November 30th, 2011

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Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American ExpressStarwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express

TPG reader Lauren just sent me an email invite she had received from Starwood offering 30,000 points (which is generally the highest American Express offers on this card) with 10,000 points after first purchase and 20,000 points after $5,000 within 6 months. No annual fee for the first year, $65 thereafter and this offer expires December 12, 2011.

For more info on this card, check out my original posts on the 30,000 offer when it was publicly promoted this summer and also Maximizing Starwood Preferred Guest Points: Cash and Points Awards

Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express

There’s no telling how much longer these cards will be around and available for new applications because of the Marriott takeover, so now might just be the perfect time to apply. Apart from hotel redemptions, you can transfer Starpoints to over 30 airline partners, and now also transfer points from Starwood to Marriott Rewards at a 1:3 ratio, opening up even more redemption options.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints® after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 2 Starpoints® for each dollar of eligible purchases spent on the Card at participating SPG® & Marriott Rewards® hotels. Earn 1 Starpoint for all other purchases.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on International purchases.
  • Receive free in-room, premium internet access. Booking requirements apply.
  • Redeem Starpoints® at over 1,300 participating hotels and resorts in over 100 countries and for flights on more than 150 airlines with SPG flights, all with no blackout dates.
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.
  • See Rates & Fees
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
15.74%-19.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
Balance Transfer Fee
3.00%
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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