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.

Good new BA Amex ‘bonus Avios’ promotion – requires registration

If you have a British Airways American Express card, an interesting new promotion could be waiting for you.  Many, but definitely not all, cardholders seem to have it.  My wife and I do not. You need to go to the American Express website here, log in, […]

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

One of the lesser known features of the American Express Membership Rewards programme is the ability to buy up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points per year for 1.5p each. This facility is mentioned on the Amex website here – scroll down to Clause 3 – although […]

Bits: 25% discount buying Marriott points, good PE and business Lufthansa sale, BA expands S7 codeshare

News in brief: 25% discount if you buy Marriott Bonvoy points You have your first opportunity to buy Marriott Bonvoy at a discount since the scheme launched in February. Via this page of the website, you will save 25% on all points purchases until 15th […]

Bits: Why BA dropped the FT, 10% BA discount at Brewdog bars, Marriott’s new luxury resort in Cyprus

News in brief: Why British Airways dropped the Financial Times We reported yesterday on the news that British Airways has severed links with the Financial Times and will no longer be offering the newspaper in its lounges, on board or at aircraft gates. (Although, oddly, you […]

Bits: £50-£300 off Emirates flights to Japan, double points on Marriott Mastercard, Nobu taking over a London Radisson

News in brief: Save £50-£300 on Emirates flights to Japan Emirates has launched a special promotion linked to the Rugby World Cup. You can save: £300 in First Class £150 in Business Class £50 in Economy Class Flights must: be booked by 31st July for […]

What are the best hotel promos for April?

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 […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

I thought it was about time to revise and update the lists I first published in 2012 about the best way to use up small amounts of miles and points. What I want to explore is ‘What is the smallest or most optimum small reward, and […]

Bits: 15% Etihad discount code and 20% transfer bonus, Opodo discounts, new Hilton Curio in London

News in brief: New Etihad discount codes released Etihad has launched two new discount codes, worth up to 15% off the cost of a flight booked over the next two weeks. The codes are: 15% off Economy Class flights – EYECO15 15% off Business Class […]

Bits: amazing Marriott redemptions to PLAY football, IHG April promo registration, Grange Hotels rebranding

News in brief: Play a football game at a legendary ground with Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Bonvoy has teamed up with the Football Aid charity to give you a chance to play a full game at some of the most illustrious grounds in the UK, with […]

LAST CALL: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios

Here is your final reminder that Sunday 31st March is your last chance to take part in the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel […]

Bits: earn 25 Avios per £1 at Hackett, earn Accor points for dining, Times Square EDITION opens

News in brief: Earn 25 Avios per £1 at Hackett Avios and American Express have come together to launch a new partnership with the upmarket men’s clothing retailer Hackett. When I was first told about this, six months ago, it was meant to be a similar […]

Two GREAT value hotel redemptions – in Cape Town and, erm, Buckinghamshire!

Two readers dropped me emails this week to highlight hotel redemptions they had booked which represented exceptional value for money.  I thought I’d share them both today. Family suites at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town First up is the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in […]

90’s boy bands alert – new Marriott Moments concert tickets for the O2 added

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a number of new ‘Marriott Moments’.  You can find them here. It has added a new batch of O2 concert tickets to its website.  These are for the renamed Marriott Bonvoy Suite, which comes with full catering and free drinks all […]

Bits: Air Belgium to operate BA Toronto flights, Monaco Grand Prix with Marriott, InterCon Amstel as a Spire Elite

News in brief: Air Belgium to operate Toronto flights for British Airways As British Airways continues to struggle with the reliability of Boeing 787 fleet, Air Belgium has been called up to take on additional routes. At present Air Belgium is operating certain Dubai services […]

Bits: more on BA’s new CW and F seats, £400 back on £500 Bremont spend, London City and Sheraton get new logos

News in brief: More on BA’s new Club World and First upgrades A reader sent me an interview with Alex Cruz which has appeared in a BA staff magazine.  There are a couple of interesting bits of news here on the new seats which I […]

How to get free hotel elite status from UK credit and charge cards

This article looks at the different ways you can get elite status with hotel chains via UK credit and charge cards. If you are just getting started with miles and points, you have probably realised by now that your travel life could be improved if […]

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