Marriott Rewards members can now redeem points for membership in Priority Pass, which offers access to more than 600 airport lounges worldwide. A Standard membership in Priority Pass can be claimed with 20,000 points. The Standard membership gives access to all the lounges for a per visit fee of $27 per person. Standard Plus membership is 55,000 points and includes 10 free visits with additional visits at $27 per person per visit. Prestige membership is 85,000 points and includes unlimited access for the member and accompanied guests are charged $27 per visit. As an incentive, members who redeem points for any membership level will receive an additional three months on their annual membership. Marriott Rewards members who choose not to redeem points for a Priority Pass membership can take advantage of reduced rates. For more information, go to http://www.marriottrewards.com/prioritypass
Marriott is not the only hotel to partner with Priority Pass. HHonors members who get the new Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express receive a free Standard Priority Pass membership.