The Complete Guide To Starwood Preferred Guest Elite Status

The Marriott acquisition of Starwood is now a done deal, and that has a significant impact on attaining elite status for both programs. If you currently hold elite status with Marriott, now is the time to link your accounts and receive an automatic status match to an equivalent status in SPG. There are now multiple paths to earning elite status via credit cards, which we’ll detail below, and the merger has opened up some fantastic new avenues to get elite status across SPG, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton Rewards.