NOW LIVE: Earn 2,500+ bonus points per stay with Marriott’s new promotion

Aug 13, 2020

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Marriott Bonvoy has just launched a new global promotion, where you can score bonus points on your upcoming stays.

With this Marriott promotion, you’ll earn 2,500 Marriott points per stay plus a one-time bonus of 5,000 points after the third stay. The promotion is valid for stays through 18 October 2020, but advance registration is required.

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Marriott’s latest promotion

The promotion is available to new and existing Marriott Bonvoy members. You’ll earn an unlimited 2,500 bonus points per stay plus a one-time bonus of 5,000 points after the third stay. Based on TPG’s valuations of Marriott points at 0.7p each, you’d be getting £18 for each of the first three stays and a £35 bonus after your third stay.

You’ll earn the bonus points on stays from now through 18 October 2020. To participate in the promotion, you must register here by 18 October 2020.

You’ll be able to earn the bonus at most participating Marriott Bonvoy hotel brands, however:

  • Homes & Villas by Marriott International, ExecuStay, Marriott Executive Apartments and Marriott Vacation Club owner-occupied weeks are not eligible for bonus points
  • Only points-qualifying rates are eligible, so award stays and bookings made through a third-party site like Expedia won’t earn bonus points
  • A stay is defined as consecutive nights spent at the same hotel, regardless of check-in/checkout activity
  • You must have your Marriott account set to earn points (not miles) to participate in the promotion

Related: The award traveller’s guide to Marriott Bonvoy

Bottom line

You should definitely register for this promotion if you have any Marriott stays coming up. That said, it probably isn’t worth going out of your way to take advantage of it.

While most Marriott promotions only earned bonus points starting with your second stay, we’ve seen better offers from Marriott in the past. Hyatt is also currently offering a better promotion. With Hyatt, you’ll earn triple points on stays through 15 September 2020, beginning with your second stay, and a one-time 2,500-point bonus for Hyatt elites.

Featured image by Scott Mayerowitz/The Points Guy.

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