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The last several summers the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express credit card has upped its sign-up bonus from a total of 25,000 to a total of 30,000 points for a limited time. Of course, historical patterns are never a guarantee things will happen that way again, but in this case the pattern has pretty much held! I haven’t yet seen a public offer for 30,000 points, but those who have the SPG Amex cards can refer others to the temporarily increased 30,000 point sign-up bonus for the business or personal SPG American Express credit cards! Getting as many SPG points as possible via the sign-up bonus is important since SPG points are one of the harder currencies to earn.
The email I received stated the following:
And for a limited time, each friend can earn up to 30,000 bonus Starpoints: 10,000 Starpoints after their first purchase on the Card in addition to 20,000 Starpoints after they make $5,000 in purchases within their first 6 months of Card Membership. Referrals need to occur by June 30, 2014 and your friend must be approved by June 30, 2014 to be eligible for this limited time offer.
If you are a cardmember yourself this is a good time to refer your partner, parents, friends, etc. You will only be able to refer for the type of card that you have. Your friends/family will get the best sign-up bonus I have seen for this card, and you will get 5,000 SPG points per referral, up to 55,000 SPG points per calendar year. Everyone wins! Though the last time I participated in one of these referral things that tracking of points for the one making the referrals was hit or miss at best, hopefully things have improved since then!
Referrals need to occur by June 30, 2014 and your friend must also be approved by June 30, 2014 to be eligible for this limited time offer.
I’ll post more about this offer soon, but in the mean time if you would like a referral to the SPG business or personal card for a total of 30,000 points I’m happy to refer you since between my husband and I we have both cards. Just send me your first name, last name, whether you want a biz or personal referral, and email address to mommypoints at mommypoints.com and I’ll get your referral sent out.
You can also make your own referrals if you have one of these cards using the link below:
If you want to refer others you can also feel free to leave your email address in the comments section if you are so inclined. I don’t know about you, but I’m loving all these awesome increased sign-up bonuses!