SPG have provided details of their promotion for the period 1 June though to 31 August, 2015. Registered members will earn 1,000 Starpoints on eligible stays of two or more consecutive nights that include a Friday, Saturday or Sunday except at specified locations in the Middle East, where the relevant days are Thursday, Friday or Saturday.
The promotion was first advised earlier this month, when Starwood launched a new promotion to encourage stays over weekends. The promotion has a name – Make it Count, and registration is required in order to take part and get the bonus points. The registration page is here.
Registration is required shortly before the end of the promotion – 15 August.
Note that the specifed Middle East locations, where the weekend is defined as Thursday, Friday, Saturday are:Â Jordan: Amman; Bahrain: Bahrain;Kuwait: Kuwait City;Lebanon: Beirut; Saudi Arabia: Al Khobar, Dammam, Jeddah, Makkah, Medina and Riyadh;Qatar: Doha; United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai and Fujairah
The terms and conditions of the promotion are:
Registration: SPGÂ® members must register online at spg.com/makeitcount by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on August 15, 2015. Registered members can earn bonus StarpointsÂ®
for every eligible stay between June 1, 2015, and August 31, 2015 (the
“Promotion Period”) at participating Starwood hotels and resorts.
Earning: Registered members, paying an eligible rate on
a stay of two or more consecutive nights that includes an eligible
weekend night at a participating hotel or resort, will earn 1,000
Starpoints with no limit on earning. An eligible weekend night is a
Friday, Saturday or Sunday night, except in the following Middle East
locations where an eligible weekend night is a Thursday, Friday or
Saturday night: Jordan: Amman; Bahrain: Bahrain; Kuwait: Kuwait City;
Lebanon: Beirut; Saudi Arabia: Al Khobar, Dammam, Jeddah, Makkah, Medina
and Riyadh; Qatar: Doha; United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai
and Fujairah. Offer is eligible with other Starpoints promotions;
however, each offer will award bonus Starpoints independently of each
other, and offers are not combinable.
Bonusing: Bonus Starpoints will post to the registered memberâ€™s account within 2â€“4 weeks after the qualifying stay posts.
Eligible Stays: An Eligible Stay is defined as two or
more consecutive nights paying an Eligible Rate in the same hotel
regardless of the number of check-ins or checkouts that occur and post
to the memberâ€™s Starwood Preferred GuestÂ® account. Eligible
Stays with at least two nights in the earning period that include a
weekend night will receive a bonus. An Eligible Rate is any rate that is
eligible to earn Starpoints in the Starwood Preferred Guest program. A
description of SPG-participating hotels and resorts and of Eligible
Stays and Eligible Rates can be found at spg.com under Terms &
Conditions of the SPG Program. See Section 1.4 b iii for the complete
definition of Eligible Rates. Note that certain room reservations â€”
e.g., when the booking is made through a third party, including but not
limited to travelocity.com, expedia.com, orbitz.com and delta.com â€” are
not considered Eligible Rates and do not earn Starpoints or qualify for