Marriott Covid-19 Policy & Bonvoy Promotions Update October 2020

Here’s a comprehensive look at Marriott Covid-19 policies and Bonvoy rate and bonus point opportunities for you to use this October.

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Bonvoy Promotions

Marriott Bonvoy members earn 2,500 bonus points for each stay and an additional bonus of 5,000 for the third stay during the offer period.

Marriott Bonvoy Global Promotion 2,500 Bonus Points Per Stay August 13 – October 18, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy members can buy points with a 50% bonus through October 22, 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Buy & Gift Points 50% Bonus Until October 22, 2020

Marriott has targeted bonus offers for select members.

Marriott Bonvoy Targeted Bonus Offer Emails For Stays Through November 30, 2020 Are Out

Check your email for a bonus opportunity to earn points fo linking Bonvoy and Skywards accounts.

Marriott Bonvoy & Emirates Your World Rewards Sign Up-Bonus September 29 – October 19, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy members earn bonus points this October for Eat Around Town spend.

Marriott Bonvoy “Eat Around Town” One Year Anniversary Bonus October 1 – 31, 2020

Marriott Covid-19 Policies

Marriott updates its Covis-19 reservation cancellation policy for reservations made between July 6 – December 30, 2020.

Marriott Updates Covid-19 Cancellation Policy For New Reservations July 6 – December 30, 2020

Marriott extends its Elite Benefist Gaurantee suspensions through December 31, 2020.

Marriott Extends Elite Benefit Guarantee Suspensions Through December 31, 2020

Marriott has a “secret” website that allows members to check what amenities are available at full service and luxury hotels due to Covid-19.

Marriott Website To Check Current On-Property Benefits (Breakfast, Club Lounge, Happy Hour, Restaurants & Gym)

Marriott now displays updated service info with few clicks.

Marriott Now Displays Updated Hotel On-Property Service Information (With Few Clicks)

Marriott requires employees and guests to wear a mask in the entire Americas + the Caribbean.

Marriott Extends Mandatory Face Mask Requirement To Entire Americas + Caribbean

Marriott Bonvoy members will get extra elite night credits in 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Extra Elite Night Credit + Ambassador Platinum Gift For 2020

Detailed information on how Marriott hotels will deal with cleanliness.

Marriott “Commitment To Clean” Update

Marriott has launched a new cleanliness campaign due to Covid-19.

Marriott Cleaning

Marriott New Cleanliness Initiatives Due To Covid-19

Even more cleaning!

Marriott’s Commitment to Cleanliness-Email

Marriott Bonvoy extends elite tiers by a year through February 2022.

Marriott Bonvoy Extends Elite Status Levels Through February 2022

Marriott Bonvoy is extending points expiration, suite and free night awards

Marriott Bonvoy Points Expiration, Suite & Free Night Awards Expiration Change

Important Posts

Marriott Bonvoy is offering matches with a fast track for Accor, Hilton Hyatt, and IHG elite members.

Marriott Bonvoy Status Match & Challenge 2020

You should be careful when choosing the 50 and 75 nights Annual Choice Benefit.

Marriott Bonvoy Elite Annual Choice Benefit

Marriott Bonvoy Annual Choice Benefit Options 2020 – What To Choose & When

New Marriott Bonvoy members can get a free night certificate after two stays.

Marriott Bonvoy Free Night Certificate After Two Stays – Up To 25,000 Points (New Members)

Marriott & Emirates have Your World Rewards-partnership.

Marriott Bonvoy & Emirates Your World Rewards 2020

Marriott Bonvoy has released (for properties) handy Elite Level Benefits At A Glance-cheat sheet.

Marriott Bonvoy Elite-Level Benefits At A Glance

Marriott Bonvoy Elite-Level Benefits At A Glance (Handy Cheat Sheet)

Rate Promotions

Marriott has extended its Caregiver & First Responder rate for stays through December 31, 2020.

Marriott Caregiver & First Responder Rate Extended Through December 31, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy members save 15% to 20% on their stays in Washington D.C. this winter.

Marriott Bonvoy Washington D.C. 15% – 20% Off Through February 22, 2021

Marriott is offering healthcare sector employees discounted rates for stays in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Marriott Healthcare Heroes Rate For Europe, The Middle East & Africa (+ Some Asia)

Marriott is selling vouchers with up to 70% bonus for stays in Thailand through March/July 2021. Buy through the end of October.

Marriott Thailand Megatix Certificates With Up To 70% Bonus Available Through October 31, 2020

Erawan owned Marriott hotels in Thailand are offering a fantastic promotion.

New Promotion At “Erawan Group” Marriott Hotels in Thailand: Stay Two Nights, Get One Free Night At Group Properties

Marriott offers select corporate leisure travelers up to 30% off BreakAway rates.

Marriott BreakAway Up To 30% Off Rate Plan

Marriott has an excellent rate plan for friends & family members of its employees.

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Marriott Friends & Family Rate Plan

Marriott has staycation packages for bookings in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific through November 30, 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Staycation Packages

Marriott staycation offer for stays in Japan until December 31, 2020.

Marriott Japan Staycation Offer Through December 31, 2020

Marriott has a “Hot Sale” for stays at select South American countries through December 20, 2020.

Marriott Latin America Up To 50% Off “Hot Sale” For Stays Through December 20, 2020

Marriott hotels in Taiwan are offering vouchers.

Marriott Bonvoy Taiwan NTD 1,000 Coupons Through December 31, 2020

Select Marriott hotels in Japan are selling vouchers 5% to 20% off.

Marriott Japan 5% To 20% Off Vouchers

Marriott luxury properties in Indonesia are preselling rooms through May 31, 2021 (you can change dates).

Marriott Indonesia Luxury Offer For Stays Through May 31, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy members can get up to two free nights for stays in the Middle East and Africa through December 31, 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Middle East Promo

Marriott Bonvoy Up To Two Free Nights For Stays In Middle East & Africa Through December 31, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy members are eligible for a third-night free rate plan for stays in Mexico.

Marriott Bonvoy Mexico Third Night Free

Marriott Bonvoy is offering discounts for airline employees.

Marriott Airline Leisure Program


Marriott Bonvoy’s latest global promotion ends in two weeks and there are also targeted bonus offers to select members.

Marriott is trying to win business from Accor, Hilton, Hyatt, and IHG loyalty program elite members by offering them a status match with challenge/fast track.

Marriott also has a very comprehensive Covid-19 response from free cancellation to status and award night extensions.