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Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express

Earn a Welcome Bonus of 50,000 points, enough for 4 free nights at a Category 2 hotel1
Annual Fee $120*
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Card Type
Credit Card
Annual fee
$120*
Annual Interest Rate
19.99% on purchases and 22.99% on funds advances*
Additional Cards
No Annual Fee10

Key Benefits

WELCOME BONUS OFFER

New Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express Cardmembers, earn 50,000 Welcome Bonus points after you charge $1,500 in purchases to your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership1

Annual Free Night Award

Receive an Annual Free Night Award4 after your anniversary each year

Upgrade Your SPG Membership

Receive complimentary Silver Elite status.

Enjoy an automatic upgrade to Gold Elite status when you reach $30,000 in purchases charged to the Card each year5

Refer a Friend

As the Basic Cardmember, you20 can always earn more points by referring a friend. For each approved referral you could earn a referral bonus of 10,000 points21

Rewards

With the Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express you can:
  • Earn 5 points for every $1 in eligible Card purchases at participating SPG and Marriott Rewards properties3
  • Earn 2 points for every $1 in all other Card purchases2
As a Starwood Preferred Guest Member:
  • Redeem points for free nights with no blackout dates at over 6,500 of the world’s most desired hotels6
  • Redeem points for flights with no blackout dates on more than 150 airlines7
  • Transfer points to frequent flyer miles with more than 40 airlines8
  • Receive a 15,000 point bonus from the Starwood Preferred Guest®* program when you transfer 60,000 points to a frequent flyer program9

Travel Coverage

Whether you opt for adventure or blissful relaxation, it’s reassuring to know you’re taken care of every step of the way. With coverage from the Starwood Preferred®* Guest Credit Card from American Express, all you need to worry about is having the time of your life.
  • Travel Emergency Assistance11
  • $500,000 Travel Accident Insurance12+
  • Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance13+
  • Flight Delay Insurance14+
  • Baggage Delay Insurance14+
  • Lost or Stolen Baggage Insurance14+
  • Hotel/Motel Burglary Insurance14+
† All insurance coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of the respective master policies. Certain limitations, exclusions and restrictions apply. Please read your Certificates of Insurance carefully.
    Reward Yourself
    Imagine it. Then make it happen.
    • Experience luxury, refinements and inspired destinations in nearly 100 countries around the globe. Or indulge in ‘money can’t buy’ moments. Whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s a distinctive reward for you from the SPG program§
    • Experience distinct brands including The Ritz-Carlton®*, St. Regis®*, The Luxury Collection®*, W Hotels®*, JW Marriott®*, Le Méridien®*, Westin®*, Sheraton®*,Design Hotels®*, Tribute Portfolio®*, Aloft®*, ElementSM*, and more
    • Experience once-in-a-lifetime events with SPG MomentsSM*, for unforgettable opportunities like meet and greets with A-list artists and athletes, backstage concert passes, pro golf clinics and much more

    Entertainment Access

    Say hello to American Express Invites®15. It opens the door to memorable experiences we think you’ll love!
    • Front Of The Line® Advance Access15
    • Front Of The Line® Reserved Tickets15
    • Front Of The Line® E-Updates
    • Special Offers & Experiences for all Cardmembers
    • Special Access for all Cardmembers16
    • Learn more about Amex Invites®15 at amexinvites.ca

    Shopping Coverage

    When you shop, use your Card and your purchases can be covered.
    • Buyer’s Assurance® Protection Plan17†
    • Purchase Protection® Plan18†
    † All insurance coverage is subject to the terms and conditions of the respective master policies. Certain limitations, exclusions and restrictions apply. Please read your Certificates of Insurance carefully.

      World Class Service

      Wherever you are and whatever the time, we’re here for you in more ways than one.
      • 24/7 Customer Service
      • Emergency Card Replacement
      • Fraud Protection Guarantee
      • Manage your account online
      Eligibility
      To save time, make sure you can say yes to the following before applying for The Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express from American Express:
      • You are a Canadian resident and have a Canadian credit file.
      • You are the age of majority in the province or territory where you live.

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      Apply for The Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express now and get a response in 60 seconds
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        * Subject to approval. The preferred rate for purchases is 19.99% and funds advances is 22.99%. If you have Missed Payments, the applicable rates for your account will be 23.99% and/or 26.99%. See the information box included with the application for the definition of Missed Payment and which rates apply to charges on your account and other details.