With over 7,800 properties and 30 brands following the takeover of Starwood, Marriott is the largest global hotel chain in the world.
Marriott Bonvoy is the loyalty/rewards program created late in 2018 by merging the programs of Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and
Sheraton Preferred Guest (SPG). Its large global presence makes it a strong contender to be preferred program for travellers. Yet it
doesn't fare that well in our best hotel loyalty program comparison. Our articles
below dig deeper into the program, so you can see its strengths and pitfalls and be better informed to decide whether or not it may suit
Guide to Bonvoy
There are many unique features within the Bonvoy program that can make a huge difference to the cost and luxury of your stays. Our
Guide to Marriott Bonvoy takes you through them, identifying ones you
must use to your advantage.
Bonvoy & Marriott Promotion
Marriott and Bonvoy both have regular promotions. So whether you're looking for a great deal for a special stay, to buy points or
get more value for your existing points, this is the place to check out the latest
Using Points - a Case Study
The Bonvoy program was a complex one, with peak/off-peak pricing and a range of points features. Our case study showed how
to use the Bonvoy points features
to your best advantage.
This was superseded by Marriott's move to dynamic pricing, so is included mostly for reference.
Marriott Bonvoy Dynamic Pricing
Commences 29 March 2022 for selected (top-end) properties and at the end of this year for all others. Bonvoy
Dynamic Pricing is perhaps the most significant (and disappointing) change made to Bonvoy since it was created by merging Marriott Rewards with SPG.