250 Bonus SPG Points with Mobile Check-In
SPG has announced a promo where you can earn 250 bonus Starpoints when you check-in via the SPG mobile app. Mobile check-in is available when you book directly with SPG, through the website, or via the mobile app. About 72 to 48 hours prior to your stay you will be notified if you want to check-in via the mobile app. Once you have, on the day of your stay you will receive a notification when your room is ready, and your key is at the front desk.
Last Chance to Buy SPG Points up to 35% Off?
We don’t know it for sure, but given the August 1, 2018 elimination of the SPG program, now is probably your last chance to buy Starpoints with a discount of 35%, before the program merges with Marriott and Starpoints are converted into Marriott Rewards (or whatever the new program will be named).
STRONG RUMOR: SPG Card Welcome Bonus Devaluation Imminent
We expected more notice about a significant change with the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express, but strongly sourced rumors from Doctor of Credit indicate the long-standing 25,000-point welcome bonus is about to be decimated, and replaced with a small cash welcome bonus.
Details of New Combined Marriott and SPG Loyalty Program
It’s been a long time coming, but Marriott has finally announced the key features of the combined Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty programs that will launch August 1, 2018.
35% Discount On SPG Points Purchases Through December 29, 2017
SPG is running a promotion where you can get 35% off Starpoints purchases of 5,000 points or more. When you consider the versatility and value of Starpoints, this promotion might be worthy of consideration.
Earning Starpoints With Uber Ends December 17, 2017
The SPG journey with Uber is coming to an end on December 17, 2017. That will be the last day you can earn Starpoints for Uber rides. The partnership which has lasted for 3 years struggled recently when SPG cut the earning rates from February 1, 2017.
1,000 Free Marriott Rewards or 333 Free SPG Points – Until 8PM ET Oct 15, 2017
Earn 1,000 Marriott Rewards or 333 SPG Points (when transferred from Marriott) with a simple tweet!
Earn Up To 1,000 SPG Points Per Stay Through January 15, 2018
Starwood Preferred Guest has launched its SPG Explore More promotion, which will earn you up to 1,000 points per stay at participating hotels, as well as a 10,000-point bonus when you stay for 25 nights. How many points you earn will depend on which property in which you stay.
Up to 30% Bonus Transferring SPG Points to AAdvantage
AA is running a promotion where you can earn up to a 30% bonus for transferring Starpoints to AAdvantage miles. The promotion is valid through October 15, 2017, and provides some excellent value since it stacks with Starwood’s 5,000-mile bonus for transfers of 20,000 Starpoints or more.