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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3435 on: April 20, 2018, 12:08:44 AM »

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3436 on: April 20, 2018, 12:18:30 AM »
"Very Rich Signup bonus coming"....

https://www.doctorofcredit.com/american-express-to-continue-to-issue-personal-spg-card/
I doubt it will be starpoints otherwise why would they have taken away the current starpoints bonus must be they aren't offering starpoints anymore so it must mean more statement credit IMO

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3437 on: April 20, 2018, 12:21:20 AM »
I doubt it will be starpoints otherwise why would they have taken away the current starpoints bonus must be they aren't offering starpoints anymore so it must mean more statement credit IMO
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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3438 on: April 20, 2018, 12:22:27 AM »
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so why did they take away the regular 25000 point bonus

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3439 on: April 20, 2018, 01:16:26 AM »
It's $100 for 1k spend & another $100 statement credit for spend in any SPG/Marriott hotel in the first 6 months

I missed that part.

So Essentially $100 unless you go a hotel.

That sucks :(

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3440 on: April 20, 2018, 01:16:51 AM »

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3441 on: April 20, 2018, 01:24:54 AM »


I missed that part.

So Essentially $100 unless you go a hotel.

That sucks :(



Even if you aren't staying at one, a drink at the bar can qualify, making it fairly simple.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3442 on: April 21, 2018, 11:28:02 PM »
Maybe I missed it, but has it been mentioned that the spg biz amex will earn 4x Marriott points on business expenses including gas and restaurants? There are probably better options for restaurants, but for gas that seems decent

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3443 on: April 21, 2018, 11:32:48 PM »
so why did they take away the regular 25000 point bonus
Probably just to avoid confusion with the transition.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3444 on: April 21, 2018, 11:41:32 PM »
According to DOC they'll only be issuing the personal card until 2019

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3445 on: April 24, 2018, 07:10:23 PM »
not sure if this is right thread but just got retention bonus for spg spend $500/one month, get 7,000 spg points. thought that was better than spend 2k in three months for $75. if there is a better thread to post this in, please advise

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3446 on: April 24, 2018, 07:16:29 PM »
not sure if this is right thread but just got retention bonus for spg spend $500/one month, get 7,000 spg points. thought that was better than spend 2k in three months for $75. if there is a better thread to post this in, please advise
Thanks for the dp. Post in credit card retention thread though

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3447 on: April 25, 2018, 12:33:32 PM »
AF just hit on the Biz SPG card. any reason to keep this card at this point for $95?
The way I look at it, I won't be getting the free night benefit, as the renewal is prior to Aug 1st. 

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3448 on: April 25, 2018, 12:37:15 PM »
AF just hit on the Biz SPG card. any reason to keep this card at this point for $95?
The way I look at it, I won't be getting the free night benefit, as the renewal is prior to Aug 1st. 
Will you not make use of it in the future?
Don't get useful AMEX Offers as well?
Did you call retentions?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3449 on: April 25, 2018, 01:04:06 PM »
Will you not make use of it in the future?
Don't get useful AMEX Offers as well?
Did you call retentions?

Don't really use the card to be honest, nor have I used any of the Amex offers in quite a while.
I did not call retentions, so that def should be the first avenue to pursue.
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