20% bonus miles when transferring SPG to AA and US Airways

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Valid through July 31, 2014:

Earn a 20% bonus on Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points transferred to American Airlines miles.

http://www.aa.com/viewPromotionDetails.do?fN=aad-starwood-offer.xml&_locale=en_US&anchorLocation=HomePageHero1&reportedTitle=Starwood%20Hotel&reportedPosition=1&url=undefined&_locale=en_US&repositoryName=undefined&repositoryId=undefined

From the offer: “As always, for every 20,000 Starpoints transferred within the same transaction, SPG® will automatically add another 5,000 miles. With the additional 20% mileage bonus offered by the AAdvantage program, you will receive a total of 30,000 miles from the transaction.”

Hat Tip: View from the Wing

UPDATE: They’re running the same promo with US Airways as well.

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Luke

I am really not in need of AA miles but I am wondering wether to take advantage of it or not. I saw some nice rooms at W that were going for $260 that only need 12k SPG points. Even with this bonus I still think SPG points are more valuable

Frequent Miler

I agree. Don’t do it unless you need the AA miles

jonny

is there a way to buy 5k starwood points so I will have 20k starwood points to turn in to 30k AA miles. if the 5k starwood points cost too much, I wouldn’t do it

Frequent Miler

Yes, but its not worth it

jonny

i have 15k starwood points and have no spg card. i guess i can’t transfer?

Frequent Miler

You can transfer 15K and you’ll get the 20% bonus (3K), but not the automatic bonus that you get when you transfer 20K. I wouldn’t recommend it unless you need those miles right away (even then, it takes up to a week for the transfer to complete)