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Friendship Rewards Program®

Share the fun: Countdown to Summer Referral Challenge

Win a 6-day, 5-night Kaua‘i vacation plus 2 round-tip airline tickets

Second Prize: 5 days, 4 nights in Cancún

Sweepstakes ends June 30

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Choose your rewards

When a friend or family member chooses to own, you'll receive your choice of 20,000 Starpoints® from the Starwood Preferred Guest® program or 400 Resort Credits.

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OWNERS: Chris and Christine W., The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, French Polynesia

Spread the world

Give your friends and family a chance to experience memorable destinations through exclusive vacation offers at extraordinary Starwood resorts.

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OWNERS: The Mesa Family, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

Pass on your passion

From the powdered peaks of Colorado to the blue of the Hawaiian Pacific, share more than just vacation photos with your friends and family.

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OWNERS: Curtis and Allison D., The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, Avon, Colorado, USA

Treat yourself

Your Starpoints from the Friendship Rewards Program® can be redeemed for resort stays, air travel, Moments by SPG, and Instant RewardsSM such as spa treatments, dining options and more.

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OWNERS: Ronald and Tanya B., The Westin Chosun Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

Friendship rewards program®

refer friends & earn rewards

The Friendship Rewards Program from Starwood Vacation NetworkSM is another great way for Owners to share the fun of vacation ownership. And from now through June 30, for every eligible name you submit, you will receive one entry into the Countdown to Summer Referral Challenge sweepstakes. The grand prize is a five-night stay in Kaua‘i, including two round-trip airline tickets, and the second prize is a four-night Cancún vacation. Plus for every ownership week purchased by your family and friends, you’ll receive your choice of 20,000 Starpoints® from the Starwood Preferred Guest® program or 400 Resort Credits to apply toward your maintenance fees.* It’s a win win! Here’s how it works:

Share the names of friends and family members who might be interested in a vacation at one of our 19 outstanding villa resorts throughout the continental United States, Hawai‘i, the Caribbean and Mexico. For every eligible name you submit, you will receive one entry into the Countdown to Summer Referral Challenge sweepstakes.

We’ll send exclusive, specially priced vacation offers to your friends, allowing them the unique opportunity to vacation at an extraordinary Starwood resort.

For every ownership week purchased by your family and friends, you’ll receive your choice of 20,000 Starpoints® from the Starwood Preferred Guest® program or 400 Resort Credits to apply toward your maintenance fees.*

love the rewards

The possibilities for redeeming your Starpoints from the Friendship Rewards Program® are nearly endless. You can visit faraway destinations, realize distinctive experiences, and create unforgettable vacations. Begin by sharing up to five friends and family members and start earning your rewards today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Three-Star Elite members receive 30,000; Four-Star Elite members receive 35,000; and Five-Star Elite members receive 40,000 Starpoints for each week purchased.

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Read the official rules for the sweepstakes.

Hear the Music, See the World: Artist Meet and Greet

Diverse International Locations

Moments by SPG

See today’s best entertainers in ways like no one else with Moments by SPG. You can start simple and get great seats to amazing, often sold-out shows like the P!nk concert at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia.

Or you can go big and score the ultimate music experience by attending a cocktail reception and members-only acoustic performance while staying at one of Starwood’s exquisite hotels like The St. Regis Bangkok. And your experience is enhanced with a chance to meet the artists.

When you redeem your Starpoints to meet stars like KT Tunstall, OneRepublic, Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw, Sara Bareilles, Lila Downs, Russian Red, Paloma Faith and others, you get up close and personal with your favorite artists at incredible global locations in unexpected settings.

 
 
The examples shown above are based on 2013 hotel categories and Starpoints free night award requirements, which may be subject to change. Free nights were calculated for reservations made in low season. A reservation at any hotel is based on availability.

Sheraton Steamboat Resort

Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA  |  Category 5

Sheraton Steamboat Resort

Hit the slopes for a full day of fun on the world-famous Champagne Powder® of Steamboat’s only ski-in/ski-out resort. Come in early to sip on drinks in front of the fireplace and take in the great views from one of the delightful on-site restaurants. After dessert, take a quick dip in the outdoor whirlpool before sinking into your Sheraton Sweet Sleeper® bed.

If your ideal escape includes powder-covered peaks and luxurious indoor amenities, you can choose airfare to Vail, Colorado worth up to $800 from SPG Flights OR stay six free nights nestled at the base of the breathtaking Rockies.

On your day off, reward yourself with a hot-stone massage, body wrap, or sugar and salt scrub at The Rocky Mountain Day Spa. Whether on the slopes, by the fire, or in the spa, this destination is a perfect winter playground.

 
 
The examples shown above are based on 2013 hotel categories and Starpoints free night award requirements, which may be subject to change. Free nights were calculated for reservations made in low season. A reservation at any hotel is based on availability.

The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa

St. Maarten, Saint Maarten  |  Category 5

The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa

Where the Caribbean Sea greets the Atlantic Ocean lies beautiful St. Maarten. With 60,000 Starpoints, you could choose to spend six free nights at The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa in a true island paradise.

St. Maarten is known for its variety of aquatic adventure, international cuisine and fabulous beach bars, casinos and nightclubs. There’s no shortage of activities, from the Heineken Regatta to deep-sea fishing to watching planes fly just overhead at Sunset Beach. Shopping for luxury items such as jewelry, cosmetics, clothing and electronics is also popular, thanks to low prices and no sales tax.

St. Maarten is waiting for you. Where will you visit with your Starpoints?

 
 
The examples shown above are based on 2013 hotel categories and Starpoints free night award requirements, which may be subject to change. Free nights were calculated for reservations made in low season. A reservation at any hotel is based on availability.

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

San Francisco, California, USA  |  Category 5

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

An iconic tradition since 1904, this hotel is a landmark in downtown San Francisco. Fresh from a $40 million restoration, this modern classic combines a rich history and central location with classic luxury and elegant sophistication.

The perfect location from which to explore San Francisco, this is the only hotel situated on storied Union Square. With San Francisco’s famous cable cars found right out front, you’ll have easy access to the city’s top attractions, including Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Ghirardelli Square.

Downtown San Francisco is one of the great urban centers of America, and its eclectic mix of ethnic groups, tourist attractions, and cultural amenities make it a vacation playground like no other. During your nine free nights in one of the transformed guest rooms, you’ll have plenty of time to discover some of the nation’s best restaurants, along with dozens of museums, historic sites, and musical performances, from opera to old-time country to free jazz.

 
 
The examples shown above are based on 2013 hotel categories and Starpoints free night award requirements, which may be subject to change. Free nights were calculated for reservations made in low season. A reservation at any hotel is based on availability.

Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort

Phuket, Thailand  |  Category 4

Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort

On a secluded cove against a canvas of sand and sea, stay 12 free nights in a deluxe pool-view room at one of Asia’s truly premier getaways. You’ll love this peaceful haven with its lush tropical greens, secluded beach, and abundance of recreational and water sports facilities.

When you’re ready to venture out, your deluxe room is just minutes away from dozens of the most celebrated sites, including the lively shopping and restaurant district of Patong, the 29 ornate temples that dot the island, hiking trails through ancient limestone caverns, and the Andaman Sea’s translucent indigo waters, perfect for swimming and scuba diving.

Return from your adventures to restaurants and bars with wood-fired pizza and fresh-grilled seafood on the beachfront, buffets designed for sampling, and tasty Thai and Japanese eateries serving authentic delights.

 
 
The examples shown above are based on 2013 hotel categories and Starpoints free night award requirements, which may be subject to change. Free nights were calculated for reservations made in low season. A reservation at any hotel is based on availability.

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