As if it’s not enough that Marriott Rewards points will be worth less, Marriott has announced that points will expire after two years of account inactivity.
These people seem so happy that their points can now expire!
It’s been in the terms and conditions that Marriott points expire for years, as far back as I remember, but they’ve never actually done it.
Now the terms say, “The Rewards Program will start enforcing this policy on February 1, 2016.” Those with lifetime elite status are exempt from this change.
Here are the details:
In fairness, Starwood, Hyatt, and Hilton points will expire after a period of inactivity. IHG Rewards Club points do not.