My favorite credit card is devaluing in August 

The Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton programs will be combined into one program on August 1, 2018.  I wanted to expand on one of the changes mentioned in my post about what we know so far. My favorite credit card is devaluing in August  Starwood Preferred Guest has been my favorite hotel loyalty program since the beginning … Continue reading My favorite credit card is devaluing in August 

Update: Overview of the new SPG and Marriott program (2018)

For the past 5 years, Starwood Preferred Guest has been my favorite hotel loyalty program.  In addition to great redemption opportunities for free hotel stays, the program also has great airline transfer partners to which you can transfer points at a 1:1 ratio and with a potential for a bonus. In 2016, Marriott acquired SPG. … Continue reading Update: Overview of the new SPG and Marriott program (2018)

Should I buy Starpoints at a 35% discount?

You can save money on hotels and flights by purchasing Starpoints at a discount! Starwood is one of my favorite loyalty programs.  SPG is unique because unlike most hotel loyalty programs, you can transfer points to several airlines at a 1:1 ratio.  So in addition to using Starpoints to book hotels, you can also use them … Continue reading Should I buy Starpoints at a 35% discount?