Stack new Amex Offer with promo for Sheraton Hotels deal

If there’s a Sheraton Hotel stay you’ve been eyeing, this could be the time to make it happen.

Check your American Express account for this new Amex Offer:

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Sheraton also has another current promo with American Express that ends September 30:

Using these two opportunities together could provide a decent discount on a Sheraton stay, while also earning you some of the most valuable loyalty points out there: SPG points.

Starpoints, as they’re called, are so valuable because not only can you book free stays at nice hotels with relatively few points, but you can also transfer these points to a plethora of airlines. SPG even gives you a 5K-point bonus for every 20K points you transfer to an airline.

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Here are the airline loyalty programs you can transfer to:

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One disappointing note about the potential duo of discounts: For the 40% off promo, it looks like they use the flexible rate as the base rate for the promo, meaning you don’t save 40% on their cheapest rate.

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As an example, I started a dummy booking at:

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Here is the 2nd night 40% off quote:

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Here is their standard prepaid booking rate for the same room, same dates:

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Strangely, even though they seem to use the more expensive “flexible” rate, it appears the booking isn’t flexible and requires a deposit.

Still, in this example the promo appears to save about $8 per night over the other non-flexible option.

Check here to see if the promo is available on a hotel you’re interested in.

With these discounts together, you’re looking at saving about $70 on a $250+ stay at a Sheraton, plus earning some Starpoints. Could be good if you have a specific stay in mind.

If you’re a runner, another new Amex Offer could save you on Brooks Running’s site.

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Also, cupcakes.

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Doctor of Credit posted a roundup of all the new Amex Offers for this month, and I’ve written about how to use Amex Offers, if you’re interested.

Are any of these offers tempting for you? I’d love to hear your thoughts. Happy Monday!

 

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