W Hollywood

24+ Hours in Los Angeles – Introduction We were only really staying one night in Los Angeles and therefore I decided to book the W Hollywood, an SPG hotel. The drive from the airport took about fifty minutes and the car rental was super cheap at just ~$20 USD through a promotional rate they had. The plan was to walk around Hollywood and the surrounding… Read More

Keeping both AMEX SPG Credit Cards?

I currently have both The Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card. The annual fee for my personal card is coming up in about a month and I just got the Business Card a few weeks ago due to the higher sign-up bonus. Both cards have an annual fee of $95 USD with the first year waived. Both… Read More

Hotel Bristol Warsaw

Two Days in Warsaw – Introduction For the first night in Warsaw, I booked Hotel Bristol, a Starwood Luxury Collection hotel, through American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts for ~$115 USD. Hotel Bristol is located in an amazing place in Warsaw – right next to the Presidential Palace and just five minutes away from the Old Town. Hotel Bristol is often regarded as the best hotel… Read More

I Love Starpoints

Earlier this week, I posted about a giveaway for a United Club One-Time pass and I asked you guys (if you wanted to enter) to answer the question of what your favourite mile/point currency is. I decided to answer this question myself and explain why my favourite point currency are Starpoints from Starwood Preferred Guest. Starpoints are probably the most flexible point currency because they can… Read More