SPG Referral Bonus: 5,000 Bonus Starpoints For Each Approved Referral Up To 55,000 Per Year!

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Check this out! Did you know that you can refer your friends to the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and as a cardholder earn 5,000 bonus Starpoints for each approved referral.1  You can earn up to 55,000 Starpoints per calendar year!

SPG Referral Bonus: 5,000 Bonus Starpoints For Each Approved Referral

SPG Referral Bonus: 5,000 Bonus Starpoints For Each Approved Referral


If you are already a member of this card, then check your email for title, “Reminder – A Card for them, Rewards for You.” In this email, you will have your referral link.

If you are not already a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express you may want to consider this offer. If you’re looking for a way to earn even more Starpoints, you may want to consider the Starwood credit cards, Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express.

Terms & Conditions 1 You can receive 5,000 Starpoints “Referral Bonus” for each new Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card application you refer resulting in an approved account, up to a maximum of 55,000 Starpoints per calendar year. To receive the Referral Bonus, (a) you must submit referral(s) by 4/23/2015 and (b) the referred individual(s) must apply to the specific offer online through the emailed link provided by American Express and be approved by 4/23/2015.This offer is available online only to Basic Card Members. Please allow 6–8 weeks for the Referral Bonus to post to your account after each referred individual is approved for the Card. You cannot earn a Referral Bonus for those who currently have the Card you recommended or for individuals who have been referred by someone else. Due to the confidential nature of the credit approval process, you will not be notified of whether we approve or decline any application(s) from individual(s) you refer. Also, the individuals you refer may not receive the referral email if they have previously “opted out” of receiving email marketing communications from American Express. Any violation or abuse of this program may result in the forfeiture of the Referral Bonus. In order to receive the Referral Bonus, your account must be active and in good standing at the time of fulfillment. Terms & restrictions of the rewards program corresponding to your Card account apply. NOTE: The value of the Referral Bonus may be taxable income to you; you are responsible for any federal or state taxes resulting from the Referral Bonus. Please consult your tax advisor if you have questions about the tax treatment of the Referral Bonus. 

Bottom Line

SPG points are some of the best points that you can have and these offers get you on your way to building up a nice amount of points!

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  1. American Express is actually running this refer a friend for several Amex cards (not just the SPG Amex).

    American Express Every Day Preferred
    Platinum Card® from American Express
    Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express
    Blue Cash Preferred ® from American Express
    Blue Cash Everyday ® from American Express
    Starwood Preferred Guest ® Credit Card from American Express
    Gold Delta SkyMiles ® Credit Card
    Platinum Delta SkyMiles ® Credit Card

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