What exactly do earned/promotional/rewards credit card/ bonus nights EARN? Can you convert them into any reward? Or are they merely indicators of how your points were generated?
The more nights you earn, the higher your Marriott Rewards status. Bonus nights contribute to this total
Silver 10, Gold 50, Platinum 75 etc.
The higher your status the better benefits you get
Absolutelegend1 is correct that any bonus or promotional nights contribute to your level. The points you earn are what can be converted into rewards - most people use points for other stays but they can be used for hundreds of other things including packages, spa or dining certificates or even merchandise. Do see all your redemption options you can check out: http://www.marriott.com/rewards/use-points.mi.
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