American Airlines has extended its promotion with Starwood Preferred Guest by another three weeks. Until August 31st, you will receive a 20% bonus on conversions of Starwood Preferred Guest (Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, W etc) hotel points to American Airlines.
AA still awards 100% of miles flown when you credit economy BA flights, compared to just 25% of miles flown if you credit to Avios. This means that you may be building up some AA miles anyway, and this is an opportunity to top them up.
The bonus is on top of the 25% bonus that Starwood gives to any airline transfer of 20,000 points or more.
This means that, for example:
10,000 Starwood points will get you 10,000 American miles
20,000 Starwood points will get you 30,000 American miles
The bonus is valid for multiple transfers during the promotional period. No registration is required.
How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points from UK credit cards (January 2021)
There are various ways of earning Marriott Bonvoy points from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!
You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points by converting American Express Membership Rewards points at the rate of 2:3.
Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status for as long as they hold the card? It also comes with Hilton Honors Gold, Radisson Rewards Gold, Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade and MeliaRewards Gold status. We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.
You can also earn American Express Membership Rewards points with American Express Gold (20,000 bonus points), the American Express Rewards Credit Card (5,000 bonus points) and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus points) and Business Platinum (40,000 bonus points).
(Want to earn more hotel points? Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)