Marriott Bonvoy American Express card

The Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card is popular among miles and points collectors in the UK because of its sign-up bonus. The points you receive can transferred at 3:1 into 40 different frequent flyer schemes or redeemed for free hotel nights.


Our main article reviewing the Marriott Bonvoy American Express card is here. You can learn more and apply for the card via the Amex website.

LAST DAY for 60% bonus buying Marriott Bonvoy points (biggest ever bonus) and 100% buying Radisson Rewards points

Today (Tuesday 30th) is the last day for the current Marriott Bonvoy ‘buy points’ deal – and it is the most generous deal they have ever run. Via this page of the website, you will get a 60% bonus on all points purchases. How many […]

Comparing the 10 UK Avios credit cards that can earn you points!

What is the best Avios credit card?  With the Lloyds Avios Rewards credit card now closed to new applicants, I wanted to take another look at the other remaining options for earning Avios points from a UK credit card and suggest your best strategy. If […]

What is the best credit card to earn Avios points? (Part 2: on-going earning rates)

In Part 1 of this article I did my best to begin answering the question commonly asked by beginners to this hobby – ‘What is the best credit card for earning Avios points?’.  Today I wanted to update, in light of recent card closures, my […]

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 1: comparing sign-up bonuses)

What is the best credit card for earning Avios points? This is not as easy an answer as you might think.  Beginners to this hobby may not be aware of the full range of cards which are available.  You have more options than you may […]

Get more £50 Shop Small credits – and bonus points – by adding American Express supplementary cards

As we covered yesterday, American Express is bringing back ‘Shop Small’ from next Monday – click for our full article. Until 13th September, you will receive £5 cashback on the first 10 transactions you make for £10 or more at participating ‘Shop Small’ businesses.  That means […]

Get £50 cashback as American Express Shop Small returns – and another £50 for each supplementary card you have!

Today is the first day that all High Street shops in England are allowed to re-open, regardless of whether they are considered ‘essential’ or not. To celebrate, American Express is launching a new ‘Shop Small’ initiative to support independent shops and give you up to […]

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – The Glasshouse, Edinburgh (part of Marriott Bonvoy)

Today, our ‘My Favourite Hotel’ review is from Edinburgh. We are currently running this reader-written feature to provide some positivity and inspiration to Head for Points.  You can find all of the ‘My Favourite Hotel’ reviews so far by clicking here.  This was scheduled to be […]

Which five loyalty credit cards are worth keeping for their benefits even if you never use them?

Typically there are three different types of travel loyalty credit cards you can apply for: Cards you get just for the sign-up bonus Cards you get primarily for the strong on-going earnings rate Cards you get but don’t use because they come with generous perks […]

Save 15% on Gett taxi app rides with American Express cashback

American Express has launched a new cashback offer with taxi app Gett. You can use Gett in 25 major cities nationwide including London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle. The offer may or may not be showing under the ‘Offers’ section on the Amex app or […]

News: Get American Express cashback at Selfridges, no more Virgin Flying Club miles from international money transfers

News in brief: American Express launches Selfridges discounts Two Selfridges cashback deals have launched across American Express cards.   These codes are marked as online only, so they are unlikely to work instore when it reopens.  You also cannot order a gift card online because, I […]

American Express sets 30th June deadline if you want six months to earn your sign-up bonus

American Express recently extended the qualifying period to earn a sign-up bonus on its cards to SIX MONTHS. This was a sensible move.  Even people with good salaries may struggle to spend £3,000 to £4,000 within three months at the moment.  Increasing the spend period […]

Marriott raises $920 million selling Marriott Bonvoy points

Marriott has raised $920 million by pre-selling Marriott Bonvoy points. We recently covered how Hilton had raised $1 billion by pre-selling Hilton Honors points to American Express for, presumably, a large discount on the standard price. Marriott has now done the same.  It has sold […]

American Express gives you SIX months to hit your qualifying bonus sign-up spend – is now a good time to apply?

American Express has finally bowed to pressure, including from us, and extended the qualifying period to earn a sign-up bonus on its cards to SIX MONTHS. This means, if you apply today, you would have until early November to hit the spending target. This rule […]

Having trouble with a refund? Here’s how to dispute a charge with Amex under Section 75.

If you’ve been reading the Head for Points comments section, you will know that many readers have been discussing how ‘Section 75’ can help get them refunds from airlines or hotel groups which are not rushing to return their money. What is Section 75? ‘Section […]

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