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My SPG Best Rate Guarantee Experience

Many hotel programs offer a Best Rate Guarantee (BRG) program, where the chain will beat any price listed by another online travel agent (subject to a laundry-list of terms and conditions). SPG has recently upped their BRG offer: you can select either a 20% discount on the matched rate, or 2,000 SPG points. Previously, the offer was a 10% discount on the matched rate. Moreover, unlike a number of other BRG programs, with SPG you don’t need to book before you submit a BRG claim. I recently did this, and will explain my experience and provide some tips for when you do it.

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AMEX SPG 20,000 Sign-Up Bonus is Back!

Per Canadian Kilometres, the AMEX SPG sign-up bonus is back up to 20,000 SPG Points. It used to be 21,000 with a referral, however, it was brought down to 10,000 for awhile. You can see my review of the SPG AMEX card, where I explain why it's one of my favourite cards.

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