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30% transfer bonus from Marriott to AA…probably not worth it

When we posted about the current Aeroplan transfer bonus earlier today, I was reminded that the Aeroplan transfer bonus isn’t the first time recently that Marriott Travel Packages have been excluded from a transfer bonus promotion. There is also a promotion going on to convert Marriott Rewards points to American Airlines AAdvantage miles that excludes travel packages. This bonus began on October 21st and runs through December 5th. While it is “old news”, we wanted…

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Transfer bonus to United: 30%, more or less

Through November 30th, United is offering a transfer bonus on hotel points converted to United miles. The transfer bonus is being marketed as a 30% bonus, though in truth it’s 30%….or maybe more….or maybe less. The Deal A 30%-ish bonus on points-to-miles conversions from hotel points to United MileagePlus Maximum bonus is 25,000 miles Ends 11/30/17 Direct link to promotion Quick Thoughts If you’re like me, when you hear “transfer bonus on hotel points to airline miles”, the first 3…

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[Expired] Avios transfer bonus: solid use of SPG/Marriott points

Today through October 31, 2017, British Airways is offering a 35% bonus on transfers from hotel programs. This can be best maximized through Marriott Travel Packages. Alternatively, IHG Credit Card Holders who need to top up for a British Airways award might be interested in this promotion as well. Read on. The Deal Get 35% bonus Avios when converting hotel points to British Airways Avios through October 31, 2017 from the following hotel programs: Carlson Hotels Hilton Hotels Hyatt Hotels &…

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Upgrading Marriott Travel Packages

A couple of readers have recently reported problems with trying to upgrade their Marriott Travel Packages.  This is a quick post just to affirm that it can still be done.  I just did it.  And, as expected, upgrading or downgrading has the benefit of extending the expiration date of the certificate. If you’d like background on Marriott Travel Packages, please see: 12 things you need to know about Marriott Travel Packages. Starting from Category 1-5…

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Is it still possible to book Marriott 5-night Travel Packages?

We have written quite a bit lately on the value of Marriott Travel Packages, whereby Marriott Rewards members can use points for a package that includes a number of airline miles and a certificate for a stay in a Marriott hotel. There are packages with a number of different airlines, but here is an example that applies to a handful of airline partners: One of the more popular airline partners for these packages has been…

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Secured Southwest Companion Pass and 7 Night Stay. Now where should we go?

Yesterday, I called Marriott’s Platinum Elite phone line (800-399-4229) in order to book a Travel Package.  Marriott travel packages are awards in which you exchange Marriott Rewards points for airline miles plus a certificate for a 7 night stay.  You do not need to use the airline miles as part of the trip in which you book your stay.  The number of Marriott Rewards points required depends on which package you select (e.g. which type…

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12 things you need to know about Marriott Travel Packages

Marriott Travel Packages

Now that we have until March 31st to convert hotel points into Companion Pass qualifying Southwest points, I expect that readers will have more interest than ever before in Marriott Travel packages.  After all, until March 31st, Marriott Travel Packages offer a fantastic way to get the Southwest Companion pass that will be good for an unlimited number of flights for almost two years! Here are 12 things that you need to know… 1. What…

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