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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

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This high-end American Express card may not be for the casual traveler, but if you stay at Marriott Bonvoy hotels at least a few times per year it could be worth the cost. Included with the $450 annual fee are some exceptional perks that can save you money, such as airport lounge access, enrollment in Gold Elite status, and an annual $300 Marriott Bonvoy hotel credit.

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Credit range: Excellent
Annual Fee: $450
Regular APR: 17.74%–26.74% Variable

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

Our rating
Excellent Credit range
$450 Annual Fee
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Highlights & Features

Rewards

  • 18.5X Marriott Bonvoy points per dollar at Marriott Bonvoy properties
    • 6X Bonus points per dollar from the card
    • 12.5X Base points per dollar on eligible purchases for Marriott Bonvoy Gold status
  • 3X Marriott Bonvoy points per dollar:
    • At U.S. restaurants
    • On flights booked directly with airlines
  • 2X Marriott Bonvoy points per dollar spent on all other purchases

INTRODUCTORY BONUS

75,000 bonus points for spending $3,000 in the first 3 months

BONUS RESTRICTIONS

Welcome bonus is not available for applicants who:

Balance Transfers

A balance transfer is a way to move credit card debt from one credit card to another with the goal of saving money on interest.

Intro Balance Transfer APR N/A
Regular Balance Transfer APR 17.74%–26.74% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 3%, $5 minimum
How to Transfer a Balance on a Credit Card

Fees

Penalty APR 29.99% Variable
Late Fee Up to $39
Returned Payment Fee Up to $39
Additional Cards Annual Fee N/A
Foreign Transaction Fee None
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Cash Advances

Borrowing cash on your credit card is a cash advance. Cash advances usually come with very high fees. Even worse, cash advances can signal to lenders that you’re being irresponsible with money.

Cash Advance APR 27.24% Variable
Cash Advance Fee 5%, $10 minimum
How to Get a Cash Advance with a Credit Card
Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

Highlights

  • 6X points per dollar at Marriott Bonvoy hotels
  • 3X points per dollar at U.S. restaurants and on flights booked directly with airlines
  • 2X points per dollar spent on all other purchases
  • 75,000 bonus points for spending $3,000 in the first 3 months after account opening
  • $300 Marriott Bonvoy annual statement credit
  • Free Night Award every year after your card anniversary
  • Complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status, Platinum Elite status after spending $75,000 per year
  • Priority Pass Select membership
  • Fee credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓ application
  • $450 annual fee
ABOUT THE ISSUER

American Express

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The information related to Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card has been collected by Credit Card Insider and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer or provider of this product.

This card was formerly called the Starwood Preferred Guest® Luxury Card.

The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant American Express Card is a premium travel card, coming with a $450 annual fee.

It provides 6X Marriott Bonvoy Bonus points per dollar for purchases at Marriott Bonvoy hotels in addition to the 12.5X Base points you’ll earn for your Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status. It also earn 3X points on airfare and at restaurants. Other purchases earn 2X points.

This card has quite a few valuable benefits, with some of the best being:

  • $300 Marriott Bonvoy annual statement credit
  • Complimentary Priority Pass Select membership (excludes non-lounge experiences)
  • Free Night Award every year after your account anniversary
  • Complimentary Marriott Gold Elite status

The Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card has no foreign transaction fees.