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See Manchester United and AC Milan in Cardiff by redeeming your Marriott Bonvoy hotel points

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Marriott Bonvoy has made 10 football hospitality packages available for points on its ‘Moments’ experiences page. The tickets are for the International Champions Cup game between Manchester United v AC Milan in Cardiff on 3rd August.

Manchester United AC Milan Cardiff

The package includes two tickets, “food and beverages” before the game and “great seats for the match” – which are not totally helpful descriptions of what, exactly, is included.

Bidding starts at 30,000 points and ends on the 30th July.

Assuming that you can pick up a package for the minimum bid, you are paying £150 (based on our valuation of a Bonvoy point at 0.5p).  With adult tickets running from £28 to £68, this is a decent deal if they are top price seats given the hospitality included.


Mariott Bonvoy American Express credit card

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points from UK credit cards (December 2020)

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. You can apply here.

American Express Marriott Bonvoy credit card

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

20,000 points sign-up bonus 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 Elite status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Hilton Honors Gold, Radisson Rewards Gold, Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

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

You can also earn American Express Membership Rewards points with American Express Gold (20,000 bonus points), the American Express Rewards Credit Card (5,000 bonus points) and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus points) and Business Platinum (40,000 bonus points).

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 Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (90)

  • Chrisasaurus says:

    Lovelies:

    Free night from spg credit card – if you cancel booked room does the certificate get back to your account?

    I see the booking itself is refundable but I cant see anything that explicitly states the certificate is added back to your bonvoy ac?