Marriott has a new promotion for Southwest Rapid Rewards members that purchase Marriott Gift cards between August 1 and September 26, 2013, for up to 12,000 Rapid Rewards points for $1000 gift card purchase.
You can access Marriott’s web page for this promotion here. Note that you need to have your Southwest Rapid Rewards number available before you are able to access this offer.
What is the value of Rapid Rewards point?
The number of points required is dependent of the fare type (Business Select/Anytime/Wanna Get Away) and the price of the flight.
Business Select Fare = Rapid Rewards point is worth 0.833 cents
Anytime Fare = Rapid Rewards point is worth 1 cent
Wanna Get Away Fare = Rapid Rewards point is worth 1.67 cents
This is a good promotion for those that can use their Rapid Rewards points for Wanna Get Away fares.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
Marriott Gift Cards, purchased in $100 increments earn 1,200 Rapid Rewards points, $250 increments earn 3,000 Rapid Rewards points and $500 increments earn 6,000 Rapid Rewards points, allowing a maximum of 12,000 points to be awarded during promotional period. This is an online promotion only and cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer not valid on Marriott Gift Cards or eGiftCards purchased on property, via 3rd parties or 1 800 813 GIFT. Promotion is valid August 1, 2013 through September 26, 2013 only.
Purchaser’s name must match Rapid Rewards account number to receive eligible points. Please allow four to six weeks after purchase for points to appear in your account. All Rapid Rewards rules and regulations apply. All Marriott Rewards rules and regulations apply.
The Marriott Gift Card can be used for all purchases and services charged to a Marriott guest room. If you are not a registered hotel guest and are planning to use this card at a spa, restaurant, retail store, or other outlet, please confirm in advance that the Marriott Gift Card is accepted. The Marriott Gift Card cannot be used to guarantee a room reservation, but may be used as payment at check out. Gift Card purchases earning Rapid Rewards points are not eligible for return or refund. This is a limited time, limited inventory offer. Marriott Rewards points will not be earned with the purchase of the gift cards. Shipping and handling fees apply. $1 shipping option available to U.S. addresses only for orders less than $1,000 USD.