Bonuses for Transfers into British Airways

Transfers of Starwood points to British Airways generate a 30% bonus from January 1 to March 31, 2008. The bonus applies both to the base points transferred and to the 5000 bonus points for each 20,000 transferred. So 40,000 Starwood points become 65,000 BA miles instead of the usual 50,000. (In order to maximize your bonuses, don’t transfer more than 60,000 Starwood points in a day.)

Through February 29, Diners Club transfers to British Airways come with a 50% bonus. I long for the days of the 100% Diners transfer bonuses to BA, but those are long gone. At least they’ve stabilized at 50% coming along regularly.

Also through February 29th is a 30% bonus on Hyatt transfers to BA and a 30% bonus on Hilton transfers to BA.

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  1. I believe BA and Chase have committed a fraud. We applied for the miles promotional card, with one application under my name and requested a card for my husband. without our knowledge or approval, they opened two different accounts — one for my husband and one for me. They obviously want us to generated double the charges in order to get the promotional miles. When I called to get his balance transfered from Chase to my card, so that we could get tcredits for those purchases, I was told they couldn’t do that.

  2. @Audrey how did you request the second card?

    I think there are lots of people who envy you… since you can now presumably get 100,000 X 2,

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