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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.

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 […]

LAST DAY to lock in Marriott redemptions to avoid peak pricing and the changes to ‘Points Advance’

Today, 13th September, is your last chance to lock in Marriott Bonvoy redemptions before peak and off-peak pricing is launched tomorrow. Annoyingly, we don’t yet know which dates will peak – and it will vary by hotel AND will change monthly if a hotel finds […]

What are the best hotel promos for September?

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 […]

Book even more top O2 concerts with Marriott Moments

Following our article on Wednesday about points redemption opportunities to see musicians and comedians at the O2, Marriott Bonvoy have made even more events available.  These includes: Little Mix Hans Zimmer The Lumineers Liam Gallagher Two Door Cinema Club JoJo Siwa Jack Whitehall The Impractical […]

Redeem your points for O2 concerts, Ashes cricket hospitality, Aston Martin test drives …. and Disney on Ice

Both Marriott Bonvoy and Hilton Honors have added a variety of new experiences for the coming months that you can now book or bid for with your hotel points. If you never want to see the inside of a hotel room ever again and can’t […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Marriott Bonvoy – The Opinion

In my previous article, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty scheme. This article is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – big global network, decent benefits for Platinum and Titanium […]

Eat at the world’s best restaurant with Marriott Bonvoy

The winner of The World’s Best Restaurant award for 2018 – see the full list here – was Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy.  Described as an ‘avant-garde Italian tasting temple’, it also won the award in 2016.  (It won’t be winning it any […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Marriott Bonvoy – The Facts

This is the fourth of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two articles on different days. One will list the basic facts of the scheme – basically “How does Marriott Bonvoy work?” – and the other […]

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