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Last week, I wrote about the impending Marriott Megabonus 2016 promotion.  It looks like Marriott is changing the way they run the Marriott Megabonus promotion, and doing something more similar to the recent promotions that IHG has been doing, where each member has a potentially different offer, depending on their recent stay history

(SEE ALSO: IHG Accelerate 2016 Spring promotion – let’s compare offers!)

Signing up for the Marriott Megabonus 2016 promotion

You can officially register for the Megabonus promotion at Marriott’s site.
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It appears that most people have the promotion that I do (pictured above).  After two stays, you earn a free night.   The free night award earned with this Marriott Megabonus promotion 2016 is good at participating Marriott Rewards category 1-5 properties, and the free night award will expire six (6) months after the date of issuance.

Maximizing the Marriott Megabonus 2016 promotion

The relevant Flyertalk thread mentions that there are actually 3 different offers, detailed here:

A
Win #1: Earn a free night after two stays
Win #2: Unlock your new bonus points offer – and register when it appears in your online account
Win #3: Every stay counts at 4,000+ hotels worldwide

B
Win #1: Earn 10,000 bonus points after 15 paid nights plus 2,000 bonus points each additional night, up to 20,000 bonus points
Win #2: At the same time, earn a free night after two paid stays (register separately in your online account)
Win #3: Unlock a new bonus points offer in your online account after you win #1 and #2

C
Win #1: Earn 15,000 bonus points after 20 paid nights plus 3,000 bonus points each additional night, up to 30,000 bonus points
Win #2: At the same time, earn a free night after two paid stays (register separately in your online account)
Win #3: Unlock a new bonus points offer in your online account after you win #1 and #2

Personally I was only able to get the “A” offer, but frankly, none of those offers strike me as super appealing.  Even the free night can only be used at a Category 1-5 hotel which isn’t very much.  One of the differentiators of this Megabonus promotion is that you don’t know all of the different offers you might have until you complete the first one.  Still, none of these offers are compelling enough to make me go out of my way to stay at any Marriotts.

What about you?  If you’ve signed up for the Marriott Megabonus 2016 promotion, what offers did you get?  Are you planning on participating?

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