SPG Amex Holiday Challenge in San Diego

When the good people from the Starwood Preferred Guest® Card from American Express (SPG Amex) give you a holiday challenge for the 5th year running, you’re obliged to take it! I was challenged to book a holiday stay anywhere there was a Starwood hotel in the country using points to help illustrate how there are […]

The 2016 US Open With SPG Amex

I love tennis. I mean I really love tennis! I’ve been to the final of 3 of the 4 grand slam tournaments and plan to go to the Wimbledon final next year. I’ve also been to most of the Masters 1000 events around the world and can talk tennis history with anyone. Living in New […]

New Benefits to the SPG Credit Card from American Express

As many of you know, I’ve been working with the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), American Express (Amex) and the SPG Credit Card from American Express for several years now. Today, Amex and SPG announced new benefits to the SPG Credit Card that adds more value and will deliver more ease and convenience to Card Members. […]

More SPG Amex Videos from Hawaii

Advertiser Disclosure Earlier this year, I filmed some SPG Amex videos on the Big Island of Hawaii as part of my partnership with American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest card from American Express. I posted one video a few weeks ago and here are the other 3 shorter videos. Getting Relaxed from Green Lit […]

The Big Island of Hawaii for SPG Amex

Advertiser Disclosure Earlier this year, I filmed an SPG Amex video on the Big Island of Hawaii as part of my partnership with American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest card from American Express. This is a partnership in its second year which has taken me to several cool Starwood properties including the W Hollywood […]

Starwood Preferred Guest Card Benefits

Membership has its privileges. That’s the old American Express (Amex) saying that I grew up hearing. I never really put much thought into it as a kid but I’ve been an American Express cardholder since 1999 and have had the Starwood Preferred Guest Card from American Express since 2001. I can now say that membership […]

Take the SPG Holiday Challenge!

The biggest complaint most people, including myself, have about loyalty programs is the inability to use or redeem the points for free stays/flights/travel when you actually want to use them. I have been saying for years that the best loyalty program in travel is the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) program. The main reason is there […]

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