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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 (June 2023)

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.

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

20,000 points sign-up bonus and 15 elite night credits each year 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 Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 13th June, the sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card is doubled to 60,000 Membership Rewards points (worth 90,000 Marriott Bonvoy points) – and you get £200 to spend at Amex Travel too! Apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points AND a £200 Amex Travel voucher until 13th June! 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 (70)

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  • MisterE says:

    Link to participating IHG hotels not working

  • DaveP says:

    If Elizabeth is your middle name (as in my daughter’s case) does that qualify?

  • Jonty says:

    It’s worth looking at all the UK lists. IHG has different ideas of North South East and West to most people.

  • Alan says:

    Or even USP unless Finnair has a really big power supply 😉

    I’d imagine IC The George in Edinburgh has a reasonable appeal for folks under the IHG offer.

    • Mark says:

      Clearly a *very* powerful one pulling in feeder traffic across western and southern Europe. Has Eurocontrol been warned? 😉

  • E says:

    Middle name of Elizabeth – would that count I wonder… It’s on my passport.

  • Qrfan says:

    This is all well and good but does anyone have any suggestions for a non amex avios earning credit card??

  • Jeff77 says:

    “ free afternoon tea for Elizabeth’s”

    Free afternoon tea for Elizabeth’s ________?

  • Mike says:

    Why the unnecessary apostrophe? Back to grammar school for you Rhys!

    • Rhys says:

      Blame Rob! I woke up this morning as shocked as you are!

      • Gordon says:

        I can’t see Rob’s name on the article header 😉

        • Rob says:

          As any press journalist will tell you, you have zero control over headings or subheads. Rhys doesn’t even bother writing a headline for his Sunday Times articles. I at least allow the writers to draft one before changing them to something that might have a gnats chance of catching the attention of the casual reader ,,,, 🙂

    • JDB says:

      Using an apostrophe to create the plural form has been standard for a while as an additional use to the more usual possessive form or signifying missing letters. The random/incorrect use of apostrophes by posters however, never ceases to amaze me; it’s not very complicated.

      • mark2 says:

        Known as greengrocers’ apostrophes.

      • WaynedP says:

        ‘Tis truly said that one be either a regular Twitter user, or one knoweth how to use apostrophes well, but never the twain together.

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