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Marriott wants to know your travel type

2012/08/22by Donna Hull

What’s your boomer travel type? Well, I’m doing a little paraphrasing here. What’s Your Travel Type? is a game at the Marriott Rewards page on Facebook. But, you don’t play just to learn your travel type. The Facebook game also gives you the chance to win these fabulous prizes in the Marriott Rewards giveaway:

Family Traveler:  A family reunion, complete with ten rooms for 4-days/3-nights at a Residence Inn by Marriott® located in the U.S.; a $300 gift card to purchase food; $3,000 in spending money; 10 Snapfish® photo books and a $500 gas card.

Weekend Wanderer:  Multiple weekend getaways, with five 3-day/2-night weekend stays at any Courtyard by Marriott® located in the U.S. or Canada; breakfast for two at The Bistro; $2,500 in spending money; a $500 gas card

The Luxury Lover:  The ultimate pampering escape, with a 6-day/5-night stay at any JW Marriott® worldwide for the winner and a guest, 500,000 Marriott Rewards points to convert to airline miles; $2,500 in spending money; daily spa treatments; private consultation with a nutrition and fitness expert.

The Individualist from Autograph Collection® Hotels:  A one-of-a-kind experience, featuring a 6-day/5-night stay at the El Monte Sagrado, Taos, New Mexico for the winner and a guest;  500,000 Marriott Rewards points to convert to airline miles; $2,500 spending money; customized food, spa and art experience.

The Discoverer:  A chance to embrace local living in one of the world’s great cities, with a combined  8-day/7-night stay at two Renaissance® Hotels in one of the following locations:  Europe (Barcelona & Paris), Caribbean (Puerto Rico & Miami) or U.S. (New Orleans & Chicago) for the winner and guest; 500,000 Marriott Rewards points to be converted to airline miles; $3,000 spending money; personalized Discovery Experience curated by local Renaissance Navigators.

The Urban Explorer from AC Hotels by Marriott:  The opportunity to bounce between exciting international destinations, with a 5-day/4-night stay in Madrid for the winner and guest; 3-days/2-nights in Toledo, Spain for the winner and guest; two round-trip train passes from Madrid to Toledo; 500,000 Marriott Rewards points to convert to airline miles; two tickets to the Thyssen Museum; dinner for two at Madrid’s historic Santo Mauro Hotel; $2,500 in spending money.

To enter the What’s Your Travel Type giveaway, visit Marriott Rewards on Facebook and “like” the page, then click on the What’s Your Travel Type button to play the game every day through August 31, 2012. Facebook users do not have to be members of Marriott Rewards to play. For the sweepstakes terms & conditions, go to I’ve already played the game. Yes, this travel princess turned out to be a Luxury Lover.

Enter our Marriott Rewards giveaway

Marriott Rewards is offering 50,000 MARRIOTT REWRARDS POINTS to one of our lucky readers. To enter the giveaway, play the What’s Your Travel Type game after liking the Marriott Rewards page on Facebook, then return to this post at My Itchy Travel Feet to leave a comment telling us what type of traveler you are. Please include your email address for contact purposes.

The winner of the My Itchy Travel Feet giveaway will need to be a member of Marriott Rewards (sign up here) and meet Marriott’s requirements for joining. This giveaway ends on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 11:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. Winner will be announced as soon as possible. According to our general contest rules, the winner must be a U.S. resident and respond within 48 hours of receiving the notification email; or we chose another winner.

Disclosure: We thank Marriott Rewards for providing 50,000 Marriott Rewards Points for this giveaway. We are not being compensated in any way for this post.

UPDATE: August 30, 2012, 11:00 p.m: this contest has expired. As soon as the winner acknowledges receipt of my email, I’ll make the announcement.

Visit our winner’s page to see who won the Marriott Rewards giveaway.


A boomer travel and lifestyle authority who is exploring the world one activity at a time. Besides writing and publishing My Itchy Travel Feet, she also writes about boomer travel for My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Make It Missoula and is the author of My Itchy Travel Feet: Breathtaking Adventure Vacation Ideas.

{ 774 comments… read them below or add one }

Laura C. August 29, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Im a Discoverer that would live the miles for my anniversary trip!


Kyle August 30, 2012 at 2:47 am

I’m an individualist! I would love to try the Autograph collection.


Damon August 30, 2012 at 2:58 am

I\’m an Urban Explorer!


Vicki August 30, 2012 at 4:22 am

I’m a lux lover. I’ve got my eye on a resort in Key Largo.


ClamChowdah August 30, 2012 at 4:37 am

Luxury lover all the way


Charles August 30, 2012 at 6:46 am

I’m a Discoverer and would use the points in Maui!!


Christy August 30, 2012 at 8:09 am

I am a discoverer! would love to a weekend getaway in chicago.


Robert August 30, 2012 at 8:10 am

I am an urban explorer and would love to go to Hawaii!


Caitlyn August 30, 2012 at 8:12 am

Hi I am a luxury lover! would love to go for a weekend in Indianapolis!


Chris August 30, 2012 at 8:14 am

I am a luxury lover and would spend the points on a weekend getaway with my hubby!


Gary Beggs August 30, 2012 at 8:17 am

This Individualist sure could use those Marriott points.!! Thanks for your post!!


Helen Rylee August 30, 2012 at 8:23 am

I am an urban explorer and want to explore in Istanbul!


Darlene August 30, 2012 at 8:30 am

I am a Luxury Lover and would love to explore Maui!


Nicole C. August 30, 2012 at 10:52 am

I’m an Urban Explorer. I’d explore Europe with my 50,000 Marriott points. :)


Gena August 30, 2012 at 12:21 pm

I am a family traveler – it’s true too! We have always wanted to all visit Mount Rushmore or The Grand Canyon!


james horne August 30, 2012 at 1:41 pm

I’m an Individualist and would use these points in Hawaii.


Nancy August 30, 2012 at 2:22 pm

I’m a Luxury Lover. Would love to use the points for a return trip to Italy.


robyn paris August 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm

I am a weekend warrior


Jacob August 30, 2012 at 4:00 pm

I am Individualist Traveler – no big surprised to me, haha!!


Patrick U August 30, 2012 at 5:31 pm

I am a weekend wanderer and would love to hit some great spots around the mid-atlantic region.


Alphonso Reyna August 30, 2012 at 7:48 pm

I am a Weekend Wanderer


Antonio Cunha Junior August 30, 2012 at 9:18 pm

I am a Luxury Lover!
I would take my wife on a trip to Cancun for his birthday.


Sandeep August 30, 2012 at 9:56 pm

Urban explorer! But that wasnt really surprising…


Augustocav August 31, 2012 at 5:14 am

I am a discoverer! I’d use the points in Paris.

From My Itchy Travel Feet: This entry received after the deadline and is ineligible for the contest.


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