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Aug012015

SPG Amex 1,000 bonus points for two nights July 30 to Aug 30 and possibly free Boingo wi-fi on the ground

SPG American Express card members have changes coming August 11. Annual fee increase from $65 to $95. No foreign transaction fees. free Starwood Hotels in-room premium internet access. free Boingo hotspot WiFi access after you create a Boingo American Express Preferred Plan account. (Note: my SPG American Express card was ineligible for this free benefit…

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Nov122013

Hyatt vs. SPG Hotel Award Spend Analysis

Tables in this post reveal a significant impact of being a cardmember of the hotel brand credit card for increasing the earn rate of points on hotel stays with Hyatt and Starwood Hotels. This post follows up the Hyatt-SPG Hotel Award Category Distribution tables with different tables showing hotel spend needed for an award in…

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Apr092013

SPG Double Points May 1-July 31, 2013

Double Take is the next major promotion from Starwood Preferred Guest offering 2 bonus points per dollar at about 1,000 hotels globally from May 1 through July 31. There are about 150 hotels not participating so check the list carefully. Four of the nearest Starwood Hotels to Monterey, California are not participating. SPG Double Take…

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Jan032013

St. Regis Bal Harbour – The Room

The hotel room is truly the environment that matters when you really want to be inside from the world. The room at the St. Regis Bal Harbour met nearly all my needs.  Access to ice and a coffee maker without staff assistance would have been better. Room 1110 at St. Regis Bal Harbour is a…

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Nov092012

JohnnyJet.com SPG 25,000 points giveaway

JohnnyJet is giving away 25,000 points as part of his SPG Amex Stars Starwood staycation at the St. Regis New York. Leave a comment on JohnnyJet’s blog post: Win 25,000 Starpoints by sharing your dream destination. Contestants must either subscribe to Johnny’s newsletter or follow him on Facebook or Twitter. Only one entry per person, and…

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Sep122012

Westin New York at Times Square

Westin New York at Times Square is a large hotel near the theater district of New York. Numerous Broadway theaters are within a few blocks of the hotel. The Westin Hotel address is 237 West 43rd Street at 8th Avenue. Most of the 40 large Broadway theaters are located between West 41st and West 52nd…

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