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New Amex bonus – 30% more points on Marriott transfers

New Amex bonus – 30% more points on Marriott transfers

American Express is offering a 30% bonus on transfers of Membership Rewards points to Marriott through October 31. You have to log into Membership Rewards to see the bonus offer. If you need to get more points for your Marriott account so you can make award reservations before the peak and off-peak pricing is introduced […]

Posted on September 5, 2019 by in Checking Accounts/ Bank Bonuses, Marriott Hotels, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Marriott will eliminate single-use toiletries

Marriott will eliminate single-use toiletries

Marriott International announced that they’d eliminate single-use shower toiletries globally by December 2020. While this is no doubt at least partly a cost-cutting move, it is also good for the environment. The company already eliminated the use of more than 1 billion plastic straws per year and about a quarter billion stirrers. A single plastic […]

Posted on August 28, 2019 by in Marriott Hotels, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Marriott announces major award changes

Marriott announces major award changes

In the past year, Marriott has constantly been adjusting its loyalty program. This winter they announced Marriott Bonvoy as the name behind their combined loyalty program. After the announcement of Marriott Bonvoy, they introduced Category 8 award pricing, meaning that the free night awards could go up as high as 85,000 points. Peak and Off-Peak […]

Posted on August 15, 2019 by in Marriott Hotels

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Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

– Primera Air clearly was a bit late to the party of the transatlantic discounters and had the weakest branding – it’s unfortunate but the company ceased all operations overnight If you have an upcoming flight – call your credit card issuer and file a travel insurance claim (it is almost always included). The consider […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels, Travel Insurance

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Chase launches 100,000 Marriott Premier Plus, Southwest’ new Hawaii routes announced, mystery prevails about what caused the ‘almost crash’ at SFO last year

Chase launches 100,000 Marriott Premier Plus, Southwest’ new Hawaii routes announced, mystery prevails about what caused the ‘almost crash’ at SFO last year

– Chase is out with the Marriott Premier Plus that comes with 100,000 bonus points The product is not available to either (i) current cardmembers of the Marriott Rewards Premier or Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit card, or (ii) previous cardmembers of the Marriott Rewards Premier or Marriott Rewards Premier Plus credit card who received […]

Posted on May 3, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels, Travel Deals

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Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport Review

Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport Review

The Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport is one of the closest airport hotels in Bogota – you can see the runway just behind the hotel! The hotel is newly-built and, together with other hotels in the area, forms a rather upscale neighborhood near the airport. Check-in was friendly even though English was an issue but […]

Posted on April 23, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels

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