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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 #75 on: February 28, 2011, 07:45:40 PM »
If I knew I would have posted.
sorry, i thought there was some abbreviation change i didn't know about where UA is aeroplan....

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: March 02, 2011, 08:10:20 AM »
spg now transfers to aa on wed

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: March 02, 2011, 08:51:57 AM »
Both first and last name mismatch?

yes

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: March 02, 2011, 09:46:52 AM »
anybody try with air canada?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: March 02, 2011, 10:11:00 AM »
anybody try with air canada?
Aeroplan, both names mismatched, sent Thursday, received Monday 11 days later.
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: March 02, 2011, 05:43:36 PM »
Sorry, thanks

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: March 04, 2011, 09:11:55 AM »

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: March 04, 2011, 09:12:12 AM »
Continental, sent on Thursday, received on or about the following Monday
Names were both mismatched.
is that ever worth it??

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: March 04, 2011, 09:24:47 AM »
is that ever worth it??
Not now, but come 10/01 when AMEX won't transfer to CO and you need a few miles for a ticket...
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: March 07, 2011, 08:40:45 AM »
When are continental  miles scheduled to become obsolete?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: March 07, 2011, 08:59:36 AM »
they are probably going to convert into united i'd imagine.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: March 07, 2011, 09:32:38 AM »
they are probably going to convert into united i'd imagine.
They will transfer both ways freely later this year.  Combined program will come by 01/01/12.
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: March 07, 2011, 10:44:15 AM »
my first time i want to transfer starwood i would like to get some help
1) is the 5k bonus per transfer or per 20k example for 80k we get 100k or 85k
2) i don't have it clear  will AA both names mismatch go or we need to call them and how many days will it take
3) do we need to link account the same as membership rewards ? (and how we do we need user id password and ??)

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: March 07, 2011, 12:34:35 PM »
my first time i want to transfer starwood i would like to get some help
1) is the 5k bonus per transfer or per 20k example for 80k we get 100k or 85k
2) i don't have it clear  will AA both names mismatch go or we need to call them and how many days will it take
3) do we need to link account the same as membership rewards ? (and how we do we need user id password and ??)

1) it wil give you 100k but you will need to split the transfer in 2 days, maximum transfer to aa a day is 79,999.
2) I have had a mismatch go through... YMMV. I dont think calling is a good idea...
3) no linking, you just give spg the account # and they do the transfer..

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: March 07, 2011, 12:40:02 PM »
3) no linking, you just give spg the account # and they do the transfer..
give the spg account # over the phone ? can it be done online