Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express

Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express
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Card Features


Earn Hotel Points
Fraud Protection
No Foreign Transaction Fee
Free WiFI Access on
Lost Luggage Coverage
Travel Accident Insurance
Car Rental Coverage
Apple Pay
Android Pay
Event Ticket Pre-Sale Access

The Welcome Offer

  •  Earn $100 Cash Back when you spend $1,000 in the first 3 months.
  •  Earn 100 Cash Back when you make your first purchase at a SPG or Marriott hotel in the first 6 months of having the card.

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Pros & Cons

  Annual fee waived 1st year
  No foreign transaction fees
  Free Access to Sheraton┬« Club Lounge
  Earn Free Nights & Flights
  Earn Credit Towards SPG┬« Elite status
  Free internet at SPG┬« Participating Hotels
  Travel benefits
  Shopping benefits
  Entertainment benefits


  $95 annual fee

  Somewhat limited redemption



What You'll PayMore fee details 

Annual Fee
$0 the first year, $95 after that
Foreign Transaction Fees
0.00%


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CreditCardRewards.com Review

Written by Amy 3 months ago

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The Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express is a high value rewards card for frequent SPG® travelers.

Review of the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express

Starwood Preferred Guest┬« Business Credit Card holders earn up to 5X Starpoints┬« on Starwood purchases, 2X on Marriott purchases, and 1X on everything else.┬á But with the high value of its rewards (frequently valued over 2%), even everyday purchases will reap valuable points that can be used at SPG┬« properties or transferred to a frequent flyer program. Although this ÔÇťFree Nights & FlightsÔÇŁ redemption program is limited to SPG┬« properties and participating frequent flyer programs, the rate of rewards makes it a terrific value.┬á

Plus, as a bonus offer, after spending $5,000 within the first 3 months, new cardholders will earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints®, which translates into enough points for a 2-night stay at most SPG® properties. 

Pro Tip:

Redeem Starpoints® for free flights on over 150 airlines with SPG Flights with no blackout dates and receive a 5,000 Starpoint bonus when you transfer 20,000 Starpoints to a participating frequent flyer program.

For frequent travelers interested in upping their SPG┬« elite status, card members receive credit for 5 nights and 2 stays each year toward SPG┬« elite status. That's just 20 nights away for SPG Gold status and 45 nights away for SPG Platinum status in a calendar year. If you spend $30,000 in a calendar year, youÔÇÖll achieve Gold status, entitling you to room upgrades when available.




The Bottom Line
The high value of Starpoints® make this card an ideal choice for frequent business travelers looking to earn free SPG® nights, enjoy free Sheraton® Club Lounge access, and reach elite SPG® privilege status faster.





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