Earn Starwood Hotel Points with New Uber Partnership

UberEarnSpgpointsStarwood Preferred Guest aka the SPG rewards program and Uber today started a partnership where SPG members can earn one Starpoint per dollar spent on Uber services. After completing a qualifying stay at a Starwood hotel, SPG members can start earning one Starpoint for every $1 spent on Uber, and additional bonus Starpoints can be accumulated during hotel stays. This is a way to get 2% off your Uber rides in the form of 1 Starpoint per dollar charged on rides.

If you use Uber services during your hotel stay, you can earn 1 additional points as a non-elite member making it a total of 2 per $1, 2 additional Starpoints for Gold and Platinum members making it a total of 3, and 3 additional Starpoints for Platinum members for a total of 4 per USD spent.

Uber_Starwood_Preferred_GuestYou can sign up for this offer but you have to have a hotel stay at a Starwood hotel to start earning these points. You do not have to be staying at a hotel to get the 1 point per dollar spent just have one stay on record. If you’re a big baller the maximum number of Starpoints that you can earn from your Uber rides yearly is capped at $10,000 spend.

How To Get this Offer and Link Accounts:
1. Make sure Uber link Starwood_Preferred_Guestyou are signed up with the same email for both Uber and SPG. Sign up at spg.com for the Starwood Preferred Guest Program and go here to sign up for Uber.
2. Visit spg.com/uber to link your accounts.
3. Log-in to your existing SPG account, or create a new SPG account here.
4. Log-in to your Uber account.
5. Complete a qualifying stay this calendar year at any Starwood hotel.
6. Begin taking rides and start earning Starpoints!

Make sure that you use the same email account when you sign up for this promotion and that it matches the Uber and SPG accounts. If you are like me and sign up for lots of promotions and freebies then you might have to go into the profiles and match emails first.

Up to $15 Uber First Ride Discount

SPG Gold, Platinum, and non-elite members are eligible for $30 first ride discount by applying promotional code UBERVIP4ME at the time of signing up for the service.

Promotion For 15,000 Bonus Starpoints and Free Ride

To kick things off they are giving Uber and SPG members in Dubai, London, Mexico City, New York, and San Francisco the chance to ride free and you will also receive 15,000 bonus Starpoints if you get the specially marked SPG car. Just sign up for the offer and then choose the “SPG” vehicle option for the chance to catch a free “SPG #SuiteRide” between 2 pm and 7 pm local time.

Lucky riders will receive 15,000 Starpoints – good for a free night* at a qualifying Starwood hotel and a door-to-door branded hotel experience on wheels featuring one of Starwood’s nine distinct brands—Aloft, Element, Four Points, Le Meridien, Sheraton, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels and Westin. Another cool bonus is that each SPG #SuiteRide highlights unique brand features and offers all-time favorite amenities including the Westin Heavenly Robe or W Hotels Bliss Spa Travel Pack. Around 460 passengers will be eligible to receive this onetime bonus.