Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card

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Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant™ American Express® Card
Welcome bonus offerEarn 185,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points after you use your new Card to make $6,000 in purchases within the first 6 months of Card Membership.
Major Features1. Each calendar year, get up to $300 (up to $25 per month) in statement credits for eligible purchases made on the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card at restaurants worldwide. If you get the full $300 statement credit, it has the same effect of lowering down your actual annual fee to $350.
2. Receive 1 Free Night Award every year after your Card renewal month. Award can be used for one night (redemption level at or under 85,000 Marriott Bonvoy points) at hotels participating in Marriott Bonvoy®. Certain hotels have resort fees.
3. As a cardmember, you will automatically get a Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite status, which gives you a breakfast benefit in many hotel properties. 
Additional Features1. Each calendar year with your Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card you can receive 25 Elite Night Credits toward the next level of Marriott Bonvoy® Elite status. Limitations apply per Marriott Bonvoy member account. Benefit is not exclusive to Cards offered by American Express. Terms apply.
2. Each calendar year after spending $60,000 on eligible purchases on your Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant® American Express® Card, you will be eligible to select a Brilliant Earned Choice Award benefit. You can only earn one Earned Choice Award per calendar year. See for Award options.
3. Receive up to a $100 property credit for qualifying charges at The Ritz-Carlton® or St. Regis® when you book direct using a special rate for a two-night minimum stay using your Card.
4. Receive a statement credit every 4 years when you use your card to pay for the application fee for Global Entry ($100). Alternatively, you can apply for a five-year membership through any Authorized Enrollment Provider for TSA PreCheck® (up to $85); you can get this credit every 4.5 years.
5. Enroll in Priority Pass™ Select, which offers unlimited airport lounge visits to over 1,200 lounges in over 130 countries, regardless of which carrier or class you are flying. This allows you to relax before or between flights. You can enjoy snacks, drinks, and internet access in a quiet, comfortable location.
TransferableBonvoy points can be converted to select airline miles at 3 to 1 ratio.
VerdictGood for getting Bonvoy's Platinum Elite. Also, the annual free night benefit is great.
CautionRestrictions apply for holders of other Bonvoy cards
Annual Fee$650
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