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 Bonvoy Complete Guide

Marriott's rewards program, named "Marriott Bonvoy," in my opinion offers better than average rewards for paid stays, a fair elite program, a huge selection...

Which hotel loyalty program is most rewarding on paid stays?

This post was last published about a year ago.  Since then, I've developed a new method for estimating hotel point values.  The new method...
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Chase Ultimate Rewards Giving 50% Transfer Bonus To Marriott Bonvoy

Chase seems to offer a transfer bonus to Marriott Bonvoy a couple of times per year and sure enough, they've returned today with a...

Marriott Bonvoys Points Advance Reservations

Marriott has announced that it will soon be ending members' ability to make award reservations without having the required amount of points in their...

New Marriott Boundless Offer: 75,000 points + $300 Gift Card

Chase has come out with an interesting new offer on the Marriott Boundless Card.  New applicants receive a $300 Marriott Gift Card on approval...

Marriott Homes & Villas stack: 10,000 points and $200 off of $1,000+ on 4+...

Marriott Homes & Villas has an Amex Offer that could score you up to $200 back on a vacation rental stay of $1000+. These rentals...
Marriott Promotion Earn 1,000 bonus points + double elite nights

[Now Live] Marriott’s Surprisingly Good New Promo: Earn 1k Bonus Points Per Night +...

Update 2/10/23: Just a quick PSA that this Marriott promo is now live. Marriott opened registration at the end of January, but stays didn't...

StayWithPoints: Find hard-to-get hotel awards

While I love Hyatt's loyalty program, it's frustrating that they don't offer an award availability calendar.  Hyatt does offer a point price calendar, but...

(EXPIRED) Marriott Chase Offer: Get 10% Back On Up To $570 Spend (Use Worldwide?)

There's a new targeted Chase Offer for Marriott which, while its percentage isn't as high as the current Marriott Amex Offers, could actually be...

Marriott Homes & Villas stack: Double points and $200 off of $1,000 on 2+...

There is another Amex Offer out for Marriott Homes & Villas that could offers $200 back when you make one or more purchases that...

Marriott Amex Offer: Get 20% Back On Up To $250 Spend (Business Cards Only)

In addition to the Marriott Amex Offer giving $60 back when spending $300, there's a separate offer giving 20% back on up to $250...

Marriott Amex Offer: Spend $300, get $60 back (targeted)

There is a new, targeted Amex Offer out for Marriott Bonvoy, giving a $60 statement credit for spending $300+ at most Bonvoy properties. The...
Hotel Best Rate Guarantee

Here’s How Hotel Best Rate Guarantees Work (Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, IHG & More)

Hotel Best Rate Guarantees can be one of the most frustration-inducing features offered by hotel chains. They sound great on the surface - find...

Reverse Bonvoyed: Marriott Once Again Offering Status Soft Landings

Before the pandemic, Marriott offered a soft landing for members who didn't manage to earn as high a status as they'd earned the previous...

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