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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.


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

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

You can apply here.

American Express Marriott Bonvoy credit card

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

20,000 bonus points 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.

The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 90,000 Marriott Bonvoy points, if you apply by 1st June 2022.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER) and an unbeatable set of travel 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 (90)

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  • 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?

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