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For most people, the end of summer means back-to-school shopping and a final weekend at the beach, but those in the know suddenly become massive tennis fans. That’s because one of the top social sporting events of the year comes to New York’s Aurthur Ashe Stadium at the end of August: The US Open.

Tennis, anyone?
Tennis, anyone?

Everyone’s hustling for a seat at the best matches, but if you’re in the Starwood Preferred Guest program, SPG Moments has some fun in store for you. You can now redeem Starpoints for US Open experiences like SPG Luxury Suite access, courtside seats, a pro-tennis clinic and more. And in an interesting twist, there are also auctions for the big-ticket experiences.

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You can bid on luxury suites and behind the scenes access through SPG Moments.

Starpoints are the most valuable loyalty currency out there (currently listed at 2.4 cents apiece in TPG’s latest valuations). While you can get great value out of these points with hotel stays and transfers to airline partners, SPG Moments offers some pretty unique and memorable ways to redeem.

If you’re saving your points for actual travel, then these US Open options might not be for you. However, if you’re a fan of the game and have points to spare, then this could be your chance to get out of the nosebleed seats and cheer on your favorites from courtside.

At the time of writing, the following SPG Moments (and more!) are still up for grabs. Good luck!

H/T: One Mile at a Time

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.
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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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