Card Details

Bank Name: American Express
Network Type: Amex
Card Type: Personal
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Annual Fee: $120
Additional Card Fee: $50
Purchases Interest Rate: 19.99%
Cash Advance Interest Rate: 22.99%


  • You're a Canadian resident
  • You've reached the age of majority in your province or territory

Recommended Credit Score

Average to Excellent (670-900)

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Review

Welcome Bonus:
Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card snapshot

This card is no longer offered by American Express.


New Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express Cardmembers, earn 50,000 Welcome Bonus points after you charge $1,500 in purchases to your Card in your first three months of Cardmembership.


With the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express you can:

Earn 5 points for every $1 in eligible Card purchases at participating SPG and Marriott Rewards properties

Earn 2 points for every $1 in all other Card purchases

As a Starwood Preferred Guest Member:

Redeem points for free nights with no blackout dates at over 6,500 of the world?s most desired hotels6

Redeem points for flights with no blackout dates on more than 150 airlines

Transfer points to frequent flyer miles with more than 40 airlines

Receive a 15,000 point bonus from the Starwood Preferred Guest program when you transfer 60,000 points to a frequent flyer program

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Rewards
Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Features
Priority airport services
Airport lounge access
Concierge service
Balance protection(Optional)
Purchase Security & Extended Protection Insurance
Flight delay insurance,Baggage Insurance
Vehicule rental insurance
Travel accident insurance
Travel medical insurance
Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card User Reviews
Total Reviews: 0

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Application Experience: 1 2 3 4 5

Rewards/Features: 1 2 3 4 5

Customer Service: 1 2 3 4 5

Convenience: 1 2 3 4 5

Likelihood to recommend: 1 2 3 4 5

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card FAQs

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Receive an Annual Free Night Award after your anniversary each year


Receive complimentary Silver Elite status.

Enjoy an automatic upgrade to Gold Elite status when you reach $30,000 in purchases charged to the Card each year


As the Basic Cardmember, you can always earn more points by referring a friend. For each approved referral you could earn a referral bonus of 10,000 points


Editor`s Review:

Great credit card for those who would like to earn and redeem points from the Starwood Preferred Guest program.

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Author Bio

Mohamed Konate

Mohamed Konate is a personal finance expert, blogger, and marketing consultant based out of Toronto. He is a former financial services professional who worked for many years at major Canadian financial institutions where he managed the marketing strategy around various financial products ranging from credit cards to lines of credit. Mohamed is passionate about personal finance and holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Quebec (Montreal) and a Master in International Business from the University of Sherbrooke (Quebec).He is also the author of the Canadian Credit Card Guidebook.