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Reminder: Amex SPG Cardholders- FREE Boingo Membership

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When new perks were added & changes were made to the Amex SPG credit card I wondered if the $30 fee increase was worth it.

Some positive new perks were now added but I wasn’t so sure that they were things I’d actually pay for. The new benefits went live a couple of weeks back and with them came increased 30K signup offers for new members.

Besides the SPG Amex cards no longer having foreign transaction fees, a key addition was the inclusion of free Boingo internet around the world. Continue reading Reminder: Amex SPG Cardholders- FREE Boingo Membership

SPG New Credit Card Benefits + Increased 30K Signup Offers

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image: Business Wire- SPG press release

Back in early June I wondered, Is the SPG Credit Card $30 Fee Increase Worth the Perks?

I felt that a solid amount of benefits were being added for the increased fee. However, they added no actual monetary value to the card. In other words, while the benefits are nice, I wouldn’t pay to have any of them.

Well today the new benefits went live and with it came an increase in the sign-up bonus for both the personal and business SPG Amex credit cards. Continue reading SPG New Credit Card Benefits + Increased 30K Signup Offers

Earn Up To 3 Free Weekend Nights at Sheraton

SPG SheratonSPG announced what they’re calling their “richest SPG Sheraton promotion ever” called Sheraton Free Weekends.

I won’t be able to take part in this offer since my travel plans for the promo’s time period are pretty much all set at this point.

However, I found the promo interesting and worthy of mentioning here. Continue reading Earn Up To 3 Free Weekend Nights at Sheraton

My Starwood Amex Biz Retention Offer

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After getting back from our trip to Nicaragua on July 4, it was time to look over my credit card accounts to check on things…

While I was happy to see a $75 statement credit on my Starwood Amex Business card before we went away, this time I saw the $65 Annual Membership Fee had posted.

What to do, what to do… Continue reading My Starwood Amex Biz Retention Offer

Double Starpoints For Dining at SPG Properties?

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Starwood is celebrating Ramadan by offering a bonus…

From now until July 31, 2015 you can earn double Starpoints when dining in restaurants at SPG properties.

However, with SPG’s Spice It Up promo, earning double Starpoints isn’t so simple unless you like to dine at hotel restaurants even when you aren’t traveling. Continue reading Double Starpoints For Dining at SPG Properties?

SPG Credit Card Changes- $30 Fee Increase Worth the Perks?

SPG AmexI currently have both the personal and business Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) American Express cards.

Both cards currently have a $65 annual fee although it is free for the first year you have it.

The biggest benefit to the card is when transferring points to airlines, 20,000 SPG points will become 25,000 airline miles/ points! You also earn 2 Starpoints on eligible purchases at participating Starwood properties.

Well now the annual fee for the SPG Amex cards will be going up $30 as of August 11, 2015. Continue reading SPG Credit Card Changes- $30 Fee Increase Worth the Perks?

Earn 7,500 Bonus SPG Starpoints- Targeted

Starwood Preferred Guest

Last week I received an e-mail from Starwood saying that they’d like to see me more.

To show me “proof” there was a bonus offer included in the e-mail when I clicked the included link. This special offer was selected just for me which made me feel very special…

I couldn’t imagine what I was being offered so I eagerly clicked the link to register. Continue reading Earn 7,500 Bonus SPG Starpoints- Targeted

Starwood & Uber Partnership= Win 15,000 SPG Points

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There’s been lots of posts today about an exciting, new partnership between Starwood and Uber where you can earn one Starpoint for every $1 spent on Uber. More points can be earned during Starwood Hotel stays.

(Rather than write a post about it, find out the details from View From the Wing here.)

Along with the ability to earn Starpoints for Uber rides, some of us will be able to request “a special SPG car and experience a #SuiteRide“. If you get a #SuiteRide, you’ll be in for some big surprises…

Continue reading Starwood & Uber Partnership= Win 15,000 SPG Points