Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Category: Starwood

Jul 14

Hotel and airline partnerships: A few extra points for you

Recently, hotels and airlines have started partnerships that benefit each other’s elite members.  In other words, if you have elite status on one, you can sign up for elite status on the other.  Obviously, the goal is to secure business ties and give you a natural reason to use one product if you already use …

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Jun 03

Starwood credit card: New bonus, good for both miles and points

Starwood Hotels (Sheraton, Westin, W, others…) just offered an increased sign-up bonus.  You can earn up to 30,000 Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points by signing up for the card.  Room nights start at 4,000 points and its even most expensive rooms are 20,000 points (with a few resort exceptions).  Note that the Starwood site offers …

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May 29

Hotel points: Second quarter bonuses

Note: The primary focus of this blog will always be airline miles, but hotel and even rental car points are key to your free vacation, so you’ll see me write about those, also.  You’ll earn your points based on dollars spent, not nights stayed, but room availability is generally much better than airline seat availability …

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