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Starpoints® are just one of the benefits

While your Starpoints balance is coming along nicely, you’ll also benefit from the other fantastic extras that come as standard with the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express.

You can find out all about them here – along with some more great services. Click on the tabs below to find out more

Your Card’s extra features

Complimentary nights and flights - with no blackout dates

Enjoy complimentary nights with no blackout dates1 at over 940 of the world's most unique hotels and resorts in 93 countries including St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Le Méridien, Westin, Sheraton, Aloft, Element and Four Points by Sheraton. Taxes and Fees may apply.

You can also redeem Starpoints with SPG Flights for tickets on over 350 airlines with no blackout dates2, or your Starpoints can be transferred to over 30 major airline frequent flyer programmes3. Plus, when you transfer 20,000 Starpoints to a frequent flyer programme, you receive a 5,000 Starpoints bonus. Browse the full details of the programme at Terms, taxes, fees and carrier charges will apply.

Spend over £15,000 per anniversary year and we'll upgrade you to Gold Preferred Guest status. Enjoy up to 50% more Starpoints when you stay at over 940 Starwood Preferred Guest hotels and resorts, plus automatic room upgrades, late check out and more. If you're already a Gold Preferred Guest member, this will confirm your status for another year.

Plus, when you spend over £25,000 per year, you'll earn a complimentary Weekend Night at some of the world's most extraordinary destinations. Your complimentary Weekend Night Award will be open to you for one whole year to redeem so you can take your time and choose a weekend to remember - you'll have the choice of a single or double standard room at Starwood Category 1-4 properties and the Award will include any Friday, Saturday or Sunday night.

Take a look at the exceptional places you could soon be visiting with your complimentary Weekend Night by visiting

Entertainment the way you like it

We reserve tickets to some of the most sought-after shows just for Cardmembers. Enjoy access to purchase some of the best seats at in-demand theatre, film and music events, often before they go on general sale.

Sign up to the American Express Invites eNewsletter to enjoy updates on the latest events6

American Express has always been known for the unbeatable service we offer Cardmembers when they’re travelling.

Travel Accident Insurance7

With your Card you have up to £150,000 in the event of loss of life, limb, sight, speech or hearing, when public transport tickets are charged to the Card.

Emergency Card Replacement

If your Card is lost or stolen we'll issue a replacement to you as soon as we can - often within two working days. If you're in a remote area, arrangements can usually be made to have your Card waiting at some point along your route. Need a replacement Card? Call us on 0800 917 8047 or +44 (0)1273 696933.

Purchase Protection7

If your purchase is damaged or stolen within 90 days, call our claims team and they’ll arrange a repair or replacement for you up to £2,500 per eligible item with £20,000 in any 12 month period.

Refund Protection7

Should any UK retailer refuse you a refund on any eligible item worth over £25 within 90 days of purchase, you get back the full purchase price up to £250.

Online Fraud Guarantee

If something’s stolen from your account or you see a charge you don’t recognise, we’ll remove it and investigate. You can shop online knowing you’ll never be held responsible for any unauthorised online purchases.

Plan your escape

Explore some of the world's most unique hotels and find your dream destination at

Get closer to the action

We deliver news of the latest gigs direct to your inbox.  And you can enjoy access to a wide range of sought after music, theatre, and film events, often before they go on general sale.  
Welcome to American Express Invites6.

Terms and Conditions

1. Complimentary night awards and no blackouts applies to standard rooms only as defined by each participating property; contact the property before booking to check availability. To view the full terms conditions, visit

2. Ticket Price includes Taxes and Fees. Other fees may apply. To view the full terms and restrictions, visit

3. Transfer ratios and maximums apply and vary by airline. Preferred members have a minimum transfer requirement of 2,500 Starpoints and Gold members have a minimum transfer requirement of 1,500 Starpoints. To view the full terms and conditions visit

4. If you reach £15,000 in net purchases charged to your account in any Cardmembership year, you (the Basic Cardmember) will be enrolled for at least twelve months in the Gold Preferred level of the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty programme (unless you are already enrolled in an equivalent or higher level - Starwood associates excluded). Please allow 12–16 weeks after your eligible spending equals or exceeds such amount for the applicable year for enrolment to become effective. On the annual reset date, the amount of annual net purchases resets to zero. Additional terms apply.

5. If you reach £25,000 in net purchases charged to your account in any Cardmembership year, you will earn a Complimentary 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. American Express Invites was formerly known as the Preferred Seating Programme. American Express Invites refers to the name of the American Express programme rather than a description of ticket type.

7. Terms and Conditions apply. Please see the Insurance Terms and Conditions for full details. Please read this to understand the limits and exclusions that may apply.

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

Statement of Lender and Borrower Responsibilities

American Express adheres to The Standards of Lending Practice which are monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board.

The American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card is offered by American Express Services Europe Limited registered office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9AX, United Kingdom. It is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 1833139 and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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