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2,000 bonus Avios on Marriott weekend stays across Europe

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UPDATE – AUGUST 2021:  This article is now out of date, but don’t worry.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 Rewards has launched a new promotion offering 2,000 bonus Avios (or other airline miles) at 250 hotels across Europe this Summer.

There are 250 hotels taking part which are featured on this webpage.   The new JW Marriott in Venice, pictured below, is included.

You need to stay for a minimum of two weekend nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) between now and 13th September.

JW Marriott Venice main building

You need to use code M11 if booking via marriott.com.  The code is added automatically if you use the links from the promo page.

This deal is only valid for people who have their Marriott Rewards account set to collect airline miles instead of Marriott points from their stays.  Some hotels may have a separate points bonus on offer for points collectors.

As always with these promotions, you need to take care that you are not paying for the 2,000 Avios via an inflated rate.  I checked the Marriott York, for instance, and the promotional rate was the same as the standard cancellable rate which was good.  At a Courtyard in Berlin, however, you had to give up free breakfast to get the 2,000 Avios rate.

Full details and the list of participating hotels can be found here.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)

Comments (3)

  • zark says:

    Prefer earning Marriott points at Marriott to Avios myself, but for the first time in years, the Marriott June to September points promotions in any form, have not appeared.
    Don’t know what the Marriott thinking is.
    Promote Avios earning rather than Marriott points earning?
    Or is it that the left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing.

  • Globetrotter7 says:

    OT – the Club Carlson 4-day member only promotion is due to be live at some point today. I was only emailed about this yesterday.

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