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Starwood Preferred Guest is offering a targeted bonus to existing members for up to 7,500 Starpoints. This is much like the new member bonus SPG offered earlier this year, and it has a similar structure that awards an increasing number of points with successive stays.

To take part, you must first register for the promotion by June 30, and you can then earn the following bonuses for stays between May 1 and July 31, 2015:

  • 1,500 bonus Starpoints after your first eligible paid stay
  • 2,500 bonus Starpoints after your second eligible paid stay
  • 3,500 bonus Starpoints after your third eligible paid stay

Bookings made prior to the promotion period are eligible, but only eligible stays consumed during the promotion period will earn a bonus. An eligible stay is one that would normally earn Starpoints (so award nights and Cash & Points redemptions don’t qualify). Check out the full terms and conditions for more info.

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7,500 points is enough for a Cash & Points booking at a Category 5 property like the Westin Lima.

I believe Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints to be the most valuable loyalty currency, and I’d value 7,500 points at $180. The bonus is enough for a free night in a category 1-3 property, or enough for a Cash & Points booking in a category 5 hotel (which would set you back 6,000 points and $110).

It’s not clear who was targeted for this offer, though the original email suggests it may have been directed toward members who hadn’t completed a stay for a while. Even if you didn’t receive a message, it’s worth checking to see if you can register, especially if you have upcoming plans to visit a Starwood property.

If you’re targeted for this promotion, please share your offer in the comments below so other readers can compare.

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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