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 Bonvoy launches tomorrow – and memories of the Starwood brand

Marriott Bonvoy is the new name for the combined Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programme. The programme will launch tomorrow, 13th February, although it will take a while to update all of the marketing material, credit cards and the like.  I updated […]

Bits: new 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus launches today, Virgin launching Tel Aviv, St Regis Venice coming

News in brief: 50% bonus when you buy Avios British Airways is launching another ‘buy Avios’ bonus promotion today. Until 24th February you will receive 50% bonus Avios when you buy or gift points. This is as high a bonus as we see these days and there […]

What are the best hotel promos for February?

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: Marriott sending out targeted promos, Radisson redemption changes, Germania goes bankrupt, HFP in Vera

News in brief: Marriott Rewards sending out targeted promotions In the absence of a new global promotion, Marriott Rewards is sending most – but not all – members a targeted offer for the next couple of months. If you didn’t receive one, you may be […]

Transferring hotel points to airline miles … when is it worth it?

All of the major hotel points currencies allow you to transfer your points into airline miles.  You will often find the airlines encouraging it – every 9-10 months, British Airways offers a 35% transfer bonus when you move hotel points into Avios.  This offer last […]

Has Amex secretly added a new status benefit to the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express card?

On Friday I ran a short article on the fact that Marriott has announced that the two UK credit cards earning Marriott points (the closed Marriott Mastercard and the SPG American Express) were not rebranding despite the programme name changing to Marriott Bonvoy on 13th February. […]

LAST CHANCE: EXCLUSIVE Marriott HFP offer – earn 10,000 points for a long weekend in Europe!

We are now in the last four days for you to book a long weekend in Europe and pick up 10,000 bonus Marriott Rewards points. Marriott has decided to re-run its special promotion exclusively for Head for Points readers for a third and final time! […]

Bits: the future of the SPG / Marriott credit cards, Virgin Hotels San Francisco offer, cheap Avios via Groupon

News in brief: What is happening to the Starwood and Marriott UK credit cards? Over in the US, a major rebranding of the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest credit cards has been announced ahead of the launch of Marriott Bonvoy on 13th February. Over […]

My review of the Hotel Arts Barcelona (one of our ‘10,000 bonus points’ hotels) – Part 1

This is my review of the Hotel Arts Barcelona, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The Hotel Arts Barcelona is one of the hotels taking part in our current EXCLUSIVE ‘10,000 Marriott Rewards points for booking a long weekend’ promotion.  Full details of that offer are here and you […]

My review of the Hotel Arts Barcelona (one of our ‘10,000 bonus points’ hotels) – Part 2

This is part two of my review of the Hotel Arts Barcelona, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel.  You can read Part 1 by clicking here. The Hotel Arts Barcelona is one of the hotels taking part in our current EXCLUSIVE ‘10,000 Marriott Rewards points for booking a long […]

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

Back in 2013 Rob wrote about SPG Flights, the Starwood Preferred Guest redemption option where you exchange your Starwood points for a flight ticket. Whilst SPG is now effectively dead, it is still possible to redeem your Marriott Rewards points (which your SPG points have […]

Marriott Bonvoy officially launches on 13th February!

It’s official – the new name for the combined Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest is, as we revealed a few weeks ago, Marriott Bonvoy. The programme will launch on 13th February although it will clearly take a while to update all of […]

ENDS SOON: EXCLUSIVE Marriott HFP offer – earn 10,000 points for a long weekend in Europe!

Good things come in threes. Marriott has decided to re-run its special promotion exclusively for Head for Points readers for a third and final time! To celebrate the merger of Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest into the new Marriott Bonvoy loyalty programme, Marriott is […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

A reader emailed me recently about IHG’s new mini-Accelerate promotion.  (If you are looking at where to book hotel stays this Spring, this promotion will be the most generous offer in the market for most people.) The reader wanted to know if it was possible […]

Bits: England v France rugby tickets, Hilton’s LXR brand hits London, Four Seasons Hampshire update

News in brief: See England v France at Twickenham with Marriott Rewards Marriott Rewards has put two packages to watch England v France at Twickenham on 10th February up for auction. Each package is for two tickets.  It includes: Tickets to watch the England vs. […]

Bits: £1295 Qatar to Singapore ex-Sweden (560 tier points), Emirates scrapping chauffeurs on rewards, Aloft Dublin

News in brief: £1295 Qatar Airways business class fare to Singapore Qatar Airways is currently offering a £1295 business class fare from Stockholm to Singapore.  It is widely available for much of 2019 at SEK 14,700.  On some dates I saw it as low as […]

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