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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.

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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 #800 on: September 05, 2017, 09:01:55 PM »
AC took almost a week to show up.
Thanks.
It took 5 days for me

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #801 on: September 05, 2017, 09:04:13 PM »
Thanks.
It took 5 days for me
Bonus came same time too
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #802 on: September 11, 2017, 10:23:17 AM »
How long does it take for SPG transfers to go through for BA? I transferred on 8/24 and it still hasn't shown up in my BA account. Starting to get worried.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #803 on: September 11, 2017, 10:43:04 AM »
I'm scared to ask why you transferred SPG to BA.
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #804 on: September 11, 2017, 11:01:52 AM »
It was only 2k SPG points, all I had left in my SPG account.

Is it normal to take this long?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #805 on: October 08, 2017, 06:58:26 AM »
I've got 12k spg points. What's the best thing to do with it?
Best transfer rates?
Do brokers buy 12k?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #806 on: October 08, 2017, 11:03:26 AM »
I transferred to asiana, its been 2 weeks already and didn't show up yet. I made a reservation without the miles and they said it will hold for 72 hours but its holding for 10 days already, anyone have any experience with this? 

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #807 on: October 08, 2017, 01:08:50 PM »
I transferred to asiana, its been 2 weeks already and didn't show up yet. I made a reservation without the miles and they said it will hold for 72 hours but its holding for 10 days already, anyone have any experience with this?
2 weeks is too long, call to see what is going on.
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #808 on: October 08, 2017, 02:47:09 PM »
Officially it can take up to 18 business days so starwood just tells me to wait. Can it be a problem on asiana's end?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #809 on: October 08, 2017, 02:56:30 PM »
I've got 12k spg points. What's the best thing to do with it?
Best transfer rates?
Do brokers buy 12k?
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #810 on: October 28, 2017, 08:27:06 PM »
When transferring Starwood to AA, it says that only one transfer is permitted per 24 hours - attempting a second transfer within 24 hours will result in it being rejected. Is that strictly enforced? Or as long as it's a different calendar day, it's fine?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #811 on: October 28, 2017, 09:58:51 PM »
When transferring Starwood to AA, it says that only one transfer is permitted per 24 hours - attempting a second transfer within 24 hours will result in it being rejected. Is that strictly enforced? Or as long as it's a different calendar day, it's fine?
I made 2 transfers to JAL within ~22 hours (different calendar day). Both eventually posted to JAL on the same day.
This was only about 2 weeks ago.
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #812 on: January 02, 2018, 07:55:49 AM »
Are there currently any bonuses for airline transfers? Aside from the regular 25%..

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #813 on: January 02, 2018, 08:19:23 PM »
Are there currently any bonuses for airline transfers? Aside from the regular 25%..

Nope. Last one was to AA and ended 10-31-17.

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #814 on: April 22, 2018, 06:15:43 PM »
Didn't see a Marriott transfer thread. Anyone know how long it takes to transfer from Marriott to United via the hotel + flight package?
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #815 on: April 22, 2018, 07:05:57 PM »
Didn't see a Marriott transfer thread. Anyone know how long it takes to transfer from Marriott to United via the hotel + flight package?
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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #816 on: April 23, 2018, 09:53:17 AM »
I transferred on Friday spg to AA but didn't realize you need to register for the promotion, do I have any chance in getting the bonus if I contact AA, or is it useless to try?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #817 on: April 23, 2018, 11:21:37 AM »
Anyone try to transfer Starwood points to American from the post of April 18 .i was so excited and did it immediately
Just checked my AA account and points were posted ,alas no bonus 😂
Called bothAS  and Starwood and both claim no such promo
Has anyone else try this and be successful
Any help would be appreciated
25%bonus for total of 1.53

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #818 on: April 23, 2018, 12:09:44 PM »
Anyone try to transfer Starwood points to American from the post of April 18 .i was so excited and did it immediately
Just checked my AA account and points were posted ,alas no bonus 😂
Called bothAS  and Starwood and both claim no such promo
Has anyone else try this and be successful
Any help would be appreciated
25%bonus for total of 1.53
Did you register for the promo?

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Re: Starwood Starpoints Transfer To Airline Miles Master Thread
« Reply #819 on: April 23, 2018, 01:58:05 PM »
I tried but both claim there is no such promo to register for