Most Rewarding Loyalty Program Series: Marriott Rewards – Burning Points


Now that we have established the number of points that you earn on average based on the spend as Marriott Rewards Gold or Platinum member (see here), it is time to have a look at the number of points that is required to get a free night/number of points earned per dollar.


Spend Requirement For A Free Night As Marriott Rewards Gold & Platinum Member

Here I took an average number of points required for a free night at number of metropolitan cities around the world and divided that by number of points earned per dollar at Gold and Platinum levels both with and without the Marriott’s Chase affiliated Visa credit card.


You can read my similar analysis about Club Carlson (here), Hilton HHonors (here), Hyatt Gold Passport (here), and IHG Rewards Club/Priority Club (here).


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