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The Starwood Prefered Guest®* Credit Card from American Express #1 Hotel Credit Card in 2013◊ - RewardsCandad.ca

Earn a welcome bonus of 10,000 Bonus Starpoints®*(1)…

Enough for up to 3 FREE NIGHTS at a Category 2 property(2)
Enough for up to 3 FREE NIGHTS at a Category 4 property(2)
Enough for up to 1 FREE NIGHT at a Category 4 property(2)

The Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express –
the faster way to earn Starpoints.

Superior Benefits
  • Earn 20,000 Welcome Bonus Starpoints after you charge $500 in purchases to your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership1
  • Earn 1 Starpoint for every $1 in purchases charged to the Card3
  • Enjoy a Free Weekend Night
    Award
    when you reach $40,000 in purchases each year5
  • Experience Starwood Gold Preferred Guest status when you reach $30,000 in purchases each year4
  • $120 annual fee (annual interest rate 19.99% on purchases and 21.99%
    on funds advances)*
Exceptional Rewards
  • Redeem Starpoints for Free Nights with no blackout dates at over 1,200 of the world’s most desired hotels in nearly 100 countries6
  • Experience nine distinct brands including St. Regis®*, The Luxury Collection®*, W Hotels®*, Le Méridien®*, Westin®*, Sheraton®*, Aloft®*, ElementSM*, and Four Points®* by Sheraton®*
  • Use Starpoints for flights on over 150 airlines with no blackout dates with SPG Flights7
  • Experience once-in-a-lifetime events with SPG Moments®*
Privileges
  • Enjoy a broad range of travel insurances such as Flight Delay Insurance8†, and Car Rental Theft and Damage Insurance9†
  • American Express InvitesTM opens the door to great music, theatre, dining, film, fashion and shopping experiences. Be among the first to know, and among the first to go!10
  • Enjoy the flexibility to pay balances in full or over time
Using the Card for business?

Take advantage of the Starwood Preferred Guest®* Business Credit Card from American Express.

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Terms & conditions

◊ Starwood Preferred Guest®* Credit Card from American Express. Winner of top Hotel Credit Card as voted by RewardsCanada.ca in 2014.

* Subject to approval. The preferred rate for purchases is 19.99% and funds advances is 21.99%. 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. Maximum 9 Supplementary Cards. Account must be in good standing. Supplementary Card applicant must be the age of majority.

1. Account must be in good standing. To qualify for the 20,000 Bonus Starpoints, you must have at least $500 in net purchases posted to your account on or before your three month anniversary date.

2. Five nights are based on five mid-week nights, or two weekend nights and three mid-week nights, in a standard room at a Category 2 property. Two nights are based on two mid-week nights, or two weekend nights, in a standard room at a Category 4 property. One night is based on one mid-week night, or one weekend night, in a standard room at a Category 6 property. Starpoints required for a free night range from 2,000 Starpoints for a weekend night in a standard room at a Category 1 property to 35,000 Starpoints for any night in a standard room at Category 7 properties. Category 7 properties that are all suites or villas require higher Starpoints redemption. For complete information on reward stays or the number of Starpoints required for a stay, please see www.SPG.com. Subject to Change. Starwood may change the Category in which a specific SPG participating hotel is classified at any time. The amount of Starpoints required to obtain rooms at SPG participating hotels varies by category of the SPG participating hotel and may also vary by time of year.

3. Account must be in good standing. Starpoints will be earned on the amount of all eligible purchases, less credits and returns. Funds advances, interest, Amex cheques, balance transfers, annual fees (if applicable), other fees, and charges for travellers cheques and foreign currencies are not purchases and do not qualify for Starpoints.

4. Each year if, before the annual reset date, you reach $30,000 in net purchases charged to your account you will earn Gold Preferred Guest level of the Starwood Preferred Guest program for a minimum of 1 year (unless you are already enrolled at that or a higher level). Account must be in good standing. On the annual reset date, the amount of annual net purchases resets to zero. Subject to terms and conditions at www.SPG.com. If you already have Gold Preferred or Platinum Preferred status with Starwood Preferred Guest, you will retain that status as long as you meet the requirements specified in the Starwood Preferred Guest terms and conditions.

5. Each year if, before the annual reset date, you reach $40,000 in net purchases charged to your account you will earn a Free Weekend Night Award redeemable within 1 year for an available single or double occupancy standard room at a participating Starwood Category 1-4 property for one Friday, Saturday or Sunday night. Account must be in good standing. On the annual reset date, the amount of annual net purchases resets to zero. Additional terms apply.

6. Free night awards apply to standard rooms only as defined by each participating property; contact the property before booking to check availability. To view the full terms and conditions, visit www.SPG.com.

7. Ticket Price includes Taxes & Fees. Other fees may apply. To view the full terms and conditions, visit www.SPG.com.

8. Underwritten by RBC Insurance Company of Canada.

9. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada. Coverage is in effect as long as you have fully charged your rental to your Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express. There are specific conditions that apply to who may rent and drive the rental vehicle, the length of rental and the type of vehicle covered.

10.Purchase must be charged in full to an American Express Card issued by Amex Bank of Canada. Subject to availability and to event and ticketing agent terms, conditions and fees. Not all seats are available. All sales are final. No refunds. No exchanges.

† 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.

®: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express.

®*: SPG, Starpoints, Preferred Guest, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Le Méridien, Westin, Sheraton, Aloft, Element, Four Points and their respective logos are the trademarks of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., or its affiliates.