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Do SPG points expire?
The SPG site doesn’t list an expiration date for my points (and I have no status with SPG since I closed my credit card). But, the SPG site says “[URL=’https://www.starwoodhotels.com/preferredguest/legal/spg_terms.html#top’]Starpoints earned or otherwise obtained by an SPG Member will forfeit without notice if the SPG Member becomes Inactive…An SPG Member is considered “Inactive” if during a 12-month period: (a) the SPG Member has not had a Stay at an SPG Participating Hotel; (b) the SPG Member has not earned or redeemed any Starpoints; or (c) the SPG Member’s account has been cancelled.” In your experience, does SPG actually expire points?[/URL]
There’s no expiration date on the SPG site for my points, but Award Wallet calculated one based on my lack of activity with SPG over the past 12 months. Do SPG points expire? Is there an easy way to extend their life without staying in their hotels or using their cc? If I stay in a Marriott this year, do I have the option of crediting my SPG account for my Marriott stay?
Easy way to extend Starpoints:
Get a giftcard
Rent a car, take a Delta flight etc, etc
You can’t credit Marriott stats to SPG directly but if you link your accounts, you can transfer the Marriott points you earn on the stay to SPG instantly, which would reset the expiration clock.