Marriott Bonvoy Bold - Point Calculator & Benefit

Marriott Bonvoy Points Calculator
Calculate total Marriott Bonvoy Points based on spend, the cash value of points, and point transfers to partners for the Marriott Bonvoy Bold.
Last Updated 2022-04-20

The Marriott Bonvoy Bold® Credit Card is a no-annual fee credit card that earns 3 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent at Marriott and 2 points per $1 spent on travel. The card offers 15 elite nights towards elite status which automatically qualifies you for Marriott Silver Elite status.

If you're big on Marriott, you would do better with the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card which offers a bit more in terms of return and value.

Card Details At-A-Glance

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Marriott Bold bonus categories

There is no cap on the amount of bonus points you can earn spending in these categories and no limit to the amount of points you can earn with the card overall.

3X Marriott

The Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card earns 3 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent on Marriott purchases. This applies to eligible purchase for hotel stays participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program and making on-property/site purchases that are categorized as being Marriott (such as a Marriott owned coffee shop or general store).

2X Travel

The Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card earns 2 Marriott Bonvoy Points per $1 spent on general travel purchases. This is consider to be:

  • Airlines
  • Hotels, Motels, Timeshares
  • Car Rental Agencies, Taxis, Buses, Trains, Limousines
  • Cruise Lines
  • Travel Agencies, Travel Sites
  • Ferries, Toll Bridges, Highways
  • Parking Lots, Garages
  • Anything else coded as travel

1X Everything Else

All other purchases on the Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card earns 1 Marriott Bonvoy Point per $1 spent. This is the only Marriott credit card that earns this low on non-category purchases as all other cards earn 2X.

Marriott Bold benefits

15 Elite Nights Annually

As a Marriott Bonvoy Card holder, you'll receive 15 elite nights towards top-tier elite status with Marriott. These nights are generally deposited into your account shortly after receiving the card and every January thereafter.

These elite night credits can be stacked with elite nights offered on Marriott Business Credit Cards for a total of 30 elite nights. They cannot be stacked with elite nights earned on other personal/consumer Marriott credit cards.

Complimentary Silver Elite Status

The Marriott Bonvoy Bold Card offers complimentary Marriott Silver Elite status. This is normally earned after staying 10 nights at Marriott brand hotels.

Since the card offer 15 elite nights annually, you'll automatically be 5 nights beyond Silver Elite status.

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Marriott Bold points value

Redemption Point Value (in cents)
Award Nights 0.6 - 1
Flights and car rentals through Air + Car 0.4
Gift Cards 0.25 - 0.33

Marriott Bonvoy Bold points have an average value of 0.6 to 1 cent each when redeemed for free nights at Marriott brand hotels. This means that 1,000 points can be worth anywhere from $6 to $10 on average.

Marriott Bold point transfer


Marriott Bold point calculator

Calculate how many Marriott Bonvoy Bold points you can earn based on the monthly or yearly spending amounts you enter. Compare the results alongside up to two credit cards from any issuer.

Any spend entered into the primary card column (the first column) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend when viewing other credit cards.

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