Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card

An excellent card to get free hotel stays, one of the best deals in Canada


in free travel after $3,000 in 3 months

Our favorite card in Canada is a must-have for pretty much all travelers! The Welcome Bonus is so good, and it’s one of the few cards that is valuable every subsequent year too.

You could get up to 10 free nights with the Welcome Bonus alone if you maximize it and use the Marriott points well. The earn rate is also great and an additional card is also offered free of charge.

Every year, you’ll get a certificate for a free night in luxury hotels, a very lucrative benefit that can very easily be worth hundreds of dollars.

Welcome bonus of 60,000 Marriott Points
≈ $540 (estimated value 0.9¢/pt)

Points earned on the $3,000 minimum spend
= $54 (at base earn rate)

Card fee
= $120 (deducted from the total free travel)

Total of ≈ $474 of free travel
(no minimum value)

+ all Points earned with your regular purchases

After the $474 Welcome Bonus…

Here is the Points earn rate:
2 pts (≈ 1.8%) per $ everywhere
5 pts (≈ 4.5%) per $ at Marriott hotels

Marriott Points are Variable-Value Points, which means you have to use them wisely to get the most value.

Points can be redeemed for Marriott hotel stays (best use most of the time) or transferred to 40 airline programs.

More details in how to maximize your Marriott Points.

Flight delay insurance ($500, 4h minimum)
Car rental insurance
Baggage & personal effects insurance
Hotel burglary insurance
Purchase protection & extended warranty

No medical travel insurance
No trip cancelation insurance


Marriott BonvoyTM American Express®

Offer Summary
  • ≈ $474 in free travel
  • Variable-Value Points (and transferable)
  • Silver Elite Status & benefits at Marriott
  • Good earn rate and free additional card
  • Excellent insurance coverage (except medical)
  • Many AMEX benefits
  • No minimum income required
  • Minimum spend of $3,000 to reach
  • Certain conditions apply*


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