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Get 1,000 bonus Bonvoy points per night with Marriott Homes & Villas

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With self catering holidays set for another good year, Homes & Villas by Marriott International has launched a new bonus points promotion.

The standard Bonvoy earning rate with Homes & Villas is 5 points per $1. In addition, you will earn an extra 1,000 points per night on new bookings made by 26th April. You must complete your stay by 31st July 2022.

Existing bookings do not count.

Get 1,000 Bonvoy points per night with Marriott Homes & Villas

Even better, this offer will stack with the current American Express cashback deal.

If targeted, you will receive £150 cashback when you spend £500+ on the Homes & Villas website by 30th April. You need to check the ‘Offers’ section of your American Express account to see if you are targeted and click ‘Save to Card’ to register – make sure you use this card when booking.

Marriott has recently reduced the minimum stay from three nights to two nights at the majority of its Homes & Villas properties. This makes it easier to maximise the Amex cashback by booking a stay costing as near £500 as you can. A two-night minimum also makes it easier to book weekend breaks.

How many points will you earn?

As a reminder, when you make a Homes & Villas rental, you earn points based on your total spend less booking fees, taxes, cleaning fees and extra add-ons.

Elite members of Marriott Bonvoy will earn a status bonus, taking their total earnings to:

  • Silver Elite: 20 points per dollar + 0.5 points per dollar status bonus
  • Gold Elite: 20 points per dollar + 1.25 points per dollar status bonus
  • Platinum Elite: 20 points per dollar + 2.5 points per dollar status bonus
  • Titanium Elite: 20 points per dollar + 3.75 points per dollar status bonus
  • Ambassador: 20 points per dollar + 3.75 points per dollar status bonus

…. and Gold and above receive additional points as a welcome gift:

  • Ambassador Elite, Titanium Elite, Platinum Elite: 1,000 points
  • Gold Elite: 500 points

You also earn 1 Marriott Bonvoy elite night credit per night. This is not doubled as part of the current Marriott Bonvoy double status nights offer.

You can find full details on the Homes & Villas by Marriott International 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

20,000 bonus points 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.

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.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER) and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee 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 (5)

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  • MarkZ says:

    Seems to be a better deal to join up with Radisson Rewards and then book through the website, about £10 per night less for a 2-night stay than booking through the app. Tried several times, but can’t get the website “Members Only” rates to appear in the app at all. What am I missing here?

  • Nicky says:

    Bits: I received my new Barclaycard credit card today: How long does it normally take for the ‘Bonus’ Avios to post (which are for signing up through the HPF link).

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