Today: Last Chance to Save Points Before Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Award Changes

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Tomorrow, April 8, 2014, many Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels will cost more points.  So today is the last day to save points!

Today Last Chance To Save Points Before Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Award Changes

The Marriott Sydney Harbour Will Cost More Points Tomorrow!

There are also a small number of hotels that will cost fewer points.  Take a look at the full list of hotels changing categories to see how these changes impact your future travel plans.

Link:   Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Change Announcement

Link:   Full List of Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Hotel Changes

Link:   Marriott Award Chart

About 21% of all Marriott hotels are moving up 1 category.  This means they will cost 5,000 more points per night.  And 20 Ritz-Carlton hotels will cost 10,000 more points per night.

Today Last Chance To Save Points Before Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Award Changes

You Can Save Points by Booking Your Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Award Stays Today

However, ~6% of Marriott hotels will cost fewer points.

Today Last Chance To Save Points Before Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Award Changes

Save 5,000 Points on the Marriott Istanbul If You Wait Until Tomorrow, April 8, 2014, to Book Your Award Stay

Bottom Line

Many Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels are changing categories tomorrow, April 8, 2014.

If you plan to stay at a Marriott or Ritz-Carlton hotel that will cost more, book today to save points!

Even if you aren’t certain on the dates it doesn’t hurt to make a reservation.  That’s because usually when you pay with points you can cancel for free (but check the specific cancellation policy).

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2 responses to “Today: Last Chance to Save Points Before Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Award Changes

  1. Thanks for the info.

  2. I had a cat 3 hotel booked for 4 nights in August and it changed to a cat 4. The reservation now says I need 80K points instead of 60K. Do I need to worry, since a cert for 60K points was ordered when I originally reserved.