Every so often Starwood offers Select Member Exclusive promotions, where members are targeted for different offers. Typically members will be emailed when they’re targeted for a promotion, though often they aren’t, so you can log in with your SPG number on this page to see if you’re eligible. I’ve been targeted for offers in the past without receiving an email about it.
It looks like Starwood has just come out with some new Select Member Exclusives, for stays between March 1 and May 31, 2018. With Select Member Exclusives, some SPG members are targeted for additional bonus offers. This is the second such offer in a short period, as Starwood also published a set of offers in early February (so if you were targeted for that one you’re unlikely to be targeted for this one, as they’ll typically only give you one offer at a time).
You’ll want to log-in and see if you’re targeted. Last time around Ford got a great offer (7,500 Starpoints after two stays), while this time around I got a great offer. Specifically, my offer is for up to 7,500 Starpoints after three stays, which includes 2,000 Starpoints after the first stay, 2,500 additional Starpoints after the second stay, and 3,000 additional Starpoints after the third stay.
That’s a great offer — I value Starpoints at 2.2 cents each, so that’s like $165 worth of points after three stays, even if they’re each one night. That also doesn’t include the points you otherwise earn.
These promotions are stackable with whatever other promotions Starwood is offering, inclduing Starwood’s current global promotion, SPG Great Weeks, Grand Weekends. Through this promotion you can earn double Starpoints starting with your second stay, plus 500 bonus Starpoints when your stay includes a weekend night.
It’s always worth checking to see if you’re eligible for SPG Member Exclusives, as they can be a great way to rack up more Starpoints, or sometimes even get a fast track towards status. Last time around I didn’t get lucky, while this time around I did.
Were you targeted for a promotion, and if so, what’s your offer?