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Get free afternoon tea at Marriott County Hall if you are called Elizabeth

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London Marriott County Hall (which we have previously reviewed here) is running an innovative offer to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Anyone called Elizabeth can enjoy a free afternoon tea at The Library in the month of June.

The Library Marriott London County Hall

The Library is a lovely historic room at Marriott County Hall, the headquarters of the former London County Council on the South Bank overlooking the Thames and the Houses of Parliament as you can see below.

There are a few rules:

  • The offer is only available to people whose legal name is ‘Elizabeth’ – not Liz, not Eliza, not Beth. You need to provide proof of name via a passport, driving licence etc.
  • You can’t have free afternoon tea on a Saturday
  • You need to book for two people, but only Elizabeth will get a free afternoon tea (ie. it is effectively 2-for-1)

Make sure you pre-book on The Library 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 (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

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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.

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The Platinum Card from American Express

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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 (70)

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  • Andy Lord says:

    I let my mum (an official Elizabeth) know about the afternoon tea offer at the Marriott. She called and they knew nothing about it! Apologies if I’ve missed an update on this, but is there a specific booking link to use?

    • Rob says:

      Annoyingly not. All we have is what Marriott sent us, which is effectively what we published. The only link we were given was to the Library’s home page as published.

      Full T&C from Marriott:
      * offer can be redeemed from 1 June 2022 and 30 November 2022 – Saturdays excluded
      * to be booked in advance – according to availability – by 30 June 2022
      * valid for a table of a minimum of 2 people and for the booking of a traditional afternoon tea
      * valid for only one person per booking.
      * Provide proof of name in the form of a passport or driving license.
      * No variable in the spelling of the name will be accepted – only “Elizabeth”

      • Andy Lord says:

        Thanks for this, Marriott appear to have briefed the press before briefing their own staff!

        • CC says:

          When you go to book the Afternoon Tea, the ‘Elizabeth Afternoon Tea’ offer is an option to select.

        • CC says:

          Not sure about any bookings all the way to November though, couldn’t see any availability after June.

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