American Airlines has come out with a 25% bonus if you convert your hotel points into AAdvantage miles.
(that means if you convert your hotel points into 20,000 AAdvantage miles will earn additional 5,000 AAdvantage miles)
Participating Hotels and conversion ratio:
Best Western International
5,000 Best Western Rewards® points = 1,000 AAdvantage miles
5,000 Choice Privileges® points = 1,000 AAdvantage miles
Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands
10,000 Hilton HHonorsTM points = 1,500 AAdvantage miles
InterContinental Hotels Group
10,000 IHG® Rewards Club points = 2,000 AAdvantage miles
10,000 Marriott Reward points = 2,000 AAdvantage miles
20,000 Marriott Reward points = 5,000 AAdvantage miles
30,000 Marriott Reward points = 10,000 AAdvantage miles
70,000 Marriott Reward points = 25,000 AAdvantage miles
140,000 Marriott Reward points = 50,000 AAdvantage miles
Carlson Rezidor Hotels
2,000 Club Carlson Gold Points = 200 AAdvantage miles
10,000 Club Carlson Gold Points = 1,000 AAdvantage miles
50,000 Club Carlson Gold Points = 5,000 AAdvantage miles
100,000 Club Carlson Gold Points = 10,000 AAdvantage miles
Wyndham Hotel Group
6,000 Wyndham Rewards® points = 1,200 AAdvantage miles
16,000 Wyndham Rewards points = 3,200 AAdvantage miles
30,000 Wyndham Rewards points = 6,000 AAdvantage miles
*Point conversions from Starwood Preferred Guest®, Hyatt Gold Passport®, Melia Hotels International & Resorts, La Quinta Inns & Suites® and Langham Hospitality Group OUIDA program are not eligible for the 25% bonus offer.
25% do not do much t improve the rather mediocre conversion rates. Starwood Points would be the only interesting option – but they are excluded 🙁
AAdvantage Bonus Mile Offer Terms and Conditions
To qualify for this AAdvantage bonus mile offer, member must initiate the AAdvantage mileage conversions with participating eligible AAdvantage program hotel participants between 12:00 a.m. CT February 19, 2014, and 11:59 p.m. CT March 31, 2014 (the "Promotion Period"), and be in good standing in the AAdvantage program. Members can convert multiple times with multiple hotel participants.
To earn the 25% conversion bonus, member must convert points from participating eligible AAdvantage program hotel participants. Conversions for hotel and air packages from eligible AAdvantage hotel participants are excluded from this offer. This offer is non-transferable and non-reversible.
Bonus miles will be posted by American Airlines to the qualifying AAdvantage member's account within seven business days after the initial conversion activity has been posted by the participating eligible hotel program participant. Bonus miles earned in this promotion do not count toward elite status qualification.
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