The Ritz-Carlton™ Credit Card

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Ritz-Carlton™ Credit Card

The Ritz-Carlton™ Credit Card is a premium rewards card that was closed to new applicants July 2018, but can still be obtained (though results may very) by product changing from the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card, Marriott Bonvoy Bold® Credit Card, or older Chase Marriott credit cards. Overall, it's a fantastic option if you frequently stay at the Ritz-Carlton brand and still very well worth going for.

This card is no longer available to new applicants.

Rewards Rates

Earn 6X Bonvoy points for every $1 spent at over 7,000 hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy.
Earn 3X Bonvoy points per $1 spent on dining, car rentals and airline purchases.
Earn 2X Bonvoy points per $1 spent on all other purchases.

Key Cardholder Benefits

  • Every cardmember year, you'll receive up to $300 in travel credit. This is triggered on baggage fees, seat upgrade, lounge access, and other airline purchases charged to your Ritz-Carlton Credit Card.
  • Every year, around the card anniversary date, you'll receive a free night award that's good for any hotel that costs 85,000 points or less at the time of booking. Free nights can be stacked with free nights earned with other Marriott credit cards.
  • As a Marriott Bonvoy Card holder, you'll receive 15 elite nights towards top-tier elite status with Marriott. These elite night credits can be stacked with elite nights offered on Marriott Business Credit Cards.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card offers complimentary Marriott Gold Elite status which is normally earned after staying 25 nights at Marriott brand hotels.
  • If you spend $75,000 on your Ritz-Carlton Credit Card during the calendar year, you'll be given complimentary Marriott Platinum Elite status which is normally obtained after staying 50 nights at Marriott brand hotels.
  • Every year that you're a Ritz-Carlton Credit Card holder, you'll receive 3 Club Level Upgrades that can be applied to stays at Ritz-Carlton brand hotels. Upgrades are good on paid stays of up to seven nights.
  • When you book a 2-night or longer stay at a St. Regis or Ritz-Carlton property, you'll receive a $100 property credit. You must use the Ritz-Carlton Credit Card or Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card to pay for the stay and you must select the special rate (which matches the standard rate) when booking the hotel.
  • When you use the Ritz-Carlton Credit Card to pay for a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fee, you'll be given up to a $100 statement credit to cover the cost.
  • As a Ritz-Carlton Credit Card holder, you'll be able to enroll in Priority Pass Select Membership. This grants you unlimited access to over 1,300 airport lounges worldwide regardless of airline or ticket class.

Rewards Value

The Point Calculator values Ritz-Carlton Card Points at an average range 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.

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

Transfer Partners

Marriott Bonvoy points earned with the Ritz-Carlton Card can be transferred to over 30 partners. Here's the list:


Annual Fees

The Ritz-Carlton Credit Card has a $450 annual fee.

Marriott Points Calculator

Calculate how many Marriott Points you can earn with the Ritz-Carlton Credit Card 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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Other Ways To Earn

Marriott is a direct transfer partners of two major U.S. credit card rewards programs: American Express Membership Rewards and Chase Ultimate Rewards. This opens up over 15 additional credit cards that you can use to earn Marriott Bonvoy points outside of Marriott's own co-branded credit cards.

Here's the full list of programs that allow you to transfer points to Marriott Bonvoy:


Earning Rate Comparison

Want to know how the Chase Ritz-Carlton Card earning rates stack up against other Marriott and partner credit cards? The table below lists out the earning rates per $1 spent for all credit card partners so you can see where it stands.

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