Whether by accident or design, this sign-up promotion for Marriott’s Rewards program will be of decidedly little interest to U.S. travelers.
Through December 31, newly enrolled Marriott Rewards members who choose to earn airline miles will receive a 1,000-mile bonus in one of the following participating airline programs:
- Etihad Guest
- Qatar Privilege Club
- Avianca-TACA LifeMiles
- Aeromexico ClubPremier
- British Airways Executive Club
- Lufthansa Miles & More
Deal or No Deal
Marriott has more than 40 airline partners, including all the U.S. carriers worth mentioning. Limiting the bonus miles to the above-listed seven airline programs strips this promotion of much of its potential value to U.S.-based travelers.
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