Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card

Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card

The Best Credit Card in Canada for free hotel nights. Earn Marriott Bonvoy points on all your purchases and receive an Annual Free Night Award.

Take advantage of this limited-time welcome offer!

Value

$675

Welcome Bonus

60,000 points + $120 statement credit

Best For

Annual Fee

$120


Our Review

This credit card has been the best hotel credit card in Canada for many years.

For a limited time, you can earn 50,000 points as a welcome bonus.

With this Card you can earn:

  • 5 points per dollar on Marriott Bonvoy purchases
  • 2 points per dollar on all other purchases

Also, as a Cardmember, you get many benefits such as:

  • An Annual Free Night Award for up to 35,000 points
  • 15 Elite Night Credits each calendar year for your Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status
  • Automatic Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status membership
  • Access to American Express promotional offers
  • Access to pre-sale tickets

Finally, you are covered with reliable insurance for your travels and purchases.

Like most American Express Credit Cards, there is no minimum income required to apply for this Card.

Offer

Offer
  • New Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Cardmembers earn 60,000 Welcome Bonus points after you charge $3,000 in net purchases to your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership*
  • Plus, get a $120 statement credit when you charge $10,000 in net purchases to your card in your first twelve months of Cardmembership. Offer subject to change at any time*
  • Earn 5 points for every dollar in eligible Card purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy™* properties.*
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 in all other Card purchases.
  • Receive an Annual Free Night Award for up to 35,000 points at eligible hotels and resorts worldwide every year after your first anniversary
  • No annual fee on Additional Cards
  • Redeem points for free nights with no blackout dates at over 7,000 of the world’s most desired hotels.
  • Automatic Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status membership.
  • Receive 15 Elite Night Credits each calendar year with your Marriott Bonvoy™American Express® Card. These can be used towards attaining the next level of Elite status in the Marriott Bonvoy program
  • Enjoy an automatic upgrade to Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status when you reach $30,000 in purchases on the Card each year.

Fees & Conditions

Annual Fee $120
Foreign Transaction Fee 2.5%
Purchase Rates 19.99%
Cash Advance Rates 21.99%

Advantages

Welcome Bonus 60,000 points + $120 statement credit
Renewal Bonus Recevez une nuitée gratuite par année dans des hôtels et des centres de villégiature admissibles dans le monde entier à chaque date anniversaire*
Minimum Spending Required $3000
Minimum Spending Timeframe 90
Rewards Type Hotels
Transferable Points
Loyalty Program Marriott Bonvoy
All Spending 2
Travel 2
Local Transport 2
Restaurants 2
Groceries 2
Convenience Stores 2
Gas Stations 2
Pharmacies 2
Office Supplies 2
Telecom/Internet 2
Food Delivery 2
Entertainment 2
Recurring Payments 2

Value

Value

We estimate the value of the welcome offer during the first year for all the credit card offers. Are taken into consideration:

  • The value of cash back or points earned
  • The value of the benefits or credits earned with the Card
  • The annual fee value (offered or not)

 

Calculation of the offer’s value in the first year
Value per point 0.9 ¢
Welcome bonus approximately $540
Points earned with purchases to unlock the bonus (1 to 5 points per dollar) up to $135
Statement credit $120
Annual fee – $120
Value approximately $675

 

Insurance

Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance
Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Amount $500000
Common Carrier Travel Accident Insurance Details Up to $500,000 of Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance covers you, your spouse and dependent children under the age of 23 when any of you travel on a common carrier (plane, train, bus or ship) and charge your tickets to your card. Supplementary Cardmembers, their spouses and dependent children under age 23 are also covered.
Flight Delay Insurance
Flight Delay Insurance Amount $500
Flight Delay Insurance Details Charge your airline ticket to your card and receive up to $500 coverage (aggregate maximum with Baggage Delay Insurance) for all necessary and reasonable hotel, motel, restaurant expenses and sundry items purchased within 48 hours when you are delayed or denied boarding for four hours or more and no alternate transportation is made available.
Delayed Baggage Insurance
Delayed Baggage Amount $500
Delayed Baggage Details Book a flight with your card and receive up to $500 coverage (aggregate maximum with Flight Delay Insurance) for all immediate daily reasonable and necessary emergency purchases, made within four days, for essential clothing and sundry items when your baggage on your outbound trip is delayed by six or more hours.
Lost/Stolen Baggage Insurance
Lost/Stolen Baggage Insurance Amount $500
Lost/Stolen Baggage Insurance Details When you fully charge your airline tickets to your card, you are covered for loss or damage to your checked-in or carry-on baggage and personal effects while in transit for up to a maximum of $500 per trip for all insured person(s) combined.
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Amount MSPP $85000
Auto Rental Loss/Insurance - Details Save money when travelling with the Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance included on your card. This coverage provides compensation for theft, loss and damage up to the actual cash value of a rental car with an MSRP of up to $85,000, in its model year. To take advantage of this protection, simply decline the Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) or similar option offered by the car rental company, and fully charge your rental to your card. There’s no additional charge for this coverage, and you save yourself the daily insurance fee (usually $16 to $23 per day) charged by the car rental company.
Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance
Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance - Amount $500
Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance - Details Charge your Hotel/Motel arrangements to your card and receive coverage of up to $500 against the loss of most personal items if your hotel/motel is burglarized.
Purchase Protection
Purchase Protection - Duration 90
Purchase Protection - Amount $1000
Purchase Protection - Details You can be insured for eligible items charged to your Card for 90 days from the date of purchase in the event of accidental physical damage or theft for up to $1,000 per occurrence (for all purchased items combined).
Extended Warranty
Extended Warranty - Details Your coverage can automatically extend the manufacturer’s original warranty up to one additional year when you fully charge eligible items to your Card.
Extended Warranty - Duration 1
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