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Marriott Bonvoy is currently running its ‘Week of Wonders‘ promotion to remind you of the joys of travel.

Head for Points is supporting ‘Week of Wonders’ with a number of special features including FIVE fantastic competitions.

Renaissance St Pancras exterior

Today’s theme is ‘Wonders of Delight’. Read to the bottom of the article to enter to win a one night stay – with breakfast and spa treatments – at the St Pancras Renaissance hotel.

Regular readers will know that we held our successful 2019 Summer party at the St Pancras Renaissance. Others may know it (pre renovation) as the setting for the Spice Girls ‘Wannabe’ video …..

Renaissance St Pancras spice girls stairs

Earn 10 Bonvoy points per £1 with the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card

But first …..

As part of Week of Wonders, Marriott Bonvoy has launched a special deal for the Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card.

Until 31st January, you will receive a whopping 10 points per £1 when you use your card to pay for Marriott Bonvoy hotels.

If you value a Marriott Bonvoy point at 0.5p (as we conservatively do at HfP) then you are getting points worth 5% of your hotel spending.

This offer applies to both new and existing cardholders. If you have a large Marriott International hotel stay coming up, it may be worth applying for the card purely to pick up 10x points on your stay. A £2,000 bill would generate 20,000 points after all.

Other features of the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card

Our full review of the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card is here.

Other key features include:

15 elite night credits each year – this is good enough to trigger Silver Elite status by itself, and puts you 15 nights nearer Gold, Platinum or Titanium Elite

2 points per £1 on your day to day spending

6 points per £1 on spending at Marriott Bonvoy hotels (increased to 10 points per £1 until 31st January)

Gold Elite status in Marriott Bonvoy if you spend £15,000 in a card year

a free night voucher (valid for a room costing up to 25,000 points) if you spend £25,000 in a card year

a sign-up bonus of 20,000 Marriott Bonvoy points when you spend £3,000 in your first 90 days

There is an annual fee of £75. You only qualify for the sign-up bonus if you haven’t had any personal American Expres card in the previous 24 months, although you do receive all of the other benefits.

Read our Marriott Bonvoy American Express review for full details.

How to enter today’s competition

For ‘Wonders of Delight’, Marriott Bonvoy is giving away a 1 night B&B stay at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. You have until 31st July 2021 to take your prize.

Situated minutes from St Pancras International and Kings Cross, the lucky winner and their companion will also get to experience the hotel’s beautiful St Pancras spa, with a 60 minute treatment each and access to all the spa facilities.

To enter, simply fill in the form below. If you don’t see the form, click the button to be taken to a hosted form or click here.

You can learn more about the hotel on its website 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 (December 2021)

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 usually 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 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.

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

Comments (19)

  • Steve K says:

    I think every answer gets a correct response today!

  • Phillip says:

    I can confirm that the 10x have been crediting since at least Friday.

    One thing I do find a pain though is that there are a number of hotels, particularly new ones that the system does not automatically register as Marriott Properties. I have found this particularly with some of the newer Luxury Collection properties. I normally get it sorted swiftly through the online chat function (I have to share a link with the property on the Marriott site otherwise their own list says it’s not a Marriott hotel) although on one occasion the person I chatted to was badly misinformed trying to tell me that the bonus points would come later from he hotel. That was a time wasting battle!

  • Harry T says:

    10x points are crediting for me. I actually think it’s a very generous offer.

    The 15 elite nights is the main reason I have kept the card though.

    • Cliff says:

      How long after getting the Card do the 15 elite nights post ?

      • Rob says:

        I got mine within a couple of weeks, some people have reported it even quicker.

    • Harry T says:

      Sorry, I can’t actually remember. I didn’t feel the need to chase, so it must have been quick. 15 nights from the Amex and 13 nights for being Gold last year (courtesy of Amex Plat) made attaining Marriott Platinum status easy this year.

  • Chan says:

    Wish the Marriott card had more offers for Marriott properties for me. BA card and PLT card has Marriott and other hotels offers , but none on the Marriott card itself

    • Chrisasaurus says:

      I don’t think you need a degree in marketing to figure out the logic there, though, to be fair to them

  • Jon says:

    Not sure if this is a glitch, but the Gleam widget keeps saying ‘verification needed’ and insisting I log into a social media or gmail account. I can’t see any reason why it needs to have access to that stuff for verification (identity theft, maybe… 😉 I’ve already given it an email address, so it can easily send me a double-opt-in if that’s required. Not a good look 😉

    • Sinead says:

      Hi Jon, I’ve made a small edit that will hopefully stop that happening for you. Let us know if not.

      • Jon says:

        Thanks Sinead – got there in the end 🙂

        Rob – in case it helps track down whatever the issue may be, what I had happen was:
        1) Tried to use the same details as I had used (apparently successfully) the previous day, but got asked for verification, hence original message here after trying a few times.
        2) After Sinead’s reply I tried again but got the same issue, so logged out (not sure why I was logged in but I assume entering my name and email previously counted as a login) and tried again with a different email address.
        3) This time I was not asked for verification but did have to go through an ‘account recovery’ process (check my email for a code, enter code into form etc). Then I got an email saying my entry had been received (which I didn’t get for the previous day’s competition, so I may or may not have been entered into that one despite the widget saying I had 1 entry 😉
        4) I was going to say that I suspect the issue is therefore specific to certain email addresses – but then I remembered that I had a similar problem on the first competition this week (Tuesday?) which I solved by switching to a different device (But that didn’t work this time…). So it may be device-related – or not 😉 Odd though – I can’t find anything definitely consistent…

    • Lady London says:

      happening for me too just now.

      I am not likely to participate in any competition that insists that I link them to my social media details in this way.

      So it looks like I wont be able to participate in this one.

  • DB2020 says:

    When I attempted to enter the competition, it flashed a message on screen: You have made too many entries.

    Well, I hadn’t as it was my first attempt. Hopefully others don’t get this message. I’ve passed on entering today’s competition.

  • Ronald Jeremy says:

    Last time I stayed at this property, I decided to re inact Wannabee for a laugh to post on you tube, needless to say the reception staff were not amused as its obviously been done before, but not I am guessing by an overweight chap in his mid fifties dressed as Ginger Spice.

    • Lady London says:

      Do I recall @Polly and @Cat doing that at the last Christmas party at the St Pancras Renaissance ?

      • Polly says:

        And you LL had a lot of fun directing us, esp Cat doing that staircase.
        Love to win this one tho, looking forward to staying there sometime. Think it’s the most gorgeous building…

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