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Old-School Cool: A Review of the Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo

While planning a last-minute leisure trip to Tokyo recently, I was looking for a hotel close to a major station that offered a hearty and free breakfast, a functional gym … Read entire article »

Filed under: Marriott, SPG, The Points Guy

Introduction: Emirates’ New First Class, The Long Way

Introduction: Emirates’ New First Class, The Long Way Review: Swiss Business Class 777 San Francisco To Zurich Review: Lufthansa Business Class A320 Zurich To Frankfurt Review: Air India Business Class 787 Frankfurt To … Read entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time, SPG, Trip Reports

Starwood Luxury Privileges Best Free Night Offers For 2018

I’ve written several times over the past two years about Starwood’s Luxury Privileges program, which is Starwood’s proprietary preferred partner program. Luxury Privileges offers special perks like daily breakfast, room … Read entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time, SPG

St. Regis Hong Kong Scheduled To Open January 1, 2019

A while back we learned that a St. Regis hotel is under construction in Hong Kong. While Hong Kong has a lot of amazing hotels, very few of them are … Read entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time, SPG

SPG 2018 Status Challenge: Get Marriott & Starwood Platinum Status For 2 Years

For the most part loyalty programs are becoming less generous when it comes to status matches, since I assume they’re finding that in many cases they don’t actually change consumers’ … Read entire article »

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SPG Amex 2018 Annual Elite Credits Have Posted

One of the reasons I hold onto both the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Card from American Express is because they help me requalify for … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Express, Credit Cards, One Mile at a Time, SPG

So Close To Earning Lifetime SPG Platinum Status… Yet So Far Away!

I’m not someone who usually cares about lifetime status with loyalty programs. There are just too many variables, and I think you’re setting yourself up for disappointment when you actively … Read entire article »

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Review: St. Regis Mexico City

Full disclosure: This experience was sponsored in conjunction with the SPG Stars program I’m participating in, courtesy of the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express. They gave me 70,000 … Read entire article »

Filed under: One Mile at a Time, SPG, Trip Reports