Conversion Calculator: AMEX Points To Marriott Bonvoy Points

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Use the conversion calculator to calculate the transfer of AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Marriott Bonvoy points.
Last Updated 2022-11-29 By R.Flowers III
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American Express Membership Rewards is a one of two major credit card transfer partners that allow you to transfer points directly to your Marriott Bonvoy account (the other being Chase Ultimate Rewards). Membership Rewards points can be converted to Marriott Bonvoy points at a 1:1 ratio.

Conversion Rate

Membership Rewards points can be transferred to Marriott Bonvoy at a 1:1 ratio. This means that every 1,000 AMEX points you transfer will give you 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy points.

You can transfer as little as 1,000 AMEX points and as many as 999,000 AMEX points at a time. Transfers to Marriott Bonvoy must be done in 1,000-point increments and you must have at least 1,000 AMEX points in your account to initiate a transfer.

amex points to marriott bonvoy points

Transfers from AMEX Membership Rewards to Marriott Bonvoy can take up to 48 hours to be reflected in your balance, but it usually only takes a few minutes. You may have to log out and back in a few times or clear your history to see the update faster.

Conversion Calculator

Use the Conversion Calculator to calculate the transfer of American Express Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy points.

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Enter any amount of Membership Rewards points to calculate the transfer to Marriott Bonvoy points.
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Other Ways To Earn Marriott Points

Transferring Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy is a great way to top off your Marriott Bonvoy account, but you can also earn points using several other programs as well as Marriott's own co-branded credit cards.

Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott offers a whopping six credit cards that you can use to earn Marriott Bonvoy points via everyday spending and intro bonuses. This is the easy way to obtain a large amount of points directly to your Marriott Bonvoy account.

You can earn Marriott Bonvoy points using these credit cards:

Credit Card Highlights Annual Fee
Best For High-End Marriott Travelers
  • Intro Bonus: 95,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 6X points at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy
  • Earn 2X points at worldwide restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines
  • Earn 2X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Receive up to $300 in statement credits per year for eligible purchases at restaurants worldwide
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite status
  • Annual Free Night Award worth up to 85,000 points
  • $100 Luxury Property Credit when you book a 2-night minimum stay at Ritz-Carlton or St. Regis properties
  • Every year, receive 25 Elite Night Credits towards Marriott Bonvoy Elite status
  • Complimentary Priority Pass Select Membership (enrollment required)
  • Terms Apply.
$650
  • Intro Bonus: 85,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 6X points at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy
  • Earn 4X points on dining at restaurants worldwide, take-out and delivery in the U.S., and at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $15,000 combined, then 2X)
  • Earn 2X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Earn 1,000 bonus points per paid eligible stay
  • Earn a free night award worth up to 50,000 points after spending $15,000 during the calendar year
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status
  • Terms Apply.
$250
Marriott Bonvoy Bountiful™ credit card
Marriott Bonvoy Bountiful™ credit card
  • Intro Bonus: 125,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 6X points at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy
  • Earn 4X points on the first $15,000 in combined purchases each year on grocery stores and dining, then 2X
  • Earn 2X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Earn 1,000 bonus points per paid eligible stay
  • Earn a free night award worth up to 50,000 points after spending $15,000 during the calendar year
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status
$250
Best For Marriott Points & Free Night Award
  • Intro Bonus: 3 Free Night Awards
  • Earn 6X points at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy
  • Earn 3X points on the first $6,000 in combined purchases on grocery stores, gas stations, and dining
  • Earn 2X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Annual Free Night Award worth up to 35,000 points
  • Every year, receive 15 Elite Night Credits towards Marriott Bonvoy Elite status
  • Earn 1 Elite Night Credit for every $5,000 your run across the card
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status
$95
Best For No Annual Fee
  • Intro Bonus: 30,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 3X points at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy
  • Earn 2X points on other travel purchases
  • Earn 1X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Every year, receive 15 Elite Night Credits towards Marriott Bonvoy Elite status
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Silver Elite status
$0
Best For Marriott Business Travelers
  • Intro Bonus: 75,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 6X points at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy
  • Earn 4X points at restaurants worldwide and on eligible purchases made in the U.S. on gas station, wireless telephone services, and shipping
  • Earn 2X points on all other eligible purchases
  • Annual Free Night Award worth up to 35,000 points
  • Every year, receive 15 Elite Night Credits towards Marriott Bonvoy Elite status
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status
  • Terms Apply.
$125

Chase Ultimate Rewards

The Chase Ultimate Rewards program is the other major credit card rewards program that allows you to transfer points directly to your Marriott Bonvoy account. Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to Marriott Bonvoy at a rate of 1,000 Ultimate Rewards points for 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy points.

There are several credit cards you can use to earn Ultimate Rewards points, but you can only transfer points directly to Marriott using these three Ultimate Rewards credit cards:

Credit Card Highlights Annual Fee
Best For High Value & Travel Benefits
  • Intro Bonus: 60,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 10X points on hotels and car rentals booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Earn 5X points on flights booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Earn 3X points on travel worldwide and dining at restaurants
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • $300 statement credit for travel purchases charged to the card each anniversary year
  • Complimentary Priority Pass Select membership
  • Up to $100 towards a Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, or NEXUS application fee
  • 50% boost to point value on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
$550
Best For Flexible Travel Rewards
  • Intro Bonus: 60,000 Bonus Points
  • Earn 5X points on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Earn 3X points on dining, online grocery purchases, and on select streaming services
  • Earn 2X points on other travel purchases
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • 25% boost to point value on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • $50 credit every cardmember anniversary good towards hotel stays booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • 10% bonus points based on how much you spend the prior cardmember year
$95
Best For Flexible Business Travel Rewards
  • Intro Bonus: 100k Bonus Points
  • Earn 3X points on the first $150,000 spent on travel and select business categories each account anniversary year
  • Earn 1X points on all other purchases
  • 25% boost to point value on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards
$95

FAQ

Can you transfer AMEX points to Marriott Bonvoy?

Yes. Membership Rewards points can be transferred to Marriott Bonvoy at a rate of 1,000 AMEX points for 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy points.

How long does it take for AMEX points to transfer to Marriott Bonvoy?

Up to 48 hours, but it typically only takes a few minutes.

What is the AMEX points to Marriott Bonvoy points ratio?

1,000 AMEX points transferred to Marriott is 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy points.

How many AMEX points can you transfer to Marriott Bonvoy?

You can transfer as little as 1,000 Membership Rewards points and as many as 999,000 Membership Rewards points in a transaction.

Does it cost to transfer AMEX points to Marriott Bonvoy?

No. AMEX does not charge any fee to transfer Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy.

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