New Starwood American Express Benefits Coming August 11, 2015

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    The Starwood American Express is one of the first credit cards I ever applied for, and is one I've held onto every since. While it doesn't have huge category bonuses, it offers one of the most lucrative returns on everyday spend, given how valuable Starpoints are. Well, the SPG AmEx will be undergoing some major changes as of August 11, 2015, as follows: This is long overdue, in my opinion, but American Express is finally eliminating the foreign transaction fees on this credit card. The foreign transaction fees on the card are currently 2.7%, so as it stands I've never used the Starwood American Express to pay for hotel stays abroad, even at Starwood properties. Instead I've used the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card or Citi ThankYou® Premier Card. The post New Starwood American Express Benefits Coming August 11, 2015 appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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