Last call: Best-ever Marriott Bonvoy offers expiring tomorrow

Nov 2, 2021

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This is your last chance to snag limited-time elevated welcome offers from Marriott Bonvoy’s lineup of cobranded personal and business cards before they expire tomorrow, Nov. 3, 2021:

  • Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card
  • Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card
  • Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card
  • Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card 

These offers are some of the best we’ve ever seen on these cards. No matter which one you pick, all four can help you earn free nights at Marriott properties — not to mention other benefits, such as Marriott Bonvoy elite status, bonus points on participating Marriott hotel stays, and more.

Let’s take a closer look at these popular Marriott Bonvoy credit cards.

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Marriott card welcome offers

Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card

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Annual fee: None.

Sign-up bonus: Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.

Is it worth it? The entry-level card into the Marriott Bonvoy family typically comes with a sign-up bonus that’s half this offer, so now is as good of a time to apply. Off the bat, you’re getting a value of $480 with your bonus points, according to TPG’s valuations. It’s rare that any no-annual-fee credit card comes with elite status, but with the Bonvoy Bold, you’ll get automatic Silver elite status that gets you a 10% bonus on eligible Marriott stays, priority late check-out, and more.

Finally, you’ll earn up to 14 points per dollar on eligible Marriott stays (3x with the Bonvoy Bold, 10x for Marriott Bonvoy members, and 1x for Silver Elite members), 2x on all travel purchases, and 1x on all other eligible purchases.

Check out our full card review.

APPLY HERE: Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card.

Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card

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Annual fee: $95.

Sign-up bonus: Earn 125,000 points and a free night award worth up to 50,000 points after you spend $5,000 in the first three months of account opening.

Is it worth it? This Chase-issued card is offering up to an estimated $1,400 in value if you’re able to make use of this complete sign-up bonus. The Bonvoy Boundless is a great mid-level card that pays for itself year after year. Although it carries a $95 annual fee, remember that you get a 35,000-point free night award after every account anniversary, which TPG values at $280. Even if you travel just a few times per year, there’s no reason why most cardholders won’t be able to maximize this card’s value.

Just know that the Bonvoy Boundless (and the Bonvoy Bold above) are subject to the Chase 5/24 rule, so applicants who have opened more than five credit cards from any issuer in the past 24 months will likely be rejected from this card.

Check out our full card review.

APPLY HERE: Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card.

Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card

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Annual fee: $125 (see rates and fees).

Welcome offer: Earn 125,000 bonus points and two bonus free night awards (worth 50,000 points each) after you use your new card to make $5,000 in eligible purchases within the first three months of card membership.

Is it worth it? This full welcome offer is worth up to 225,000 Marriott Bonvoy points or $1,800 in value. The Bonvoy Business Amex card also offers a solid return on eligible Marriott purchases (up to 17x, 6x from the card), plus 4x on purchases at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers, U.S. purchases for shipping and 2x on other eligible purchases.

If you’re a small business owner or simply have a side gig and semi-regularly stay at Marriott properties, this is a great card to add to your wallet. You’re getting a sizable list of perks, including automatic Bonvoy Silver status. There’s a pathway to upgrade to Gold Elite status by spending $35,000 on the card each year, too. You’ll also receive an annual free night award (worth up to 35,000 points), 15 elite qualifying night credits per year, and more.

Check out our full card review.

APPLY HERE: Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card.

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

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Annual fee: $450 (see rates and fees).

Welcome offer: Earn 150,000 bonus points and a bonus free night award (worth up to 85,000 points) after you use your new card to make $5,000 in eligible purchases within the first three months of card membership.

Is it worth it? If you maximize this welcome offer, 150,000 bonus points and the free night award certificate of 85,000 points are worth $1,880 collectively, according to TPG’s valuations.

If you’re normally a frequent traveler loyal to Marriott, this is a great card to add to your wallet. You’re getting a sizable list of perks, including automatic Bonvoy Gold status, an annual free night award (worth up to 50,000 points), up to $300 in annual statement credits for eligible Marriott purchases, Priority Pass lounge access, 15 elite qualifying night credits per year and so much more. Enrollment required for select benefits.

Check out our full card review.

APPLY HERE: Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card.

Are these offers worth it?

All four of these cards are offering the highest welcome offers we’ve ever seen, and you’ll want to apply before these limited-time deals are gone.

The Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card and the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card are two of the most compelling hotel cards on the market. For those looking to beef up their Bonvoy points stash for an upcoming Marriott stay, these elevated offers across Marriott Bonvoy cards are worth a look.

For those who have Chase 5/24 slots to spare, the more affordable Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card and the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card are still excellent options.

No matter which one you choose, Marriott cards already hold slots in our top hotel credit cards list. Add in these best-ever bonuses, and the cards are definitely worthy of consideration before the offers expire tomorrow.

Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card.
Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card.
Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Card.
Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Business Card.

For rates and fees of the Marriott Bonvoy Business Card, click here.
For rates and fees of the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Amex, click here.

Additional reporting by Stella Shon.

Featured photo by Katie Genter for The Points Guy.

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