May members received an error message (myself included) that their account was not eligible for this offer. I got my issue resolved. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has now officially launched their promotion called 2016 Global Promotion (someone must have lacked imagination when coming up with this name).
There are three separate offers of which two are targeted and one should be open for all. All are valid for stays between May 24 – September 5, 2016. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has launched new offer called “2016 Global Promotion) for stays between May 24 – September 5, 2016.
There are likely several offers out there and I would like readers to post their version to the comment section. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has launched double elite qualifying nights offer for members outside of the United States that I wrote back in late April. Marriott has now enabled the promo registration and made some changed to the promo T&Cs.
The double qualifying nights promotion is valid for stays between June 6 – December 31, 2016, and requires registration by September 30. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards launched enhanced Gold & Platinum benefits last month (read more here) and made the late checkout benefit unclear (was worded badly).
Marriott Rewards then made an update to make it crystal clear that Gold & Platinum members can get as late as 4PM checkout at all other than Resort & Convention center properties where it is based on availability. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has launched a Winter sale (yes – it is winter in the southern hemisphere) for all their six properties in Australia for stays until August 31, 2016.
The discount seems to depend on the length of the stay and room type that you book and vary from property to property. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards launched some new benefits last month (copied from SPG) and one of them was 4Pm check out for Gold and Platinum members.
Marriott Rewards had worded the benefit in a way that could give leeway for the properties to deny it and thus making it something else than “guaranteed”. After online backlash, Marriott Rewards changed the wording to guaranteed and the benefit begun on 16th. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has launched a summer sale for participating properties in the Middle East & Africa.
You can get 3 nights for the price of 2, complimentary breakfast and 50% F&B discount at participating properties for stays between May 15 – September 17, 2016. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards dropped us an email today that many members will receive an email to request them to update their password and indeed I did receive one too.
This change only affects members that signed up few years ago when the current more stringent password requirement was not in place. [click to continue…]
Now that the merger negotiations between Starwood and Marriott are finally over, customers of both chains were surveyed about their opinion in regards to a merger of the two popular loyalty programs.
Mergers of programs usually mean nothing good for at least one side because rarely are all positive aspects which members love retained. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has launched weekend bonus points offer for stays at select Marriott, JW Marriott and Renaissance hotels in the Bay area.
You can earn 5,000 bonus points for two night weekend stays Thursday to Sunday that include Friday or Saturday night through June 5, 2016. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards and Chase are giving 1,000 free nights this summer and all you need to do to participate is to fill out a short form.
The prize will be in the form of category 1 – 9 ecertificate that is deposited to account and must be then used within 6 months. [click to continue…]
U.S Travel Association’s Daily Getaways last week is about to start later today (1 PM ET). I’ll have one weekly post covering the offers that I find worthwhile.
Daily Getaways allows you to purchase loyalty program points often at discount and outside of the yearly maximums that the programs usually set. [click to continue…]