- If you want to boost your Marriott points balance, consider
opening a Marriott credit card. There are three consumer Marriott
cards open to new applicants, and one of them is offering a sign-up
bonus of 100,000 points.
- With the
Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card, you can earn 100,000
Marriott points when you spend $5,000 in the first three
- This offer is only available until November 6, so it’s your
last chance to grab it.
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If you could use some extra Marriott points for an upcoming
award stay, you may want to give the
Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card a look. It’s the mid-tier card
in Marriott’s lineup of co-branded consumer credit cards, with a
$95 annual fee, and it’s the only one offering a sign-up bonus of
New cardholders can earn 100,000 Marriott points with the Bonvoy
Boundless card when they spend $5,000 in the first three months.
This offer is only available until November 6, so now is
your last chance to apply and secure this bonus. After
that date, the welcome offer is almost guaranteed to decrease.
Keep in mind that we’re focusing on the rewards and perks that
make these credit cards great options, not things like interest
rates and late fees, which will far outweigh the value of any
points or miles. It’s important to practice financial discipline
when using credit cards by paying your balances in full each month,
making payments on time, and only spending what you can afford to
Get 100,000 Marriott points
You’ll have to spend $5,000 in your first three months after
Bonvoy Boundless to earn 100,000 Marriott points, which
averages out to $1,666 per month. If you can comfortably hit that
spending requirement and you could use these Marriott points toward
any upcoming travel plans, this sign-up bonus could be well worth
The Points Guy values
Marriott points at 0.8 cents apiece, so the
Bonvoy Boundless card‘s sign-up bonus is worth $800. By
comparison, the high-end
Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card with a
$450 annual fee is offering a welcome bonus of 75,000 points after
you spend $3,000 in the first three months, and the
Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card with no annual
fee is offering a lower bonus of 30,000 Marriott points after
you spend $1,000 in the first three months.
Unsurprisingly, the best way to get value out of your Marriott
points is to use them toward hotel stays, and you have plenty of
options considering the brand has more than 7,000 hotels worldwide.
You can also
transfer Marriott points to more than 40 airline partners.
One sweet spot could be using 100,000 Marriott points to book
four nights at a Category 4 property, such as the
Auberge du Vin, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tupungato in
Argentina’s wine country. Category 4 Marriott hotels cost 25,000
points per night for stays that don’t fall during peak or off-peak
period — and you’d get a fifth night free as a benefit of the
Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program.
Other Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card benefits
Bonvoy Boundless is a good option if Marriott is your chain of
choice and you’re looking for a hotel credit card without a premium
annual fee. Beyond the limited-time sign-up bonus, it offers a few
- A free night award each year after your account anniversary,
valid for a one-night stay at Marriott properties that cost up to
35,000 points per night
- 6x points on eligible Marriott purchases
- 2x points on all other spending
- Complimentary Marriott Silver elite status, and Gold status
when you spend $35,000 on the card in an account year
- No foreign transaction fees
Bonvoy Boundless is a solid card if you stay at Marriotts once
or twice a year — and now is a great time to apply since the
elevated 100,000-point sign-up bonus is still available. Make sure
you apply by November 6 if you’re interested.
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The Bonvoy Boundless is the only Marriott card with a 100,000-point sign-up bonus — but it's your last day to get it