Extended- 30,000 Point Starwood Amex Sign-up Bonus

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

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a great sign-up bonus for the Starwood Amex card- 30,000 points as long as you spend $1,000 in the first three months. The deadline to apply was July 6, but it has just been extended to July 31.

(Note- I am NOT getting paid by American Express for advertising this. I just firmly believe this is a great deal for my followers).

I can’t reiterate enough how much of a good deal this is and how valuable Starwood points are in the scheme of the mileage earning world. This is a perfect card and opportunity for someone who wants to get serious about accruing miles.

If you don’t believe me, check out Brad’s Deals– a popular deal blog that has been featured on the Today Show and in USA Today. They outline 10 reasons why this card makes sense (Note: number three is a different sign-up bonus. The links I provided are an even better deal).

Reminder- you can apply for both personal and business credit cards.

The Platinum Card® from American Express

The American Express Platinum card has some of the best perks out there: cardholders enjoy the best domestic lounge access (Delta SkyClubs, Centurion Lounges, and Priority Pass), a $200 annual airline fee credit as well as up to $200 in Uber credits, and mid-tier elite status at SPG, Marriott, and Hilton. Combined with the 60,000 point welcome offer -- worth $1,140 based on TPG's valuations -- this card is a no-brainer for frequent travelers. Here are 5 reasons you should consider this card, as well as how you can figure out if the $550 annual fee makes sense for you.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
  • Enjoy Uber VIP status and free rides in the U.S. up to $15 each month, plus a bonus $20 in December. That can be up to $200 in annual Uber savings.
  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
  • Get up to $100 in statement credits annually for purchases at Saks Fifth Avenue on your Platinum Card®. Enrollment required.
  • $550 annual fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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