Big family? No problem! Get unlimited lounge guests with this credit card

It doesn’t matter how many friends, relatives or random strangers you talk to at the airport. If you have the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card, they could all join you on your next trip to the airport lounge.

And when we say “all,” we don’t mean “bring lots of guests and pay for them.” You can bring unlimited complimentary guests.

Here’s a closer look at the guest privileges on the Venture X card.

What is Priority Pass?

Priority Pass is a network of airline experiences and lounges available at airports worldwide. While its more than 1,300 lounges are likely the most well-known aspect of Priority Pass, other elements also exist. These include sleep pods, minute suites, spa visits and even restaurants at some airports.

A Priority Pass membership gets you into Fiji Airways’ flagship lounge at Nadi, Fiji. FIJI AIRWAYS

Many credit cards offer Priority Pass memberships. Whether that benefit is for a handful of visits each year with no complimentary guest privileges or unlimited visits with free guests will vary greatly. It depends on which credit card you use to gain a Priority Pass membership.

Venture X guest privileges at Priority Pass lounges

Typically, credit cards that provide Priority Pass memberships and include guest privileges will allow for up to two complimentary guests. After that, you may be permitted to bring additional guests for a fee. The specifics vary by credit card.

Related: A guide to guest policies for airport lounges

However, the lounge access terms for the Venture X card state that the card provides “complimentary lounge access for all guests traveling with the Priority Pass member.” There is no maximum number of guests stated in these terms. A spokesperson for Capital One confirmed to TPG that there is no limit to the number of complimentary guests that a Venture X cardholder can bring into Priority Pass lounges, once they’ve activated their Priority Pass membership.

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Even more incredible is the ability to add up to four complimentary authorized users to your Venture X card. Each cardholder can activate their

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Marriott Bonvoy Bevy American Express credit card review: Big bonus with bummer benefits

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

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