Can you transfer Marriott points to another member? The short answer is YES!

The Marriott Bonvoy program made an online tool available for members to transfer Marriott Bonvoy points from one account to another. This is a great feature as you had to call to request a transfer in the past, but now you can transfer your Marriott Bonvoy points to another Marriott account member online, free of charge. Here's how:

Can You Transfer Marriott Points to Another Member?
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    How Does Marriott Points Transfer Work?

    First, it's vital to understand the rules associated with Marriott Bonvoy points transfer before you make a transfer:
    • Transferring Marriott points to another Marriott account member is FREE.
    • Both Marriott Bonvoy Accounts must be in good standing and have each been open for at least thirty (30) days with Qualifying Activity or ninety (90) days without. 
    • The Minimum transfer amount is 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points, and transfers must be completed in 1,000 Point increments.
    • You can transfer up to a maximum of 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points per calendar year to other Accounts.
    • Member can receive up to a maximum of 500,000 Marriott Bonvoy Points per calendar year from other Member Accounts.
    • Marriott Points Transfer FAQs

    Is There A Fee To Transfer Marriott Points?

    No, it's completely free of charge. 

    Can I Transfer Marriott Points to Someone Else, Including Friends and Family Members?

    Yes, as far as Marriott is concerned, you can transfer and receive points from anyone as long as both accounts are in good standing and both know the account's first name, last name, and account numbers.  

    The Marriott Bonvoy Account Holder will need the Recipient's Marriott Bonvoy Name and Number as it is reflected in their Marriott Bonvoy Account, to complete the transfer. 
    The First and Last Name of the Points Recipient must be entered exactly how they appear on their Marriott Bonvoy Membership Account in order to successfully complete the transfer.

    A word of caution here. Be mindful when transferring Marriott points to someone you do not know for purposes that go against Marriott's terms and conditions. This can jeopardize your relationship with Marriott, leading to account closure and losing points. The rule of thumb is not to abuse the system just because the system allows you to transfer Marriott points to anyone. Check out this FlyerTalk post that the member's account was under audit due to points transfer. 

    How Long Does It Take To Transfer Mariott Points To Another Member?

    The time it takes to transfer Marriott points to another person is instant. The receiving Marriott Bonvoy member also receives the points instantly once the transfer is complete. 

    How To Transfer Marriott Bonvoy Points To Another Member Online?

    It's quick and straightforward to transfer Marriott Bonvoy points to another Marriott Bonvoy member online; best of all, it's free, and the transfer time is instant! Follow the steps below:

    • Go to the official Marriott Points Transfer website.
    • Sign into your Marriott Bonvoy account if you are not signed in. 
    • Complete the transfer details on the form for the recipient's First and Last name, his/her Marriott Bonvoy member number, and the number of points to transfer. 
    • Check the box to agree to the terms and conditions, and simply click the Transfer Now button when you finish. 

    Your Marriott Bonvoy points will be deducted immediately, and the recipient's Marriott Bonvoy points account will also be updated immediately. You may need to sign out and back in to see the change.