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Old Jun 7, 12, 7:40 am
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nickfromct
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Florida
Programs: Marriott Rewards-Platinum, Priority Club-Platinum StarWood-Platinum, Hilton-Gold, United-Silver
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Originally Posted by mooper View Post
270K MR points gets you 120K US miles plus 7 nights at a Cat 5 property (which you could book for a friend, trade, etc. if you don't want to use yourself). US has run, over the past two or three years, periodic conversion bonuses of 50% to 75% where you'd get 180K+ US miles instead. If you have time to play with and are willing to risk that another bonus might not roll around, waiting for that opportunity would give you the best return of all.
The periodic bonuses for transfers into US Air have typically been in March, so that might be cutting it a bit close.
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