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Marriott MegaBonus 2008

Marriott is again offering the astoundingly popular MegaBonus promotion to Rewards members, and this year you can earn more than ever. We’re talking an unheard of 25,000 bonus points just for paying for your stay with a Visa Card. It might be the greatest hotel bonus promotion of all time…or of 2008 anyway.

For every third stay at a participating Marriott hotel in which you pay with your Visa card, you will score 5,000 MegaBonus points, topping out at 25,000 points. This offer is good from September 15, 2008 to January 15, 2009. Yes, you do have to register in advance for this promotion, which you may do between August 12 and October 31, 2008 at or by calling (888) MARRIOTT.

Once registered, go to to see how many bonus points you’ve racked up.

You can earn MegaBonus points at 2,900 Marriott International hotels around the globe, including Marriott Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance(R) Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by
Marriott, Residence Inn by Marriott, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, TownePlace Suites by Marriott, SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Marriott Vacation Club, Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club and Grand Residences by Marriott Vacation Club.

As always, you can redeem your points for anyything from hotel stays to frequent flyer miles to cruises, car rentals, brand-name merchandise and more.

Here is the fine print, direct from the press release:

Terms & Conditions: Marriott Rewards members who register for this promotion by October 31, 2008, will earn 5,000 MegaBonus points-up to a maximum of 25,000 points, every third paid stay made between September 15, 2008 and January 15, 2009, at a participating Marriott property and payment
is made with a Visa(R) card.

Registration is required. Offers are non-transferable. Some pre-existing Marriott Rewards members will receive differing promotional offers. Nights spent while redeeming an award are not eligible for credit.
A stay is defined as consecutive nights spent at the same hotel, regardless of check-in/check- out activity. Only one room per hotel is counted toward a member’s nights or stay. Members electing to earn miles are not eligible for this promotion. All Marriott Rewards program terms and conditions