American e-hailing platform Uber has joined hands with Marriott, a popular luxury hotel chain. The duo has partnered up to deliver a new in-app reward system to customers of both companies. From now on, Marriott Bonvoy members will be able to claim certain bonus points when using some of the services offered by the Uber app.
Before qualifying for the reward points, Marriott Bonvoy account holders will have to link their Uber account with their Bonvoy account. This can be done via the settings option in the ride-hailing mobile app. Once their accounts are linked, the following bonus points can be claimed:
- 6 points per dollar spent on Uber Eats orders delivered to Marriott properties (minimum $25 basket)
- 3 points per dollar spent on Uber XL, Uber Comfort, Uber Black and Premium rides
- 2 points per dollar spent on all other Uber Eats orders (minimum $25 basket)
Points collected on the Uber platform will be redeemable through the Marriott loyalty program. This means Bonvoy members will be able to claim travel rewards by collecting points on Uber. David Flueck, Senior Vice President of Global Loyalty at Marriott International, commented on the partnership:
“Based on recent search volume on Marriott.com, we know our members cannot wait to begin planning their next vacation and together with Uber, we are giving them more opportunities to earn points toward free nights through everyday activities like food delivery. This tremendous relationship with Uber reflects our goal to engage members and enable them to earn and redeem points whether or not they have a stay booked.”
As a launch promotion, any Bonvoy account holder who links his or her account with Uber will get 2,000 points. To qualify for this offer, however, the user must have a minimum of one eligible transaction via Uber. More details about the Uber-Marriott Bonvoy collaboration can be found here.