Marriott Hotels offers Marriott Rewards a rewards program, much like every other hotel chain. In addition to free hotel nights, members may redeem points for cruises, rail trips, ski packages, golf packages and theme parks. They’ll also send you handy dandy e-mails with great weekend offers.
At Marriott Hotels, JW Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Springhill Suites, Fairfield Inns, Marriott Conference Centers, Vacation Club and Courtyard Marriott you earn 10 points per dollar spent. You’ll earn 5 points per dollar at Residence Inn and TownPlace Suites, 2.5 miles per dollar at Execustay and Mariott Executive Apartments. And the mother of all hotel rewards – 1,000 points per night at New Otani hotels in Japan.
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Airline partners are Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska Airlines, Alitalia, American, ANA Mileage Club, Asiana Club, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Continental, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Lanpass, Lufthansa, Mexicana, Northwest, Quantas, Singapore Airlines, SN Brussels, Southwest, TAP Portugal, United, US Airways and Varig. Mileage rates are basically 2 miles per dollar spent at Marriott, JW Marriott, Renaissance and Vacation Club and 1 mile per dollar everywhere else.
Other partners include: Boston Coach, Chase, FTD.com, Hertz, Marriott Rewards Mall, NetBank, SkyMall and Travelling Connect