Reader Question: No Email From Marriott For Choosing Annual Choice Benefit Award?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding Marriott Bonvoy emailing about 75 nights Annual Choice Benefit before even choosing or redeeming the 50 nights one.

Remember to send us your questions and comments by email, and FacebookTwitter, or Instagram. We’ll try to cover them here several times a week.

Marriott Covid-19 Reservation Cancellation Waiver Valid Through May 31, 2021

Marriott and Marriott Bonvoy have instituted numerous policies and updates due to the Covid-9 pandemic that is hopefully slowly going through 2021.

Marriott yesterday extended the reservation waiver through May 31, 2021 (the previous policy was valid through March 31) until all reservations can be canceled or changed without penalties if done a minimum of one day before (few exceptions with prepaid rates).

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

Marriott has a Healthcare Heroes rate plan for qualified medical professionals in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, although there is some availability in Asia (expiry unclear).

There is a separate Marriott Caregiver-rate for other parts of the world (read more here) available for medical, government, military, or relief organization employees.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through April 25, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through April 25, 2021. You must book by Sunday.

Members can save 25%, and the non-member discount is capped at 20%. The offer is valid seven days a week at resorts and weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) at urban hotels.

Reunification With My Wallet – Left Behind At Sheraton Puerto Vallarta

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On Saturday night, we published a piece about how I had forgotten a wallet inside an in-room safe (read more here) and how I had to fly back to pick it up because couriers in Mexico will not transport this type of item.

Before I picked up the wallet, I wrote the piece, but it was published only after I picked it up in case any “complications” arose.

LAST CALL: Marriott Bonvoy Buy & Gift Points With 50% Bonus Through March 22, 2021

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Marriott Bonvoy started its first points sale of 2021 back in early February, allowing members to buy points with a 50% (could be higher or loser bonus – check your personalized offer) that ends on Monday (March 22, 2021).

Members get a 50% bonus on points purchased or gifted. The number of points that a member can buy or gifted in any calendar year is now 100,000 (previously 50,000).

Wallet Left Behind: Case Sheraton Buganvilias Puerto Vallarta

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How often do you mistakenly leave things behind, and what, when staying at hotels?

I have to say that I rarely, if ever, leave anything of value behind because I don’t spread my things around, and I rarely (less than a handful of times a year) use the in-room safe.

Marriott Bonvoy Credit Cards Coming To Mexico

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Marriott currently has cobranded credit cards in the US, Canada, UK, United Arab Emirates, and Starwood Preferred Guest (not sure how this one is still around) Amex for Japan.

Marriott with Banorte is in the process of launching two cards for the Mexican market now with some “inspiration.”

American Express Limited-Time Marriott Bonvoy Card Sign Up Offers Through May 12, 2021

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Marriott Bonvoy works with American Express and Chase for co-branded credit cards in the United States.

American Express has launched two limited-time sign-up offers for consumer and business cards to drive their Marriott business.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Americas Escapes Through April 18, 2021

Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through April 18, 2021. You must book by Sunday.

Members can save 25%, and the non-member discount is capped at 20%. The offer is valid seven days a week at resorts and weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) at urban hotels.

American Express (U.S.) Membership Rewards With 40% Transfer Bonus For Marriott Bonvoy Through June 15, 2021

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American Express Membership Rewards is currently offering a 40% transfer bonus for their U.S. based members on Membership Rewards points transfers to Marriott Bonvoy through June 15th, 2021.

Additionally there is also an additional Amex MR promotional bonus of 40% to Hilton Honors going on that ends on June 15th as well.

Marriott Bonvoy Thailand “Sweet Deals”

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Marriott has started to promote its hotels in the Land of Smiles, where it has a wide variety of hotels.

Marriott Bonvoy members can earn bonus points and elite qualifying nights while enjoying excellent rates that are only available until tourists return.

Marriott Bonvoy Annual Choice Benefit Options 2021 Live – What To Choose & When

Marriott Bonvoy in 2018 introduced Annual Choice Benefit-options for members that reach 50 and 75 nights in a calendar year.

Marriott has today enabled the program for 2021 and the options are exactly the same in 2020 as we previously reported.

Top Hotel Promotions March 2021

Here is an updated look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions you can take advantage of this March.

Remember that it pays to take advantage of the bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings!

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