Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant

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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant

The enhanced Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card

This card underwent some changes in September that included the addition of automatic Platinum Status, a change to the dining benefit, the ability to earn additional free night awards all along with an increased annual fee.

These are the details:

  • New Brilliant Card Members can earn 150,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points after they spend $5,000 in eligible purchases on the Card in the first three months of Card Membership
  • 6X Marriott Bonvoy Points on purchases at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy®
  • 3X Marriott Bonvoy Points at restaurants worldwide and on flights booked directly with airlines
  • 2X Marriott Bonvoy Points on all other eligible purchases
  • NEW: Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite Status
  • NEW: 1 Free Night Award each year after Card renewal month that can be used for 1 night at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy. Certain hotels have resort fees.
  • NEW: Up to $300 back per calendar year (up to $25/month) on dining purchases at restaurants worldwide
  • NEW: 25 Elite Night Credits each calendar year
  • Up to $100 property credit towards qualifying charges at The Ritz-Carlton (excluding Ritz-Carlton Reserve) and St. Regis hotel brands when Card Members book direct using a special rate for a 2+ night stay
  • NEW: Annual Earned Choice Award: Each calendar year (starting January 2023) after making $60K in purchases, Card Members can select an Earned Choice Award benefit
  • Priority Pass Select Membership (enrollment required)
  • Application fee credit for TSA PreCheck or Global Entry (which comes with access to TSA PreCheck)
  • Click here to learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card


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