Last year Marriott Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts merged, and many people are wondering what will happen to the Marriott Rewards Starwood Preferred Guest rewards programs. Marriott recently announced some minor changes coming in 2018, but the 2 rewards programs will not be combined yet.
Marriott Hotels has a travel rewards program called Marriott Rewards. They manage over 5100 hotels and resorts in 100 countries, and their travel rewards program offers a variety of ways to earn points. Last year Marriott Hotels merged with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, thus increasing their hotel portfolio in the world. The MMarriott Rewards program offers a wide range of ways to redeem points for reward travel and other rewards.
Weekly Review November 19-25: This was a very busy week for new airline frequent flyer program promotions and Black Friday & Cyber Week promotions. There are several new special bonus offers on airline credit cards, hotel & travel credit cards; 2 new travel credit cards; many airline shopping Black Friday weekend deals; and other financial and travel news. In case you missed some of the travel & financial news, deals, and our posts this week, you can catch up by reading our weekly review.
Marriott Rewards has launched a new shopping portal recently. To entice Marriott Rewards members to use their shopping site Marriott Rewards More, they are offering a 1000 points bonus on your first order of $25 or more.
Cathay Pacific is running a special promotion where you can convert your hotel rewards points for Asia Miles. There are 13 participating hotel rewards programs in the Cathay Pacific hotel points promotion. When you transfer your hotel points to Cathay Pacific during the promotion, you will get 50% bonus miles. The Cathay Pacific hotel points promotion is for a limited time only.
Weekly Review November 12-18: There are several new special bonus offers on airline credit cards, hotel & travel credit cards; 2 new travel credit cards; big changes coming to Amex Hilton Honors cards; a new bonus promotion on a cash back card; and other financial and travel news. In case you missed some of the travel & financial news, deals, and our posts this week, you can catch up by reading our weekly review.
Marriott Hotels is having a promotion for their Marriott Rewards program. The Marriott Rewards promotion allows customers to earn a free night after 2 stays. The Mega Bonus promotion runs until January 15, 2018, and there are several rules and requirements.
American Express is offering a special bonus of 100,000 Hilton Honors points on the Amex HHonors Surpass card. The normal bonus offer on the card is 50,000 Honors points. The Amex HHonors Surpass card 100k bonus could be worth up to 4 or 5 nights free stay at some Hilton hotels. The Hilton brand of hotels includes Hampton Inn, DoubleTree, Homewood Suites... This special offer is for a limited time.
Update: Bonus is now 85,000 Hilton Honors points (October 5)
IHG Hotels is giving customers an easy way to earn 1000 IHG Rewards Club points. Existing IHG Rewards Club members or new customers can sign up for IHG Business Rewards and earn 1000 IHG Rewards Club points. That's it. There are no additional requirements.
Hilton is offering double Hilton Honors points until the end of the year. The Hilton Double Up promotion is for Hilton hotel stays beginning from September 1 through December 31 2017. Check out the details:
IHG has started their Accelerate points promotion for the fall. The IHG Hotels Accelerate promotion begins September 1 and runs through December 31. You can register for the IHG Hotels Accelerate promotion now, and start earning bonus IHG points during the 3 month promotion period.