Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners.
Terms apply to American Express benefits and offers. Visit americanexpress.com to learn more.
American Express is relaunching the Marriott Bonvoy Business® American Express® Card with an increased welcome bonus and new perks to give business owners more rewards during their travels.
Select analyzes the new welcome bonus offer, and how travelers can maximize their rewards to get the most out of the points earned from the card.
Subscribe to the Select Newsletter!
Our best selections in your inbox. Shopping recommendations that help upgrade your life, delivered weekly. Sign-up here.
The new welcome bonus is simple, yet valuable for all travelers. When you’re approved for the Marriott Bonvoy Business Amex card, you can earn 125,000 Marriott Bonvoy points after you spend $5,000 in eligible purchases on the card in the first three months of card membership. The offer is available through August 31, 2022.
And as you spend on the card, you’ll earn:
- 6X points per dollar spent on eligible purchases at hotels participating in the Marriott Bonvoy™ program
- 4X points per dollar spent at restaurants worldwide, U.S. gas stations, U.S. purchases for shipping, and wireless phone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers
- 2X points per dollar spent on all other purchases with the card
If you meet the spending criteria for the welcome bonus you’ll earn at least 135,000 Marriott Bonvoy points. And with an average value of 0.7 cents per point, you’ll have $945 worth of points within the first three months.
To add to the savings, a