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Get 1,000 Free Marriott Points by 8PM Eastern Today (Sunday)!

Today (Sunday) you have another chance to get 1,000 free Marriott Rewards points by tweeting one easy answer to their Sunday NFL question of the day if you have your Marriott Rewards account linked to Twitter! I’ve gotten thousands of free Marriott points already this football season just by taking the few seconds to answer these 1,000 point questions that appear on most Sunday afternoons. If you are reading this via email subscription on Monday, please don’t get mad you missed…

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Score 1,000 Free Marriott Points Before 8PM Eastern Today

Good news for Marriott Rewards fans as it looks like last week’s opportunity to get 1,000 free bonus Marriott Rewards points for tweeting with Marriott on NFL Sundays wasn’t a fluke! There is a new opportunity today to get 1,000 free Marriott Rewards points by 8PM Eastern if you link your Twitter account with Marriott Rewards and then correctly answer the day’s question with the hashtag #RewardsPoints. In what year was the @NFL founded? Answer with #RewardsPoints by 8pm EDT on…

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Free Marriott Reward Points Really Do Add Up Quickly

Marriott Rewards has really been ramping up their social media game when it comes to opportunities to earn Marriott points for engaging with them on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. To be honest, I didn’t get overly excited when this program started as it seemed like more than I wanted to mess with for a minimal return, and the level of permissions you give their app kinda freaked me out. Now, the application permissions issue aside, I think that my initial…

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Great Value and Location at SpringHill Suites Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole is not only a destination unto itself, but it is also a gateway to many outdoor adventures including easy access to national parks such as Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. It’s gorgeous, it’s fun, it’s very well located, the people are friendly, it has great weather, and hotels can be quite expensive. When we unexpectedly got the chance for a short visit this week we jumped at it. Our flight on a private plane there might…

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The Future of Marriott and Starwood Programs

As you probably know, Marriott won the right to acquire Starwood in 2015, the deal closed in 2016, and their programs very quickly integrated to a large degree in that you can match your elite status levels from program to program and you can transfer points back and forth at a rate of 3 Marriott Reward points = 1 Starwood point. The merging of the two companies began in 2015, but from the beginning of that process the earliest date…

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Summer Bonus Promos from SPG, Marriott, and Ritz Carlton!

Great news for hotel points lovers as Marriott, Starwood, and Ritz Carlton have all announced their summer bonus points promotions, and those promos are now live for registration. While these programs are now all under one umbrella, they are still running their own unique versions of these promotions and you must register for each one individually. Starwood Preferred Guest Take Three Promo Earn 3x Points on Weekends, 2x on Weekdays, and 1,500 bonus points for SPG Amex Cardholders on Resort…

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5 SPG and Marriott Properties You Need to Book Today!

Today is the last day to lock in Marriott and Starwood properties at the current rates before the annual category changes kick in tomorrow, March 7, 2017. I highly you encourage you to look at the full details of the changes as linked above and make sure there are no properties on the list that you are considering for the next 12-18 months, or you may accidentally end up spending more points than you need to. While nothing can replace looking at…

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5 Reasons To Apply for the SPG Amex Offer

SPECIFIC STARWOOD AMEX OFFERS LISTED HERE ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. Yesterday the sign-up bonus from both the SPG Amex and the Business SPG Amex jumped from 25,000 points to 35,000 total points! This is only the second time the bonus has gone up to 35,000 points, and the last time was about a year ago. In other words, this is a true increase to this sign-up bonus that does not come around frequently.   There are some very real reasons…

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The 2017 Marriott and Starwood Category Changes You Need to Know About

Today brings some good news and bad news from Marriott and Starwood as they are announcing their annual category readjustments that take effect on March 7, 2017. The bad news is that whenever there are category changes of course some properties you have your eye on go up in price.   However, after looking over the lists both from Marriott and Starwood I have to say that on the whole it isn’t that terrible. There are a couple properties that…

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