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Whats the best way to use my points?
« on: May 01, 2012, 11:11:41 AM »
I want to go to israel with my wife, i Have about 60k starwoods points (on amex) and about 50k chase freedom points-- whats the best way to get to use these points to go to israel? (My brother in law has a chase saphire card-- should i transfer it to him?)

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Re: Re: Whats the best way to use my points?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2012, 11:26:21 AM »
I want to go to israel with my wife, i Have about 60k starwoods points (on amex) and about 50k chase freedom points-- whats the best way to get to use these points to go to israel? (My brother in law has a chase saphire card-- should i transfer it to him?)

Thanks

When do you want to go?

If you want to open some new cards, open a Sapphire and Ink bold. Transfer to United.
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Re: Whats the best way to use my points?
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2012, 11:26:37 AM »
If you transfer to him, he can transfer to your frequent flyer account.

Trouble is, SPG don't transfer to United as UR points do.

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Re: Whats the best way to use my points?
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2012, 11:26:55 AM »
Sell the points, and contact a travel agent to buy a ticket.
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Re: Whats the best way to use my points?
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2012, 02:00:26 PM »
Thanks for all the responses-
If i transfer the points to a sapphire preferred account how much do you think i can sell the points for?

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Re: Whats the best way to use my points?
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2012, 02:50:14 PM »
Thanks for all the responses-
If i transfer the points to a sapphire preferred account how much do you think i can sell the points for?
for 100k .016

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Re: Whats the best way to use my points?
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2012, 12:55:24 AM »
you can prob get 1.65 cents per point if you shop around meaning $1650 for 100,000 points or $825 for 50,000