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Old Nov 10, 14, 3:54 am
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Membership Rewards transfer choice

Hello, I know there isn't a right answer here, but I need to transfer membership rewards, 80K. There seem to be three choices and I am trying to compare.

I am currently mostly in Europe.

British Airways by all intents is the best option, though the fuel surcharges on long-haul are prohibitive.

Right now, Virgin Atlantic has a 33% bonus, so that's great, but their destinations and partners seem limited. Overall they seem to have less miles and cheaper than BA.

Flying Blue. To fly out of Amsterdam or Paris. But i was told that the ratio is higher to transfer and redeem.

Any opinion between these? Does the 33% at the moment trump all else?

And once I get them to Virgin, can I trade them at a rate that won't lop off everything?

Thank you.
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Old Nov 10, 14, 4:24 am
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Where are you trying to go?

Also consider the fees on VS and with Flying Blue (I believe, ex-Europe, FB may have high fees similar to DL).

Have you considered *A carriers?

You may want to take a look around here: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...p-rewards-410/
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Old Nov 10, 14, 4:54 am
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Originally Posted by rwoman View Post

You may want to take a look around here: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...p-rewards-410/
OP already posed the same question in AmEx forum.
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Old Nov 10, 14, 5:22 am
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Originally Posted by UAPremExecflyer View Post
OP already posed the same question in AmEx forum.
After posting here...



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