American Express Launches New Offers for Marriott Cards, Up to 125K Points Plus $200 Credit

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American Express Launches New Offers for Marriott Cards

American Express and Marriott Bonvoy have launched new limited-time offers for new Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card Members. These rich offers reward Card Members for enjoying a meal from their favorite restaurant or purchasing everyday needs for their small business. For those planning future travel, these offers also give Card Members the ability to earn a generous number of points to use toward their next trip.

The new limited-time offers are available to eligible new Card Members who apply and are approved between March 18 and May 12, 2021. There are increased offers for Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express® Card and Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express® Card. let’s take a look at the details.

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card

Here’s the welcome bonus for this card:

  • Earn 125,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Plus, earn up to $200 in Statement Credits for eligible purchases made on your new Card at U.S. Restaurants within the first 6 months of Card Membership.
  • Annual Fee: $450
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Card Details

  • Earn
    • 6X Marriott Bonvoy points on eligible purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels.
    • 3X Marriott Bonvoy points at U.S. restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines.
    • 2X Marriott Bonvoy points on all other eligible purchases.
  • Enjoy up to $300 in statement credits each year of Card Membership for eligible purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels.
  • Limited time offer: Up to $220 in dining statement credits ($20 back per month)
  • Access to over 1,000 airport lounges around the world with complimentary Priority Pass Select
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓
  • 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card account anniversary. Award can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy points) at a participating hotel.
  • Enjoy complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status (after Platinum Elite status for 2021).
  • Each calendar year you can receive 15 Elite Night Credits towards the next level of Marriott Bonvoy Elite status. Limitations apply per Marriott Bonvoy member account.
  • Book direct using a special rate for a 2 night minimum stay at The Ritz-Carlton® or St. Regis® and get up to $100 in credit for qualifying charges.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees
  • Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance
  • Baggage, Trip Cancellation, Interruption and Delay Insurance
  • Return and Purchase Protection & Extended Warranty
  • Access to Amex Offers.

Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card

Here’s the offer for the business card:

  • Earn 100,000 bonus points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 of eligible purchases within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Plus, earn up to $150 back in statement credits on eligible purchases made on your new Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Annual Fee: $125
  • LEARN MORE

Card Details

  • Earn:
    • 6X points for each dollar of eligible purchases at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels
    • 4X points for each dollar of eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers & on U.S. purchases for shipping
    • 2X points on all other eligible purchases.
  • Limited time offer: Up to $165 in Statement Credits for U.S. Wireless Telephone Services
  • 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card account anniversary. (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy points)
  • Earn an additional Free Night Award after you spend $60K in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy points)
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status
  • Each calendar year you can receive 15 Elite Night Credits towards the next level of Marriott Bonvoy Elite status. Limitations apply per Marriott Bonvoy member account.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • Baggage & Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance
  • Extended warranty and Purchase protection.
  • Access to Amex Offers.

Marriot Bonvoy

Marriott Bonvoy gives cardholders access to 7,600 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 133 countries & territories, including the largest collection of luxury hotels. The Marriott Bonvoy portfolio ranges from hotels including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, W Hotels, JW Marriott Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, The Luxury Collection, Moxy, AC Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott and others, to luxury and premium home rentals through Homes & Villas with Marriott International, to all-inclusive resorts.

Marriott properties are divided into 8 categories. Standard pricing varies between 7,500 to 85,000 points per night. But it can be as low as 5,000 points off-peak and as high as 100,000 points per night during peak pricing. You can learn more here.

Guru’s Wrap-up

The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card comes with a $450 fee, but you get $300 in statement credits each year and now the additional $200 in credits for U.S. Restaurants purchases. That already takes care of the annual fee. You actually come out $50 ahead and you get a big welcome bonus of 125K points. This is a great opportunity for for frequent Marriott guests.

The same goes for the business card. It comes with a $125 annual fee but you get a $150 credit right away. So a $25 profit and a 100K points bonus.

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