Marriott Bonvoy Double Elite Nights Through June 30, 2020 (Targeted)

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Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new targeted offer, the first one for 2020, that is valid for stays through June 30, 2020.

There could be other offers, but the one that several readers have emailed us is for double Elite Night Credits.

Marriott Bonvoy Promotions Update March 2020

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

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

Marriott Coronavirus (COVID-19) Reservation Cancellation Policy

Most airlines and hotels have instituted variable cancellation, refund, and rebooking policies due to the current coronavirus outbreak.

Marriott Bonvoy Coronavirus Update

Marriott has launched a dedicated website that shows that non-refundable reservations for members traveling to or from Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, French Polynesia, and Italy through March 31, 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Status Downgrades & Elite Years Counters Not Updated For 2020?

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Marriott Bonvoy elite statuses based on 2018 activity were supposed to be first valid through the end of January 2020, but something didn’t go as intended. Downgrades were then supposed to take place at the end of February. Here we are on March 5, and the online/app counter still shows expiry as January 31.

Also, the elite year counters for members thriving for lifetime status with Marriott Bonvoy have not been updated for 2020. This was also supposed to take place in February, but now customer service is messaging members that this would take place sometime in March.

Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earning 2,000 Bonus Points Per Stay March 17 – June 14, 2020

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Marriott Bonvoy has now launched its next global promotion called Elevated Earning that is valid for stays March 17 – June 14, 2020.

Members earn 2,000 bonus points per stay, starting with their second, during the promotional period. You must register for this offer by May 31.

Marriott Bonvoy Two New Airline Partners: Aer Lingus & Vueling

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Marriott Bonvoy has added two new airline partners as of March 1, 2020, bringing the total number to 45.

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The newly added airlines Aer Lingus and Vueling are both owned by IAG, the parent of also British Airways and Iberia.

LAST CALL: Marriott Bonvoy Award Category Changes March 4, 2020 (Excel & PDF)

Marriott Bonvoy announced changes to its award categories (read more here) back in early February that will take place this coming Wednesday (March 4, 2020).

There is a total of 2,185 hotels changing in the number of awards points required, of which 499 (7% of total hotels) will require less and 1,686 (23%) more. You must make your bookings by March 4 to lock in current award pricing.

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

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We randomly chose the winner of the 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points giveaway that ended on Friday.

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

Fabulous Fridays: Generous Platinum Elite Benefits (Incl Free Parking) At Courtyard By Marriott Sydney North Ryde

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Our Fabulous Fridays topic this week is about hotels that go above and beyond for their Elite members, providing benefits far higher than they would be required as per program and brand standard.

One of our readers recently stayed at the Courtyard By Marriott Sydney, North Ryde as a Marriott Platinum member and the hotel is very generous in extending benefits to Bonvoy Elite members.

LAST CALL: 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points Giveaway (Enter By 11:59 PM ET On Friday)

While waiting for Marriott Bonvoy to launch their next global promotion (read about the possible one here), and while you can buy their points at a 50% bonus, we on Monday launched a giveaway for 100,000 points that ends tomorrow.

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The giveaway is about to end, and you must enter by 11:59 PM ET on Friday (February 28, 2020). We will announce the winner on Sunday (March 1).

Marriott Bonvoy Elevated Earnings March 17 – June 14, 2020?

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Marriott Bonvoy’s last global promotion called Unlock More was valid for stays between October 29 – January 5, 2020 (read more here).

It is unusual for Marriott not to have a global offer for two months (there are some targeted and property/area-specific), but now there has been some chatter of new promotion to be unveiled next week.

Marriott Bonvoy 25% Off Escapes For The Next Four Weeks (February 26, 2020)

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

Members save 25% while the non-member discount is capped at 25%. These Escapes are valid seven days a week at resorts and Friday to Sunday at city hotels. The latest Escapes are valid for travel through March 22 if booked by Sunday

Coronavirus Hotel Status Waivers & Extensions

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As the coronavirus is starting to spread around the world from its base in Wuhan, China, many hotel loyalty programs have already released their elite status waivers for 2020.

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Accor Live Limitless, Best Western Rewards, Hilton Honors, World of Hyatt, IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Bonvoy and Shangri-La have all released their waivers/extensions for those members in Greater China and/or Asia-Pacific.

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

Marriott Bonvoy has extended the popular 33% off rate promotion for stays in the Middle East and Africa now through December 31, 2020.

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Members that book two nights get third night free or two free nights when paying for four nights. You must make the booking using a promotional code BOG.

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