Giveaway: 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Le Meridien Bora Bora MainTo celebrate the first anniversary of combined Marriott Rewards & SPG programs, we decided to launch a giveaway for 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points. The giveaway is now open and you must enter by 11:59PM ET on Friday (August 30, 2019). We will announce the winner on Sunday (September 1). You can access the Giveaway here. Marriott […]

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Stay Here, Not There: Using Your Marriott Free Night Certificate in the US

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

One of the best perks you can get with a credit card is an annual free night at a hotel, as these certificates can often be redeemed for far more than the annual fee of the card. Luckily, there are plenty of credit cards that offer this benefit. We’ve just finished breaking down the best use of …

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Reader Email: Marriott Hotel Threatens To Cancel Reservation 7 Months After It Was Made

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Fairfield by Marriott New OrleansA LoyaltyLobby reader sent us an email that he had received from a Marriott affiliated hotel in New Orleans threatening to cancel his reservation 7 months after it was made. Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times […]

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Comparing Marriott’s Swan and Dolphin Walt Disney World Resorts

Written by Summer Hull and Edward Pizzarello @ The Points Guy

Going to Disney World? Congratulations! Now for the bad news, deciding to take a trip to the Most Magical Place on Earth is the easy part. When it comes to picking among the hundreds of hotels in the Orlando area, things can get tougher in a hurry. There are trade-offs involved with each choice. Do …

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6 of the Best-Value Points Hotels in Boston

Written by Brett Holzhauer @ The Points Guy

Boston is home to an incredible amount of American history along with an array tourist attractions. From Fenway Park to the Freedom Trail, the Museum of Fine Arts to the Paul Revere house — not to mention thousands of delicious restaurants — there’s a seemingly endless list of things to do in Boston. The city …

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Marriott Choice Benefits

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Marriott has been under some intense pressure since closing its acquisition of SPG and launching the new Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program, and from shoddy IT to indifferent and dysfunctional customer service, there are a lot of valid complaints out there. Despite these problems, many travelers are happy to stay loyal to Marriott and continue to …

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Marriott Bonvoy Changes Coming September

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Heads up! Marriott Bonvoy changes are coming in September. These are changes we’ve known about for sometime, but have been delayed due to ongoing IT issues. Marriott Bonvoy When Marriott combined Marriott Rewards and SPG to form Marriott Bonvoy, we knew peak and off-peak award pricing was coming. But, as we all know, the integration […]

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Fantastic Deal: 2 Nights at St. Regis Punta Mita and Tennis With Andre Agassi With Marriott Bonvoy Moments

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Want to play tennis with a star? Marriott Bonvoy is offering an opportunity for members to attend a masterclass being led by tennis player Andre Agassi at the St. Regis Punta Mita in Mexico for two nights. At the time of post publication, there were only four packages remaining because this is a very good …

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Does It Get Any Better Than This? A Review of the JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

The JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is hands down the most well-rounded hotel I’ve ever stayed at. Pros: Generous suite upgrade with views of the iconic Marina Bay Sands, sleek and eclectic design throughout the lobby and rooms, unbeatable breakfast spread and my favorite restaurant on site. Cons: Pricey (though you certainly get what you pay for), and a pool that should have been heated but wasn’t.

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Reader Question: Marriott Bonvoy Food & Beverage Discount In Asia-Pacific?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Marriott BonvoyA LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question about Marriott Bonvoy member Food & Beverage discounts in Asia-Pacific Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week. You can access Marriott Bonvoy page for Dining Discounts in Asia-Pacific […]

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Top Hotel Promotions August 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Waldorf Astoria MaldivesHere’s look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions that you can take advantage of this month. Remember that it really pays to take advantage of bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings! 1. Hilton Honors More Points + APAC Double Points + Targeted Offers Hilton Honors […]

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Marriott Bonvoy Seasonal Award Pricing Starts September 14, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Sheraton Atlanta MainWhen Marriott Bonvoy made announcements about the combined program, seasonal award pricing was set to be introduced in 2019 (early). Now, these off peak and peak dates for awards will be in place effective September 14, 2019. Marriott Bonvoy is also changing how Points Advance (award reservations for which the member doesn’t have enough points […]

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