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Earn double points for stays at Marriott Bonvoy hotels

Marriott Bonvoy is launching its spring “Twice the Benefits” promotion to let you double all points earned for stays at its hotels. Details.

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Marriott Bonvoy’s Spring 2019 Promotion

As part of this promotion, you will double your points on all your stays, starting with the second stay:

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The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico – Room

Marriott Bonvoy points earned

As a reminder, Marriott Bonvoy members earn 10 points per dollar spent at most Marriott Bonvoy hotels (with the exception of Element, Residence Inn and TownPlaceSuites where you can earn 5 points per dollar).

Points obtained through promotion

Therefore, starting with the second stay, it is possible to obtain 10 points per dollar spent, or 20 points per dollar spent in most hotels.

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View from a Central Park Suite – JW Marriott Essex House New York

Additional points obtained via status

And if you are an elite member of the Marriott Bonvoy program, you can earn additional points over and above the base points earned:

Status Base point bonus
Elite Silver 10%
Elite Gold 25%
Platinum Elite 50%
Elite Titanium & Ambassador 75%

Elite Silver status can be earned directly with a Marriott BonvoyTM American ExpressMD Card or Marriott BonvoyMD Corporate American ExpressMD Card subscription.

Gold Elite status can be earned directly with the Platinum Card® from American Express (as can many other statuses and benefits earned with this card).

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Le Méridien Nice – Terrace

Additional points earned through Marriott Bonvoy credit cards

Marriott Bonvoy cards(detailed in this article), earn 5 points per dollar for all purchases made at Marriott Bonvoy properties (overnight stays, meals, drinks…).

So as part of this promotion, here’s what you could earn based on your status and whether you use the Marriott BonvoyTM American ExpressMD Card to pay for your stay:

Status Points
Elite Silver 26 points / dollar
Elite Gold 27.5 points / dollar
Platinum Elite 30 points / dollar
Elite Titanium & Ambassador 32.5 points / dollar

By valuing Marriott Bonvoy points at 0.9 cents CAD / dollar, we are talking about a return of 23.4% to 29.25%!

Bottom Line

This is the first class of the Marriott Bonvoy program, let’s hope many more will follow!

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Jean-Maximilien Voisine
Jean-Maximilien is an expert in Canada and France about Loyalty programs, Credit cards and Travel. He is the Founding President of Milesopedia.

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