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New Marriott 2020 promotion
- Get 2,500 bonus points on each stay
- A one-time bonus of 5,000 additional points after three stays
The promotion registration and earning period is between August 13, 2020, and October 18, 2020, at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties.
Note: Nights spent while redeeming an award are not eligible for bonus points.
Link to register
You must register in order to earn bonus points for this promo. Only stays made after registration will qualify towards the promotion.
Is it worth it?
Because this is based on stays and not nights you will benefit the most from this promotion when taking short, cheaper stays.
Using a WalletFlo valuation of .77 cents per point for Marriott points, 2,500 bonus points comes out to $19.25.
So on a $100 stay, that would be close to a 20% return which is pretty great but on more expensive stays your earnings will be much more moderate.
The 5,000 point bonus after three stays is decent.
Using a WalletFlo valuation of .77 cents per point for Marriott points, 5,000 bonus points comes out to $38.50. So that’s a pretty good little rebate, especially on a cheaper stay.
There currently are also some offers out there to save on Marriott Amex Offers and others so be on the lookout for those.
Overall, this is a decent promotion worth signing up for that will help boost your value on short stays but it’s not the best we’ve seen and I wish Marriott would count award stays.
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