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Annual Fee:
$0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $65
Rewards:
Starpoints
  • Starpoints® bonus: Earn up to 25,000 bonus points: 10,000 after your first purchase and another 15,000 after you spend $5,000 within the first 6 months of Cardmembership
  • Redeem Starpoints® at over 1,100 hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries and for flights on more than 350 airlines with SPG Flights - all with no blackout dates
  • Earn up to 5 Starpoints® for each dollar of eligible purchases charged directly with hotels and resorts participating in the Starwood Preferred Guest® program
  • Earn 1 Starpoint® for each dollar of eligible purchases
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $65
  • Terms and limitations apply
Rick's Review: This card offers the same benefits as the personal card and an opportunity for those of you with a small business (eBay seller, garage sales, etc) to gain another sign-up bonus and segregate your spending. 10,000 points on first purchase, 15K more after $5K of spending in 6 months is easy to reach and SPG points are the most valuable of all miles or points on the market today. Remember your best use of SPG points is the cash and points option for hotel redemptions when available. There is no first year fee and I gladly pay the $65 renewal fee each year for this card. Online customer service is fantastic. Apply now!

The signup bonus on this card has been temporarily increased to 30,000 points through September 4, 2012. Grab it while you can.

Here's how I use this card: Katy and I used this card for our recent trip to the Westin St John US Virgin Islands using a get fifth night free award. It was a great value at 12,800 points when calculating in the Fifth night free. It will also be used at the Le Meridien in Barcelona as a cash and points redemption and we use it each year at the Shertaon Poipu Bay on Kauai as well.

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