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How to Redeem Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints
Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints are one of the most valuable rewards points you can earn. They have the flexibility of transferring to over 30 airline transfer partners at 1:1 ratio, members receive an additional 5,000 miles for every 20,000 Starpoints transferred, free night award rates offer exceptional value, and when booking an award stay using points, the fifth night is free!
And that is without taking into account the value of achieving SPG elite status.
Transfer to Marriott Rewards
Don't forget, you can transfer your SPG Points to Marriott Rewards at a ratio of 1:3. Those 35,000 SPG points instantly become 105,000 Marriott Rewards. At the same time, if you've got an excess of points with Marriott you can transfer them back to Starwood!
Free Night Redemptions
You can redeem SPG points at over 1,300 hotels and resorts worldwide. SPG has a stellar reputation for top-notch hotels with great service. Their hotel groups are: St Regis, W Hotels, Westin, Le Meridian, The Luxury Collection, Aloft, Sheraton, Four Points, and Element.
A huge benefit of the SPG loyalty program is that all award nights count towards SPG elite status. Reward nights start at 2,000 points a night (category 1 on weekends) and run to 35,000 points a night.
You can often find great SPG properties for a low price internationally. For example, the Westin in Phuket is a category 3 property, so you could book 4 nights for 28,000 SPG points, and then receive your 5th night free.
Receive the 5th Night Free
You will receive your 5th night free after making an award booking for 4 consecutive nights. The 5th-night free benefit starts at the category 3 level, or 28,000 points. Redeeming 5 nights at a category 4 property like the Sheraton Kona Resort in Hawaii would cost 40,000 SPG points.
Cash & Points Stays
A great way to maximize your SPG points is by using them with cash for hotel stays. Cash & Points stays start at only 1,500 points & $30.
|Category||Standard Rooms||Upgraded Rooms||Suites|
|1||1,500 + $30||2,000 — 2,250 Starpoints + $50 — $60||3,000 Starpoints + $75|
|2||2,000 + $35||2,500 — 2,750 Starpoints + $55 — $65||4,000 Starpoints + $95|
|3||3,500 + $55||4,000 — 4,250 Starpoints + $75 — $85||7,000 Starpoints + $125|
|4||5,000 + $75||5,500 — 5,750 Starpoints + $95 — $105||10,000 Starpoints + $175|
|5||6,000 + $110||6,750 — 7,250 Starpoints + $135 — $150||12,000 Starpoints + $275|
|6||10,000 + $180||10,750 — 11,250 Starpoints + $210 — $230||20,000 Starpoints + $450|
|7||15,000 + $275||15,750 — 16,250 Starpoints + $290 — $315||30,000 Starpoints + $625|
SPG Nights & Flights
SPG Nights & Flights let you redeem your points for airfare (50,000 miles) and hotels (5 free nights). Night & Flights are 60,000 SPG points for category 3 properties and 70,000 SPG points for category 4 properties. You must call SPG at 1-888-625-4988 to make a Night and Flights booking.
Benefits from the SPG page:
- Save 18,000 Starpoints at Category 3 hotels
- Save 20,000 Starpoints at Category 4 hotels
- Good for 50,000 air miles
- Good for 5 Free Nights
- Valid on all airlines with 1:1 Starpoints to miles ratios
Airline Redemptions Receive an Additional Bonus
A big part of what sets the Starwood Preferred Guest program apart from other hotel rewards programs is that it's actually a good deal to transfer your points out to airlines. You will even receive a bonus of 5,000 airline miles for every 20,000 SPG points you transfer.
This can be a great way to top off your airline's loyalty program balance for an upcoming award. SPG points transfer to over 30 airline partners at a 1:1 ratio (1:1.25 if transferring in 20K chunks), and SPG runs regular promos offering bonuses on top of the already fantastic transfer rate.
Another way to redeem your SPG points is for SPG Moments. SPG Moments allows you to enjoy VIP benefits at sporting events, restaurants, concerts, and more.
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