bonus miles/points when they eat out (these are points earned in addition to any earnings they get from the credit cards they use) but, up until now, Marriott Bonvoy hasn't been one of the participants. Marriott's new "Eat About Town" program changes all of that and Bonvoy members can now earn points towards a future stay just by eating out at a participating eatery

Marriott Promo: Earn 3,000 Bonus Points At Participating US Properties

Marriott appears to be the only major hotel chain that has yet to publish a fall/end of year promotion but, while we're waiting for the brains at Bonyoy to come up with something dull (Marriott promos usually are!), there's a promotion running which is offering Bonvoy members up to 3,000 bonus points/stay at select properties in the US.

Buy Marriott Bonvoy Points At 0.875 Cents Each

It was only in April this year that Marriott launched its first ever discount on the sale of its currency and now the hotelier is back with a slightly improved offer which runs through 18 October 2019.

Marriott Bonvoy Introduces Dynamic Award Pricing (Sort Of)

The introduction of seasonal pricing finally came into effect at Marriott Bonvoy over the weekend but, now that we can see how it's going to work, it's safe to say that what we've been given isn't what most people were expecting.

Avoid This “Deal” – AMEX Is Offering A 30% Bonus On Transfers To Marriott...

American Express Membership Rewards offers transfers to just three hotel loyalty programs and one of these is Marriott Bonvoy. Right now AMEX is offering a 30% bonus on all Membership Rewards points transferred over to Marriott by 31 October 2019 but this is a "deal" that almost everyone should be ignoring.

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