Starwood Preferred Guest has a couple of summer promotions to help travelers save money.
Stay Longer, Play Longer Summer 2008 promotion for USA/Canada for stays through September 29, 2008 for arrivals on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night. Free night is based on Best Available Unrestricted Rate.
Buy 2 nights and get the 3rd night free is available at most USA and Canada Starwood properties listed here.
Pay 3 nights and get the 4th night free is available at many upscale resorts listed here.
The offer is also available for resorts in Hawaii and the Caribbean.
Luxury Collection complimentary breakfast and late checkout for payment with American Express. If your travel plans for 2008 include a Starwood Hotels Luxury Collection stay then the AMEX payment deal may add $60+ added value to your room rate paid. Starwood Preferred Guest members do not receive complimentary breakfast at most locations and a breakfast at many European hotels will cost over $30US per person. Available for stays through December 31, 2008 with no blackout dates or minimum length of stay. The American Express offer participating Luxury Collection hotels are listed here. The Luxury Collection properties of Europe were well-recognized in the Conde Nast 2008 Hotel Gold List as I posted in my February Loyalty Traveler summary.