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Starwood points are the highest mileage currency out there. With being able to stay at the Dead Sea for only 3000 points during a week day and only 2000 points on a Friday night they are really awesome. They also have ability to transfer to over 25 different airlines at a 1:1 ratio, but every 20,000 your transfer you get 25,000 (an extra 5,000 for every 20,000 you transfer). Some transfers both names need to match and some only last names. The best is when you can transfer to a different person completely too really make your miles flexible. Also a big problem with these points is that it could take a long time to transfer. So below, we will try to make a chart of, do the names need to match and how long the transfers take.

DATA:

SPG - Transferring from SPG account to another requires the same mailing address on both accounts for at least 30 days. (i.e. this works for spouses). Takes about 5-10 days to transfer.

Aegean -

Aeromexico Club Premier -

Aeroplan - Names don't need to match. - Usually takes about a day and half to 2 days to transfer.

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan - First and Last names need to match. - Takes two business days.

Alitalia MilleMiglia -

American Airlines - Only last name needs to match. - Transfer usually takes a day. Sometime can take 2 days if you transfer it late in the day.   

Asia Miles

China Eastern

Delta - Transfers post 2 days later - If First and last names dont match then transfer wont go through (Not sure if different first name and same last name works)

Emirates Skywards

Etihad Airways - Last names need to match. Takes about a week to transfer.

Flying Blue- Requested Wednesday, transfer completed following Tuesday (names matched)

JAL - Both names need to match. Can take upto 3 weeks to transfer.

Korean -

LAN Airlines -
                                         
Miles and More/LH/Lufthansa - It's been taking forever recently 3-4 days
Last name matching will go through (even if first name doesn't).

Singapore Airlines -

United Airlines -

US Airways - Names don't need to match. - Most transfers go through the next day. Some might take an extra day.

Virgin Atlantic -

Virgin America -

Virgin Australia -

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #560 on: May 19, 2015, 01:01:50 AM »
No change for me. Didnt show up yet

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #561 on: May 19, 2015, 02:50:18 AM »
I did mine on the 3rd of the month. Nothing

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #562 on: May 21, 2015, 02:42:41 PM »
What's the status with spg posting to m&m?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #563 on: May 21, 2015, 02:47:13 PM »
What's the status with spg posting to m&m?
see up-thread 26days +

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #564 on: May 21, 2015, 02:48:29 PM »
see up-thread 26days +
I read it and therefore I would like to know the current status as of today.  Many times people only remember to post their failures and not there successes

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #565 on: May 21, 2015, 03:15:13 PM »
I waited like 15 buisness days. Then I called up and spoke to higher people in spg and they guaranteed me it will be there within a day and it was there.
Since the official time is 10-14 buisness days they didn't let me speak to those people before I had reached 14 buisness days.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #566 on: May 21, 2015, 03:50:51 PM »
I will have to do the same, its borderline ridiculous

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #567 on: May 21, 2015, 04:08:08 PM »
I waited like 15 buisness days. Then I called up and spoke to higher people in spg and they guaranteed me it will be there within a day and it was there.
Since the official time is 10-14 buisness days they didn't let me speak to those people before I had reached 14 buisness days.
Thanks for the update

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #568 on: May 21, 2015, 04:54:42 PM »
I will have to do the same, its borderline ridiculous

Pathetic!

"We regret that the miles you transferred from your Starwood Preferred Guest account have not been credited to your Miles & More account yet. However, this procedure can take up to six weeks so we would appreciate your patience in the meantime.

Should the miles not be reflected in your statement online after this time, kindly contact us again with your Starwood Preferred Guest customer number so we can contact our partner regarding this matter.

Your understanding is appreciated.

Sincerely,
Your Miles & More Service Team"

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #569 on: May 26, 2015, 04:07:57 PM »
does anyone have any info on this can I transfer to a aeroplan acct from stwd but its not the same name ? tried it to ba and it didnt work but i did try it usairways a couple month ago and it did work


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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #570 on: May 27, 2015, 02:35:09 AM »
I waited like 15 buisness days. Then I called up and spoke to higher people in spg and they guaranteed me it will be there within a day and it was there.
Since the official time is 10-14 buisness days they didn't let me speak to those people before I had reached 14 buisness days.
Did you get a contact number/email for these higher ups?
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #571 on: May 27, 2015, 02:48:14 AM »
Did you get a contact number/email for these higher ups?
No. Not sure how high they really were. I got transferred to a manager who guaranteed me the points will be in by the next day. She told me she's gonna contact miles n more.
 Other times I got transferred to managers who didn't know much.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #572 on: May 27, 2015, 09:27:40 AM »
does anyone have any info on this can I transfer to a aeroplan acct from stwd but its not the same name ? tried it to ba and it didnt work but i did try it usairways a couple month ago and it did work

Aeroplan works

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #573 on: June 02, 2015, 01:53:17 PM »
How long should it take to transfer to aa? Wiki says 1 day, I'm waiting 3. Gonna lose my hold tomorrow....

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #574 on: June 02, 2015, 02:03:03 PM »
I heard that SPG>LH started going through today. Can anyone confirm?
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #575 on: June 02, 2015, 06:40:01 PM »
I heard that SPG>LH started going through today. Can anyone confirm?

Confirmed.
Transferred on 5/3 & 5/4. Came in today.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #576 on: June 02, 2015, 06:59:54 PM »
Still waiting, 6 weeks later

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #577 on: June 02, 2015, 07:13:02 PM »
Is it a problem to transfer from an spg account to a miles account with same last name but not same first name? Is it risky of getting shut down?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #578 on: June 02, 2015, 07:51:21 PM »
Is it a problem to transfer from an spg account to a miles account with same last name but not same first name? Is it risky of getting shut down?

My wife transferred to me. When she contacted SPG after 3 weeks to try to rush, they asked if the transfer was to her name. She told them it was her husband. They told her next time she should only transfer to her own name, but they will make sure it goes thru.

I don't think that was the reason for the delay, as my own SPG-LH took just as long.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #579 on: June 03, 2015, 05:18:11 AM »
My wife transferred to me. When she contacted SPG after 3 weeks to try to rush, they asked if the transfer was to her name. She told them it was her husband. They told her next time she should only transfer to her own name, but they will make sure it goes thru.

I don't think that was the reason for the delay, as my own SPG-LH took just as long.
But it's not a spouse. It's just a different family member with the same last name.