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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 is the best replacement for your Starwood American Express card?

As we covered last week, American Express has written to holders of the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card telling them that the benefits package is changing on 26th February. The card is being rebranded as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express on that date.  Here […]

American Express is cutting your sign-up bonus on the Starwood / Bonvoy card

On Tuesday we covered the unveiling of the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card. Unfortunately this is not a brand new product.  It is a rebranding of the existing Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card, with a few tweeks. From 26th February: The name of the […]

Here is the (almost) full list of raffle prizes, worth £4000+, for the Head for Points Winter party on Monday!

Roll up, roll up, the full list of HFP Christmas / Winter / whatever party raffle prizes has now been finalised!  (Nearly!)  We have over £4,000-worth of goodies on offer. Our headline prizes have kindly been donated by our party sponsor, Marriott Bonvoy, but we […]

BAD NEWS: Amex cuts the earning rate on the SPG card as it rebrands as the Marriott Bonvoy American Express

A few days I wrote a long article on the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Card. It seems that this was a partial waste of time (only partial, because we’ve cut and pasted much of it into this article!) because American Express has now announced […]

You now permanently earn 6 Bonvoy points per £1 of Marriott spend on the SPG Amex

The Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card has become the ugly sister of the American Express portfolio.   For a start, there are not that many people who have the foggiest idea why a card earning Marriott Bonvoy points is called the Starwood Preferred Guest card! […]

SOLD OUT: Get your HFP Winter Party tickets!

As we announced on Tuesday, we are pleased to say that we are holding our fourth Head for Points reader Winter Party on Monday 20th January. The first batch of tickets will be sold at noon on Wednesday.  If you won’t be behind a computer […]

Bits: Get 10% off Qatar Airways sale flights TODAY, HFP party tickets update, new Hilton promo now live

News in brief: Save an extra 10% on Qatar Airways sale fares TODAY ONLY Qatar Airways has launched a week-long sale. We haven’t seen any pricing at the time of writing, but we’ll give it some extra coverage later in the week. If you book […]

Bits: See England v Ireland with Marriott, £150 Claridges credit, the High Life Shop sale!

News in brief: See England v Ireland with Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy is offering tickets to the England v Ireland Six Nations rugby match on 23rd February. There are two options.  The first offers: You and a guest can attend the at the Six Nations […]

What hotel schemes let you use your points to pay for food, drinks and spa?

Hyatt is about to make a major change to its loyalty programme, which will suddenly make it good value to use your points to pay for food, drink and spa treatments whilst a guest.  What other chains allow this?  And do they make it worthwhile? […]

Last chance: 10000 Lufthansa miles card bonus, 100% bonus buying Hilton points, register for Marriott’s promo

News in brief: Last chance to get 10,000 Miles & More miles with the Lufthansa credit card For only the second time, Lufthansa is offering an increased sign-up bonus on its new UK payment card.  You will receive 10,000 Miles & More miles if you […]

Last day to save 30% when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points

Marriott Bonvoy has been running another discount when you buy points.  This deal is as generous as they ever get.  Today (Sunday) is your last day to take part. Via this page of the website, you will save 30% on all points purchases until tonight, […]

Bits: Virgin sale, BA pilots accept pay deal, earning Marriott points from meals without staying, Clan Loganair change

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic launching its Winter sale today Virgin Atlantic was due to launch its Winter sale at midnight last night. I don’t know what the deals are going to look like, but the landing page should be here.  We’ll do an article […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated 2019 article on how to make the best […]

See top bands for points as new Marriott Moments O2 concert tickets released

Marriott Rewards has launched some new concert tickets for their suite at the O2 Arena in Greenwich. The catered box at the O2 is not a bad place to see a concert, as our review here shows. The food and drink on offer is excellent, […]

Bits: see Jack Whitehall with IHG, Marriott adds cheaper O2 suites option, heading to Salzburg?

News in brief: See Jack Whitehall with IHG Rewards Club IHG Rewards Club has added packages to see comedian Jack Whitehall at the SSE Arena, Wembley to its IHG Auctions site. These are all ‘buy it now’ deals, so you can be certain that you are […]

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