Using Starwood Points: Part 1 – Earning, Transferring, and Preventing Your Points From Expiring

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Update:   A credit card offer in this post may no longer be available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers! The once-a-year up to 30,000 point bonus on the Starwood personal and business cards are back!  But the offer ends on June 30, 2014.  So I’ve updated my earlier guide on earning and using Starwood points!
Using Starwood Points: Part 1 - Earning, Transferring, And Preventing Your Points From Expiring
The Mystique in Santorini, Greece

Using Starwood Points:

Earning, Transferring, and Preventing Your Points From Expiring

There aren’t that many ways to earn Starwood hotel points (compared to, say, Hyatt), but the main way is through credit cards.  You can also transfer Starwood points between accounts for free as long as you stay at the same address.

Click on the updated “Earning, Transferring, and Preventing Your Points From Expiring” to learn more!

Bottom Line

Though Starwood hotel points are not as easy to earn as other hotel points, like Hilton or Hyatt, they are very valuable.  You can earn Starwood points easily with the Starwood personal or business cards and by staying at Starwood hotels.

The easiest ways to earn Starwood hotel points are with the Starwood personal or business cards and by staying in Starwood hotels.

And you can easily transfer your Starwood hotel points to anyone who shares the same address as you!

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