One of the greatest advantages of the Starwood Preferred Group star point is the ability to transfer star points to 28+ frequent flyer program on a 1:1 ratio basis. If you transfer star point in 20k blocks, you will receive 25k in your frequent flyer account which works out to 1:1.25 transfer to your frequent flyer program, a 25% bonus on transferred points.
Currently, American Airlines AAdvantage program now offers a 20% bonus on top of any points transferred from SPG, which works out to 33% bonus miles when you transfer 20k points from SGP to the AAdvantage program. When you transfer 20k points, you will receive 30k AAdvantage miles in your frequent flyer account which works out to 33% bonus of a 20k star point transfer.
Get 20% Bonus Miles on Star Point transfer to American Airlines AAdvantage Program
Currently, American Airlines is running a 20% bonus special when you transfer SPG start points to American Airlines AAdvantage program.
- 20% bonus with each SPG transfer to AAdvantage Program.
- 10,000 AAdvantage bonus miles when you transfer 80,000 SPG Points to AAdvantage Program.
- Bonus offers runs from September 1, 2017, through October 15, 2017.
The Bonus is 33% when you transfer 20K star points
When you transfer SPG start points to AAdvantage frequent flyer program in 20k blocks, you will receive 25k AAdvantage miles in your account. Add 20% bonus on top of the 25k miles transferred you will receive 5k miles for a total of 30k AAdvantage miles which works out to 33% bonus miles for every 20k star points transferred to AAdvantage frequent flyer program.
Also if you transfer 80k star point in blocks of 20k each, you will receive 130k AAdvantage miles, which includes 10k bonus miles for 80k star point transfer.
When you move the 80k star point considering the total miles you receive in the AAdvantage program the transfer bonus works out to 62.5%
Considering the transfer bonus of 33%, it is a good deal assuming you are accumulating AAdvantage miles for your free business class travel.