Marriott is offering a third anniversary bonus of 30,000 points for bookings made through its Homes & Villas network from today through Wednesday, May 18. The bonus requires a stay of 5 nights or more between June 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.
Marriott describes their home booking platform as offering a “curated and growing collection of around 60,000+ premium and luxury whole home rentals around the world. Leveraging Marriott International’s decades of delivering exceptional hospitality experience, each home is professionally managed and meets the company’s design, cleanliness, safety and amenity standards.” However they’re really just sourcing properties from other homesharing networks and rebating some of the commission back to you in points.
I value Marriott points at $0.006 apiece, making this bonus worth $180 on top of usual points-earning.
In February Marriott offered 15 bonus points per dollar which was stronger on stays costing over $2000, while this offer is better for lower total price stays.
There’s currently a Chase Offer that many people are targeted for of a $100 rebate on $100+ Marriott Homes and Villas spend by June 10. Check your Chase account, add the offer if you have it, and the $100 back on top of the bonus miles could be compelling. The $100 helps with the cleaning fee.
You should always comparison shop as Marriott may not offer the best deal. I’ve found similar-priced properties on other vacation rental sites that offered better locations, for instance. And if you have Wyndham points compare redeeming 15,000 points per bedroom per night for what may be the same property (if the particular Marriott home rental you’re looking at is sourced through Vacasa).
(HT: Doctor of Credit