The Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express is continually one of the best-reviewed cards from this issuer. Card owners are also the most likely to rate high on customer satisfaction surveys. This is probably due to the fact that the card offers excellent incentives and a low interest rate.
NEW LIMITED TIME OFFER (Ends 4/5) – New cardmembers of the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express have the opportunity to receive a limited time bonus offer. This includes 25,000 Starpoints® after spending $3,000 in purchases during the first three months, and 10,000 Starpoints® after spending an additional $2,000 in the first six months. Points can be redeemed at more than 1,300 hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries, and over 150 airlines with SPG Flights.
This welcome bonus offer is not available to applicants who have had this product within the last 12 months.
The normal rewards program for the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express is fairly straightforward. It offers points on the following:
- 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
Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) is the rewards program associated with the Starwood network of hotel brands. The participating hotels include Sheraton, Westin, W Hotels, Four Points by Sheraton, Element, Meridien, Aloft, The Luxury Collection, and St Regis, for a collection at over 1,100 hotels in nearly 100 countries. The points members earn can be redeemed for hotel stays, upgrades, and flights from over 350 airlines with SPG Flights without blackout dates. At many of the hotels, you can redeem Starpoints for the hotel’s amenities and luxuries designed for guests, often unique to each location. Note that some hotels may have mandatory service and resort charges.
The Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express offers a decent variable purchase APR, currently 15.74% – 19.74%. There is an annual fee of $95 associated with this card, like most American Express cards. However, there is a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then the annual fee of $95 commences for year two.
With an excellent rewards program and big perks from American Express, many customers choose this card as their number one credit card. For more information or to fill out an application, visit the secure Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express application page. Terms and Restrictions apply.
- Find out how you can apply for this card here.
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Updated February 25, 2017 and originally published February 17, 2017.