5 High-Value Marriott Reward Redemptions For The Budget Traveler

A significant portion of the commentary on points and miles, ours included, is dedicated to aspirational redemptions. Posts like our recent review of Luxurious Redemptions with Marriott Rewards are designed to be both motivational and instructional, explaining how to utilize rewards programs to attain an experience otherwise not obtainable. And while aspirational redemptions are almost always a worthy goal, they only make up a segment of the points and miles community.

Chase Sapphire Preferred Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver

It is no surprise the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card has become a favorite credit card for so many in the points collecting community.
It has a lucrative signup bonus that will earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.

The Complete Guide To Starwood Preferred Guest Elite Status

The Marriott acquisition of Starwood is now a done deal, and that has a significant impact on attaining elite status for both programs. If you currently hold elite status with Marriott, now is the time to link your accounts and receive an automatic status match to an equivalent status in SPG. There are now multiple paths to earning elite status via credit cards, which we’ll detail below, and the merger has opened up some fantastic new avenues to get elite status across SPG, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.