About American Express-Starwood Preferred Guest

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Card Highlights


American Express Starwood Preferred Guest is a Credit Card

With a credit card, you can carry a balance and accrue interest if necessary. Note this is not advised by me. The points game does not work well, if you are carrying a balance and accruing interest. See #4 in Let’s Get Started To Earning Free Travel.

Card Rewards

Earn Starpoints with the card as a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest Program. Learn about the program here.

Sign-up Bonus

Earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.  APPLY FOR THE CARD HERE,

Annual Fee

$0 Introductory Annual Fee the first year, then $95

Earn Points on Spending

1. Earn 2 points per $1 spent at Starwood Resorts

2. Earn 1 point for every dollar you spend on all your other purchases.

No Foreign Transaction Fees

Pay no foreign transaction fees when you use your card on purchases made outside the United States.

Starwood Elite Status

With the card, you receive credit for 5 nights and 2 stays each year toward SPG Elite status and you can also earn SPG Gold status after spending $30,000 or more in eligible purchases on your Card in a calendar year.

Free In-room Premium Internet

You can receive free in-room, premium Internet access while staying with SPG Participating Hotels.

Purchase Protection 

Purchase Protection protects eligible purchases made with the Card in the event they are accidentally damaged or stolen for up to 90 days from the date of purchase.

The Points Mom and the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Card

Read about how and when I used this card.  Also, I just got Rob his own card because I couldn’t pass up on the bonus offer.

More About The Card

Apply for the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Card


Learn About the Starwood Preferred Guest Program Here