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For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on a card.
To view Amex Offers, go to the bottom of the account summary page of any American Express card, where you’ll see all the offers you’re eligible for. These offers come in different forms, including discounts and even in some cases bonus points.
Today a new targeted Amex Offer came out for $30 back when you spend $150+ at a Marriott Hotel. The offer is valid for stays at participating properties through October 31, 2017. The promotion is only valid for stays at U.S. properties, and isn’t valid at any of Marriott’s other hotel brands. To be eligible, reservations must be made directly with Marriott, and this is only valid for charges made to your room. A pre-paid or flexible rate should qualify, as long as the room amount is charged to a registered card during the promotion period.
While this is a targeted Amex Offer, almost every one of my Amex cards is targeted for it.
The ideal situation here is to use one of the SPG cards, as they offers double Starpoints on Marriott stays. Starpoints can be converted into Marriott points at a 1:3 ratio, so that way you can earn six Marriott Rewards points per dollar spent, plus be eligible for the offer.
Keep in mind that if you book a stay costing significantly more than $150, you can always ask them to charge multiple credit cards at check-out.
Was your account targeted for the Marriott Amex Offer, and do you plan on taking advantage of it?