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.

It’s back – earn Marriott points flying Emirates and get Emirates status benefits at Marriott hotels!

Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards have relaunched ‘Your World Rewards’, the old Starwood scheme which allowed you to double dip with Emirates Skywards miles and Marriott Bonvoy points! The scheme was suspended to new sign-ups following the merger of Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest, […]

Bits: BA pilots strike moves nearer, BA Amex ‘buy Avios’ bonus, Marriott & BA’s GDPR fines, Stansted Express family deal

News in brief: Strike by BA pilots looking more likely As we have covered before, the British Airline Pilots Association is currently balloting its members who work for British Airways on industrial action. It turns out that BALPA and BA spent Monday and Tuesday at […]

Holiday Tips 1 – Earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals, and saving on insurance

This article looks at how to earn Avios and other airline miles from car rentals. The schools are nearly out, so  I thought it was a good time to update our ‘Holiday Tips’ series in preparation for the Summer season.   Future articles will look […]

Bits: Amex removing the Priority Pass restaurant benefit, tonight is HFP Summer Party night!

News in brief: American Express removing Priority Pass restaurant access The Platinum Card from American Express comes with two Priority Pass airport lounge access cards, one for you and one for your supplementary Platinum cardholder.  This allows each of you to get two people into […]

Overwater villas at the new JW Marriott Maldives bookable for points

Whilst well behind schedule (when we covered it last April it was targeting a November 2018 opening), the JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa is now taking bookings from September 2019.  You can learn about the resort on its website here. As well as offering […]

I return to St Regis New York …. or ‘how a hotel stay improves when you know what to expect’

I spent three nights this week at St Regis New York.  This may surprise long-term readers, who may remember that I wasn’t hugely impressed with the hotel when I stayed there last year. My 2018 review of St Regis New York is here. So, why […]

Get your HFP Summer Party tickets at noon TODAY

As we announced on Tuesday, we are pleased to say that we are holding our second Head for Points reader Summer Party on Monday 8th July. The first batch of tickets will be sold at noon today.  If you won’t be behind a computer at noon (although […]

REGISTER NOW: Marriott’s new Summer bonus points promotion is here

Marriott Bonvoy has launched its second ‘bonus points’ promotion since the scheme launched in February. You can register here by logging in. (If you have trouble via that link, try this one.) Here are the key points: The promotion is called “Endless Earning” It runs […]

How and when to get tickets for the Head for Points Summer Party on Monday 8th July!

Now that we have teased you – twice – about our upcoming Summer party, we thought it was time to give you some concrete details. Last year we held our first Summer party after several successful Christmas events.  It was a success – it was […]

Review: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa (part of Marriott Bonvoy) in Dubai – Part 1

This is our review of the Al Maha Desert Resort outside Dubai, part of Marriott’s ‘The Luxury Collection’. Caroline, who you may remember from our review of the new LNER Azuma trains along the East Coast Mainline, recently enjoyed a trip to Dubai and spent […]

Review: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa (part of Marriott Bonvoy) in Dubai – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our review of the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai. Part 1 of our Al Maha review can be found here – we had to split it due to length! Al Maha is one of the most iconic […]

British Grand Prix tickets available NOW via Marriott Moments (direct redemption, no auction)

If you are sitting on some Marriott Bonvoy points, this is a unique chance to see the British Grand Prix for a very affordable (points) price. These packages have appeared on Marriott Moments.  They will NOT last long now that I have posted this – […]

FIRST REVIEW: Inside The Langley, Marriott’s new uber-luxury UK country house hotel (Part 1)

This is our review of The Langley country house hotel, just outside West London. The Langley opened last week, the newest entry in the annals of ‘luxury country house hotels near London’.  What makes The Langley different to Four Seasons Hampshire, Chewton Glen, The Grove, […]

FIRST REVIEW: Inside The Langley, Marriott’s new uber-luxury UK country house hotel (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our review of The Langley, the brand new uber-luxe UK country house hotel which has just opened in Buckinghamshire. It is part of Marriott’s The Luxury Collection and can currently be booked for the exceptionally low rate of 35,000 Marriott […]

Review of the beachside Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, in Oman

This is our review of Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, in Oman. This review is part of our series on my recent trip to Oman as a guest of Oman Air and the Al Bustan Palace in Muscat.  My flights and hotel were complimentary […]

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