Best Marriott card for Business Owners

The annual fee pays itself in no time thanks to the free night award each card anniversary, a jumpstart to elite status and lucrative rewards rate on Marriott stays and everyday purchases. (Partner offer)

At a glance

  • 6X 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy® program.
  • 4X 4x points for purchases made at restaurants worldwide, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping.
  • 2X 2x points on all other eligible purchases.
Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 points
Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 11/2/22.
29.99% Variable
28.24% Variable
18.74% - 27.74% Variable
$125
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 11/2/22.
  • 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy® program.

At a glance

  • 6X 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy® program.
  • 4X 4x points for purchases made at restaurants worldwide, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping.
  • 2X 2x points on all other eligible purchases.
Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 points
Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 11/2/22.
29.99% Variable
28.24% Variable
18.74% - 27.74% Variable
$125
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $4,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer expires 11/2/22.
  • 6x points at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy® program.
  • 4x points for purchases made at restaurants worldwide, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping.
  • 2x points on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a 7% discount off standard rates for reservations of standard guest rooms at hotels that participate in the Marriott Bonvoy program when you book directly. Terms and Conditions Apply.
  • Receive 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Plus, earn an additional Free Night Award after you spend $60K in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. Awards can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy® points) at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy®. Certain hotels have resort fees.
  • Enjoy Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite Status with your Card.
  • Terms apply.
  • See Rates & Fees
Apply now for Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card at American Express's secure site Terms & restrictions apply. See rates & fees

Our Take

TPG Editor's Rating

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3.5/5

Overview

The Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex is a stacked card with a rewards rate that will help you earn bonus points on everyday and business-related purchases. You’ll earn 15 elite night credits each calendar year, and receive automatic Gold elite status. Finally, the free night award certificate with a redemption level of 35,000 points or less can get you hundreds of dollars in potential value each year.

Pros

  • 6x points on eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program
  • 4x points at restaurants worldwide, U.S. gas stations, wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and U.S. shipping
  • 2x points on all other eligible purchases
  • Earn a free-night award each card renewal month (up to 35,000 points)
  • Receive 15 elite night credits to jump-start status
  • Transfer Marriott points to 40+ airlines

Cons

  • Airline points transfer ratios are poor
  • Must spend $60,000 in a year for second free-night award

Who is this card good for?

The Marriott Bonvoy Business card is one of the best hotel cards for business owners. Marriott is the largest hotel chain in the world, so it’s essentially a given that you’ll stay a qualifying property whether your business travels domestically or internationally.

Earning Rewards

You’ll earn 6x on eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program, 4x at restaurants worldwide, U.S. gas stations, wireless telephone services directly purchased from U.S. service providers and U.S. shipping and 2x on all other eligible purchases.

Frequently asked questions

  • Is the Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex worth it?

    Business owners who travel will benefit from this hotel card. The annual free night award certificate alone can be worth hundreds of dollars if you’re able to maximize its value.

  • How long does it take to get the Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex?

    You should receive your new card in seven to 10 days after approval.