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Current Marriott Promotions

It’s back baby! Over the past few years, Marriott has offered its Bonvoy members double elite night promotions, and they’ve done it again. From Feb 13th until April 29th, registered members can earn 1k bonus points and a bonus Elite night on each eligible night. Remember you need to register and it ends 4/15.

  • Register here
    • Ends April 15, 2024
  • Valid on stays  February 13 to April 29, 2024. 
  • 76-day earning period
    • So that means you can max out at:
      • 76,000 bonus points
      • 76 bonus Elite Night Credits. 
  • A hotel must participate in Marriott Bonvoy at the time of the stay to qualify as a stay night under the promotional terms. 
  • You must book here
    • Directly with Marriott on Marriott.com
    • Marriott Bonvoy Mobile app
    • Reservations center.
  • 3rd Party bookings are ineligible 
  • Stays at The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy®, Marriott Executive Apartments®, and owner-occupied weeks at Marriott Vacation Club®, Grand Residences by Marriott®, Marriott Grand Residence Club®, Sheraton Vacation Club®, Westin Vacation Club®, The Ritz-Carlton Club®, St. Regis Residence Club® and Luxury Collection Residence Club, are not eligible for bonus Points or bonus Elite Night Credits for this promotion. 

A snap of the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece ( A Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel ).

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Lobby at the Grande Bretagne Athens ( A luxury Collection Hotel ).

How will I make use of this promo?

My wife has two Marriott credit cards that = 30 elite nights. If we were to pivot 10 hotels to Marriott during this promo period, we’d earn 20 total elite nights and secure another year of Platinum status. That may be worth it!

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St Regis Aspen

How much are Marriott Bonvoy Points worth?

You can typically buy them for about 8/10 of a penny periodically throughout the year when they go on sale. That seems like a good place to peg them. That would mean you’re getting $12 back on each stay.

Is a night and a stay the same thing?

No, a night is just what it sounds like. A stay, is defined as: consecutive nights spent in the same hotel, regardless of check-in/check-out activity, at any points-eligible rate. 

What are some Marriott Bonvoy Elite Benefits?

This is the official Marriott Bonvoy Elite benefits table.
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Marriott Bonvoy Life begins at Platinum status.

This is where you get guaranteed lounge access, breakfast, etc. So, if you have paid travel coming up, this could be a way for you to really accelerate through the status tiers. This is also a benefit of the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card

The wonderful lounge at the Grosvenor House London

Making use of Credit Cards to get a big boost of elite nights

If you keep a Marriott Bonvoy credit card in your wallet you’re probably starting the year off with 15 nights, meaning platinum is just 18 nights away during this promo. If you have the Amex Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant, you’d get your annual choice benefit after just 13 nights ( Brilliant has 25 elite nights as a benefit and Choice bennies start at 50 elite nights. ) You can read more about Marriott co-branded credit cards here including which ones are offering the highest offers.

As of August 2023, this is a quick cheat sheet on how many elite nights you’ll get with each card

  • Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card
    • 25 elite nights
  • All other Marriott Credit Cards
    • 15 elite nights

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Here’s several Marriott properties I’ve reviewed

  • St Regis Maldives
    • Gorgeous, massive villas that are a bucket list destination. 85-100k would be a steal here.
  • London Edition
    • Sleek, chic, and great bar scene. If you can score a 50k night, you won’t be disappointed in this Soho property
  • JW Marriott Grosvenor House
    • Wonderful location off Hyde Park, recently renovated, great use of 50k cert with a dope club lounge )
  • JW Marriott Austin
    • Modern luxury with a pool in downtown Austin
  • Park Tower London 
    • Knightsbridge – a bit dated, but great location and good use of 50k night cert
  • St Regis New York
    • Iconic, incredible luxury property, smack dab on 5th avenue. Anything under 100k is a steal.
  • St Regis Rome
    • Beautifully renovated, 10-15 mins from Spanish Steps
  • St Regis Doha
    • Large, beach front hotel with multiple pools, and great elite benefits
  • St Regis Aspen
    • Gorgeous boutique feeling property in downtown Aspen
  • St Regis Istanbul
    • Modern luxury off Macka Park
  • Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi
    • Incredible location across from the Grand Mosque that is on the beach with multiple dining options
  • The Joseph Nashville
    • Boutique luxury off Broadway with sumptuous rooms, intimate new bar, and a roof top pool
  • Westin Hilton Head Island
    • A large family hotel near the heal of the island
  • New York Edition
    • A sleek 5 star property near NYC’s flatiron building

Overall

This is the best hotel promotion we’ve seen so far this year that is open to the public and fast tracks your ability to hit a very valuable elite status quickly. Hyatt had a wide variety of targeted promos, some including double elite nights, but this one is open to any and everyone during the promotional period.

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5 Comments

  • Jordan April 21, 2024
  • Kendra M January 31, 2024

    Not sure this is working for everyone, I logged in and got a message stating there is no promotion or I’m not eligible…weird!

  • Joe January 31, 2024

    Do I have to rebook if I already had stays upcoming within those dates or will just registering be enough to receive the bonus?

    • Miles January 31, 2024

      Register and you should be good to go!

  • AP February 11, 2023

    Just completed my first stay during the promo period so I went back and reviewed the fine print this morning again to find this little nugget… “A member who elects to earn miles is not eligible for this promotion.” oops! I switched it over so hopefully I caught it in time for it to post correctly.

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