SPG Moments

Use Your Starpoints For The Ultimate Travel Geek Experience

If you’re a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest program, you’ve probably heard of SPG Moments.  They’re SPG’s way of allowing you to redeem your Starpoints for things that are decidedly not travel. Tickets to sporting events, shows and access to special dinners are just some of the SPG Moments that Starwood features on an annual basis.  I’ve actually redeemed Starpoints for an SPG Moment, though it was mostly for me wife.  She got a semi-private tennis lesson with Andre Agassi at the US Open a few years ago and […]

Cheap Flights To Europe And 10 Points Per Dollar On Hotels And Car Rentals

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Flights To Warm Places, Joining Trump Loyalty and Liquid Meth in Your Bra. Really

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

$99 One-Way Fares To Paris And 15% Off At Select Hyatt Hotels. The Best of the Rest For Friday, July 17, 2015

Todays’ Best of the Rest includes WOW Air sale to Paris and Amsterdam, SPG Moments at the US Open Tennis Championship, Frontier Airlines big middle seat and more….

What Makes a Moment? Video of My Wife Playing Tennis With Andre Agassi. Thanks, Starwood Preferred Guest!

I had one of my best point redemptions of all time last year when I redeemed a trunk load of Starwood Preferred Guest points for a tennis lesson with Andre Agassi at the US Open.  My wife was the lucky participant and we had an awesome experience. I got some video at the event but it was pretty bad.  While I was investigating a new SPG Moments auction earlier today I found a link to a video that shows Andre giving my wife (in green, looking awesome) a quick lesson […]