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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

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Bonus Offer: Earn 100,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points when you spend $5,000 in your first three months. Terms apply. (Rates and Fees)


Bonus Offer: Earn 100,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points when you spend $5,000 in your first three months. Terms apply. (Rates and Fees)

★ This card earns bonus points for spend in the following bonus categories:

Airfare3x
Dining3x
Hotels6x

Card Features and Benefits:

    With the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card, you'll receive the following benefits:

    • Receive up to $300 in statement credits per calendar year (up to $25 per month) for eligible purchases at restaurants worldwide.
    • Each year at renewal, you'll receive a certificate for a free night, up to 85,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points in value.
    • You will also earn 25 elite night credits towards status as well as complimentary Marriott Gold status every year. In addition, if you also have a business Bonvoy credit card, you can earn 15 elite nights annually on each card - for a total of 40 per year.
    • The card also comes with complimentary Platinum status, which includes free breakfast and upgrades that include available standard suites at check-in.
    • Each calendar year after spending $60,000 on eligible purchases, you can choose an Earned Choice Award benefit.

      Choices include: Five (5) Suite Night Awards, 85K Free Night Award, and mattress and box spring $750 discount from Marriott Bonvoy Boutiques.

    • Priority Pass Select Membership (Enrollment Required)
    • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®: You will receive either a statement credit every 4 years after you apply for Global Entry ($100) or a statement credit every 4.5 years after you apply for a five-year membership through any Authorized Enrollment Provider for TSA PreCheck® (up to $85) when you pay the application fee with an eligible Card.
    • Cell Phone Protection: You can be reimbursed for your expenses to repair or replace your damaged or stolen cell phone - up to $800, with a  $50 deductible, for up to 2 approved claims per 12-month period when your prior month's wireless bill was paid utilizing an Eligible Card Account. Terms and conditions apply.
    • Additionally, Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card Members can get up to $100 in property credit per stay when they use their Card and a special rate code to book stays of two or more nights at The Ritz-Carlton® or St. Regis® properties.

    Terms apply.

    Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Points Earning Rates

    • Earn 6X Marriott Bonvoy points at participating Marriott hotels and resorts.
    • Earn 3X Marriott Bonvoy points at U.S. restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines.
    • Earn 2X Marriott Bonvoy points everywhere else.

    How can you use Marriott Bonvoy Points?

    There are two main ways to use Marriott Bonvoy points.

    1) For Marriott hotel stays. This is probably obvious but what may not be obvious is that when you are using Bonvoy points to pay for a stay, the points rate includes taxes (though not those pesky resort fees) and your 5th night is free on an award reservation with 5 consecutive nights.  This means that if a room is 35,000 Bonvoy points per night, you can get 5 nights for 140,000 Bonvoy points. That 5th night is free.

    I booked this villa at the W Maldives using Marriott Bonvoy points - 5th night free!

    2) For airline miles. Marriott Bonvoy points transfer to 41 airline partners, well more than any other credit card program. You can check this chart to see all of their partners. There are many airlines for which Bonvoy is the only transfer partner, such as American Airlines and Asiana. If you transfer to airline miles, note that it takes 3 Bonvoy points to equal 1 airline mile. If you transfer 60,000 points, you get a 5,000 airline mile bonus.

    One other way that some people choose to redeem Marriott Bonvoy points are Marriott Moments. These are experiences for which Marriott cultivates special experiences and sells them to members for points. They can be well worth a look. I've redeemed in the past for Moments like box seats at the US Open.

    Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Card - Welcome Bonus Restrictions

    Please note: There are restrictions on applying for this card if you already have a Chase Marriott card or if you have ever had this card before.

    Welcome offer not available to applicants who (i) have or have had The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card from JPMorgan or the J.P. Morgan Ritz-Carlton Rewards® Credit Card in the last 30 days, (ii) have acquired the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Rewards® Premier Plus Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Credit Card from Chase or the Marriott Rewards® Premier Plus Business Credit Card from Chase in the last 90 days, or (iii) received a new Card Member bonus or upgrade offer for the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card from Chase, Marriott Rewards® Premier Plus Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card from Chase, the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Credit Card from Chase or the Marriott Rewards® Premier Plus Business Credit Card from Chase in the last 24 months.

    See issuer site for details. Terms apply.

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    Rates and Fees for the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

Offer: Earn 100,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points when you spend $5,000 in your first three months. Terms apply. (Rates and Fees)

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