Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card

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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card

Annual Fee: $450

Bonus Offer: Get 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points when you spend $3,000 in your first three months.


Bonus Offer: Get 75,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points when you spend $3,000 in your first three months.

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

Airfare3x
Dining3x
Hotels6x

Card Features and Benefits:

    You'll get an automatic $300 annual credit to spend at Marriott and SPG hotels and resorts, good for the room rate and/or incidental charges on-property.

    Each year at renewal, you'll receive a certificate for a free night, up to 50,000 Rewards Points in value.

    You will also earn 15 elite night credits towards status as well as complimentary Marriott Gold status every year.

    As well, 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.

    Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Points Earning Rates

    - Earn 6x Marriott Rewards points at Marriott and SPG hotels and resorts.

    - Earn 3x Marriott Rewards points at US restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines.

    - Earn 2x Marriott Rewards 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. See issuer site for details.

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