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2,000 bonus Avios on Marriott weekend stays across Europe

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You will receive a mystery bonus of 40% to 55% when you buy Marriott Bonvoy points by 15th July 2022. Click here to buy.

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 points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2022)

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

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards.

Until 18th July 2022 there is an astonishing special offer on these cards. You get 50,000 Avios on the Avios Plus Mastercard and 10,000 Avios on the free Avios Mastercard. You can apply here. We strongly recommend getting the Avios Plus card whilst this offer is running.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

50,000 Avios for signing up (A CRAZY SPECIAL OFFER!) and an upgrade voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

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

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

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

SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on Amex Gold is increased from 20,000 Membership Rewards points to 30,000 Membership Rewards points until 19th July 2022. This card is free for the first year.

American Express Amex Gold

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 30,000 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

Run your own business?

We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,000 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year 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)

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  • 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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