Transferring my points to a family member

Old Jul 18, 16, 9:44 am
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Transferring my points to a family member

is it possible to transfer some points from my account to someone else? I see you can purchase and transfer. I just want to transfer existing points.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 10:05 am
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Yes, however there is a charge to do so and I believe the minimum you can transfer is 2,000 points.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 10:31 am
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It's probably easier to use you points to purchase the family member a ticket.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 12:21 pm
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
It's probably easier to use you points to purchase the family member a ticket.
It's complicated. I don't have enough points to do that, and he doesn't have enough points, but combined, we do have enough for him.

Might could break it down by 2 one-way trips though.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 12:26 pm
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The cost is 1 cent per point to transfer, minimum of 2,000 points. There is currently a 40%/50%/60% tiered bonus offer for transfers over 5,000 points.

Except when you need to combine points in order to complete a booking, it's better to just book the flight for the other person using your points.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by doctall41 View Post

Might could break it down by 2 one-way trips though.
That would be better for a number of reasons.
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Old Jul 18, 16, 12:44 pm
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
That would be better for a number of reasons.
agreed.
When I travel myself on WN, I always book one-ways. Much easier to deal with.
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