Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card

Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card

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Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card

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Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card

Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card

on American Express's website

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Card details

  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Earn up to $150 in statement credits within your first 6 months of Card Membership for all eligible purchases on your Card on U.S. Advertising in select Media. Plus receive complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite status for one year (February 1, 2021-January 31, 2022). Offer ends 1/13/21.

  • 6x points at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels.

  • 4x points at U.S. restaurants, at U.S. gas stations, on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and on U.S. purchases for shipping. 2x points on all other eligible purchases.

  • Receive 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card account anniversary. Plus, earn an additional Free Night Award after you spend $60K in purchases on your Card in a calendar year. Awards can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 35,000 Marriott Bonvoy points) at a participating hotel. Certain hotels have resort fees.

  • Terms apply.

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Rates, fees & offers

  • Annual fee

    $125

  • Rewards rate

    2x-6x

  • Bonus offer

    Limited Time Offer: Earn 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Earn up to $150 in statement credits within your first 6 months of Card Membership for all eligible purchases on your Card on U.S. Advertising in select Media. Plus receive complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite status for one year (February 1, 2021-January 31, 2022). Offer ends 1/13/21. Terms Apply.

  • Intro APR

    N/A

  • Ongoing APR

    APR: 15.74% - 24.74% Variable APR

    Cash Advance APR: 25.24%, Variable

    Penalty APR: 29.24%, Variable

  • Foreign transaction fee

    None

Recommended credit score

Compare to other cards

Annual Fee

$125

Annual Fee

$0 intro for the first year, then $95

Annual Fee

$0

Regular APR

15.74% - 24.74% Variable APR

Rates & Fees

Regular APR

13.99% - 23.99% Variable APR

Rates & Fees

Regular APR

14.99% - 23.74% Variable APR

Intro APR

N/A

Intro APR

0% intro APR on Purchases for 12 months

Intro APR

0% intro APR on Purchases for 15 months

Recommended Credit Score
Recommended Credit Score
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NerdWallet review

By Gregory Karp

Rating details

5

Editor's overall rating

Pros and cons

Pros
  • High rewards rate

  • No foreign transaction fee

Cons
  • Has annual fee

If you find yourself frequenting Marriott hotel properties while away on business, consider getting the Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card.

Its annual free night award alone can quickly recoup the annual fee of $125. Then you can start racking up spending rewards with practical bonus rewards categories. Points can be redeemed at literally thousands of Marriott properties.

But like any co-branded card, its flexibility is largely confined to Marriott and its point-transfer partners. General travel credit cards, on the other hand, allow you to accumulate and spend rewards on a wide range of travel.

Still, if you prefer Marriott properties — or could grow to love them — this card gives you plenty of reasons to continue frequenting the mega-chain.

For more analysis, check out NerdWallet's full review of the Marriott Bonvoy Business™ American Express® Card.