My New SPG Lifetime Platinum Status

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Just last week, I succeeded in achieving SPG Lifetime™ Platinum, which is very exciting for me! But, with the impending merger of Marriott and SPG, what will this mean for my new Lifetime™ Platinum status?

My New SPG Lifetime Platinum Status

My New SPG Lifetime Platinum Status

Congratulations on joining a very exclusive group — SPG Lifetime™ Platinum. You’ve stayed with SPG® at least 500 nights since joining the program, and you’ve experienced 10 years of Platinum status. That means you’ll always enjoy Platinum-level benefits every time you stay with us.


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Earn more. 3 Starpoints® for every U.S. dollar spent on eligible stays, plus 1 Starpoint for every US$2 of eligible revenue from meetings and events.1
Step up your stay. An upgrade to the best available room at check-in.2
Warm welcome. A welcome gift on arrival.
Dine with us. Don’t forget — you save up to 30% and earn Starpoints when you dine at any of our more than 1,000 restaurants and bars worldwide.


After 50 eligible nights in a calendar year:

Pick your favorite. Choice of benefit from a variety of options.

Stay 50 eligible nights with SPG® in 2016 and you’ll earn a benefit of your choice from the following options:

  • 10 Suite Night Awards™
  • Gift Gold status to a friend or family member
  • 1 Free Night Award
  • Five Elite-Qualifying Nights
  • Up to 5 rental days with Silvercar*
  • SPG donation to UNICEF
  • 40% off your favorite hotel bed

After 75 eligible nights in a calendar year:

Boost your earnings. 4 Starpoints per U.S. dollar spent.
Perfect timing. Access to Your24™, which allows you to set your check-in time for the ultimate flexibility.
Go with the group. 2 Starpoints for every US$3 of eligible revenue spent on meetings and events.3

You’re among the very best of our best guests, and it’s been our privilege to serve you over the years. As always, thank you for traveling with SPG.

Bottom Line

Obviously, I have been a long time fan of Starwood and find that their points are amongst the most valuable around. Now only time will tell what the new Marriott-SPG program will look like and how my newly achieved status will be handled once the merger of the programs is complete. The good news is that Marriott also offers lifetime status.

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.

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About The Weekly Flyer

The Weekly Flyer writes about travel from a business traveler perspective. He travels the world every week accumulating points and miles along the way.

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