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Chase and American Express both issue Marriott Bonvoy co-branded credit cards and these cards each offer an annually issued certificate that can be used to redeem a free night at select Marriott properties worldwide.
This post is the first in a series of three which will examine how to find Marriott free night certificates in your Bonvoy account (via desktop and via mobile app), how to apply a free night certificate to a single night booking and how to apply a certificate to a multiple night booking.
Posts in this series:
- How To Find Your Marriott Free Night Certificates In Your Bonvoy Account
- How To Use Chase & Amex Marriott Free Night Certificates – Single Night Bookings
- How To Use Chase & Amex Marriott Free Night Certificates – Multiple Night Bookings
Which Credit Cards Offer Marriott Free Night Certificates?
The following credit cards offer Marriott free night certificates each year on the anniversary of card membership (value of certificate shown alongside).
Cards Open To New Applicants:
- Chase Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card – Up To 35,000 Points/Night
- Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card – Up to 50,000 Points/Night
- Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card – Up To 35,000 Points/Night
Cards No Longer Open To New Applicants:
- Chase Marriott Bonvoy Premier Card – Up To 25,000 Points/Night
- Chase Marriott Bonvoy Premier Business Card – Up To 25,000 Points/Night
- Chase Ritz-Carlton Credit Card – Up to 50,000 Points/Night
- Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card – Up To 35,000 Points/Night
Finding Certificate(s) In Your Bonvoy Account – Desktop
Head over to Marriot.com where you’ll see a page that looks a little like this:
In the top-right of the screen, you’ll either see your name or the option to sign in. Click here.
At this point you’ll either be presented with a login screen…
…or you’ll see a dropdown menu appear.
If you see the login screen, enter your details and then, once logged in, click on your name in the top-right corner to deploy the drop-down menu.
From this dropdown menu there are two paths to seeing what certificates you have in your account.
You can choose to click on “overview” or “activity”
Clicking on “overview” will direct you to a page that looks like this…
…and if you scroll down the page you’ll see any certificates you may have underneath the details of the status you hold.
Clicking on “activity” (the easier way to see your certificates) will take you to a page like this…
…and your certificates (assuming you have at least one) will be on the screen in front of you.
Finding Certificate(s) In Your Bonvoy Account – Mobile App
Note: The following screenshots were taken using an iPhone SE. Andriod users may see slightly different images.
Open the Marriott Bonvoy app and you should be presented with a screen that looks a little like this:
You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to find your Marriott free night certificates if they’re already in your account, but if you’re waiting for a certificate to be issued and you have no other certificates in your account, it’s good to know what part of your account to keep an eye on so you know when the certificate appears.