Transferring Points To Marriott with Canada Partners

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Find out how you can earn Marriott points transferring rewards from leading Canada rewards programs directly to your Bonvoy account and calculate the transfer.
Last Updated 2022-06-16

Marriott Bonvoy is a direct transfer of AMEX Canada Membership Rewards and United MileagePlus. This means you can earn rewards with these programs and transfer them directly to your Marriott Bonvoy account.

Calculate point transfers to Marriott

Use the Point Transfer Calculator to convert rewards earned with AMEX Canada and United MileagePlus to Marriott Bonvoy Points.

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AMEX Canada points to Marriott points

American Express Membership Rewards Points earned with AMEX Canada can be transferred to Marriott at a 5:6 ratio. This means every 5,000 AMEX Points you transfer would give you 6,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points.

AMEX Canada is the hands down best option for earning Marriott Bonvoy Points on everyday spend outside of using Marriott's own co-branded Canada credit cards. You can maximize your points easiest by picking up the American Express Cobalt Card which earns up to the equivalent of 6X Marriott Points per $1 spent.

You can also pick up The Platinum Card or Business Platinum Card to get complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status which is higher than what Marriott's own credit cards offer.

Best For Restaurant & Grocery

American Express Cobalt™ Card
American Express Cobalt™ Card
Annual Fee: $12.99 per month
Rewards Rate
5X
Earn 5X points at restaurants and grocery stores including food delivery
3X
Earn 3X points on streaming subscriptions
2X
Earn 2X points on gas, travel, and transit
1X
Earn 1X points on everything else
Up To 30,000 Points
In your first year as a new Cobalt Cardmember, you can earn 2,500 Membership Rewards® points for each monthly billing period in which you spend $500 in purchases on your Card. This could add up to 30,000 points in a year.

Best For Lounge Access & Luxury Travel

The Platinum Card®
The Platinum Card®
Annual Fee: $699
Rewards Rate
3X
Earn 3X points on eligible dining and takeout purchases
2X
Earn 2X points on travel including flights, hotels, tours, and more
1X
Earn 1X points on everything else
Up To 80,000 Points
As a new Platinum® Cardmember, earn 60,000 Welcome Bonus points after you charge $6,000 in net purchases to your Card in your first 3 months of Cardmembership. Plus, earn an additional 20,000 points when you make a purchase between 14 and 17 months of Cardmembership. That's worth a total of $800 in statement credits.

Best For Lounge Access & Luxury Business Travel

Business Platinum Card® from American Express
Business Platinum Card® from American Express
Annual Fee: $499
Rewards Rate
1.25X
Earn 1.25X points for every $1 in Card purchases.
80,000 Points
Earn 80,000 Membership Rewards® points as a welcome bonus within the first three months of Cardmembership. That’s $800 in statement credit that can be reinvested in your business.

United miles to Marriott points

United Miles can be transferred to Marriott at a 1:1 ratio meaning that 1,000 United Miles can be converted to 1,000 Marriott Points. This transfer will more than likely devalue your rewards as you can get a lot more value out of a single United Mile than you can a single Marriott Bonvoy Point.

I would only recommend transferring miles to Marriott if you have a fantastic redemption lined up and you really need to do so.

How to transfer United miles to Marriott

  1. Head to the Marriott-United Portal page.
  2. Scroll down to 'Convert MileagePlus Miles Into Marriott Bonvoy Points' and log into your United MileagePlus account.
  3. Enter your Marriott Bonvoy membership number.
  4. Enter how many United Miles you would like to transfer to Marriott Bonvoy.
  5. Click Convert.

FAQ

Can you transfer points to Marriott Rewards?

Yes. You can transfer points to Marriott using American Express Membership Rewards and United MileagePlus.

Can you transfer Marriott points online?

Yes. You can points to Marriott directly from AMEX, Chase or United and transfer Marriott Points to airline partners using the Marriott Transfer Points To Miles page.

What credit card points transfer to Marriott?

You can transfer Membership Rewards Points and United Miles to the Marriott Bonvoy program.

Can you transfer Marriott Points to Hyatt?

No.

Can you transfer rewards to your Marriott Bonvoy account?

Yes. Marriott has a handful of partners that you can use to earn points.

What's the best program for transferring points to Marriott?

The best option for transferring points to Marriott Bonvoy will be the American Express Canada Membership Rewards program.