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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.

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 […]

Bits: ‘should air miles be banned’ update, Virgin’s new China JV, last call for Marriott and Hyatt ‘buy points’ offers

News in brief: More on whether air miles should be banned to reduce climate change There was a big reaction to my piece on Tuesday about whether frequent flyer schemes should be banned because they encourage additional flying which exacerbates climate change. Here are four […]

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 […]

Bits: BA launches Antalya but drops Limoges, congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: British Airways launches new route to Antalya British Airways has announced a new holiday route for Summer 2020 – Antalya in Turkey. The route will operate from London Gatwick.  There will be up to six flights per week – frequency increases as […]

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 […]

Bits: £50 Marriott cashback offer via Amex, new BA codeshare deal with Malaysia Airlines, PremiAir now covering 32 airlines

News in brief: 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 […]

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 […]

Bid on bargain Michelin-starred restaurant experiences – with hotel stays – with Marriott Moments

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a number of culinary experiences in Europe on its ‘Marriott Moments‘ site.  Full details are here. These are all available via auction – but you can only pay with Marriott Bonvoy points.  Frankly, most look hugely underpriced so far. None of […]

Is there any link between Marriott Bonvoy peak and off-peak dates and the actual cash price?

When Marriott Bonvoy first announced that it was introducing peak and off-peak pricing, we all assumed that it would look something like the peak and off-peak chart used for British Airways Avios redemptions.  (The 2020 Avios peak and off-peak calendar is here.) We thought we […]

Earn double Avios with Marriott and Accor – but still not worth it

We covered the new British Airways ‘double Avios’ promotion last week – you can read full details here and register here if you missed it. (For the few of you still struggling to get the site to accept your registration, I have no news.  BA […]

IHG has changed (positively) its rule on crediting multiple rooms – but no-one noticed

There is no simple answer to the question of “Can I get the points and status credit from multiple hotel rooms on the same night?”.  If you have a couple of kids it is one that comes up on a regular basis, as two standard […]

Our review of Marriott Canary Wharf – good value as a redemption and for Bonvoy elites

This is our review of the Marriott Canary Wharf hotel in London.  Officially it is the London Marriott Hotel Canary Wharf but that is too much of a mouthful to keep repeating …. Finding a hotel for a week in London this Summer, so I […]

Save 30% when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points – worth it?

You currently 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% on […]

Marriott Bonvoy peak and off-peak pricing is now live

Marriott Bonvoy put its new peak and off-peak pricing into effect over the weekend. It will take a while before I can see how much it impacts me.  Two Saturday nights I locked in at The Langley (the best ‘country house’ redemption near London bookable […]

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