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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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  • gordon says:

    That’s interesting. Had to cancel CW flight to Mumbai in feb because of their harsh quarantine on arrival for international arrivals which would have eaten into a quarter of our tour of India.
    Need to do some number crunching to see if Finnair is a viable proposition….

    • KP says:

      No quarantine requirements in India if double vaccinated

      • gordon says:

        When we were due to travel there was, We are double vaccinated. Believe me I checked every day 😉

        • KP says:

          Yes you are right. That was the case in Feb. I travelled to BOM in March, a.couple of weeks after the rules changed

  • NorthernLass says:

    Interesting that they class Bolton as being in the east of England and Manchester in the west!

    • RussellH says:

      You expect IHG to understand UK geography?

      • Entitled says:

        It is not difficult information to source if one has any pride in their job.

  • NorthernLass says:

    Also, presumably this will stack with the Amex £50 back offers?

  • Elizabeth says:

    That’s handy, I was thinking of a trip to London in June…..

  • memesweeper says:

    Finnair’s USP, surely?

  • Crackers says:

    Is there an official link to the Marriott offer?

  • Fraser says:

    If two Elizabeths have afternoon tea together, are they both free?

  • Liz says:

    Here’s one offer I do qualify for but won’t be in London in June!

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