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Frequent Guest Programm

Starwood Preferred Guest

Marriott takes over Starwood, so there will be changes to the programm in the near future. But as of now, Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest remain two independent programms.

Award Chart - Promotion - Special Offers

Elite Level

Base

Gold

Platinum

 

Requirement

Stays / Nights / points

 

10 / 25 / -

25 / 50 / -

Award Points

2 points / USD

2 points / USD

2 points / USD

Elite Bonus

 

50 %

50%
75 % [3]

Award nights count for status

Lifetime Status

 

250 nights and five years of elite status (Gold or Platinum)

500 nights and 10 years of SPG Platinum Status

 

Benefits

Upgrade (subject to availability)

-

(Yes within booked categorie)

Upgrade confirmed at time of booking

-

-

[2]

Lounge access

-

-

Free continental breakfast

-

-

[4]

Early check-in (time)

-

-

[3]

Late check-out (time)

-

16:00[1]

16:00[1]

Amenity

-

free Internet

-

[4]

benefits on award stays

 

others

Benefits if flying on Delta Airlines or Emirates

Benefits if flying on Delta Airlines or Emirates

Benefits if flying on Delta Airlines or Emirates

 

Earn Points

co branded credit card (country)

American Express in USA and CDN

buy points (points / currency)

500 pts for USD 17.50, up to 30000 pts (was 20000 pts till February 2016)
Starwood Buy & Gift Miles

points transfer from American Express Membership Rewards


transfer from airlines

     

points for incidentals

earn points without stay

in selected hotel restaurants

in selected hotel restaurants

in selected hotel restaurants

 

Redeem Points

No blackout dates for awards


Awards for reduced number of points (without cash part or selected days of the week)

No
(but weekend reduced)

No
(but weekend reduced)

No
(but weekend reduced)

Cash and Points Awards




Points could be used for upgrade of room




Redeem points for Suites / Rooms with access to Exectuive Lounge

No
but using cash + points award

No
but using cash + points award

No
but using cash + points award

transfer points to airlines
Some exceptions, see Details on SPG

2500 = 2500 mls
bonus of 5000 mls if 20000 SPG points are transferred

1500 = 1500 mls
bonus of 5000 mls if 20000 SPG points are transferred

1 = 1 mls
bonus of 5000 mls if 20000 SPG points are transferred

Redeem points for other than free nights




 

 

 

 

Merger of Starwood and Marriott
Get the equivalent status in the Marriott Rewards Programm if you link your accounts

 

Marriott Rewards Gold

Marriott Rewards Platinum

Merger of Starwood and Marriott
Move points between SPG and the Marriott Rewards Programm

Ratio 1 SPG Point = 3 Marriott Rewards Points

 

[1] Subject to availability at resort and conference center hotels
[2]
After 50 nights / year (SPG 50 Nights Benefit): 10 confirmed suite nights for selected standard suites
[3]
After 75 nights / year (SPG 75 Nights Benefit): 4 points / USD & 24 hour stay from check in to check out
[4] Part of the amenity selection

 

Points needed for Stay

Cheapest Hotel

2000 points weekedend) / 3000 (weekday)

Most expensive Hotel

35000 points (weekend / weekday)

Categories

7

Cheapest Hotel in


New York (Manhattan / area)

12000 Points e.g. Sheraton New York Times Square / 10000 Sheraton LaGuardia

Hong Kong

10000 Points e.g. Le Meridien Cyberport)

Tokyo

10000 Points e.g. Sheraton Miyako Hotel,

London

10000 Points e.g. Alot Excel

Frankfurt

7000 Points , e.g. Sheraton Congress

Sydney

12000 Points, e.g. Four Points Darling Harbour

 

Awards

 

Award Chart priort to March 04, 2013

 

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Category 4

Category 5

Category 6

Category 7

 

old award scheme (stays booked before March 05, 2013)

Standard Room

3000 Pts
(Weekend 2000 Pts)

4000 Pts
(Weekend 3000 Pts)

7000 Pts

10000 Pts

12000 Pts
-
16000 Pts

20000 Pts
-
25000 Pts

30000 Pts
-
35000 Pts

Cash and Points
Standard Rooms

1200 Pts
+
25 USD
(Asia Pacific, US, CDN hotels only)

1600 Pts
+
30 USD
(Asia Pacific, US, CDN hotels only)

2800 Pts
+
45 USD

4000 Pts
+
60 USD

4800 Pts
+
90 USD

8000 Pts
+
150 USD

15000 Pts
+
275 USD


 

Award Chart for booking from March 05, 2013

 

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Category 4

Category 5

Category 6

Category 7

Standard Room

3000 Pts
(Weekend 2000 Pts)

4000 Pts
(Weekend 3000 Pts)

7000 Pts

10000 Pts

12000 Pts
-
16000 Pts

20000 Pts
-
25000 Pts

30000 Pts
-
35000 Pts

Caash and Points
Standard Rooms

1500 Pts
+
30 USD

2000 Pts
+
35 USD

3500 Pts
+
55 USD

5000 Pts
+
75 USD

6000 Pts
+
110 USD

10000 Pts
+
180 USD

15000 Pts*
+
275 USD

Cash and Points
Upgraded Rooms

2000 - 2250 Pts
+
50 - 60 USD

2500 - 2750 Pts
+
55 - 65 USD

4000 - 4250 Pts
+
75 - 85 USD

5500 - 5750 Pts
+
95 - 105 USD

6750 -7250 Pts
+
135 - 150 USD

10750 - 11250 Pts
+
210 - 230 USD

15750 - 16250* Pts
+
290 - 315 USD

Cash and Points
(Selected) Suites

3000 Pts
+
75 USD

4000 Pts
+
95 USD

7000 Pts
+
125 USD

10000 Pts
+
175 USD

12000 Pts
+
275 USD

20000 Pts
+
450 USD

30000 Pts*
+
625 USD

Fifth Night free

not available

not available

28000 Pts

40000 Pts

48000 Pts- 64000 Pts

80000 - 100000 Pts

120000 - 140000 Pts

Room Upgrade

1000 Pts - 1500 Pts

1000 Pts - 1500 Pts

1000 Pts - 1500 Pts

1000 Pts - 1500 Pts

1500 Pts - 2750 Pts

1500 Pts - 2750 Pts

1500 Pts - 2750 Pts

Upgrade to Suite

3000 Pts

4000 Pts

7000 Pts

10000 Pts

12000 Pts
-
16000 Pts

20000 Pts
-
25000 Pts

30000 Pts
-
35000 Pts

50% off Best Rate

1000 Pts

1000 Pts

1000 Pts

1000 Pts

1000 Pts

1000 Pts

1000 Pts

Nights & Flights"

not available

not available

60000 Pts

70000 Pts

not available

not available

not available


Promotion

September 12, 2017 to January 15, 2018

Starwood Preferred Guest

SPG has announced the third promotion for 2017 which runs till January 15, 2018, which is quite a long time.
You will earn

  • 1,000 bonus Starpoints per stay at participating St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Le Méridien, Westin, Sheraton, Tribute Portfolio and Design Hotels
  • 500 bonus Starpoints per stay at participating Aloft, ElementSM and Four Points
  • 10,000 bonus Starpoints when you stay 25 or more nights at particiapting hotels

We would highlight, that there is a long list of hotels not particiapting in the promotion and the bonus Starpoint (including the 25 stay bonus) only applies for stays at particpating hotel. On SPG are lists with the hotels participating at the 1,000 bonus Starpoints promotion and 500 bonus Starpoints promotion.
You can register from now till November 30, 2017 for the promotion on
spg.com/exploremore and book on SPG.

Marriott Rewards

Marriott has also announced the next promotion and although the frequent guest programms are not combinded yet, we would like to highlight this promotion here as well. It runs till January 15, 2018.

You earn a free night after your second stay. You earn only one night, which is valid for six month and can be used at any Marriott Brand Hotel up to category 5. If you reached this goal (i.e. the free night) you will unlock an additional offers.
US: You can register from now till November 30, 2017 on the
promotion landing page or the my Offers section in your Marriott Rewards Account.
Europe: You can register from now till November 30, 2017 on the
promotion landing page or the my Offers section in your Marriott Rewards Account

Buy Points Promotion
November 01, 2017 to December 29, 2017

SPG offers a discount of 35% if you buy more than 5,000 SPG Points prior to December 29, 2017.
SPG points are 17.50 USD per 500 Starpoints; buyable are up to 30,000 SPG points anually. There is no discount the more miles you buy.
The current promotion brings 5,000 SPG points down to 113.75 USD.

In this regard it is worth to highlight that you get a bonus of 5,000 Points if you transfert those to an airline frequent flyer program. United currently runs a promo till end of November during which you get an additional 30%. This could be a good way to top up your United Airlines Mileage Plus Account as well.

Starwood partners with Points.com if it comes to buying points.


Special Offers

ongoing

Starwoood has a large selection of various offers, depending on chain and location. Make sure to check out the special offer ladning page on SPG to discover the best offer for your trip.

Starwood also partners with uber and you can earn SPG points if you link your SPG and uber account and use uber during your stay at the hotel-.

Relax. Daily Breakfast is included for two at select hotels or resorts in Latin America or the Caribbean at Starwood Hotels! [Valid through 12/21/2017.See Landing Page for Terms and Conditions]

Marriott Offers





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