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Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott Bonvoy is the loyalty scheme for Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, W, Renaissance, The Ritz-Carlton, St Regis, AC and Courtyard hotels amongst others.


You earn points which can be used for free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.


I published an extensive two-part review of Marriott Bonvoy which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

What are the best hotel promos for November and December?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. EDIT: the Marriott section contained an error which is now fixed, apologies for any confusion All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains […]

Review: Marriott’s brand new and very central Aloft Madrid Gran Via

Rob writes: if you are wondering what passes for job training at Head for Points, this is it!  When Sinead joined us, fresh from Virgin Atlantic, to cover marketing during Anika’s maternity leave, she had only flown Virgin’s Upper Class business product.  I promptly gave […]

Get a (targeted?) 50% bonus converting Amex points to Marriott – which means an Avios bonus!

Some readers have been getting emails from Amex informing them of a new conversion bonus via the Membership Rewards program.  IT APPEARS TO BE TARGETED. Until 31st December, you get 9 Marriott Bonvoy points for every 4 Membership Rewards points. The usual exchange rate is […]

Review: I return to Renaissance Paris Republique – not as good, but still the best value Bonvoy option?

This is my 2019 review of the Renaissance Paris Republique hotel, an impressive Marriott property. The official Renaissance Paris Republique website is here. Last year I wrote a very positive review of Renaissance Paris Republique, booking a stay after hearing a lot of buzz about […]

Bits: Big BA Gatwick economy sale, Marriott cuts points cost of VIP ATP tennis tickets, Finnair boosts Lapland flights

News in brief: British Airways launches a flash sale in Economy from Gatwick British Airways has launched a flash sale on short-haul economy seats from London Gatwick. Over 200,000 seats have been reduced to £30 or less, for travel until 29th March 2020. The lowest […]

IT’S BACK: Get a 35% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios – but is it a good deal?

It was due a return and now it is back.  I’m talking about the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel loyalty points to Avios by 2nd […]

See ATP tennis at the O2 with Marriott Bonvoy

Tickets for the ATP tennis tournament at the O2 Arena in London next month have appeared on the Marriott Bonvoy site. This is the traditional ‘end of season’ event where the top ranked players play for the notional title of ‘annual champion’.  London has lost […]

Marriott adds SEVEN hotels in Barbados as it buys Elegant Hotels for £100m

If you enjoy visiting Barbados, Marriott Bonvoy may just have got a lot more attractive for you. The hotel group, which owns 30 brands including Sheraton, St Regis, Ritz Carlton, JW Marriott, Renaissance and a whole lot more, has just announced its purchase of Elegant […]

St Regis Venice opens – a potentially aspirational Bonvoy redemption

The St Regis Venice is now open. When I was in Venice in August 2018 I noticed that Marriot’s Westin Europa & Regina was closed. Following a total refurbishment, it has just reopened under the luxury St Regis brand.  This will make another excellent Marriott […]

Last call for Marriott and Hyatt ‘buy points’ offers

Until tomorrow, you have only your second opportunity to buy Marriott Bonvoy at a discount since the scheme launched in February – and this is more generous than the offer which ran in the Summer. Via this page of the website, you will save 30% […]

REGISTER NOW: Marriott Bonvoy launches its Autumn promotion, ‘Unlock More’

Marriott Bonvoy has launched its third ‘bonus points’ promotion since the scheme launched in February. You can register here. Here are the key points: The promotion is called “Unlock More” It runs from 29th October to 14th January (registration via this link is open now […]

News: congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: Congratulations to BA’s IT department The British Airways IT department generally has very little to celebrate, but it has managed to hit a remarkable milestone this week. The new British Airways iPad app has just received its 1,000th one-star review.  Since virtually […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Get £50 Marriott cashback via American Express

For what I think is the first time, Marriott has teamed up with American Express for a cashback offer. It seems widely available.  You may see it under the ‘Offers’ tab on one, none or all of your online American Express statement pages.  Remember to […]

Dubai Marriott Harbour – a good family Bonvoy redemption where a room sleeps 5!

Marriott Bonvoy is one of the better hotel programmes if you have a family, or simply don’t like small hotel rooms. As well as offering standard rooms for the standard redemption price, a lot of Marriott Bonvoy properties let you book larger rooms or suites for […]

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