Marriott Introduces Dynamic Award Pricing, Says Goodbye to Award Chart
Big news from Marriott this morning. Over the next few months, Marriott is introducing dynamic award pricing. This will see the end of award charts and standardized pricing. Instead, award prices will mirror demand and cash prices at hotels. Here is what we know about this huge change.
Get Free Elite Status, Earn a Free Night or up to 5,000 Bonus Points Through New Member Bonuses
New member bonuses are a great way to earn bonus points or miles when signing up for airline and hotel programs. Here’s a round-up of the hotel and airline membership programs currently giving bonuses for new members – including offers from IHG, Hertz, Hilton, Marriott, Emirates, and Qatar.
Get a 50% Bonus When Transferring Radisson Hotel Points to United Miles
Now through October 31, 2021, you’ll get a 50% bonus when transferring Radisson Rewards hotel points to United miles. That certainly improves the transfer ratio, but we still generally don’t recommend transferring most types of hotel points to airline miles. In this post, we dig into the numbers to show you why not.
Last Chance: Buy Marriott Points With Up to a 55% Bonus (With a Trick to Mint Airline Miles for 1.95¢)
For Marriott’s Week of Wonders, Marriott is offering a buy Bonvoy points flash sale. Bonvoy elite members can buy Marriott points for just 0.81¢ a piece, while non-elite members will pay 0.83¢ each. This opens the door to stays at the most lavish Marriott properties at a fraction of the cost, going on safari in Africa for under $37 per night, or just scoring inexpensive domestic getaways for as little as $32 per night.
Marriott’s Launches New Week of Wonders Promotion, Plus Bonus Points on Stays This Fall
Marriott’s Week of Wonders is live! Among the dozens of promotions, members can score a 25% discount on new bookings, earn bonus points or property credits at certain brands, and cardholders get additional bonus points. Plus, some Bonvoy members are seeing targeted promotions, including earning a Free Night Award for completing just one stay! Here’s how to check your account for these targeted promotions, and a roundup of all other Marriott promotions currently available.
Get a 50% Transfer Bonus When Converting Marriott Bonvoy Points (And Others) to Etihad Guest
Until October 31, you’ll get a 50% transfer bonus when converting points from your Marriott account to your Etihad Guest account. While this deal won’t be for everyone, don’t blow it off just because you don’t plan to travel to (or through) the Middle East. There are plenty of Etihad Guest sweet spots that don’t touch the Middle East.
Dine Out in October To Earn 8X Marriott Bonvoy Points
During the month of October, Marriott Eat Around Town members will earn 8X Marriott Bonvoy points at over 11,000 participating restaurants. This is a great way to earn points while getting out of the house…or ordering in if you prefer.
Marriott Credit Cards Launch Huge New Welcome Offers, Up to 235,000 Points in Value
Chase and American Express just launched excellent new offers on four Marriott Bonvoy co-branded cards. You can now get up to 235,000 points in value from these offers. Plus, each card offers a compelling reason to hold the card for the long-term — whether it’s no annual fee or an anniversary Free Night Award and elite status.
Do Marriott Bonvoy Points Expire?
Marriott Bonvoy points will expire if you do not have any qualifying activity on your account. Fortunately, a wide range of activities aside from staying at a Mariott property can count towards keeping your points alive. Here’s a full list of what does and does not qualify.
Amex Launches an Incredible 12 Airline and Hotel Transfer Bonuses For September
American Express Membership Rewards are loaded with value. Now through (at least) the end of September, you can get even more out of them. Amex is offering various bonuses when you convert Membership Rewards to 12 different transfer partners.