Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card

Welcome Bonus

Earn 95,000 Marriott Bonvoy® Bonus Points

after you use your new Card to make $6,000 in purchases within the first 6 months of Card Membership

Annual Fee


Annual Rewards

6X POINTS On Hotels


Rewards on Approval


Interest rates

Purchase Rates


Cash Advance Rates


Balance Transfer Rates


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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card

The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card is a premium travel card tailored for Marriott enthusiasts, offering elite status perks, a generous welcome bonus, and valuable annual benefits.


  • Generous welcome offer.
  • Automatic Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status.
  • Annual free night benefit.
  • Accelerated points on travel spending.
  • Access to the Global Lounge Collection.


  • High annual fee.
  • Points value may vary.
  • Limited to Marriott enthusiasts.
  • Travel-centric benefits may not suit everyone.
  • Some benefits subject to conditions.

Details & Eligibility

  • 800+
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • $650
  • N/A
  • Amex
  • No
  • 20.99%
  • 29.99%
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card is a premium credit card designed for avid travelers, especially those who frequently stay at Marriott properties.
  • Welcome Offer: The card typically offers a substantial welcome bonus, often in the form of Marriott Bonvoy points, after meeting spending requirements within the initial months.
  • Earning Potential: Cardholders earn Marriott Bonvoy points on every eligible purchase, with accelerated points for spending at Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts, as well as on flights booked directly with airlines.
  • Elite Status: Cardholders enjoy automatic Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status, which comes with perks such as room upgrades, late checkout, and enhanced point earning.
  • Annual Free Night: Each year, cardholders receive a complimentary night at participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels, potentially offsetting the annual fee.
  • Credits and Benefits: The card often includes statement credits for eligible purchases, such as dining at U.S. restaurants or eligible Marriott Bonvoy purchases.
  • Global Acceptance: Being an American Express card, it offers worldwide acceptance and access to the Global Lounge Collection, providing access to various airport lounges.
  • Annual Fee: The card comes with an annual fee, and potential applicants should evaluate whether the benefits justify this cost.
  • Travel Protections: Cardholders may benefit from travel and purchase protections, including travel insurance, purchase protection, and more.
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