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Marriott has finally joined the status extension party.
Now, the 800 pound gorilla, Marriott Bonvoy, has joined the party and extended elite member statuses through February 2022!
Many MilesTalkers have had this on their mind. Hey, when you are home 24/7, you think about things!
This is certainly excellent news. And it’s already showing on your account.
In this article
Q & A on the Marriott Bonvoy Elite Member Status Extension
Will the extra year count towards lifetime status? Yes
Will I get the Marriott Choice Benefits according to last year’s earned status for this year? No, You’d need to stay 50 or 75 nights to get Choice Benefits.
Marriott Waiver Policy Update
The latest is as follows:
For guests with existing reservations for any future arrival date, including reservations with pre-paid rates that are typically more restrictive, we will allow full changes or cancellation without a charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival, as long as the change or cancellation is made by June 30, 2020. Please note that any changes to existing reservations will be subject to availability and any rate differences.
For guests making new reservations for any future arrival date, including reservations with pre-paid rates, between March 13 and June 30, 2020, we will allow the reservation to be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 24 hours before your scheduled arrival date.
Other Marriott Bonvoy Updates:
- Up to 30 Marriott Bonvoy Elite Nights Per Year: New Credit Card Benefit
- No Bonvoy points will expire before August 31, 2020.
- Suite Night Awards expiring December 31, 2020 will be extended until December 31, 2021.
- Free Night Awards expiring in 2020 will be extended to January 31, 2021
Thoughts or Questions?
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