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Earn more Starpoints® faster than ever

Is there a place where you’ve always dreamed about travelling? A European city steeped in history, a beach-perfect Thai resort or a thriving metropolis like New York? Whatever your dream, it can become your next destination faster than you ever imagined.

Earn a 10,000 Starpoints bonus with the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express when you spend over £1,000 in your first three months of Cardmembership – enough for up to three complimentary nights.1

Key Features
  • Sign up for the Card and spend £1,000 in the first three months of Cardmembership and you will receive 10,000 Starpoints.1

  • Earn 1 Starpoint for virtually every full £1 spent, per transaction on your Card.4

  • Spend over £15,000 per year and we’ll upgrade you to Gold Preferred Guest status.

  • When you spend over £25,000 per year, you’ll earn a Free Weekend Night at some of the world’s most extraordinary destinations.3

    • Earn Starpoints even faster, with complimentary Supplementary Cards for family and friends

    • 24-hour customer service

    • Accepted worldwide

    • £75 Annual Fee

Additional Benefits

Travel the world with American Express® service and protection

With American Express, you enjoy all kinds of additional benefits including Refund Protection, Online Fraud Guarantee, and Purchase Protection and, of course, world-class customer service, 24/7.

Additional Benefits
    • Purchase Protection  If eligible items you buy with the Card are damaged or stolen inside 90 days, they're replaced, repaired or the cost is refunded up to £2,500.

      • Refund Protection  Should any UK retailer refuse you a refund on any eligible items within 90 days of purchase, you get back the purchase price up to £250.

      • Travel Accident Insurance  Receive up to £150,000 in the event of accident when public transport travel tickets are charged to your Card.2

    • 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.

    • Emergency Card Replacement  If your Card is lost, damaged or stolen, we'll get a replacement to you almost anywhere in the world within 48 hours. Just call us on +44 (0) 1273 696 933 and we'll take care of the rest.

Rewards and Offers

Discover more than 1,000 extraordinary hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries

Use Starpoints for Free Night Awards with no blackout dates2 at any of our nine distinct brands including St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Le Méridien, Westin, Sheraton, Aloft, Element, and Four Points by Sheraton

Rewards and Offers
    • Sign up for the Card and spend £1,000 in the first three months of Cardmembership and you will receive 10,000 Starpoints.1

    • Earn 1 Starpoint for every full £1 spent, per transaction on your Card.4

    • Spend over £15,000 per year and we’ll upgrade you to Gold Preferred Guest status.

    • When you spend over £25,000 per year, you’ll earn a Free Weekend Night at some of the world’s most extraordinary destinations.3

    • Experience nine distinct brands including St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Le Méridien, Westin, Sheraton, Aloft, Element, and Four Points by Sheraton.

    • Redeem Starpoints® for Free Nights with no blackout dates3 at more than 1,000 of the world’s most extraordinary hotels in 93 countries.

    • Redeem Starpoints for flights with no blackout dates on more than 350 airlines. Learn more at spg.com

    • Click here to learn more about special SPG offers for stays in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

    • Experience once-in-a-lifetime events with SPG Moments.

    • Get access to some of the best seats at the hottest events, often before they go on general sale, with American Express Preferred Seating

 
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Important Information

1. You will receive 10,000 bonus Starpoints when you spend and charge £1,000 within the first three months of Cardmembership. Please note that it can take up to two months for bonus Starpoints to be awarded to your account. Please see complete information on complimentary nights by visiting spg.com.

2. American Express Services Europe Limited (“AESEL”) makes various benefits available to Cardmembers which derive from contracts which AESEL has made with third parties. AESEL is free to amend, extend or terminate these benefits at its sole discretion. These benefits do not form part of AESEL’s contract with you but AESEL will provide reasonable notice, in any event no less than 30 days, in advance of any changes to the available benefits which may be to your detriment. One of the benefits currently available is the benefit of contracts of insurance held by AESEL with certain insurers. You will lose these benefits if you cease to be a Cardmember. Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Details can be found on the American Express website.

3. Terms and Conditions apply to Starpoints redemptions and are subject to availability. Detailed information can be found here. All applicable terms and conditions will be provided within your Welcome Pack if you are approved.

4. Starpoints are not earned on Balance Transfers, Cash Advances, American Express Travellers’ Cheques purchases, Foreign Exchange transactions, interest, any spending in excess of your credit limit, charges for returned payments, late payment or referral charges and American Express Credit Card finance charges.

ALOFT, ELEMENT, FOUR POINTS, LE MERIDIEN, PREFERRED GUEST, SHERATON, SPG, ST. REGIS, STARPOINTS, THE LUXURY COLLECTION, W, WESTIN, and their respective logos are the trademarks of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. or its affiliates.

Applicants must be 18 years old or over. Approval is subject to status and terms and conditions apply. The information relating to the financial information of the Card is the responsibility of American Express Services Europe Limited and SPG accepts no responsibility for inaccuracies. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, registered in England and Wales is an introducer appointed representative for insurance mediation activities only, of American Express Insurance Services Europe Limited. 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 registered in England and Wales, Company Number 1833139, and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009 (reference number 415532) for the provision of payment services. American Express Services Europe Limited is an appointed representative for insurance mediation activities only, of American Express Insurance Services Europe Limited (reference number 311684) who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Details can be found on the Financial Services Register. American Express Services Europe Limited also subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board and is licensed by the Office of Fair Trading for the provision of credit products and related services.