An incredible opportunity has just opened up: you can now use a Marriott Bonvoy Annual Free Night Award in the Maldives!
This hotel will open in August 2021 and begin accepting bookings for September 2021. A one-night stay costs between 30,000 and 40,000 points.
And if you stay 5 consecutive nights, it will cost you between 120,000 and 160,000 points (thanks to the Stay 5 nights for the price of 4 using Marriott Bonvoy points).
For example, here’s a 5-night stay from September 12 to 17, 2021 for 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points (or 24,000 points per night):
As with all hotels in the Maldives, seaplane transfer to the Atoll is not included. The cost here is USD 420 per person. This 5-night stay in the Maldives would therefore cost 120,000 points and 450 USD for one person (900 USD for 2).
But you could spend an extra night with your Annual Free Night Award certificate! This certificate can be applied to a hotel night worth up to 35,000 points. This new hotel, Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa, is therefore one of the best places to use your certificate!
This 6-night stay in the Maldives would therefore cost 120,000 points and 456 USD for one person (912 USD for 2).
Let’s compare this to the rate paid for these 6 nights in the Maldives: US$ 3,782.
Your 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points and your Annual Free Night Award have a US$3,326 value there (about CA$4,080 at the time of writing this article). That’s about 3 cents per point (3 times the Milesopedia valuation).
A great opportunity to look forward to the future, when travel resumes! At 24,000 points per night, this hotel is a real bargain!
If you don’t have Marriott Bonvoy points yet, now is the best time to earn them: you can earn 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points with each Marriott Bonvoy credit card. That’s enough to get a minimum of 120,000 points as a welcome bonus… to treat yourself to this type of dream holiday!