Last Chance to Earn 100k Marriott Points With the Bonvoy Brilliant Amex
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Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card
We’re closing in on the end date for the 100,000-point offer on the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card. You only have until Apr. 24 to earn 100k points after spending $5,000 in the first 3 months. We don’t know what the welcome bonus will be after Apr. 24, but it’s a safe bet that it’ll be lower than 100k, so now’s the time to apply if you can meet the minimum-spending requirement in the first 3 months.
Based on TPG’s valuations, 100,000 Marriott points are worth $800. TPG recently lowered his valuation of Marriott points from 0.9 cents apiece to 0.8 cents due to post-SPG/Marriott merger issues, but your 100k points can still take you far, whether you use them for more than 15 nights at a Category 1 hotel, one night at a top-tier Category 8 property like the St. Regis Maldives or transfer your points to one of 40-plus airline partners (with a 5,000-mile bonus for every 60,000 points you transfer).
The Bonvoy Brilliant is the top-of-the-line personal credit card in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio, with a $450 annual fee (see rates & fees). It comes with plenty of perks, including:
- Up to $300 Marriott Bonvoy statement credit each cardmember year — For eligible Marriott Bonvoy purchases including room rates
- Free night award — For properties that cost up to 50,000 points, awarded each year after your account anniversary
- Complimentary Marriott Gold elite status — This status level gets you benefits including a 25% points bonus, priority late checkout and upgrades to enhanced rooms
- Earn 6x points on Marriott stays; 3x at US restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines (2 points per dollar on everything else)
In our review of the Bonvoy Brilliant Amex, we outline why it’s a great option for Marriott loyalists and even infrequent Marriott guests.
For rates & fees of the Bonvoy Brilliant Amex, click here.
Official application link: Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express Card with a 100,000-point welcome bonus after you spend $5,000 on your card within the first three months of card membership until April 24.
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