Marriott Bonvoy Birthday Elite Night Gift In 2020?


Marriott Bonvoy, previously Marriott Rewards members too, have been eligible for an extra elite night yearly if they have had their birthday on file.

Marriott Rewards A Birthday Surprise Awaits

A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded us a message that Bonvoy had sent after asking for the night due to a birthday in January 2020. This gift has now been “paused.”

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Here’s the message from Marriott Bonvoy:

The Birthday Elite Night Credit benefit has not been formally launched as part of Marriott Bonvoy and has now been paused. We are reevaluating the best way to recognize member birthdays in 2020.”

The Birthday Elite Night Credit has been paused. We are reevaluating how to recognize member birthdays in 2020 and hope to have more information soon.

Marriott Bonvoy members started to receive anniversary bonus points in 2019 (read more here):

Marriott Bonvoy Titanium Anniversary Gift

Marriott Bonvoy Member Anniversary Bonus Points

Here are some previous articles on this topic:

Marriott Bonvoy Birthday Gift Gone Or Not?

Marriott Rewards Birthday Bonus Continues In 2019!

Marriott Rewards “A Birthday Surprise Awaits” Email

Marriott Rewards Birthday Gift 2015

Melia Rewards Birthday Offer: Get One Free Night


There are not that many programs that celebrate the members’ birthday beyond sending out an email. These Marriott Bonvoy elite night gifts have been a positive part of the program. Let’s hope that they come up with something useful (and not just quietly discontinue them).