PSA: Converting Your Old Marriott Certificates Is Easy & Do It Before They Expire...

Many Marriott certificates from the old program are expiring very soon. Thankfully it is possible to convert them and extend their expiration another year. I just did it. Here is how.
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Marriott Bonvoy Announces Huge Negative Changes

A new peak and off-peak award pricing will be introduced, which is probably the biggest change. Cash + Points pricing has also been updated and limits were added to Points Advance reservations.

Marriott Travel Packages Can No Longer Be Turned Into Points But Can Be Extended

Many things have changed, for the worse, after the SPG/Marriott merger. It looks like trying to extend Marriott travel packages falls into that category.

My Strange Offer From American Express and Sheraton Resorts

I received an intersting Sheraton Vacations package offer from American Express today and I don't know what to make of it. It seems too good to be true.
Breaking News: Amex and Chase Will Share Issuing Rights for Marriott

How to Combine your Marriott and SPG Accounts and Why I’m Waiting to Do...

How to Combine Marriott and SPG Accounts and Should you Do it Now. Personally, I'm waiting until things settle a bit but there are some reasons to combine accounts now.
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Lackluster Marriott Choice Benefits Announced for 50 & 75 Night Stays

The Marriott Choice Benefits are now accessible for people who have met the 50 and 75 night stay threshold.
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Marriott Screws Customers with Travel Package Mapping & Why They Should Refund Points!

Marriott made some customer unfriendly decisions with their travel package mapping and seemingly tricked some members into booking packages that are worth less.
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My Marriott/SPG Points Strategy & The One Thing You Need to Do Today Before...

Time is ticking on the old SPG program. Here is my strategy before the end and the one thing I made sure to do now before time runs out.