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New Amex Offers targeting Marriott properties – 40% back up to $100

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Amex Offers Marriott Hotels :

American Express regularly runs Marriott “Amex Offers” and their latest batch is quite attractive depending on the ones you’re targeted for and is specific to US cardholders.

Historically, Amex rolls out one of these and then shortly thereafter follows it up with a few more. So we will be keeping an eye on additional Marriott Amex Offers in the next week or two.

A few things to note:

  • *Another thing worth noting: the terms and conditions stipulate booking must be done through Marriott.com, the app, etc. However, in the past if you were to book a qualifying Marriott Hotel property via Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts, you’d not only get all of the FHR benefits, but if you spent enough while on the property to trigger the Amex Offer, and that was paid directly to the property, you’d get a credit as well.
    • So,  if you held an Amex Platinum you could take advantage of the $200 hotel credit when pre-paying via Fine Hotels and Resorts or the Hotel Collection. You can read details on that here, and then any overage charge to the hotel and pay with the targeted Amex. This isn’t guaranteed to work, but has in the past.
  • * the exclusions explicitly mention gift cards, but in the past, if those were purchased at a property ( which isn’t always easy to do ) they have triggered the credit.

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Marriott: Get 40% back up to $100

  • Limit of $100 total statement credit
  • Expires 8/13/24
  • Valid at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties
    • US, US Territories, Canada, Mexico, and The Caribbean

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Marriott: Spend $350 on purchases, get up to $140 back

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  • Valid through 08/13/24
  • Valid US + US Territories, the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico
  • Excludes gift cards, online retail purchases, and Marriott Bonvoy Point Purchases

 

What we’ve seen in the past and likely to see again shortly:

Spend $1000 Marriott Homes and Villas get $250

If you weren’t aware, Marriott has a portal dedicated to Homes and Villas. Take the fam, take the squad, but whatever you do, take the Amex you linked so you can get some money back, baybayyyy.

  • Spend $1000 get $250 back
  • Valid until 04/15/2024
  • See terms for exclusions

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Marriott: Spend $250 get $100

This is targeted for properties within the Marriott umbrella that aren’t “luxury” per se. Interestingly enough, Autograph Collection, AC, Le Meridien properties aren’t excluded which I’ve found to be quite nice, so if you’re still wanting up market, these could be a great option. Also, if you’re doing a roadtrip and staying in Spring Hill Suites, Fairfield, Courtyard, etc – easy way to get money back.

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Details:

  • Spend $250 get $100
  • Within the following geographical areas
    •  U.S. and U.S. territories, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean
  • Must be completed by 12/15/23
  • Excludes Marriott Vacation Club®, Marriott Grand Residence Club®, Design Hotels™, Protea Hotels®, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Homes & Villas by Marriott International, Vistana Signature Network and Vistana Residence Network. Excludes gift card purchases.
  • Not valid for online retail purchases, hotel amenities, or purchases of Marriott Bonvoy® points

Marriott Luxury Properties: Spend $500, get $200

If you’re looking for a luxurious getaway…this is an easy way to save some dough.

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Details:

  • Spend $500, get $200
  • Within the following geographical areas
    • U.S. and U.S. territories, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean
  • Ritz, St Regis, Edition, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, JW Marriott
  • Must be completed by 12/15/23

Overall

Some great ways to save on your Marriott bookings!

Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities.

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The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is a great starter card that earns Premium Ultimate Rewards that can be transferred into over a dozen partners many of which are US based including Hyatt, Southwest, United, IHG, and Marriott.

Welcome Offer

Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. 

Annual Fee

$95

Points Earned

Transferrable Chase Ultimate Rewards

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
    • That’s $750 when you redeem through Chase Travel℠
  • 5x on all travel purchased through Chase Travel℠
  • 3x on dining, including eligible delivery services for takeout & dining out
  • 3x on select streaming services
  • 3x on online grocery purchases
    • (excluding Target, Walmart and wholesale clubs)
  • $50 Annual Chase Travel Hotel Credit via Chase Travel℠
    • The begins immediately for new cardmembers and after your account anniversary for existing cardmembers
  • 2x on all other travel
  • 10% Anniversary Bonus
    • Every year you keep the card, your total spend will yield a 10% points bonus. If you spend $10k in a year, you’ll get 1k bonus points
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred continues to redeem at 1.25c in the Chase Travel℠ and the slew of other benefits remain in tact including Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver ( primary ), purchase protections, etc.
  • Points are transferrable to 14 Ultimate Rewards partners
  • Redeem in Chase Travel℠ for 1.25 cents per point
  • No foreign transaction fees
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We keep an up to date spreadsheet that lists the best ever offers: You can find that spreadsheet here.

Historically 80k is a very, very good offer and hit in both 2022 and 2023. In 2021, we saw the offer hit an all time high of 100k. Who knows if that will ever come back.

Main Cast: 

Cards that earn flexible points and should be used on the bulk of your purchases.

Supporting Cast:

Cards that earn fixed points in the currency of the airline/hotel and can not be transferred at attractive rates. These cards yield benefits that make it worth keeping, but not necessarily worth putting a lot of your everyday spend on. 

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® is exceptional starter card and offers transferrable Ultimate Rewards, and pairs well with other Chase cards.

If you carry this card alongside Chase’s cashback cards like the Chase Freedom Flex®  and Chase Freedom Unlimited® or the business versions: Ink Business Cash® , Ink Business Unlimited® you can combine the points into Preferred account and transfer into hotel and airline partners

Annual fee is quite low at $95 a year + you get a 10% anniversary bonus on points + $50 hotel credit in Chase travel.

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