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Is there a way to "share" miles with significant other?

 
Old Feb 12, 11, 9:07 pm
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Is there a way to "share" miles with significant other?

My gf and I are trying to get to Paris with miles, she has @90k and I have @28k, enough total for 2 tickets, but can she book half my ticket and me the other half or? What do married couples do in this situation?
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Old Feb 12, 11, 9:21 pm
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What you can do is transfer the extra miles required from your account to her account. There is a fee involved for the transfer.
There is no free way to share the miles (of course, if you had all the miles, you can buy her ticket with your miles without any transfer fees).
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Old Feb 13, 11, 7:14 am
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Ar you saying she could buy my ticket with her miles? How does she do that?
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Old Feb 13, 11, 7:20 am
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By calling or by online booking for 2 people including you or separately for her and for you.
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Old Feb 13, 11, 10:38 am
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If she had the whole 110K she could book both tickets, one in her name and one in yours. As it stands now you do not have sufficient miles in either account to book both awards. The transfer from you to her of 20K miles will cost $300. Details are here.

You cannot book half the award from her account and half from yours.

I'd make sure that you can find the two seats available on the same flight before making the transfer. CO will hold the seats for 3 days to let the transfer complete, assuming you find the seats.
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Old Feb 13, 11, 7:12 pm
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Originally Posted by ffI View Post
By calling or by online booking for 2 people including you or separately for her and for you.
Is it possible for her to book only me?
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Old Feb 13, 11, 7:23 pm
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Originally Posted by watchtwer7777 View Post
Is it possible for her to book only me?
Yes.
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Old Feb 13, 11, 7:28 pm
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If you have Amex MR points you can transfer them into OnePass very fast. Just link the accounts and then transfer. I've not had problems doing such transfers between people, but mst have had the same last name.
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Old Feb 13, 11, 9:26 pm
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Yes.
Online or call in?
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Old Feb 14, 11, 5:41 am
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Originally Posted by watchtwer7777 View Post
Online or call in?
Either.
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Old Feb 14, 11, 8:59 am
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If you have Amex MR points you can transfer them into OnePass very fast. Just link the accounts and then transfer. I've not had problems doing such transfers between people, but mst have had the same last name.
Not at all true.
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