Starwood 25,000 Bonus Offer is Back

Tweet Last summer, the Starwood American Express had a limited time sign up bonus where you could get up to 30,000 Starwood miles.  Update September 5th, 2012.  This offer has expired. The offer only comes around once or twice a year, so this is a great time to consider this card. I’m personally really excited […]

Enjoying the Rewards: Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tweet Last week my wife and I along with our three kids enjoyed a wonderful week at the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lampur in Malaysia. How did we manage to stay at ‘such a nice hotel’?  A friend who lives in Kuala Lumper was explaining to us that there is just no cheap way to stay […]

7 Convincing Reasons Why the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express Should Have a Home in Your Wallet

Tweet The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card® from American Express hasn’t got a lot of press time on this site. Certainly, it’s had less than it deserves. The reason? I’ve been focusing so much on cards with the best sign up bonuses that I haven’t given enough attention to cards that really shine when it comes to […]

Starwood Cash and Points Vs. Starwood Points| Discover the Best Value Per Point

Tweet Around our home, we’re always dreaming about (and planning) our next trip. In 2012, we’re planning on doing a lot of traveling, and of course I don’t want to pay a lot for our travels.  We’ve got a decent amount of Starwood points that we’ve earned from the Starwood American Express, but not enough […]

Save Money on Hotels with Beat the Timer

Tweet This week I discovered another money saving travel website. The website is called Beat The Timer (www.beatthetimer.com). Beat The Timer is a Starwood Hotel Brand website.  The concept is simple: for 72 hours, they offer highly discounted rates at over 250 participating hotels.  Of course, your dates of availability will be limited, but if […]

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card® from American Express Review | Why this Card Has Home in My Wallet

Tweet I’ve used, owned, and signed up for a lot of credit cards in my life.  I’ve never had a late payment on a credit card, and I’ve never paid any financing fees.  So why such a long history with credit cards?  Quite simply, credit cards are the best way to bulk up any rewards […]

25,000 Bonus Starwood Points With American Express

Tweet I’ve never hid the fact that I love to get free travel.  One of the best ways I’ve found to help build points account balances is credit card rewards.  It’s not just about getting the credit cards, but about signing up when they have the most lucrative rewards. This is one of those times.  […]