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Revealed. The best ways to earn more Starpoints® with American Express®.

It’s easy to earn Starpoints faster with the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express. Take a look at these simple ways to get even more Starpoints from your Credit Card, taking you closer to complimentary nights at extraordinary destinations. Click on the tabs below to find out more.

Be rewarded for the things you buy already

The weekly shop, filling up the car, paying your household bills. All those everyday purchases add up, and so will the Starpoints if you pay with your Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card.1 

You don’t have to spend any more than you did before. Just use your Credit Card for the things you buy already. The more you put on your Credit Card in total over the course of the year, the more Starpoints you’ll earn, and the closer you’ll get to those upgrades, complimentary nights, and award flights.

Until 31st December 2018, earn two Starpoints for every £1 spent on the Credit Card at participating SPG and Marriott Rewards® hotels. View offer Terms and Conditions.

Come back with more Starpoints to plan your next escape

As well as helping you unwind, your holiday can reward you in other ways too – with lots of Starpoints. You'll also get points when you stay at any Starwood Preferred Guest hotel, which means you have a choice of 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. Remember, wherever you stay with American Express, you'll get points on all the travel, meals excursions and more if you pay with your Credit Card. Visit to get started. You’ll find all kinds of ideas on places to go and things to do. Take a look by clicking the link below.

Apply for a complimentary Supplementary Card for a family member or someone close to you and you’ll earn Starpoints for virtually everything they purchase on their Card2.

This is one of the fastest ways to boost the amount of Starpoints you earn. So when it comes to treating yourself, you’ll really notice the difference. All you need to do to is click here to apply.

Earn bonus Starpoints

Refer your friends to take out an American Express Card and earn bonus Starpoints if they are approved. You could earn up to 90,000 Starpoints every year just by referring your friends.3

Book your holiday with

Visit and you'll get a great choice of flights, hotels, resorts and holiday packages. Don't forget, you could earn Starpoints on all your holiday purchases if paid for on your Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card.

Terms and conditions

1. With the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, you will earn one Starpoint for every full £1 spent on purchases and charged per transaction. Starpoints are not earned on Balance Transfers, Cash Withdrawals, American Express Travellers Cheques purchases, Foreign Exchange, 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.

2. Subject to application and approval. Supplementary Cards are issued under and subject to the Terms and Conditions of your existing Cardmember Agreement, and as the main Cardmember, you will be responsible for paying all charges on any Supplementary Cards which are added to your Account. Supplementary Cardmembers must be aged 18 or over.

3. You may refer as many friends or family members as you wish but you can only receive a maximum of 90,000 Membership Rewards points per calendar year for those approved for a Card. Applicants must be UK residents aged 18 years old or over. This offer should only be sent to people with whom you have an existing relationship, such as friends or family, and who consent to receiving this type of message. Offers are not available to your friend or family member if they hold or have held a Card in the past six months with the same reward currency as the Card they apply for.

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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