Over the past year I’ve thoroughly enjoyed using my Club Marriott membership at JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru. Complimentary meals, stays and kid’s centred activities, they’ve got it all. Not just JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru, the membership also lets me enjoy a couple of benefits during my weekend stay at the near by Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel.
Having used my card a decent amount, I knew it could be trusted while planning an international trip as well. I logged onto the Club Marriott website to check their participating hotels in Australia and the number of benefits offered there. The website mentioned 16 participating hotels in Australia with the following available benefits:
• Up to a 20% off on the food and beverage bill at the restaurants for up to a maximum of ten (10) guests. Savings on premium wines and spirits at select hotels.
• Up to a 20% off on the Weekend Best Available Rates.
Our travel itinerary included Sydney, Gold Coast and Melbourne, and luckily enough we found a participating Marriott hotel at each of our destinations where the Club Marriott discounts were available.
We spent a total of 2 weekends in Australia and were able to avail the 20% discount on the Best Available Rate on rooms on both occasions. Keeping that aside, we got a 20% on each meal we consumed at the hotels and let me tell you that this accounted for a huge part of our total saving.
The benefits we availed during our trip were far more valuable than the card itself. I’m so glad to have purchased the membership in the first place and then to have planned my trip ‘Down Under’ with it.