UPDATE – MAY 2022: This article is now out of date, but don’t worry.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.
Homes & Villas by Marriott International has launched a double points promotion.
This is separate to the main ‘double points and double elite nights’ offer being run by the hotels. The ‘Homes & Villas’ offer runs for longer, but you will not receive double elite night credits – you need a hotel stay for that.
The standard Bonvoy earning rate with Homes & Villas is 5 points per $1. This is doubled to 10 points per $1 for all stays with a check-in date by 31st August.
Bookings must be made by 22nd February to quality. There is a 3 night minimum stay.
You can find full details on the Homes & Villas by Marriott International website here.
Aphrodite Hills joins Homes & Villas by Marriott International
Talking of Homes & Villas, it is worth noting that the Aphrodite Hills apartment and villa complex in Paphos, Cyprus is now listed on Homes & Villas. Details are here.
Readers with long memories may remember that InterContinental used to manage the hotel part of the complex.
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.
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.
You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points indirectly:
- American Express Gold (20,000 bonus Amex points)
- American Express Rewards Credit Card (5,000 bonus Amex points)
and for small business owners:
- American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus Amex points)
- American Express Business Platinum (40,000 bonus Amex points)
The conversion rate from American Express to Marriott Bonvoy points is 2:3.
(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.)