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Marriott Rewards FlashPerks August 14 edition

Marriott Rewards FlashPerks has eight hotels on today’s 24 hour Flash Sale with three hotels at 50% off standard reward rates and five hotels at discount room rates with perks. Book by 1:00pm ET, 10:00am PT Friday, August 15.

Sydney, Australia

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay 20,000 points reward nights are 50% off the standard category-8 rate of 40,000 points per night.

• Half off the regular Marriott Rewards points cost

• Complimentary Golden Rewards signature cocktail at the Macquarie Lounge

Stay Dates: November 28 – December 11

• Up to 10 rooms available per night

 

Costa Rica

The Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Package 20,000 points reward nights are 50% off the standard category-8 rate of 40,000 points per night.

• Half off the regular Marriott Rewards points cost

• $25 spa or golf credit per room per night

Stay Dates: September 28 – October 11

• Up to 10 rooms available per night

 

Istanbul, Turkey

The Istanbul Marriott Hotel Sisli Package

• 15,000 points per night, half off the regular Marriott Rewards points cost for category-6 reward nights.

• Complimentary room upgrade from Deluxe City View to Deluxe Ocean View

Stay Dates: October 4-10, 25-31

• Up to 10 rooms available per night

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Marriott

  • 30% Off Cultural Event Package
  • Package includes deluxe guest accommodations, breakfast for two and an “I Amsterdam” City Card for free access to museums, public transport and a canal boat tour
  • Stay Dates: Aug 22-24, 29-31; Sept 26-28; Oct 24-26; Oct 31 – Nov 2; Nov 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30; Dec 5-7, 12-14
  • Up to 10 rooms available per night
  • Prepay in full, non-refundable, no changes

I stayed at Amsterdam Marriott many times on Priceline rates a decade ago. Great central location near entertainment and museums on the Leidesplein. Dates I checked are still high priced at  215 to 280 EUR.

Paris, France

The Renaissance Le Parc Trocadero Hotel Package

• 30% Off Junior, Family or Executive Suites

• Complimentary daily breakfast

• Complimentary bottle of champagne

• Two tickets to Le Lido cabaret per stay

Stay Dates: October 31 – December 15

• Up to 10 rooms available per night

• Prepay in full, non-refundable, no changes

Dates I checked are still high priced at 293 to 314 EUR per night.

 

Cape Town, South Africa

The African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel Package

• 30% Off Regular Rates

• One complimentary 15-minute mini massage or facial per guest per stay

Stay Dates: Aug 21 – Oct 30

• Up to 10 rooms available per night

• Prepay in full, non-refundable, no changes

Rates start at 2,643 ZAR per night = $250 USD for stays through October.

 

Budapest, Hungary

The Boscolo Budapest, Autograph Collection Package

• 30% Off Exclusive Room Rates

• Complimentary 30-minute aromatherapy massage

Stay Dates: August 21-31; October 30 – December 15

• Up to 10 rooms available per night

• Prepay in full, non-refundable, no changes

Sample rates for dates I checked start at 110 EUR for Classic room to 149 EUR for Exclusive room with balcony.

 

Venice, Italy

The Boscolo Venezia, Autograph Collection Package

  • 30% Off Superior Room Rate
  • Complimentary 30-minute Holystic face and head massage and two hours’ free entrance to the spa
  • Stay Dates: November 17 – December 15
  • Up to 10 rooms available per night
  • Prepay in full, non-refundable, no changes
  • All dates start at 168 EUR for the Nov 17 to Dec 15 period.

 

Thailand

60% off the regular rate for a complete Thailand travel package from Vacations By Marriott

JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa
Phuket, Thailand

The lavish JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa in Thailand introduces you to a realm of indescribable beauty, flawless service and thoughtful touches. Here, you can daydream by spectacular pools, or venture out for an exhilarating day of elephant trekking, diving or exploring the wild on a safari.

Promotional rates are valid for reservations booked August 14 through August 15, 2014, for stays from August 15 to December 15, 2014, at participating Hotels.

Merchandise

Samsonite Aspire 26” Spinner 30,000 points (20 available)

Sony Cybershot Digital Camera 35,000 points (30 available)

Plug and play with the TravelSmart Adapter with USB Port 5,000 points (20 available)

Secure your essentials with the Wenger Swiss Gear Synergy Backpack 15,000 Points (30 available)

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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