Roundup Of The SPG/Marriott Lifetime Status Rules; Will You Be Able To Hit Lifetime Status This Year Before The Lifetime Program Is Devalued?

Marriott and SPG both have lifetime elite programs, but they look very different currently. Grandfathered status: SPG requires 250 nights plus 5 years of elite...

Marriott Clarifies Contradictory SPG Gold Information

On 4/17 I made a Starwood-Marriott FAQ page and wrote that SPG Golds who matched to Marriott Gold would remain Gold when the programs...

Daily Getaway For 5/3: 20% Off Marriott Gift Cards!

With Daily Getaways you can purchase discounted travel packages, but you have to be really quick for the best deals.  At 1pm EDT every...

A Week Later, But No Solid Answers To 3 Contradictory Marriott-Starwood Merger Details That Everyone Wants To Know

Last week was a busy one in the points world thanks to the Marriott-Starwood merger info released on Monday. I'm not going to rehash all...

AMEX: 3 Starwood Cards Will Be Available For New Applications After The SPG-Marriott Program Merger In August

AMEX reached out to me to officially confirm that they will continue to offer the Starwood Consumer AMEX card to new customers after Marriott...

Guesstimating Where Marriott Travel Packages Will Work In August; Take Advantage Of Marriott’s Lucrative Miles+Nights Packages Now!

“All about” posts take an in-depth look into various topics. See all of them here. Have a topic you want to read more about? Sound off in...

Should You Signup For A Starwood Card Today Without A Signup Bonus Before It’s Discontinued?

Update, 4/19: The Starwood Consumer AMEX will not be discontinued. However both the Starwood consumer and business cards are no longer offering any points...

Final Hours! Will The Starwood Cards Disappear Or Lose Their Starpoints Signup Bonuses Today? Now Is The Time To Signup!

Update: Be sure to apply for these cards by 11:59pm if you want to take apply for the Starwood AMEX before the card is discontinued or the Starpoint welcome bonus is eliminated!

The Starwood Consumer AMEX And Multiple Chase Marriott Cards Are Being Discontinued! Here’s What You Need To Know About 9 Starwood And Marriott Cards

Update, 4/19: The Starwood Consumer AMEX will not be discontinued. However both the Starwood consumer and business cards are no longer offering any points...

Starwood-Marriott Merger FAQs: Answers To Your Questions About Anniversary Nights, Status From Existing Cards, And More

Readers have been asking some good questions that aren't clearly addressed by Marriott. There's a lot to unpack with this merger, but here is...

No Marriott, The Starwood AMEX Card Will Not Be Richer Than Ever. You Are Just Changing What I’ll Use It For

Related posts: Live Blog: Follow The Marriott-Starwood Program Merger Announcement! 3 Starwood AMEX Cards In The New Marriott Program: A Comparison Chart Of The...

Rack Up The Starpoints While You Still Can: There Will Be 6 Months Of Amazing Starwood Hotel Bargains!

Related posts: Live Blog: Follow The Marriott-Starwood Program Merger Announcement! 3 Starwood AMEX Cards In The New Marriott Program: A Comparison Chart Of The...

Marriott Got Almost Everything Perfect, But The Starwood AMEX Cuts Are Just Too Painful

Related posts: Live Blog: Follow The Marriott-Starwood Program Merger Announcement! 3 Starwood AMEX Cards In The New Marriott Program: A Comparison Chart Of The...

Comparison Chart: How Marriott’s August 2018 And February 2019 Award Chart Compares With The Current SPG And Marriott Award Charts

In August, Marriott will multiply everyone's Starpoint balance by 3 to create a unified program. The unified program will have Marriott and Starwood hotels in...

3 Starwood AMEX Cards In The New Marriott Program: A Comparison Chart Of The Good, The Bad, And The Horrific

As I covered in the live blog for the Marriott merger, some of our worst fears have been confirmed. The programs will start the integration...

Live Blog: Follow The Marriott-Starwood Program Merger Announcement!

Marriott is hosting a program merger announcements here. The program should start at about 4:40pm. Mergers rarely work out well for consumers, but here's hoping for...

All About The Ways You Can Use Your Starpoints For Starwood And Marriott Awards! 1 Week Left For SPG AMEX 35K Offer!

Update: Offer expired! “All about” posts take an in-depth look into various topics. See all of them here. Have a topic you want to read more about? Sound...

Last Chance! Marriott 2018 Annual Category Changes: 1,083 Hotels Getting More Expensive, 247 Hotels Getting Less Expensive; Book Now To Lock In Lower Rates!

Update: Category changes can go into effect local time or EST, so hotels will start changing categories overnight tonight. Where will you lock in stays...

Get 1K Bonus Marriott Points Via Twitter Until 8pm

Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer or Business AMEX or the Chase Marriott Consumer or Business Visa. You can view credit card offers by hovering over the “Credit...

Get 1K Bonus Marriott Points Via Twitter Until 8pm

Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer or Business AMEX or the Chase Marriott Consumer or Business Visa. You can view credit card offers by hovering over the “Credit...

Get 1K Bonus Marriott Points Via Twitter Until 8pm

Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer or Business AMEX or the Chase Marriott Consumer or Business Visa. You can view credit card offers by hovering over the “Credit...

AMEX And Chase Will Continue To Offer Marriott And Starwood Credit Cards And Will Launch New Cards Next Year

In a huge win for consumers, Marriott announced today that AMEX and Chase will both retain the rights to issue their co-branded credit cards. That...

Get 1K Bonus Marriott Points Via Twitter Until 8pm

Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer or Business AMEX or the Chase Marriott Consumer or Business Visa. You can view credit card offers by hovering over the “Credit...

Get 1K Bonus Marriott Points Via Twitter Until 8pm

Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer or Business AMEX or the Chase Marriott Consumer or Business Visa. You can view credit card offers by hovering over the “Credit...

SPG AMEX 35K Limited Time Offer: Here Are The Ways You Can Use Your Starpoints For Starwood And Marriott Awards

Update: Offer expired! Originally posted on 2/19: Related posts: -Top 5 Methods Of Transferring Starpoints Into Miles; Get A Mileage Transfer Bonus As High As 76%-230% From Your...

Get A 20-30% Bonus When You Transfer Hotel Points To Air Canada Aeroplan, Transfer Starpoints To Aeroplan With A 108%+ Effective Bonus

Get A 20-30% Bonus When You Transfer Hotel Points To Air Canada Aeroplan If you transfer hotel points to Air Canada's Aeroplan mileage program from...

Top 5 Methods Of Transferring Starpoints Into Miles; Get A Mileage Transfer Bonus As High As 76%-230% From Your Starpoints!

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Marriott 2017 Annual Category Changes; Combined Marriott And Starwood Award Chart

Update: Today is the final day to book hotels before their rates go up. Originally posted on 2/9/17: Marriott 2017 Complete List Of Annual Category Changes Book...

Redeem 90K Starpoints For 120K Southwest Points And Get 2 Years Of Southwest Companion Pass Status Plus 7 Nights In A Marriott Hotel!

Related posts (Read these first!): -Roundup Of Combined Marriott And Starwood Award Charts With Sample Hotels, Extend Your Points Expiration, And More -Transfer 18,667 Starpoints Into...

Don’t Make This Mistake When Transferring Starpoints To Marriott Points

Related posts (Read these first!): -Roundup Of Combined Marriott And Starwood Award Charts With Sample Hotels, Extend Your Points Expiration, And More -Redeem 90K...

Roundup Of Combined Marriott And Starwood Award Charts With Sample Hotels, Extend Your Points Expiration, And More

Related posts (Read these first!): -Marriott Completes Starwood Buyout; Link Your Accounts To Transfer Points, Match Elite Status, And Take Advantage Of Each Program’s...

Transfer 18,667 Starpoints Into 25K United Miles Or 90K Starpoints Into 132K United Miles And 7 Nights In A Marriott Hotel!

20K Starwood points can transfer into 25K airline miles with dozens of airlines. That used to include Continental and United, but as the AMEX and Chase co-brand...

Redeem 90K Starpoints For 120K Southwest Points, Southwest Companion Pass Status, And 7 Nights In A Marriott Hotel!

Update: DEAD! If you earn 110K Southwest points in a calendar year you'll earn Southwest Companion Pass status. With Southwest Companion Pass you'll get to bring...

Marriott Completes Starwood Buyout; Link Your Accounts To Transfer Points, Match Elite Status, And Take Advantage Of Each Program’s Strengths!

Starwood-Marriott Account Link Setup Marriott completed their buyout of Starwood today and you can now transfer Starpoints to Marriott Rewards points at a 1:3 ratio...

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