You can do this with the Starwood Preferred Guest(R) Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN. Limited Time Offer: Earn a 25,000 Starpoints bonus when you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months.
Yes, the Starwood Preferred Guest business card, offered by American Express, is just one more example of a positive trend — at least for consumers — in the credit-card world: The companies behind credit cards are offering valuable bonus programs as a way to nab consumers.
The credit-card companies have little choice: The rough economy has created consumers that are more hesitant than ever to spend. Credit-card providers have to offer lucrative bonuses if they want to compete for the business of these cautious consumers.
The Starwood Offer
If you apply for a Starwood Preferred Guest Business Card, you can quickly earn 25,000 bonus rewards — this card refers to them as Starpoints — points. You can redeem these points at more than 1,200 Starwood hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries or for airfare on more than 30 airlines.
Earning the bonus points is a fairly easy task if you use your credit card often enough.
You’ll nab your bonus reward by spending $5,000 with your Starwood business card.
You’ll one rewards point with this card for each dollar that you charge. If you use your card to pay for purchases at Starwood Preferred Guest hotels and resorts, you’ll earn four rewards point fo revery dollar. That total will jump to five points for every dollar after you hit the Gold or Platinum level of Starwood Preferred Guest Elite status.
This card has an annual fee of $95. That is fee is waived for your first year.
Credit RequiredExcellent Credit
Rewards ProgramGet up to 5 Starpoints for every eligible dollar spent at SPG hotels & resorts, and 1 Starpoint for every eligible dollar spent everywhere else.
Signup Bonus25,000 Bonus Starpoints10,000 Starpoints(R) after your first purchase, an additional 15,000 when you spend $5,000 in your first six months.