Marriott Bonvoy Bevy™ American Express Card overview
The Marriott Bonvoy Bevy™ American Express Card is the newest Marriott Bonvoy credit card from American Express and offers mid-tier perks, including automatic Gold Elite status, solid points-earning at Marriott properties and elite night credits. It does, however, lack a number of benefits that you might expect from a card with a $250 annual fee. Card rating*: ⭐⭐⭐
* Card rating is based on the opinion of TPG’s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
Marriott now has six cobranded cards available to new cardholders, with annual fees on those ranging from $0 to $650 per year. The Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express Card sits in the middle, with an annual fee of $250 (see rates and fees).
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The card currently has a welcome offer of 125,000 Marriott Bonvoy bonus points after you use your new card to make $4,000 in eligible purchases within the first three months of cardmembership. Ongoing benefits include automatic mid-tier status in the Marriott Bonvoy program, bonus points on every stay and bonus earning rates where many travelers spend the most.
However, the card lacks one feature we’ve come to expect with hotel credit cards: a complimentary free night each year on your account anniversary. So, does the Amex Marriott Bonvoy Bevy card offer enough ongoing benefits and perks to make it worth more than introductory cards typically bearing annual fees under $100 and offering a free night automatically?
Let’s dig deeper to understand whether the Amex Marriott Bonvoy Bevy card merits a place in your wallet.
Who is this card for?
The Amex Marriott Bonvoy Bevy card is well suited to those who would like to receive Marriott Bonvoy status automatically, who want something above entry-level status afforded by cards with lower annual fees but who aren’t willing to pay higher annual fees for premium or luxury credit cards that offer higher status levels. It’s also good for those looking for a credit card that offers consumer protections when shopping or traveling, in case things go wrong (more on