Triple Starpoints In Europe For SPG Members In China

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Starwood has a new promotion for triple Starpoints at 68 participating properties in Europe for stays between June 1 and October 31, 2013, for SPG members that have their account address in mainland China. You can access this promotion here.

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Note that you must have had your SPG account address in China for three months prior the start date of this promotion in order to be eligible for the triple points. SPG members in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau are not eligible for this offer.

The number of base points that you earn is tripled. You normally earn 2 Starpoints per USD and during this promotion you will earn extra 4 Starpoints.

Here is the list of participating properties:

FRANCE

Nice

  • Le Méridien Nice, France

Opera

  • W Paris — Opéra, France

Paris

  • Le Méridien Etoile, France
  • Prince de Galles, France
  • The Westin Paris — Vendôme, France

Roissy

  • Sheraton Paris Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, France

GERMANY 

Bellevue

  • The Westin Bellevue, Dresden

Berlin

  • The Westin Grand, Berlin

Dusseldorf

  • Sheraton Dusseldorf Airport Hotel, Germany

Essen

  • Sheraton Essen Hotel, Germany

Frankfurt

  • Le Méridien Parkhotel Frankfurt
  • Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel and Conference Center
  • Sheraton Frankfurt Congress Hotel, Germany
  • Sheraton Offenbach Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany
  • The Westin Grand Frankfurt

Hamburg

  • Le Royal Méridien Hamburg

Hanover

  • Sheraton Hanover Pelikan Hotel

Leipzig

  • Hotel Fuerstenhof, Leipzig
  • The Westin Leipzig

Munich

  • Four Points by Sheraton Munich Central
  • Four Points By Sheraton Munich Olympiapark
  • Le Méridien Munich
  • Sheraton Munich Airport Hotel
  • Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
  • Sheraton Munich Westpark Hotel
  • Westin Grand Munich

Nuremberg

  • Le Méridien Grand Hotel Nuremberg
  • Sheraton Carlton Hotel

Stuttgart

  • Le Méridien Stuttgart

Weimar

  • Hotel Elephant, Weimar

ITALY

Bari

  • Sheraton Nicolaus Hotel & Conference Center

Bologna

  • Sheraton Bologna Hotel & Conference Center

Bolzano

  • Four Points by Sheraton Bolzano

Catania

  • Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center

Costa Smeralda

  • Cervo Hotel, Costa Smeralda Resort
  • Hotel Cala di Volpe, Costa Smeralda
  • Hotel Pitrizza, Costa Smeralda
  • Hotel Romazino, Costa Smeralda

Florence

  • Sheraton Firenze Hotel & Conference Center
  • The St. Regis Florence
  • The Westin Excelsior, Florence

Genova

  • Sheraton Genova Hotel & Conference Center

Milan

  • Four Points by Sheraton Milan Center
  • Sheraton Diana Majestic, Milan
  • Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Center
  • The Westin Palace, Milan

Naples

  • Hotel Excelsior, Naples

Padova

  • Sheraton Padova Hotel & Conference Center

Rome

  • Hotel Eden, Rome
  • Sheraton Golf Parco de’Medici Hotel & Resort, Roma
  • Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
  • The St. Regis Rome
  • The Westin Excelsior, Rome, Rome

Venice

  • Hotel Danieli, Venice, Italy
  • The Gritti Palace, Venice, Italy
  • The Westin Europa & Regina, Venice

Rimini

  • Le Méridien Rimini, Italy

UNITED KINGDOM

England

  • Aloft London Excel
  • Le Méridien Piccadilly, United Kingdom
  • Sheraton Skyline Hotel United Kingdom Heathrow
  • Sheraton Heathrow Hotel
  • Sheraton Park Tower, London
  • The Lanesborough, a St. Regis Hotel, London
  • The Park Lane Hotel, London
  • W London — Leicester Square

Scotland

  • Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
  • Turnberry Resort

Conclusion

The SPG address requirement three months prior to the start of the promotion is a new twist that I have not seen before with SPG. Let’s hope that it doesn’t spread to other promotions. I have sometimes switched my account addresses based on the promotions that the airlines and hotels have been offering.

Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:

Eligibility: Offer valid for SPG® members who reside in mainland China and have a valid China address on their SPG profile. Member must not have had a non-China address on his/her SPG member profile within 3 months of promotion start date. Members residing in Hong Kong, Taiwan or Macau do not qualify for the promotion. 

Earning: Members will earn triple Starpoints® with every eligible paid stay between 1 June and 31 October 2013 (the “promotion period”), at 68 participating properties in United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Italy. A list of participating properties can be found at spg.com/triple or spg.com/triplecn and is subject to change. Members who earn triple Starpoints will earn an additional four Starpoints per eligible US$1 spent (for a total of six Starpoints per dollar). Elite-level extra Starpoints earnings and other bonuses will not be doubled or tripled. Only the base 2-Starpoints-per-dollar earnings are tripled. There is no limit to the number of bonus Starpoints that can be earned during the promotion period. Free Night Awards and Cash & Point stays are not eligible to earn bonusing under this promotion. 

Bonusing: Bonus Starpoints will post to the registered member’s account within 2–6 weeks after the qualifying stay posts. 

Eligible Stays: An eligible stay is defined as one or more consecutive nights paying an eligible rate in the same hotel regardless of the number of check-ins or checkouts that occur and post to the member’s Starwood Preferred Guest® account. Eligible stays with at least one night in the earning period will receive a bonus. An eligible rate is any rate that is eligible to earn Starpoints in the Starwood Preferred Guest program. A description of eligible stays and eligible rates can be found at spg.com under program terms and conditions. See Section 1.4 for the complete definition of eligible rates, but note that certain prepaid rooms where the booking is made through a third party (including but not limited to travelocity.com, expedia.com and orbitz.com) are not Eligible Rates and do not earn Starpoints or qualify toward promotional earnings. 

Qualifications and Starwood Terms: All promotions are subject to the Starwood Preferred Guest program terms and conditions, which are subject to change without notice and can be found at spg.com. Offer is applicable to individual members only and not to groups. Not responsible for omissions or typographical errors. Starwood reserves the right to discontinue this offer at any time. To update your communication preferences or learn about our privacy practices, view our Privacy Statement on spg.com/privacy, or access our privacy information line by calling 1-877-782-0071 in the U.S. and Canada or +353-21-4930474 in all other countries. Starpoints, SPG, Preferred Guest, Sheraton, Four Points, W, Aloft, The Luxury Collection, Le Méridien, Element, Sheraton, St. Regis and their respective logos are the trademarks of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., or its affiliates. Void where prohibited by law. ©2013 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. All rights reserved.

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  • SPG Platinum bitch

    I hate this promotion because it’s only for Mainland Chinese SPG members.

  • Travelista

    Wow, talk about targeted! What next – Quadruple points to mainland Cantonese to speak with a funny accent??

    • I think that we shouldn’t blame those that have been targeted by SPG. I would rather SPG have promotions that are not targeted for such a limited geographic group, although all chains are trying to get a bigger share of the middle class Chinese money that are travelling to more overseas.

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