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American Express and Marriott Bonvoy Launch New Bevy Card and Enhance Luxury Brilliant Card

September 22, 2022

The new and refreshed Consumer Cards offer travel and everyday benefits with more ways to earn points, new travel perks, and Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status 

Marriott Bonvoy Consumer and Business American Express Cards now feature new Marriott Bonvoy Card design and welcome offers




Photo: Courtesy of American Express

NEW YORK –  Today, American Express and Marriott Bonvoy®, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program, launched the Marriott Bonvoy Bevy™ American Express® Card and refreshed the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card to offer more value to Card Members with rewards across restaurants, lifestyle, and Marriott Bonvoy stays. Marriott Bonvoy Consumer and Business American Express Cards will also feature a new design inspired by the Marriott Bonvoy brand and, starting today, welcome offers for new Card Members.

These Cards are designed for consumers seeking to accumulate more points that can be redeemed at more than 8,100 hotels and resorts participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program. This includes the largest portfolio of luxury and lifestyle properties, All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy, and more than 70,000 premium rentals on Homes and Villas by Marriott International globally.

According to new data from an American Express and Marriott Bonvoy survey1, 70% of consumers surveyed say they are prioritizing travel in 2023 and 84% are looking for experiences to make their trips more memorable. Consumers surveyed also agree they would travel more if they had free hotel nights to use (86%), if they could earn even more credit card points on purchases (69%), and if they got perks like late checkout or free breakfast on every trip (66%).

“With new and improved benefits like elevated status and even more ways to earn points, the Marriott Bonvoy American Express Cards give Card Members benefits that were once only available to the most frequent traveler,” said Jon Gantman, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cobrand Product Management at American Express. “And, with American Express Membership, our Card Members get access to American Express Experiences and our best-in-class service.”

We are experiencing a renaissance in travel once again taking trips with family and friends,” said David Flueck, Senior Vice President, Global Loyalty, Marriott International. “The new Bevy and enhanced Brilliant cards from American Express offer incredibly rich benefits and give members more options to find the card that is right for them, so they can experience the joy of travel across Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary global portfolio of brands and hotels.”

The New Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express Card

The Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express Card is designed for travelers who want to earn points quickly on everyday purchases and Marriott Bonvoy stays so they can redeem for free nights on their next trip with friends or family.

Card benefits include:

  • 6X Marriott Bonvoy Points on purchases at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy®
  • 4X Marriott Bonvoy Points on up to $15,000 in combined purchases per year at restaurants worldwide and at U.S. supermarkets
  • 2X Marriott Bonvoy Points on all other eligible purchases
  • 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy Bonus Points with each qualifying stay
  • Complimentary Gold Elite status
  • A Free Night Award (redemption level at or under 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points) after making $15,000 in purchases per year. Certain hotels have resort fees.
  • 15 Elite Night Credits each calendar year toward higher Elite Status

Terms apply. Learn more at www.americanexpress.com/MarriottBonvoyBevyAmexCard/. The new Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express Card has an annual fee of $250. See Rates & Fees here.

Enhancements to Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card

Effective today, the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card will give Card Members even more luxury Marriott Bonvoy benefits to enjoy.

Card benefits include:

  • 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) 

Terms apply. Learn more at www.americanexpress.com/MarriottBonvoyBrilliantAmexCard/. The enhanced Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card has an annual fee of $650. For existing Brilliant Card Members, the new annual fee will go into effect on their next renewal date on or after January 1, 2023. See Rates & Fees here.

Through January 11, 2023, eligible new Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card Members can also access limited-time welcome offers:

  • 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
  • New Bevy Card Members can earn 125,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points after they spend $4,000 in eligible purchases on the Card in the first three months of Card Membership
  • New eligible Marriott Bonvoy Business Card Members can earn 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points after they spend $4,000 in eligible purchases on the Card in the first three months of Card Membership

Terms apply. To learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express Card, please visit here. To learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card, please visit here. 

1 Methodology:

This poll was paid for by American Express and conducted by Morning Consult between August 31-September 5, 2022 among a sample of 2,000 general population travelers with a household income of at least $70K and are defined as adults who typically travel by air at least once a year. The interviews were conducted online. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.

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About Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott Bonvoy®, Marriott International’s award-winning travel program and marketplace, gives members access to transformative, eye-opening experiences around the corner and across the globe. Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands offers renowned hospitality in the most memorable destinations in the world. Members can earn points for stays at hotels and resorts, including all-inclusive resorts and premium home rentals, as well as through everyday purchases with co-branded credit cards. Members can redeem their points for experiences including future stays, Marriott Bonvoy Moments™, or through partners for luxurious products from Marriott Bonvoy Boutiques. With the Marriott Bonvoy® app, members enjoy a level of personalization and contactless experience that allows them to travel with peace of mind. To enroll for free or for more information about Marriott Bonvoy, visit marriottbonvoy.com. To download the Marriott app, visit www.mobile-app.marriott.com. Travelers can also connect with Marriott Bonvoy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

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margaret.k.manning@aexp.com

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