Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card (N/A)
Review the benefits of the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card and calculate how many Marriott Bonvoy Points you can earn based on your spend.
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card is a Marriott Bonvoy Point earning card offered by Chase Bank. As of February 13th, this Chase card was closed to new applicants making the Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX Card the go to business card for Marriott. The Chase Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card closely mirrors the AMEX version with the exception of a few small changes in bonus categories. It comes with the same Marriott Elite Status, 15 nights toward achieving higher elite status, a free annual night, and more.
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card features seven bonus categories that earn extra Marriott Bonvoy Points. These bonus categories consist of Marriott, gas station, restaurants, shipping, internet services, phone services, and cable services. There is no limit to the amount of bonus points you can earn spending in these categories and there is no limit to the amount of points you can earn with the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card in general. Below are the details on these seven bonus categories.
6x Marriott Properties
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card earns 6 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent at Marriott properties. This bonus can be earned paying for hotel stays and making on-site purchases that are categorized as being Marriott (such as a Marriott owned coffee shop or general store).
Besides the Chase Marriott Bonvoy Bold, all of the Marriott Credit Cards earn 6 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent which is highest amount of points you can earn between Marriott and transfer partner credit cards.
4x Gas Station
Gas station purchases on the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card will earn you 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent. This will consist of merchants that sell automotive gasoline that can be paid for either at the pump or inside the station, and may or may not sell other goods or services at their location. This card and the Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX Card are the only two Marriott Bonvoy Point earning cards that earn 4 points on gas station purchases.
Using the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card for restaurant purchases will earn you 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent. These purchases must be coded as restaurant. This usually applies to merchants whose primary business is sit-down or eat-in dining, including fast food restaurants as well as fine dining establishments. Again, the only other card that earns a 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points on restaurant purchases is the Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX Card. This is another great way to build up your Marriott Bonvoy Points on everyday purchases.
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card earns 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent on shipping purchases. Chase considers shipping as merchants that specialize in mailing packages, hauling freight, and transporting goods or documents. That includes shipping merchants such as:
- Couriers such as FedEx, UPS, and USPS
- Postal and Freight Shipping Companies
- Express Shipping Services
- Mailbox Stores
If you spend heavy in the shipping category the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card and the Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX Card offer the highest amount of Marriott Bonvoy Points you can earn in this category and it's a great way to increase your balance.
Internet services purchased with the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card will net you 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent. These purchases must be categorized as internet service providers.
This is the only Marriott Bonvoy Point earning card that earns on Internet spend. The only way to earn more Marriott Points on this category is if you hold the Chase Ink Business Cash Card and at least one Ultimate Rewards Point Earning Card so that you can convert Chase cash back into Ultimate Rewards Points. The Chase Ink Business Cash Card earns 5% on Internet, Phone, and Cable purchases which converts to 5 Marriott Bonvoy Points.
You will earn 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent on the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card for phone services. These purchases can fall under radio, cellular, wireless data, and landline services. The Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX Card earns points specifically for wireless telephone services which gives this card a slight advantage. Alternatively, you can earn 5x Marriott Bonvoy Points with the Chase Ink Business Cash Card with the same method covered in the Internet category above.
Cable services purchased with the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card will earn you 4 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent. These purchases fall under the subcategories of both cable services and satellite television. The Marriott Business Card is the only card that earns Marriott Bonvoy Points for this category. Again, the only way to achieve a higher rate is with the Chase Ink Business Cash Card.
Any purchases on the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card outside of the categories listed above will earn 2 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent. This is the highest amount of Marriott Bonvoy Points you can earn on non-category spend between Marriott and transfer partner credit cards. If you're looking to build your Bonvoy Points, running non-category spend through the card is the best route to take.
Perks and Benefits
15 Elite Nights
Every calendar year, you'll receive 15 elite nights towards Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status as a Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card member. This gives you a nice boost towards achieving higher elite status tiers in the Bonvoy program.
You can earn up to 15 elite nights from a personal Marriott credit card and up to 15 elite nights with a business Marriott credit card. The 15 elite nights offered on the other personal Marriott credit cards will not stack with this card. You can earn up to 30 elite nights total by holding a personal and business Marriott credit card which will give you enough nights for Marriott Gold Elite Status.
Marriott Silver Elite Status
Thanks to the 15 elite nights you receive holding the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card, you'll have enough nights to receive complimentary Marriott Silver Elite Status. Silver offers 10% bonus points, late checkout, and few other small perks.
Annual Free Night Award
Annually on your Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card anniversary, you will receive a certificate for a free night award. This award is good for a free one night stay at any Marriott hotel that costs 35,000 points or less. You can stack these free nights with free nights offered on Marriott's other credit cards.
Second Annual Free Night Award
If you run $60,000 in spend across the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card during the calendar year, you will receive a free night certificate. This certificate is good for a free one night stay at any Marriott hotel that costs 35,000 points or less. This second certificate is in addition to the one you receive automatically every year for just being a cardholder.
Paying for WiFi in this day and age is a bummer. Luckily, you'll receive complimentary in-room premium internet as a Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card member.
Standard Chase & Visa Benefits
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card comes with a bunch of useful benefits offered by Chase and Visa. Those benefits are:
- Travel & Emergency Assistance Services
- Trip Delay Reimbursement
- Lost Luggage Reimbursement
- Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
- Purchase Protection
- Extended Warranty Protection
Sign Up Bonus
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card is no longer available to new applicants. The standard sign up bonus for this card was 75,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points after spending $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months.
Credit Card Fees
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The annual fee for the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card is $99. Since the card offers a free annual night.
Authorized User Fee
The authorized user fee for the Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card is $0. This means you can add as many employee/additional cards as you want and it will not take away from the value of this card.
Foreign Transaction Fees
The Marriott Bonvoy Premier Plus Business Card has a foreign transaction fee of 0%. This means you can earn Marriott Bonvoy Points using your business card internationally without worrying about being penalized a fee. Unlike the Marriott Bonvoy Business AMEX Card, this card is not tied strictly to U.S. businesses.
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