Tag Archive: Marriott

Chase Marriott Premier Plus Credit Card Review (2018.7 Update: New Restriction Coming on Aug 26)

Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Plus Credit Card Review 2018.7 Update2: New application restriction will come on Aug 26: 2018.7 Update: The 100k offer is expired. Now there’s only 75k offer. Application Link Chase Marriott Premier Plus Benefits 75k offer: Earn 75,000 Marriott points by spending $3,000 in the first 3 months from account opening. The recent best offer is 100k….
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Data speaks for itself: who scores a big win after Marriott’s August revamp?

(For better viewing experiences, a desktop browser is recommended.) Data exclusively provided by Yeek. Marriott has just revealed its revamped award charts for more than 6,000 hotels worldwide yesterday. Here we will walk you through some important analyses of the new chart. Overall distribution of Marriott hotel categories post-August  To our delight, most (~90%) of the hotels will be classified…
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Chase Marriott Premier Credit Card Review (Discontinued) (2018.5 Update: Upgrade and Get 10k~50k Bonus Points!)

Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Review 2018.5 Update: Now you can upgrade this card to the new Chase Marriott Premier Plus. You can earn 10k~50k Marriott points after making one purchase before 2018.12.31. The number of bonus points may vary by people (YMMV). Upgrade link: https://www.chase.com/chasegreatrewards/catchall Application Link This card no longer accepts new applications. If you are lucky to…
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Why I DON’T think Marriott is giving (virtually) everyone Platinum Status this year

Disclaimer: The following passage is the author’s sole interpretations of Marriott’s policy and may not reflect the opinions held by US Credit Card Guide or Marriott International and its affiliates.  The author bears no responsibility for the inaccuracies/inconsistencies of such interpretations and any consequences arising from such inaccuracies/inconsistencies. Everyone in the game of points-and-miles by now should have probably heard…
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[Rumor] SPG & Marriott merger update: no more free breakfast for Gold member?

Well this was developing FAST! A couple of days ago we shared the news that the SPG website will go down on August 1st. Back then we were wondering why Marriott and SPG had not made any official announcement, particularly given how close we were to the purported deadline. Now, two pieces of new information just emerged and may shed…
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A Beginner’s Guide to the Marriott Rewards Program (2018 Update)

1. Brief Introduction to Marriott Hotel Group Established in 1957, Marriott Hotel’s headquarters lies in Washington D.C, with over 4,000 hotels and resorts across the world. After they acquired the Starwood Hotels Group in November 2015, this number increased to over 6,000 hotels in 122 countries all over the world. This is the hotel breakdown: Marriott hotels (the top half)…
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Chase Marriott Business Credit Card Review (2018.8 Update: 75k Offer)

Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Business Credit Card Review 2018.8 Update: Note that the new offer does not waive first year annual fee any more. 2018.1 Update: The new offer is 75k Marriott points, and the first year annual fee is waived. Comparing to the previous offer, which is 80k but first year annual fee not waived, this new offer has 5k…
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Transfer Hotel Points to UA and Get a 30% Bonus! Possible to Transfer SPG to UA at a 1:2.1 Ratio~

This post is a collection of hotel points -> UA miles promotions. Similar hotel points -> AA miles promotions are collected here. 2017.10.12: 30% Bonus Miles There is a limited time promotion for UA that through November 30, you will earn a 30% mileage bonus (up to 25000 bonus award miles) when you transfer hotel points to UA. The official…
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How to get and redeem Free Nights Certificates in different brands hotels

This is a free night summary, mainly focusing on how to get and redeem free night with the different hotel brands. If there is a mistake, please help correct me. 1. Introduction The two tables listed below are pretty comprehensive. Sign-up Bonus Free Night Comparison Table: Annual Free Night Comparison Table: Note: Chase Fairmont Credit Card listed below is discontinued 2. IHG 2.1….
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A Complete Guide to the Marriott Travel Packages — The best way to redeem your SPG/Marriott points!

Marriott Travel Packages is the best way to redeem your SPG/Marriott points. In this post, I will introduce how to make the best out of SPG/Marriott through Marriott Travel Packages. Why choose the Marriott Travel Packages? As a hotel fan, I have not been redeeming Marriott and SPG points for hotels for over a year. Why? I have been saving points…
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