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UPDATE – OCTOBER 2022:  This article is now out of date, but don’t worry.  We produce a monthly summary of the top hotel bonus point offers – please click HERE or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ menu above.

Marriott Bonvoy is offering 2,000 bonus points per stay between 21st September and 15th December.  The offer starts with your second stay during the period.  Marriott Bonvoy American Express cardholders will receive additional bonuses.  Registration closes on 1st December. Click here for our full article. Click here to register.

I rarely run articles on offers at specific hotels, but this one is generous and the properties are well regarded.

Marriott Rewards is offering 10,000 bonus points when you stay at any of its three boutique ‘Autograph Collection’ properties in the UK:

St Ermins

Threadneedles in The City of London

St Ermin’s in Westminster, London (photo above)

The Glasshouse, Edinburgh

You earn the bonus as many times as you want, which makes it especially valuable for regular business travellers.  I would value the 10,000 bonus points at roughly £50 if used for hotel stays, and you can also transfer Marriott points to Avios.

The last day to stay is 31st March.

You MUST use promotional code M41 when booking on the Marriott website.

Full details can be found on the Marriott site here.

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards (October 2022)

There are various ways of earning Marriott Bonvoy points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.

The official Marriott Bonvoy American Express card comes with 20,000 points for signing up, 2 points for every £1 you spend and 15 elite night credits per year.

EDIT: Until 8th November 2022, the sign-up bonus on the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card is doubled to 40,000 points!

You can apply here.

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

40,000 bonus points (SPECIAL OFFER) and 15 elite night credits Read our full review

You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points by converting American Express Membership Rewards points at the rate of 2:3.

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE Marriott Bonvoy Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Hilton Honors Gold, Radisson Rewards Gold and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER), £200 travel credit and unbeatable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points indirectly:

and for small business owners:

The conversion rate from American Express to Marriott Bonvoy points is 2:3.

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which can be used to earn Marriott Bonvoy points

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (8)

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  • Lyssie says:

    FWIW, your title says “Glasgow”, not “Edinburgh”. The Glasshouse is delightful. I stayed in one of the suites before and the whole experience was wonderful. Never met better, kinder and friendly, yet discreet and professional hotel staff in my life. I highly recommend it.

  • Billy says:

    I think the subject needs updating – Glasgow is not mentioned in the text.

  • Mr Chiggles says:

    Am at the glasshouse in Edinburgh every week! Think my boss would kill me if I expensed in the best flexi rate rather than the one we’ve got negotiated 🙁

  • What's the Point says:

    I have checked a few dates at the St. Ermin’s Hotel for Feb. Roughly £209 – £220 per night for a Guest room. This rate gets you the 10,000 bonus points.
    However the same room is available for between £30 – £40 less (at a non bonus earning rate). All be it this is a non-refundable rate.

    • Rob says:

      That is the standard differential you would get between Advanced Purchase and Best Flexible, though. And at a hotel like St Ermin’s the vast majority of guests will be business travellers who will be booking Best Flexible anyway.

  • Dave Prosser says:

    I stayed at The Glasshouse in November. Great hotel, booked a room for £180. And with my Marriot Gold card we were upgraded to a huge suite (with complimentary decanter of whiskey)… Free breakfast for two. Checked in at 10am. And checked out at 4pm.

    • Mr Chiggles says:

      The standard upgrade for a gold at the Glasshouse is to a garden or city view room (I.e with outside access) have my first suite upgrade next week.

      Free breakfast for gold is only continental, 5 to upgrade to Scottish.

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