NEW Marriott Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts Are Now Bookable Using Marriott Bonvoy Points

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Back on February 9, 2021, Marriott made an announcement of adding Blue Diamond Resorts’ portfolio of all-inclusive hotels and resorts to their Autograph Collection brand. The new Autograph Collection all-inclusive resorts can be found across Antigua and Barbuda, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Mexico, and St. Lucia. These are in addition to Marriott’s 2019 acquisition of the Tamarind by Elegant Hotels that feature all-inclusive resorts both family-friendly and adults-only properties. 

In May 2021, Marriott Bonvoy members were able to use Marriott Bonvoy points to book the all-inclusive Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, and now Marriott also makes it possible for members to earn and redeem Marriott Bonvoy points and use Marriott Free Night Certificate at these new Autograph Collection all-inclusive resorts. 
Photo Credit: Royalton Saint Lucia, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
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    Marriott’s New Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts 

    When Marriott acquired Elegant Hotels that features all-inclusive amenities, Marriott did not make any adjustment to its current brand portfolios with the addition of those All-Inclusive Elegant Hotels. These properties are being advertised as “by Elegant Hotels – All-Inclusive” and feature both family-friendly and adults-only resorts. 
    With the addition of the Blue Diamond all-inclusive resorts, however, Marriott added these resorts under the Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts and advertise them as “An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort.” These resorts focus on a curated collection of distinctively independent all-inclusive properties that span across Antigua and Barbuda, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Mexico, and St. Lucia. 
    These new Autograph Collection all-inclusive resorts are the latest addition to the Marriott Bonvoy program that allows members to earn and redeem Marriott Bonvoy points for an award stay at worldwide all-inclusive properties on top of the current Marriott all-inclusive properties below:


    Earning Marriott Bonvoy Points at Marriott’s Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts

    The earning rate you receive at the Autograph Collection all-inclusive resorts is the same as you earn with other Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts stay. 
    • You will earn 10x Marriott Bonvoy base points per eligible dollar spent at these resorts.
    • Elite members will earn additional bonus points. 
    • If you use Marriott Bonvoy Credit Cards to pay for eligible charges at these resorts, you will also earn additional bonus points per your card’s benefits. 
    You must be a Marriott Bonvoy member in order to earn points through stays – Free join Marriott Bonvoy and Earn 2,500 Bonus Points. It’s worth mentioning also that if you use Marriott points to redeem for stays, you cannot earn points. 

    Redeeming Marriott Bonvoy Points On Marriott’s Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts

    Redemption stays at the new Autograph Collection all-inclusive resorts are available in the current Marriott’s Free Night Award Chart. This means that you can use your Marriott Bovony points or your Marriott Free Night Certificate to redeem for an all-inclusive getaway. 
    At the time of this writing, these Autograph Collection all-inclusive resorts are in either Category 7 or Category 8 in the Marriott Bonvoy program. 

    How To Search Marriott Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts

    The process to find Marriott all-inclusive resorts is pretty much the same as you were to search for non-all-inclusive Marriott hotels and resorts. 
    • Head over to Marriott Bonvoy Hotels & Resorts website. 
    • Put in your destination and travel dates. 
    • If your dates are flexible and you want to find the lowest rate/points after you click inside the Dates field, be sure to click on Flexible Dates, then select how many nights and the month that you are interested in.
    • If you are redeeming points, make sure Use Points / Certificates box is checked. 

    Marriott’s Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resorts List

    Photo Credit: Royalton Antigua, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort & Casino

    Antigua and Barbuda

    Costa Rica

    Dominican Republic

    Mexico:

    St. Lucia

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