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See Madonna and more as new Marriott Bonvoy O2 concert tickets released

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

If you’ve never been, this is a great way to see a concert – or at least it is about as good as you can get in the aircraft hangar that is the O2.

I finally got to visit the new suite – it moved during the pandemic – for a recent Elton John concert along with some HfP readers, and I can confirm that you are now nearer the stage than you were. The drinks and ‘comfort food’ hot buffet were also good.

Marriott Bonvoy suite o2 london

The real value of the suite is the ability to wander in and out at will. Dull song comes along? There is no problem nipping out to the loo or crashing out on a sofa to check your emails!

There is a bit of a difference this time. The Madonna tickets are being auctioned, with a reserve of 75,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per pair.

Here are the new concerts you can book – they are all ‘buy it now’ apart from Madonna

  • 5 Seconds of Summer, 5th October – 50,000 points for two
  • blink-182, 12th October – 50,000 points for two
  • Madonna, 15th October – auctioned with a reserve of 75,000 points for two
  • Madonna, 17th October – as above
  • Madonna, 18th October – as above

The following concerts have been mentioned on HfP before but have not yet sold out:

  • Sugababes, 15th September – 40,000 points for two
  • aespa, 28th September – 30,000 points for two

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

Our full review of the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty programme is here.

PS. Marriott also released Peter Kay tickets for 7th October but they sold out within an hour. If you are keen to see Peter Kay, Virgin Red has packages available for Virgin Points for its box at the AO Arena in Manchester.

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

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

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and a huge range of valuable 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 (18)

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  • John says:

    I’ll take the ‘and more’ concerts lol

  • Peter B says:

    I saw Kylie in the Virgin box once. It’s great from a hospitality point of view, but you are so far away from the stage and the performer appears as a little speck. Sure there are big screens where you can watch the performance slightly out if sinc, but I was underwhelmed.

    • Rhys says:

      That is true for 80% of tickets, though! Most people are not close to the stage.

  • ms says:

    Wow, 75k! Even Bonvoy Moments got inflated.

    • babyg says:

      indeed, that said madonna has famously sold out in minutes… so these are the starting prices vs redeem…

    • Rob says:

      I suspect, at 75k which we’d value at £375, it’s similar to 2 x cash tickets had you been able to buy one which you didn’t.

      • Frankie says:

        I was lucky on the day the tickets went on sale and paid £490 for two tickets. We’re still near the back. Can’t wait!

  • Brian says:

    What’s the vegan food like in the suite?

  • Jordan D says:

    Prices up, food quality down since before the pandemic. A shame.

    • babyg says:

      youre simply describing pretty much everything in the world right now

  • Alex W says:

    Does the Marriott account holder have to attend or could the tickets be donated to their spouse?

    • Rob says:

      Anyone can go – just tell Marriott the names when they start emailing you for details.

      • Alex W says:

        Thank you! I missed the general sale and have been waiting for ages for blink-182 tickets to become available. Very pleased!

  • broomy23 says:

    Paid £50.10 per ticket for the Madonna cheap seats 😅

  • Kevin C says:

    Madonna came on very, very late when I saw her at the Palladium and I am still sulking! I would have forgiven her if it had been 50,000 points.

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