AMEX MR (USA) to HH 1000:2000 through 1.31.2013

Old Dec 3, 12, 1:22 pm
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AMEX MR (USA) to HH 1000:2000 through 1.31.2013

My account is showing this offer. Hotel transfer bonuses are often targeted. The standard rate is 1000:1500.

From December 1, 2012 to January 31, 2013 for every 1,000 Membership Rewards® points you transfer to your Hilton HHonors™ account, you can get 2,000 Hilton HHonors points – that’s 33% more than before. Additional HHonors bonus points will be awarded at the time of transfer.
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Old Dec 3, 12, 3:36 pm
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Old Dec 3, 12, 10:03 pm
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Old Dec 3, 12, 11:43 pm
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You might want to check this out, which says you can get an even better transfer ratio (1:2.7) using Virgin as an intermediate program.

http://boardingarea.com/blogs/viewfr...ints-to-hilton
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Old Dec 4, 12, 1:04 am
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Originally Posted by Jav2010 View Post
You might want to check this out, which says you can get an even better transfer ratio (1:2.7) using Virgin as an intermediate program.

http://boardingarea.com/blogs/viewfr...ints-to-hilton
My thoughts exactly!
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Old Dec 4, 12, 5:41 am
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Originally Posted by Jav2010 View Post
You might want to check this out, which says you can get an even better transfer ratio (1:2.7) using Virgin as an intermediate program.

http://boardingarea.com/blogs/viewfr...ints-to-hilton
There are some reports of Virgin not allowing transfer of miles received through AMEX MR to HH (similar to Hawaiian). So u guys may want to check before transferring AMEX.
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Old Dec 4, 12, 6:55 am
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Originally Posted by gv111 View Post
There are some reports of Virgin not allowing transfer of miles received through AMEX MR to HH (similar to Hawaiian). So u guys may want to check before transferring AMEX.
Do you have a link or other evidence that can back this up? I have never had the first problem transferring MR>VS>HH I have completed a transfer to HH with no questions asked on the current VS 35% bonus promotion. I have not flown a single flight on VS metal. I only use VS for HH and HA (when the 6000 mile inter-island r/t existed)
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Old Dec 4, 12, 8:07 am
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Originally Posted by turkeyRIOO View Post
Do you have a link ...
Discussion here, it's an anecdotal report in comment #6:

http://boardingarea.com/blogs/onemil...2012/#comments
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Old Dec 6, 12, 10:48 am
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When I go to Virgin I see:


Flying Club members can spend their miles for any reward available on the Hilton HHonors reward chart by exchanging Flying Club miles for HHonors points through the HHonors Reward Exchange. Miles can be transferred into Hilton HHonors points at a rate of 1 for 1 (minimum level of 10,000 miles and then in increments of 5,000) by calling the Flying Club helpline. Be sure to have your HHonors account number handy.

Minimum miles required: Convert 10,000 Flying Club miles into Hilton HHonors bonus points.
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Old Dec 6, 12, 11:46 am
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Originally Posted by welookgood.com View Post
...Miles can be transferred into Hilton HHonors points at a rate of 1 for 1
This a long standing typographical error. See this from the HHonors website:

VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS
Exchange 10,000 Flying Club miles for 20,000 HHonors Points. Minimum: 10,000 miles.

Call +44 1293 538 888 or +1-800-365-9500 (toll-free in the United States)
http://hhonors3.hilton.com/en/earn-u...ail/index.html

See also threads in the HH and VS forum, such as this one. This is only an example, search for more until you are satisfied:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/virgi...on-honors.html
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Old Dec 10, 12, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by gv111 View Post
There are some reports of Virgin not allowing transfer of miles received through AMEX MR to HH (similar to Hawaiian). So u guys may want to check before transferring AMEX.
I received my points today from VS transferred from MR to VS then VS to HH on the 28th of November.
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Old Dec 12, 12, 9:02 am
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I'm one of the many that are still waiting for the Delta Promo, but it doesn't look like it is ever going to happen. Have about 400K points ready to do something.... This sounds like a pretty good offer, I'm just afraid as soon as I transfer Delta will come out with a promo. Is there ever a promo with Marriott? Or just Hilton. Thanks.
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Old Dec 12, 12, 9:58 am
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Originally Posted by Vandyke2212 View Post
I'm one of the many that are still waiting for the Delta Promo, but it doesn't look like it is ever going to happen. Have about 400K points ready to do something.... This sounds like a pretty good offer, I'm just afraid as soon as I transfer Delta will come out with a promo. Is there ever a promo with Marriott? Or just Hilton. Thanks.
Mariott is not an Amex partner for point transfers.
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Old Dec 16, 12, 1:07 pm
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Additional discussion of a two-step transfer from MR -> VS -> HH has been moved:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...29-2012-a.html
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Old Dec 16, 12, 8:50 pm
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Does every AMEX gold member receive this offer? If so where do I find it? I think I will tranfer 100k if I'm eligible
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