You can earn 10,000 Starpoints per referral to the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card, up to 55,000 Starpoints per calendar year. That’s double the normal Starpoints per referral (but the same annual cap.)
I value 10,000 Starpoints at $250 and 55,000 Starpoints at $1,375.
How does the referral bonus work?
Look for an email with the subject “Limited Time: Refer a Friend, Earn Double the Starpoints” and click the Refer Now button. If you can’t find that email, but you have the SPG card, try signing in to your Amex account here.
Enter your friends’ email addresses, and they will get an email from American Express saying you are referring them to the card.
If they apply through the link in the email and are approved, you’ll receive 10,000 bonus Starpoints, up to 55,000 per calendar year.
The referral offer is the standard offer for the card:
- 25,000 bonus points after you spend $3,000 within the first 3 months of Cardmembership
- 2 Starpoints per dollar on SPG purchases
- Earn 1 Starpoint for all other purchases.
- $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95
You should probably mention to your friends that in the last year we have seen 30,000 and 35,000 points offers, and you can only get the bonus on an Amex card once per lifetime.
Here is my friend’s referral link if you want to benefit a fellow mile lover and get the card. I already have my 55,000 points for the year.
If you want to leave your referral link in the comments, go ahead.