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Hertz and Marriott Status Match Is Back! Plus, Earn 2K Bonus Points

Not too long ago, Marriott removed the status match to Hertz elite status, but now it's back. Marriott Bonvoy members can once again get up to Hertz President's Circle or Five Star status with their Marriott Platinum, Titanium, or Ambassador Elite status. Here are the status match details and how you can claim 2,000 Marriott points with a Hertz rental.

Marriott, Uber Just Increased the Requirement for Earning Bonvoy Points on Uber Eats Food Delivery

Marriott Bonvoy members can earn up to 6x Bonvoy points on qualifying Uber and Uber Eats purchases. However, Marriott just increased the requirement for what qualifies as an eligible purchase. In this post, we will show you how to link your Marriott Bonvoy and Uber accounts so that you can start earning through this new partnership. Plus, here are the best cards to use to maximize your return on Uber Eats orders.

How to Transfer Marriott Bonvoy Points to Another Account

Marriott Bonvoy has an excellent points transfer policy between members. You can send up to 100,000 points per year and receive up to 500,000. This makes it easy to move points between friends and family for specific redemption opportunities. Even better, Marriott has launched an online points transfer tool that is much better than calling them to transfer points.

Cheap Hyatt Points to Vegas Getaways: What’s Coming in Week 3 of Daily Getaways

The 2023 U.S. Travel Association Daily Getaways returned on June 12, 2023. This year, the promotion runs from Monday to Friday from June 12 through July 5, 2023. Similar to most years, there are some excellent deals to be had, including hotel points purchases from 0.5¢ per point to incredible Vegas getaways and more. Weeks one and two have come and gone. From cheap Hyatt points to Universal tickets and Vegas suites, here's what you can expect from Daily Getaways in week three.

All Hotel Elite Status Match & Fast Track Opportunities

The only thing better than award travel is award travel with elite status. When you hold elite status with a brand, you can enjoy huge money-saving perks, ranging from free room upgrades to bonus earnings on every dollar you spend. Here are all the status match and elite status fast track opportunities currently available with hotel programs.

Book Flight + Hotel Package Through Vacations by Marriott to Earn 10,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points

If you haven't used Vacations by Marriott yet, now might be a good time to start. A current promotion let travelers earn 10,000 bonus points on packages booked before May 31, 2023. To qualify, you must book a package that includes round-trip airfare and at least three consecutive nights at any Marriott property. Travel must be completed before August 15, 2023. Here are the full details of this promotion.

Marriott Finally Displays Resort Fees in Compliance With Court Order

In late 2021, Marriott agreed to a legal settlement to clearly list resort fees (and other mandatory fees) on the first page of hotel results. After years of delays (and fines), Marriott is finally complying with the settlement. You'll now see resort fees in the initial Marriott search results. However, the initial price still won't be your total cost. Here's how to compare the all-in prices for Marriott hotels.

Do Any Credit Cards Provide Top-Tier Hotel Elite Status?

Earning elite status with a hotel program can be both tough and expensive. It's possible to achieve mid-tier hotel status with credit cards quite easily. But what about top-tier elite status: Can you get that from credit cards? Here's an overview of the cards that offer top-tier elite status and other credit card shortcuts to elite status.

Marriott Award Stays Now Cost Upwards of 150,000 Points per Night

Without notice or warning, Marriott recently increased its most expensive award redemptions from 120,000 to 150,000 Bonvoy points per night. While that's the bad news, there are still ways you can use to pay fewer points. In this post, we summarize the steady climb of Marriott Bonvoy points rates and the strategies you can still use to save.

Marriott Launches Revised Annual Choice Benefit Options for 2023

Annual Choice Benefits are perks awarded to Marriott Bonvoy members once they reach 50 Elite Nights Credits. From free night awards to suite upgrades, these perks can take your travel experience to the next level. In this guide, we'll explore Marriott Bonvoy Annual Choice Benefits, how to select your choice benefit, and how to make the most of them.

Transfer Marriott Bonvoy Points to 40 Airline Partners and Get Up to 50% Bonus Miles

Marriott Bonvoy lets members transfer points to :marriott_partners_air: airlines, mostly at a 3:1 transfer ratio. That's a great option for topping off airline mileage accounts. Even better, you'll get a 5,000-mile bonus when you transfer at least 60,000 Bonvoy points at a time. And that bonus is doubled when transferring Bonvoy points to United, resulting in a potential 50% bonus. Here are all of the details you need to know about this transfer option.

Marriott Bonvoy Releases Online Points Transfer Tool

Marriott Bonvoy launched a new online points transfer tool. Now members can transfer up to 100,000 points per year from their Marriott account to another one from the comfort of their computer. This a significant improvement over the old system, which required you to call Marriott's customer service line. Here's how to use this new tool.

Marriott Ending Bonvoy Points Advance Option on March 28th

Marriott is retiring a feature of the hotel chain's Bonvoy program. Effective March 28th, Bonvoy members will no longer have the option to book a Points Advance reservation if they do not have enough points in their account to cover a future stay. Here is what Bonvoy members should know about the end of Points Advance.

Marriott Delays Disclosing Resort Fees Yet Again

In 2021, Marriott agreed to "prominently disclose the total price of a hotel stay," including resort fees, on the first page of its search results. However, it still hasn't done so. And the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office just gave Marriott yet another extension. Here's what you need to know about this revised settlement and how to avoid resort fees in the meantime.

Marriott and Asia Miles Launch Two-Way Point Conversions

Marriott Bonvoy and Cathay Pacific Asia Miles have announced two-way point conversions. You can now transfer your Marriott points to Asia Miles at a ratio of 3:1, and you can transfer your Asia Miles to Marriott Bonvoy points at a ratio of 2:1. That's a pretty bad rate, so here are all of your transfer options.