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.

Get a FREE hotel night if you join Marriott Bonvoy and complete just two stays

Marriott Bonvoy is running a generous new offer for anyone who is not currently a member. If you join and make two stays at any of the Marriott brands between now and 28th September, you will receive a voucher for a FREE night. The sign-up […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Protea Hotel Entebbe, Uganda

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from Entebbe in Uganda. 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 […]

Get a 60% bonus when you buy Marriott Bonvoy hotel points – best deal ever offered

As we trailed last week, Marriott Bonvoy has launched a ‘buy points’ deal – and it is the most generous deal they have ever run. Via this page of the website, you will get a 60% bonus on all points purchases until 30th June. Of […]

Save 20% on Marriott hotel gift cards – is it a good deal?

Marriott is currently doing what it can to keep the money coming in whilst hotel occupancy is well down.  This means that you have an opportunity to grab a deal. Next week, Marriott will be selling Bonvoy points with a 60% bonus.  We will cover […]

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong

What is a hotel mattress run, and how do you do one? I thought I would take a look at the concept of ‘mattress runs’ today.  A ‘mattress run’ involves booking a hotel room without the intention of spending the night, purely for the purpose of triggering […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. We are currently running this reader-written feature to provide some positivity and inspiration to Head for Points.  We hope to run one review per day for the next few weeks.  There will […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Domes of Elounda resort in Crete, part of Marriott Bonvoy

Over the coming weeks we are running a reader-written feature to help provide some positivity and inspiration to HFP – ‘My Favourite Hotel’.  Today we are at Domes of Elounda in Crete. A fortnight ago we asked you to raise your hand if you wanted […]

Your Marriott Bonvoy elite status will be extended by 12 months due to coronavirus

Marriott Bonvoy has announced how it intends to deal with Marriott Bonvoy elite status for next year. Whilst the company admits that the fine print needs to be worked out, the following announcement was made today in a blog post from the Marriott International CEO: […]

Amex USA extends the sign-up bonus spend period by 3 months – will the UK follow?

In the last few weeks we have had a constant stream of emails asking us if American Express is offering any help to people struggling to hit their sign-up bonus spend threshold. This is often £3,000 to £4,000 within the first three months of holding […]

Review: the new Courtyard by Marriott Inverness Airport hotel

This is our review of the new Courtyard by Marriott Inverness Airport hotel. In our article yesterday, we looked at why Inverness Airport has become an attractive starting point for people looking to save on Air Passenger Duty.  As airports in the Scottish Highlands are […]

Marriott and Hyatt allowing free cancellation of existing and future hotel room bookings

Marriott and Hyatt have joined Hilton and IHG in offering free cancellation of existing and future non-refundable bookings. For reference, here is our article on the IHG and Hilton cancellation policies. What is Marriott policy on coronavirus cancellations? This is the Marriott coronavirus page. As […]

What are the best hotel bonus point promotions for March?

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 […]

REGISTER NOW: Marriott Bonvoy launches its Spring bonus points hotel promotion, ‘Elevated Earning’

Marriott Bonvoy has launched its latest ‘bonus points’ promotion. You can register here. Here are the key points: The promotion is called “Elevated Earning” It runs from 17th March to 14th June (registration via this link is open now and closes 31st May) You will […]

Last day to book Marriott hotels before the Bonvoy category changes

Marriott Bonvoy‘s 2020 redemption category changes take place at midnight tonight, Tuesday.  As usual, more hotels are going up in price than are going down. If you have a booking at a hotel which is dropping in price you will NOT automatically be refunded the […]

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