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Marriott Bonvoy has brought back its annual round of standard and VIP tickets for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on 3rd July.

Hilton Honors is also offering packages, as we wrote about here, but Marriott is offering a far broader range and at lower price points.

Unfortunately all of the packages are being auctioned, which makes it difficult to transfer American Express Membership Rewards into Marriott Bonvoy in the hope of picking up some tickets. You run a risk of being left high and dry if the bidding runs away from you.

Marriott Bonvoy British Grand Prix

What British Grand Prix packages is Marriott offering?

The ‘Marriott Moments’ website is here. You need to filter the target destination by ‘Silverstone’ under the UK section.

Standard seats:

Qualifying Day (Saturday 2nd July) – 10 x pairs of standard seats available, with a minimum bid of 15,000 Bonvoy points per pair

Race Day (Sunday 3rd July) – 10 x pairs of standard seats available, with a minimum bid of 47,500 Bonvoy points per pair as of last night

VIP packages:

VIP team experience:

Available for Friday 1st July, Saturday 2nd July and Sunday 3rd July via separate auctions:

  • VIP Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team experience
    • Behind-the-scenes access – note that you do NOT have views of the circuit from the team base
    • Full catering, refreshments, and complimentary drinks
    • A gift from the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
  • Round-trip transportation between the hub hotel and circuit
  • No Under 18’s allowed

VIP hospitality lounge experience:

Available for Friday 1st July, Saturday 2nd July and Sunday 3rd July via separate auctions:

  • VIP access to The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Silver Arrows Lounge
    • Opportunity to meet Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team personnel
    • Gourmet food and beverages
    • A gift from the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team
  • Round-trip transportation between the hub hotel and circuit
  • No Under 12’s allowed

The packages for race day tend to go for silly numbers of points – the lounge package is 450,000 points at the time of writing whilst the ‘no circuit view’ team experience is 300,000 points.

The other packages attract a lot less interest, and indeed there are currently no bids at all for most of the standard tickets for qualifying day.

Note that all auctions end on 2nd June.


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 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.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points 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 (2)

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  • FFoxSake says:

    Correction… Standard seats are being offered on Qualification day (Sat 2nd July) and Race Day (Sun 3rd July), NOT the Practice Day (Fri 1st July).

  • babyg_wc says:

    Race day VIP will be 1,000,000+ standard seat will probably be circa 250k.

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