Thursday Giveaway: $500 to Spend at Starwood Hotels

Aug 13, 2015

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For this week’s Thursday Giveaway, we’re offering a chance to win $500 to spend at any Starwood property. One of TPG’s favorite hotels is the St. Regis Bali Resort, a Starwood Category 7 property, and while $500 will barely get you a night at that hotel, it’ll go a long way at hundreds of other properties around the world.

As a reminder, you can earn 30,000 bonus Starpoints after you use your new Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express to make $3,000 in purchases within the first three months. In addition, you can also earn 30,000 bonus Starpoints with the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card, after making $5,000 in purchases within the first three months. But act quickly — this increased sign-up bonus is only available through September 14, 2015.


Both cards regularly offer a 25,000-point bonus. TPG values Starpoints at 2.4 cents apiece, so those additional 5,000 points amount to an extra $120 in value.

You must enter the giveaway below no later than 11:59pm EST on Monday, August 17.

To enter this giveaway, visit our Facebook Page or enter below:

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Last week’s winners: Last week, we gave away 85,000 IHG Rewards Club points. Congratulations again to Harry A., who won by entering on Facebook. Stay tuned for more great giveaways on the blog, as well as on TPG’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. Good luck with this week’s giveaway!

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WELCOME OFFER: 60,000 Points


CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
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