SPG is selling Starpoints for as low as $26.25 per 1,000 points; a 25% discount on the normal rate of $35.00 per 1,000 points.
- Get 20% off buying 5,000 to 12,500 points.
- Get 25% off buying 13,000 to 20,000 points.
SPG rules only allow 20,000 points per calendar year to be deposited in a member account whether self-purchased or gifted to your SPG account from another buyer.
Save Up to 25% on Starpoints now through December 31, 2013
Buy Starpoints® now through December 31, 2013, and receive up to 25% off the regular price when you buy 5,000 Starpoints or more. The more you buy, the more you save.
• Buy 500–4,500 Starpoints:
No Discount ($35.00 per 1,000 points)
• Buy 5,000–12,500 Starpoints:
• Buy 13,000–20,000 Starpoints:
Buy Starpoints link
A member who has not purchased any points in 2013 can buy 20,000 points for $525 through December 31, 2013.
Then, you can still buy up to 20,000 points again when the calendar year resets on January 1, 2014. You have the opportunity to buy up to 40,000 Starpoints over the next 30 days. And same household members can also buy 40,000 points, then pool your points. $525 for 20,000 in December and $700 for 20,000 in January 2014. A couple can get 80,000 points for $2,450.
That is the high end purchase.
The low end purchase for a discount rate is 5,000 points for $115.
But are Starpoints worth buying?
California Case Study on the Value of Starpoints
Normally I would say Starpoints are worth buying at $26.25 per 1,000 points but after checking San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles, I am not seeing many deals with Starpoints.