Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite benefits include an in-hotel welcome gift, priority late checkout, 25% points bonus and more. Gold Elite members get all the benefits of general Bonvoy members and Silver Elite members as well as additional perks.
To reach Marriott Gold Elite status, you must earn at least 25 elite night credits in a year. The most common way to earn elite night credits is by staying with a Marriott brand hotel. You usually earn one elite night credit for each night you stay, including both paid and award stays. It is also possible to earn elite night credits with Marriott’s co-branded credit cards or by hosting meetings and events at Marriott properties.
When you achieve Gold Elite status, you keep that status for the remainder of the year as well as the following one. You will need to earn your status again in order to maintain it after that. You will also need to book directly with Marriott, rather than a third-party travel site, to access Gold Elite member benefits.
Marriott Gold Elite Benefits:
25% point bonus: Gold elite members earn 25% more points than regular members.
Upgrades to enhanced rooms: Gold members are eligible for room upgrades at check-in, depending on availability.
Welcome gift: Gold members receive a welcome gift of 250-500 points at check-in (amount varies depending on hotel).
Complimentary enhanced internet: Although all Marriott Bonvoy members enjoy free internet, Gold members can take advantage of faster speeds during their stay.
Dedicated elite reservation line: Gold member have access to an elite member reservation line.
Priority late checkout: As long as there is availability in the hotel, Gold members can enjoy priority checkout as late as 2 PM.
As you move up in status, you’ll gain access to additional perks and benefits such as free breakfast, lounge access and an annual gift of choice. You should decide whether Gold Elite status or any of the other statuses are worth earning based on your travel goals and preferences.
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