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Rumor about new Marriott/SPG cards: 3 tiers and really good initial offer

When Marriott took over Starwood, they said that they would run parallel loyalty programs until 2018.  More recently they have said that they hope to bring the programs together by the end of 2018.  While we are eager to learn all about the new program, one aspect that is especially interesting is the question of what will happen to their credit cards.  Today, Marriott branded credit cards are issued by Chase whereas SPG cards are…

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No more Starpoints for Uber from December 17

For the past couple of years, Starwood has had a partnership with Uber whereby you can earn Starpoints for spending with Uber. Earlier this year, SPG cut the rates at which you would earn points for Uber spend to just 1 Starpoint for ever $2 in spend. Unfortunately, the partnership will now come to an end altogether on December 17th. Today, SPG announced that the ability to earn Starpoints with Uber will end on December 17th, 2017 at 11:59pm…

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Targeted offers for 30K-35K Starpoints

SPG two free nights:

Starpoints are an incredibly valuable currency thanks to the magic trifecta: A) SPG hotels are available at reasonable award rates, from as low as 2K per night for a weekend night at a Category 1 property; B) Starpoints transfer to airline programs 1:1, with a 5K mile bonus when you transfer 20K points; C) Starpoints transfer to Marriott Rewards at a rate of 1:3 . For those reasons, members of Starwood Preferred Guest will be…

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10K+ Membership Rewards with each of these new offers

There are some strong new Amex Offers this morning and over the past couple of days — including a couple for 10,000 points after spending $500. Some of these may be targeted, and the Membership Rewards offers would only appear under cards that earn Membership Rewards (though there may also be cash back versions of some of them). Also, keep an eye on your account — I did not have the Dell offer when I posted it…

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1K bonus Amtrak points with SPG

Amtrak is offering 1,000 bonus points when you make a minimum 2-night stay with Starwood and choose to earn Amtrak points instead of Starpoints. While I probably wouldn’t choose to earn Amtrak points over Starpoints in most circumstances, this promotion might make sense if you’re close to a strategic redemption. The Deal Earn 1,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards points points on a stay of 2 or more nights at participating SPG hotels between now and December 31st, 2017. Key…

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[Expired] Avios transfer bonus: solid use of SPG/Marriott points

Today through October 31, 2017, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus on transfers from hotel programs. This can be best maximized through Marriott Travel Packages. Alternatively, IHG Credit Card Holders who need to top up for a British Airways award might be interested in this promotion as well. Read on. The Deal Get 35% bonus Avios when converting hotel points to British Airways Avios through October 31, 2017 from the following hotel programs: Carlson Hotels Hilton Hotels Hyatt Hotels &…

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