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.

REGISTER NOW: Earn 2,500 Marriott Bonvoy points per stay with their new promotion

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new bonus points promotion, albeit for only a short period. It isn’t hugely generous BUT it has virtually no small print and no silly restrictions, so there’s nothing to complain about.  If you tend to do one-night stays in the […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review: Weligama Bay Marriott Resort and Spa, Sri Lanka

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from Sri Lanka. We are currently running this reader-written feature to provide some positivity and inspiration to Head for Points.  You can find all of the ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reviews so far by clicking here.  This was scheduled to […]

What are the best hotel bonus point promotions for August?

Welcome to our (used to be) regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. After a four month hiatus, I have brought back this monthly recap.  Let’s hope I am not tempting fate too much.  There is at least something to write about now […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and night credit when you book multiple rooms?

Is it possible to book multiple rooms at the same property on the same night, earn points from them all and have them all count as qualifying nights for elite status or for a promotion? I thought it was worth running through the policies of […]

Does the weak £ make Marriott Bonvoy’s flight ticket redemptions a good deal?

One of the Starwood features that was adopted by Marriott after it bought the company was the ability to redeem your hotel points for a flight ticket. Two facts make this offer sound quite attractive.  Marriott Bonvoy is buying you a cash flight ticket so […]

Why Taj Inner Circle Gold is your semi-secret sixth Amex Platinum hotel status

If you want to gain status at a number of hotel chains quickly, you have two options.  One is to start spending every night of the week in a hotel, potentially changing property every day because qualifying on stays is usually quicker than on nights.. […]

Marriott and Hyatt make masks mandatory at their US hotels

After requiring staff wear masks, Marriott and Hyatt are now implementing a mandatory mask policy for all hotel guests in shared indoor spaces. This follows guidance by the American Hotel & Lodging Association that recommends that face coverings be worn at all times. Whilst Hyatt’s […]

News: Marriott launches ‘Welcome Back’ hotel offers, I sold my Dell stuff …..

News in brief: Marriott launches ‘Welcome Back’ hotel offers Marriott is offering ‘Welcome Back’ deals across its European and Middle East hotels.  Full details are on this page of the Marriott website – note that promo code ‘EZR’ is required (and is automatically added). As […]

Get €350 resort credit at select Marriott hotels with the British Airways Flash Sale!

Yesterday we wrote about the British Airways Europe Flash Sale, with flights as low as £24.99 each way.  You can find our article on the BA Summer sale here. Yesterday, British Airways launched an additional offer when you pair your flight with a stay at […]

Your Marriott Bonvoy ‘bonus’ elite nights have posted – should you now get the credit card?

Earlier than expected, Marriott Bonvoy has posted your ‘bonus’ elite nights to your account. As we reported back in June, all Marriott Bonvoy members are getting elite night credits equivalent to 50% of the status they earned in 2019. This means that if you were […]

LAST DAY: Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors points and a 60% bonus buying Marriott Bonvoy points

There are two ‘buy points’ offers ending today.  If you are thinking of booking any stays for the next couple of months, it may be cheaper to buy points instead of paying cash. Get a 100% bonus buying Hilton Honors points We’re not suggesting that […]

Which hotel chains offer lifetime status? (and the British Airways lifetime status criteria revealed)

Lifetime status is a popular perk among the hotel chains. In general, lifetime status usually requires such a high threshold that you would wonder why such a person would ever want to set foot in another hotel ever again if they did not have to! […]

How to convert Marriott Bonvoy hotel points into Hilton Honors or IHG Rewards Club points!

Because most frequent traveller currencies can be converted into something else, there are always odd opportunities that get thrown up. Sometimes you can do a conversion which you would logically not expect to be possible.  This is one of them. In general, a golden rule […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but transferring airline miles is bad)

Is it possible to transfer hotel loyalty points to a friend or partner?  Can you transfer the points for free?  In most cases, the answer is ‘Yes’. Airline schemes are not like this.  Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to […]

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