Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card

welcome offer

Earn 50,000 points after $1,000 spent within the first 3 months.

Bonus Cash Value

Approximately $300*

Annual Fee

$0

Card Rewards

Earn 3 points per $1 spent at Marriott hotels

Earn 2 points per $1 spent on travel purchases

Earn 1 point per $1 everywhere else

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Card Overview

The Marriott Bonvoy Bold card does not have a annual fee. You will earn 3 points for every dollar spent at Marriott Hotels, and 2 points for all travel, including airfare, taxis, and trains! It also has pretty decent travel benefits like lost luggage insurance, trip delay insurance, and more!

Card-Smart Tips & Advice
  • Good credit needed (you will probably need at least one credit card open for more than a year)
  • This card is under the  Chase 5/24 rule
  • You can only get approved for up to 2 Chase Credit Cards in 30 days. (Business Card and Personal cards are counted separately)
  • Chase will not approve you for this card if you got a welcome bonus on any Chase consumer Marriott card within the past 24 months, or if you received a welcome bonus on any of the Amex Marriott Business credit cards within the past 24 months. You will also not receive the bonus if you got approved for any Amex Marriott Business card within the last 90 days (even if you did not receive the bonus)
  • Chase Bank will usually pull your Experian credit report
  • You can check your application status at  Chase.com  / Customer Center / Check my app status or call 1 888 338 2586
  • If declined you can call 1 888 609 7805 to be reconsidered
Card Details And Benefits
  • Receive 15 elite nights credit boost to reach a higher hotel status
  • Receive concierge service for sports, entertainment and restaurants
  • No Foreign Transaction Fee
  • Lost Luggage Reimbursement
  • Trip Delay Reimbursement
  • Purchase Protection

Covid-19 Temporary Benefits

  • Earn 10 points per dollar on up to $3,500 in combined purchases spent at gas stations and restaurants between July 15 and September 15, 2020. This includes eligible delivery services such as GrubHub and DoorDash.

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*The estimate is based on our research on what approximate value consumers get when booking travel with points or transferring the points to partner airlines/hotels and booking award travel. You might need to be reward savvy to achieve the proper value. You can find out more on how we value points here

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