Marriott Homes: Spend Counts for Ambassador; Use Cash & Points

Marriott announced two changes to their Marriott Homes and Villas platform (similar to Airbnb or VRBO) today. Spend now counts towards your Ambassador Qualification. Many earn Ambassador level (the highest published Bonvoy tier) by...
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SLS Beverly Hills: Lightning Review

Just before COVID, I did a run of West LA Marriott Bonvoy properties to see which offered the best Titanium treatment. On that trip, I visited: Le Meridien Delfina – Santa Monica Ritz Carlton –...
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With the Marriott Bonvoy Devaluation Looming, Book These Hotels

The Marriott Bonvoy Devaluation to End Them All A couple of weeks ago, we learned that Marriott plans to massively devalue the Bonvoy loyalty program by removing award charts. This move has rippled through airline...

Those Great Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card Offers Expire Nov 3rd

There are three great offers going on for Marriott Bonvoy credit cards right now that all expire on Wednesday, Nov 3rd. I wrote about them at the time, so if you want all the details,...
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Three Transfer Bonuses: Air France, Marriott, Cathay Pacific

It's worth knowing about three transfer bonuses available in November. Air France Flying Blue The first is the Air France Flying Blue program (part of SkyTeam and capable of booking both Delta and Virgin Atlantic flights,...
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Marriott Extends Status; Extends Free Night and SNA Expirations

Today is Marriott news day (even though we are still anticipating a MASSIVE American Airlines AAdvantage devaluation to be announced today). First, we had the awful, awful news: Marriott Removes Award Charts. Then we had some...
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Marriott Will Now Let You “Top Off” Free Night Certificates

I'm breaking up today's Marriott news into 3 bits. The first post was the bad news: Marriott Removes Award Charts There's no way to sugar coat that news. It's awful. But Marriott also released two bits of good...
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Marriott Devalues Bonvoy; Removes Award Charts

Today is a dark, dark day in Marriott-land. Marriott Devalues Bonvoy; Removes Award Charts as of March 2022 In my own personal opinion, loyalty programs are built on trust and the promise of your loyalty reaping...
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Marriott Brings Back “Week of Wonders”

From October 7th to 14th, 2021, Marriott Bonvoy has a slew of offers on the table. I'm not even going to try to suggest what is best as it will vary by person. I...

Where can I transfer Chase, Citi, American Express, Capital One and Marriott points?

Bookmark this page. It's our master guide to which "transferable points" transfer to which airlines and hotels Last Updated: October 2021 I love "transferable currency" credit cards like the Chase Sapphire Reserve / Chase Sapphire Preferred...