1. Get Rewarded

The Marriott Rewards Program is free to join and earns travelers 10 points or two airline miles for every dollar they spend at participating hotels in the Marriott chain. Points can be redeemed for free nights at Marriott and free tickets on most major airlines.

2. Get Plastic

The Marriott Rewards Card has no annual fee for the first year, but comes with perks like one free night a year, five points for every dollar spent at Marriott hotels and no foreign transaction fees.

3. Be a Senior

Travelers 62 years of age or older get a minimum of 15% off.