In addition to credit cards that offer hotel rewards, there are a number of hotel chains that offer their own reward programs.
One of them that offers the flexibility to earn either hotel points or air mile points is Marriott Rewards.
Marriott Rewards are accrued at 10 points per dollar spent (or 2 air mile points per dollar) at Marriott and JW Marriott Hotels and Resorts, Renaissance Hotels and Resorts, Edition, Autograph Collection, The Ritz-Carlton, and Marriott Vacation Club International. Other hotels that earn 5 points per dollar spent or 1 air mile point include Residence Inn, and TownePlace Suites, among others. Qualifying hotels are found in 68 countries.
Signing up for Marriott Rewards is quite simple; you are required to give basic information such as your name, address, and e-mail address. When you sign up, you can choose if you would like to accrue your points to earn free hotel stays or as air mile rewards.Continue Reading