Category Archives for Starwood.

Did you receive your mystery check from American Express yet?

Has anyone else receive an unexpected check in the mail from American Express? My wife was surprised to open an envelope this weekend and see a $200 check from American Express. She was expecting a card offer or advertisement. The letter said the enclosed check was “reimbursement for the value of Starwood Starpoints that we…

Continue Reading »

Free $15 Live Nation Concert Cash for any Starwood Preferred Guest Member

Starwood and Live Nation are giving away $15 in free concert cash simply by registering with your email address and SPG number here. Concert Cash can be used towards merchandise or future concerts. You can see the full list of options here. There is a limited amount of free cash available so hurry and register!

Continue Reading »

Why I chose United Economy over British Airways First Class

I made preparations to experience British Airways First Class all the way back in 2009 by applying for the British Airways Visa Card when there was a 100,000 British Airways Avios sign up bonus. My wife did the same and we each hit the $2000 spend in order to get the total of 200,000 Avios…

Continue Reading »

Positive change to Starwood point expiration policy

Previously, Starwood points could be extended by only the following activities: 1) Stay at a Starwood property * Westin * St. Regis * Le Meridien * aloft * element * Sheraton * Four Points * The Luxury Collection 2)Incidental spending (counts even during an ineligible stay) 3)Use the Starwood American Express card 4)Eating at a…

Continue Reading »