American Express has refreshed the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit card with a new look and benefits which include
- No Foreign Transaction fee
- Free in-room premium internet
- Complimentary subscription to the Boingo American Express Preferred Plan
- $95 Annual fee (increased from $65)
Through 09/14/2015, you can also get 30,000 bonus star points when you signup for Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card and spend $3,000 or more in 3 months. Normal signup bonus for this card is 25,000 bonus Starpoints. Amex increases the signup bonus for this card to 30,000 points once a year (there is no guarantee)
My Referral Link – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express
Non-Referral link from Amex website – Starwood Preferred Guest card from American Express
If you already hold this card, you can take advantage of the benefit “Complimentary subscription to the Boingo American Express Preferred Plan” and get free wifi access at over 1 million hotspots across the globe.
This could be especially useful at Airports, Malls and other public areas that do not offer free Wi-Fi. You can access this benefit on up to 4 devices.
How to Sign up?
- Go to https://amex.boingo.com and enter your card number to verify your eligibility
- Provide your details and create your account.
How to use it?
- Note that Wi-Fi is also provided by Boingo partners at various locations. You can find the available hotspot location through this link.
- When you search for Wi-Fi locations, if a Boingo hotspot is available, you will be able to see Boingo Wireless as one of the Wi-Fi hotspot.
- Enter your login credentials created during the signup and enjoy.
Things You should know:
- There is are no roaming fee with this plan and you get unlimited data.
- You can access any Wi-Fi hotspot around the world
- Speeds are 3X greater than 3G speeds
- This plan does not offer free in-flight Wi-Fi
You get ” Complimentary subscription to the Boingo American Express Preferred Plan ” if you have American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card. This Benefit was added recently.
Through 09/14/2015, you can get 30,000 bonus Starpoints when you signup for American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card and spend $3,000 or more within 3 months.
Disclaimer: If you apply for this card through the referral link, I earn 5,000 Starpoints for each approved application (up to 55,000 Starpoints)
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