A one in two chance of winning 50 points each day is reason enough to give Marriott Rewards 29 Ways to Stay daily game some clicks each day from Oct 11-Nov 8, 2018. You might even be lucky enough to win 20,000 points or a 4-night stay in one of the 29 brands in Marriott…
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After a 2-night stay including breakfast at JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead for $71, I made my way by MARTA train and public bus to Marriott Atlanta Century Center/Emory Area for a $23 hotel stay. Both of these hotel stays were booked using free stay certificates I won in the 2017 Marriott Omaha Business Council auction…
Marriott Rewards Fall 2018 MegaBonus September 26 to January 31, 2019 has two different components.
Earn 1,000 bonus points for stays in different brands, there are 29 brands, beginning with the second brand. Earn 2,000 bonus points for every stay of 2 or more nights. No earning limit.
Marriott Rewards PointSavers discount rates in the new August 2018 program no longer offer reward nights at one hotel category lower as the discount rate. Marriott Rewards PointSavers discount rate for 2018 is now:
1,500 points discount for category 1-3 hotels; 2,500 points discount for category 4-5 hotels; 5,000 points discount for category 6-8 hotels.
Marriott Rewards Hotel Directory shows 209 hotels worldwide in the new category 7 at 60,000 points.
53 of these hotels were priced at higher points rates prior to August 18 changes to Marriott Rewards hotel categories. Only 7 of these hotels will remain category 7 at 60,000 points in 2019. The other 46 hotels will populate the new category 8 to be introduced in 2019 at 85,000 points per night.
Sopot is Poland’s premier beach resort. Sopot Marriott at 25,000 points is a new category 4 since August 18, 2018. Sheraton Sopot is located in the heart of old town for the historic spa resort city and Marriott Rewards category 5 at 35,000 points.
86 category 1 hotels in USA and 25 in Europe had price drops August 18. Another 97 new category 1 hotels out of 388 worldwide dropped reward rate price on August 18. A total of 208 of 388 category 1 hotels, 53%, are new category 1 hotels. These articles list the hotels at lower reward rates.
Marriott Rewards has 45 Category 1 and 2 hotels at lower points rate in Europe as of August 18, 2018. These 45 hotels are in 9 countries, and mostly AC hotels in Spain.
There are 1,279 category 2 hotels worldwide and 921 of those hotels are in the USA (72%) in the new Marriott Rewards system in place since August 18, 2018. 538 of 921 category 2 hotels at 12,500 points per night were more expensive in points cost last week. That means 58% of the new Marriott…
Early in July, I compiled charts for all the hotels increasing in points cost in the combined Marriott Rewards program launching Saturday,August 18. Seems like a good day to post these articles again before the changes take place on Saturday, in case there are any last minute reward bookings you might want to try and…