They say travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer… because how can you put a price tag on priceless experiences? But that doesn’t mean you can’t be savvy when planning your trips and staycations! If you love getting more bang for your buck — like spending less on hotels and more on creating unforgettable memories — it’s time to pull out your Mastercard because they’re offering complimentary nights at over 200 hotels and resorts.
The offer: All Mastercard holders can avail free nights at hundreds of participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels in the region and beyond. Here’s what your Mastercard gets you…
- 1 free night when you book 2 nights
- 1 free night when you book 3 nights
- 2 free nights when you book 4 nights
Want to spend the night at a Formula 1 race track? Relax in a mountain retreat? Wake up with the Great Pyramids? Your Mastercard is the definition of ‘travel perks’! Because we’ve got a weakness for awesome hotels, we’ve rounded up 7 of our favorites you can book with this offer. Why haven’t you started packing, yet?!
For a luxurious stay in the dunes
Book a stay at… Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
Complimentary nights at one of Dubai’s most exclusive desert resorts? That’s Mastercard taking #StaycationGoals to a whole new level. Al Maha is all about desert luxury with private villas featuring infinity pools overlooking endless desert. Add this Bedouin-style fantasy to your travel bucket list…
For a glimpse of the mountains
Book a stay at… Grand Hills, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, Broumana, Lebanon
Pair the cheap daily flights to Beirut with Mastercard’s free nights at Grand Hills… and you’ve got an easy weekend getaway! This luxury hotel in Lebanon’s mountains is like something out of a fairytale with nature views in every direction. And with Beirut’s restaurants and nightlife only 30 minutes away, you get to enjoy the best of both worlds.
For a fun-filled family staycation
Book a stay at… Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi
For easy access to attractions like water parks and amusement parks, thrilling track days and mall shopping sprees, Yas Hotel has everything you need on your doorstep. Just a short drive from Dubai, it’s a great staycation spot for the whole family. Oh, and it’s not every day you get to spend the night at a Formula 1 racetrack…
For a romantic beachside escape
Book a stay at… The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach
Nothing like sipping bubbly on the sand while disconnecting from the world at the Ritz-Carlton, Al Hambra Beach in RAK. With 32 private villas, each with its own pool and beach access, it’s peak desert extravagance and one of our favorite picks for a romantic getaway. Honestly, the worst part about staying here is having to leave…
For a mini city break
Book a stay at… Aloft Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Want to stay on the Palm without breaking your budget? Enjoy free nights at Aloft Palm Jumeirah where you’ll spend your days lounging by the pool and dining at its rooftop restaurant with endless vistas of the Arabian Gulf. Bring the kids along for a family staycay that’s close to home.
For those priceless views
Book a stay at… Marriott Mena House, Cairo
Imagine waking up to the Great Pyramids — right on your doorstep! At Marriott Mena House in Cairo, you’ll get a front row seat to the world’s most famous ancient wonder… not a bad place to enjoy your morning coffee, right?! With cheap direct flights to Egypt — not to mention complimentary nights with your Mastercard – you’ve got more time to explore one of the world’s most fascinating places.
For a spa-tastic weekend
Book a stay at… Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa, Jordan
A flight to Jordan is only 3 hours away, so if you’re in need of the ultimate spa weekend, it’s hard to top the Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa in Jordan. Nestled on the shores of the iconic Dead Sea, bathe in mineral-rich mud for an experience that should be on every travel junkie’s bucket list.
Mastercard travel perks you’ll want to try
With free nights at over 200 hotels at your fingertips, this Mastercard offer is giving us serious travel lust! But cardholders might be surprised to learn that the perks don’t end there. You can check what benefits you’re entitled to with your card here, but here are just a few favourites…
- Lounge access at hundreds of airports
- Car rental discounts and upgrades with Hertz and Avis
- Better exchange rates when you pay using local currency
We think it’s time to try some new priceless experiences… what are you waiting for?!