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[Expired] 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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[EXPIRED] 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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[EXPIRED] 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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[Expired] Earn a free night after 2 stays or bonus points with Q4 Marriott and Starwood promos

Marriott and SPG came out with their fourth quarter promotions last week, and both look pretty good: with Marriott, you can earn a free night after just two paid stays, and with Starwood you can earn 1,000 bonus points per night and 10,000 additional points with 25 paid nights during the promotional period. Marriott Megabonus The Deal Earn a free Category 1-5 night after two paid stays during the promotional period, then unlock an additional offer Key Terms Must first register here…

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Should Nick mattress run for SPG Platinum?

Senior Frequent Miler author Nick Reyes recently received an email from SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) with the subject heading “Open Up Your Special Offer.”  He was offered double elite-qualifying credit on all stays between September 15 and December 15, 2017.  I received the same offer, but there are other offers floating around too. You can check to see if you have a targeted offer here. The “Elite Status – On the Double” offer that Nick…

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[Expired] 10,000 Starpoints for adding authorized users [Targeted]

Amex is out with a targeted promotion to earn up to 10,000 bonus Starpoints for adding authorized users to your Amex SPG personal card when each authorized user also makes $1,000 in purchases on the card within the first 3 months. That’s fantastic considering the fact that the signup bonus is usually only 25,000 Starpoints (and considering the fact that 10K Starpoints could get you up to 5 weekend nights in Category 1 properties). The Deal Earn 2,500 Starpoints for…

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