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Category: Marriott

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Amex Launches SPG Luxury Card with 100,000 Point Bonus

In early August, American Express first confirmed the launch date of their new SPG Luxury credit card. Today the card has officially launched and I will be honest, I am a bit disappointed with the welcome bonus the card is...

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Ugly New Restrictions Coming for Marriott & SPG Credit Cards

With the new Marriott & SPG loyalty program officially launching on August 18th, we are going to see both American Express and Chase issuing Marriott co-branded credit cards. This has historically been good news for consumers in the world of...

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It’s Official: Marriott-SPG Merger Goes Live Aug. 18th

Marriott and Starwood Preferred Guest started a merger to create the world’s largest hotel chain way back in 2016. They laid out the details of how this unified program would work back in April. And now, we finally know when...

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Marriott Award Rates are Out for Hotel Stays, and It’s Good News

Marriott on Thursday finally released its full breakdown of award rates for properties under the combined loyalty program with Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton starting Aug. 18. Marriott started rolling out this unified loyalty program this spring. While the hotel chain...

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[Property Review] The Liberty Hotel: Boston

  A few weeks ago, Mr. TT and I took the inaugural jetBlue flight from Minneapolis to Boston. Upon our arrival in Boston, we were both excited to stay at what we think is one of the most unique properties in...

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2 Quick Ways To Cash in on the New Marriott Starwood Program

  The travel blogosphere is flooded with in-depth explanations of the massive combined Marriott Starwood loyalty program. Thanks to Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood Preferred Guest in 2016, there’s a ton to digest in this new unified program and we’ve done our...

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Marriott Platinum Status Easily Attainable in 2018

  ***UPDATE*** As of 6/4/18 Marriott has confirmed that linking your SPG status and matching will not result in Platinum status in the new program. Read our post on this topic here.  Yesterday, Marriott rolled out the full details of...