Now they’re out with social media badges that earn points. Very, very few points that it’s almost silly.
You have to log into your Marriott account and then register.
You get your first badge which is your elite status. This gets you nothing.
When you stay twice at a given brand you earn 25 points. Marriott points are an inflated currency…
Staying at a bunch of brands earns points — 5 brands for 50 points, 10 brands another 75 points, and all of 250 points if you stay at all of Marriott’s participating brands.
The more nights you stay the more points you earn. Big whoop.
25 points for 100 nights (that’s a whopping quarter point per night bonus), 125 points for 500 nights (another quarter point per night), and 250 points after 1000 points.
I guess that’s better than being spit on for 1000 nights of loyalty.
If you participate in Points Plus, you get a badge (nothing). If you refer people you get a badge (nothing). And a qualifying donation gets you 25 points (might as well be nothing).
Understand — 25 points is one onethousandth of a med-tier category 5 redemption night.
I registered only to see what happened after pressing the button. For most I’d adise not registering on the theory that there’s a non-zero chance Marriott could provide a bonus for doing so later.
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