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SPG Buy Starpoints at up to 25% off by Dec 31, 2015

SPG has a special offer for 25% off Starpoints when you buy 20,000 points for $525. This reduces the price to $26.25 per 1,000 points. The normal price for points is $35 per 1,000 points. Through December 31, 2015 Buy Starpoints at Discount Prices: Get 10% off 5,000–9,500 Starpoints ($31.50 per 1,000 points) Get 15%…

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Emirates $1,599 for two USA to Dubai or Muscat

Fly Emirates to Dubai DXB or Muscat MCT round trip for $800 per person when two passengers fly together on same itinerary starting from any of ten airports in the USA. Emirates runs periodic specials for discount economy fares for two passengers traveling together. The current price is $1,599 for two making the per person…

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SPG Rewards Analysis New York

Starwood Hotels has a large presence in New York with 25 hotels in the New York City area and over a dozen hotels in Manhattan and several in Harlem and Brooklyn. Starwood Hotels in New York range from St. Regis to Aloft Harlem. Starwood Hotel Brands in New York area: St. Regis = 1 Luxury…

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SPG Snap, Post, Win 100,000 points Photo Contest

Starwood Preferred Guest has a Twitter and Instagram photography contest running March 18 – April 5, 2013 for a chance to win 100,000 Starpoints. There are only 248 entries with just one week left to go in the contest. Contest open to USA and Canada residents, 18 and over, excluding Quebec. SPG Spring 2013 Photo…

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Starwood Program Enhancement – SPG Flights

Starwood Program Enhancement – SPG Flights Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) has become the first hotel loyalty program to allow members to use Starpoints for booking an airline ticket on virtually any available flight with their SPG Flights redemption option.  The redemption value is a simple Starpoints for cash exchange at a rate that ranges from…

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LatinPass Million Miles Promotion

Ric and tour guide, Cuzco, Peru, May 2000 Presidents Week Vacation – February 2000 I was anxious and suffering a vacation hangover upon my return from Holland at the end of my two week trip for flying on five member airlines of the Oneworld Alliance for a 100,000 frequent flyer miles bonus. Travel euphoria withdrawal…

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