Suite Saturdays: WOW Suite @ W Paris – Opera


Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features the WOW Suite, a 59 m2 1-bedroom, king bed, city view suite at W Paris – Opera.

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Marriott Bonvoy Qantas Frequent Flyer Double Points

Marriott Bonvoy has an on-going bonus miles offer for Qantas Frequent Flyer-program member stays worldwide.

Marriott Bonvoy Qantas Frequent Flyer

Qantas Frequent Flyer members can earn double points when booking is made using promotional code GW9.

Marriott Bonvoy Rolling Out New Targeted Offers For Fall 2019

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A LoyaltyLobby reader just forwarded us an offer that he had received from Marriott Bonvoy this morning by email.

It appears that Marriott Bonvoy is rolling out new set of targeted offers for stays this fall. They had number of these available for select members this spring and summer.

LAST CALL: Marriott Bonvoy Seasonal Award Pricing Begins September 14, 2019

When Marriott Bonvoy made announcements about the combined program back in 2018, seasonal award pricing was set to be introduced in early 2019. Marriott further clarified month ago that these would now be effective on September 14, 2019.

Sheraton Atlanta Main

Marriott Bonvoy is changing how Points Advance (award reservations for which the member doesn’t have enough points in his/her account) are processed. You can lock in the award space but not the price using points. The number of Points Advance reservations that each member may have outstanding is reduced.

Marriott Bonvoy 20% Off Escapes For The Next Four Weeks (September 11, 2019)

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Marriott Bonvoy launched Escapes earlier this year that replaced Last Minute Escapes that were available for few months. Marriott previously had eBreaks while SPG had its own Hot Escapes.

Scrub Island Resort

Members save 20% while the non-member discount is capped at 15%. These Escapes are valid 7 days a week at resorts and Friday to Sunday at city hotels. You must book them by Sunday. Escapes are available for bookings every other week.

Marriott Bonvoy Promotions Update September 2019

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Here’s comprehensive look at Marriott Rewards promotions you can take advantage of this month.

W Shanghai

Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments too!

Marriott Bonvoy 20,000 Bonus Points At Pier One Sydney September 1 – November 24, 2019

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Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new offer for stays at Pie One in Sydney – Autograph Collection hotel between September 1 – November 24, 2019.

Pier One Sydney Harbour Autograph Collection

Members can earn 20,000 bonus points for stays minimum of two nights that are booked in to a suite using promotional code MR5.

Marriott Bonvoy Gives Incorrect Advice On Twitter


It seems that not only are Marriott Bonvoy members confused with the 70+ page long terms and conditions governing the program, but so are the Marriott employees manning their Twitter account.

Marriott Bonvoy Tweet

A reader tagged us in a Tweet earlier this week when the hotel and Marriott Bonvoy were trying to stonewall them from getting points for a reservation made through American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts (Amex FHR) program.

American Express (U.S.) Membership Rewards Now With 30% Transfer Bonus For Marriott Bonvoy – Limited Use!


American Express Membership Rewards is currently offering a transfer bonus for their U.S. based members on mileage transfers to Marriott Bonvoy.

Additionally British Airways Executive Club & Iberia also have a promotional bonus of up to 40% going on that ends soon.

United Airlines MileagePlus & Marriott Bonvoy RewardsPlus Partnership


Marriott Bonvoy, then Marriott Rewards, and United Airlines MileagePlus launched a program called RewardsPlus back in 2014 that was modeled after what Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Delta Air Lines had in place for reciprocal elite benefits.

Marriott Bonvoy United Airlines MileagePlus

Marriott Bonvoy elite members can get a status with United MileagePlus and vice versa. There are also be some additional benefits when converting points to miles both ways.

Marriott Bonvoy Gold & Platinum Status Fast Tracks


Marriott Rewards & Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) programs had separate status match & fast track programs that were combined under the Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott Copenhagen

Marriott Bonvoy members can sign up Gold & Platinum status fast tracks that don’t require the member to be an elite with any hotel loyalty program.

The Winner Of The 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points Giveaway Is?

We (Rafflecopter widget) randomly chose the winner of the 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points giveaway that ended on Friday night.

Le Meridien Bora Bora

The person whose name is displayed below will receive an email from us today with instructions how to redeem the prize.

Compensation Clinic: Sheraton Melbourne


This week the Compensation Clinic-case comes from my stay at the Sheraton Melbourne back in early August.

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover a Compensation Clinic case here once a week, every Sunday.

Fabulous Friday: Great Hotel Amenities


This week the Fabulous Fridays features some great amenities and swag that you receive at some higher end hotels.

Fabulous Fridays Amenities

You can receive quite elaborate fruit plates, swag (shirts and bags) plus wine and/or champagne bottles like the ones above.

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