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New Marriott Bonvoy O2 concert tickets released for points redemption

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Marriott Bonvoy has released a new batch of tickets for its box at the O2 Arena in London.

There have been some recent changes to the Bonvoy Suite and I’m not fully sure how it is working at the moment. The suite has changed location in the arena, and the offering on the night has also reportedly changed, although it still advertises ‘food and beverages’.

I’m waiting for something I like the sound of to turn up so I can take another look for myself.

Marriott Moments o2 Arena London

Here are the new concerts you can book:

  • Lewis Capaldi, 1st September – 40,000 points for two
  • Lewis Capaldi, 2nd September – 40,000 points for two
  • Chris Rock & Dave Chappelle, 3rd September – 50,000 points for two
  • Chris Rock & Dave Chappelle, 4th September – 50,000 points for two
  • Arcade Fire, 8th September – 50,000 points for two
  • Andrea Bocelli, 30th September – 40,000 points for two

You can redeem your Marriott Bonvoy points on this page of the Marriott site.

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards (December 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.

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 Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable 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 (43)

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  • ChrisC says:

    You could ask BA to reverse the non credit and then retro claim from EI – “I foolishly put the wrong FF number in the booking”

    They can only say no but if the agent is a HFP reader …

    • John says:

      Usually, you can just retro-claim with your desired program whenever no miles whatsoever were earned with the program whose number you provided originally.

      There is nothing to be reversed, after all

      • Peter says:

        Just the case here, isn’t it?

      • John says:

        Not true, now it may be different here as it’s all IAG, but sometimes the flown airline will pay the credited FFP something for the flight, even if the crediting airline chooses to award 0 miles

      • Rob says:

        Will give it a go, thanks.

      • ChrisC says:

        Even a flight where no avios / TPs are earned will post in your BAEC account if your number is part of the booking.

        If you just tried a claim with EI their system will flag that the flight was recorded to BA as their system will have a record of it.

      • RussellH says:

        A couple of years ago I had a flight with KLM which I wanted to credit to Delta, as their miles do not expire. Had the same issue of the flight being in an obscure class which earned nothing on Delta, but I was able to go back to KLM and get something fairly useless like 450 miles off them.

  • SydneySwan says:

    I always check the earnings rate on when flying on partner airlines to work out the best program to credit a flight to. Only 4 airlines give credit for D class flights on Aer Lingus – Aer Lingus, Alaska, United and BA. Only 3 give credit for P class – BA is the dropout here as you now know.

    Qantas is my main program (unfortunately) but has prevented me from making the mistake of crediting a flight on for example Malaysian to Qantas where it would earn nothing and instead prompting me to credit it to American or Qatar where it earnt 150% RDM.

    I don’t know if this website is 100% accurate but it presents the information in an easily understood format whereas airlines like BA and Qantas are masters of obfuscation.

  • Frank says:

    Anyone else going to Chris Rock show? Im expecting great slapstick comedy

  • Peter says:

    Don’t take this lying down Rob! I’m a Star Alliance flyer, but whenever similar things have happened to me, the “correct” FF programme (M&M) was happy to credit flights that earn nothing on Austrian with the “wrong” programme (Turkish M&S). Surely Aer Lingus, of all people, would know where their own flights can be credited? Just ask them nicely 😉

  • Mark says:

    FYI, the general admission tickets for the BMW PGA are £45 each, so getting 2 tickets for £50 worth of HH points is a steal (if you like golf anyway!)

    • Frank says:

      And like standing up for £45/15,000 Hilton points for the privilege

  • JRich says:

    Hey Rob – are avios bookings still getting full refunds if you cancel online via a voucher?

  • NorthernLass says:

    Do you get TPs for Aer Lingus flights? Their services from MAN to NYC are quite reasonably priced, might start using them once we’ve burned through the rest of our 241s.

    • Rob says:

      Not yet – it will happen when they eventually join the transatlantic joint venture (currently 2 years delayed due to IT issues).

  • Paul says:

    For those who have purchased the VIP (Hospitality) tickets for the BMW PGA, have you heard from Hilton yet re. any further information. Also, curious if a HFP reader was one of the successful bidders for the Pro-am Group’s? They went for 1.2M, more than double the winning bids in previous years.

    • JohnTh says:

      No not heard yet (for Sat). Think it was about a month before last year.

    • Thegasman says:

      Circa £4k of hotel stays. If I’d earned them for nothing as a road warrior I’d still call that fairly good value for a once in a lifetime experience on a top course. You’d have to be either an exceptionally good golfer or prepared to shoot an eye watering score though if the green speeds & pin positions are setup for tour pros though!

      • Rob says:

        A HfP reader just paid 800,000 Hilton points for the Monza GP VIP package.

      • Paul says:

        It’s more like £30k+ spend. You couldn’t even buy 1.2M HH directly for £4k

        • Paul says:

          imo 500k per previous years is good value (value is always subjective of course), 1.2M is just a product of this Summer. Will be interesting to see what it goes for next year.

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