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This deal is definitely worth considering, because Starwood points are hard to earn, but really valuable!
Buy Starwood Points at a Big Discount
Through December 29, 2017, you’ll get 35% off when you buy or gift Starwood points.
You can usually buy Starwood points for 3.5 cents each. But with this deal, if you buy at least 5,000 Starwood points to get the 35% discount, you’ll pay ~2.3 cents per point. That’s still a lot, but you can get LOTS of value from Starwood points if you know how to use them!
For example, if you need more Starwood points for a specific stay. Or if you need to top-off your account to transfer points to a Starwood airline transfer partners, like Delta, British Airways, or American Airlines.
You must purchase at least 5,000 points to take advantage of this deal. And you can only purchase up to 30,000 Starwood points per account, per calendar year. Plus, purchased points do NOT count towards elite status.
And don’t forget, this is also a good way to buy Marriott points at a discount! Marriott points normally cost 1.25 cents each. But because you can transfer Starwood points to Marriott at a ratio of 1:3, you can indirectly purchase Marriott points for just ~0.76 cents each (2.3 cents per Starwood points / 3 Marriott points).
Need More Starwood (or Marriott) Points?
Just remember, AMEX will only give you the sign-up bonus for each card ONCE per lifetime.
You can also apply for the Chase Marriott cards, and transfer the points you earn to Starwood at a ratio of 3:1. But keep in mind that if you’ve opened 5+ cards from any bank (NOT counting Chase business cards and these other business cards) in the past 24 months, it’s unlikely you’ll be approved for most Chase cards.
That said, the Chase Marriott Premier Business card is NOT affected by this rule! So it’s possible to get it even if you’re over 5/24.
Through December 29, 2017, you’ll save 35% when you purchase Starwood points!
This is great for folks who have a specific use for their Starwood points in mind, and need to top off their account. You can use Starwood points for amazing hotel stays, as well as free flights!
Let me know if this deal helps your upcoming travel plans!