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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

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 checkout 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 destinations5. 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

Make more of the moments you love with American Express Invites. Enjoy exclusive presales, reserved tickets for otherwise sold out shows, unique experiences and events from the world of music, film, theatre and fashion.6

Use the link below to find out more and subscribe to the e-newsletter to be amongst the first to hear about what Invites can give you access to next.

With Amex Offers you can enjoy a delightful range of offers across dining, retail, travel and more7. From statement credits to extra Starpoints, just by following these three steps:

Step 1: Explore all your delightful offers. Log in to your Account online or via the Amex App and select 'Offers‘
Step 2: Select the offers you like and save them to your Credit Card
Step 3: Use your saved Credit Card in-store or online to get your offer.

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

Travel Accident Insurance 

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

Exclusions and limitations apply, click here for full details.

Purchase Protection

You're covered for up to £2,500 per eligible item if a purchase made on your Credit Card is accidentally damaged or stolen within 90 days.

Exclusions and limitations apply, click here for full details.

Refund Protection 

If a UK store refuses to refund any eligible item over £25 within 90 days of purchase on your Credit Card, you’re protected for the purchase price, up to £250.

Exclusions and limitations apply, click here for full details.

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

American Express Invites

Sign up to American Express Invites and get access to unmissable events and experiences across theatre, music, film and dining through our unique partnerships6.

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 and 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 and Conditions 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 and Conditions apply.

6. For full Terms and Conditions, visit

7. Offer Terms and Conditions apply. Please see individual offers for details.

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.

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.

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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