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If you have been enjoying earning additional SPG points for your everyday Uber rides, you will soon see those points 50% less! Effective February 1, 2017, Starwood is cutting earning rates on Uber rides by as much as 50%.

50% Less Starpoints on everyday Uber rides

Starwood announced the partnership with Uber in February 2015. Up until now, everyday you earn one Starpoint per $1 spent with Uber. During your stays with SPG, you’ll earn 2 to 4 Starpoints per $1 spent with Uber depending on your Starwood membership level. But that is changing starting February 1, 2017! You will soon earn 1 Starpoint per $2 spent with Uber every day, and 2 Starpoints per $1 spent with Uber during your stay at a SPG property.SPG Uber

Temporary Uber promotion for stays during February

While the new rates supposedly kick in on February 1, Starwood is offering a promotion for Uber rides during stays in the month of February.  Instead of earning 2 Starpoints per $1 spent with Uber, you will earn 5 Starpoints.

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LINKING SPG and Uber Accounts

If you haven’t linked your SPG account with your Uber account, you can do it here. No matter how little points you might earn, never let any free points slip by.

If you don’t have an Uber account, you can get $20 off your first ride by signing up with my referral link

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