SPG points transfer to airlines with the bonus of 5,000 miles for every 20,000 Starpoints transferred. This works great, especially with airlines that do not have other transfer partners. In this case, this Aeroplan bonus will add even more value to your SPG points when you transfer them to Aeroplan.
Get More Value from Your SPG Points with this Aeroplan Bonus
Aeroplan Bonus Details:
- Bonus offer valid only on conversions received from eligible hotel partner loyalty programs points into Aeroplan Miles made between July 17 and August 21, 2017 (11:59 EDT).
- Bonus Aeroplan Miles will be issued by Aeroplan as follows: once the total Aeroplan Miles are earned by exchanging points from any combination of eligible partner programs during the promotion, the bonus miles deposited will represent 35% of the total miles earned from the exchange
- BONUS MILE CREDITING: Bonus Aeroplan Miles may take up to 4‑6 weeks to be credited after the promotional offer end date of August 21, 2017.
Don’t forget – SPG points do not transfer instantly to Aeroplan and can take a few days!
Aeroplan is offering a boost of 35% on the points transferred over. This works with the following hotel programs:
- Club Carlson
- Best Western
- Wyndham Rewards
- COAST Hotels
- Choice Hotels
- Le Club Accor Hotels
- Shrangi-La Hotels
You will need to check the various hotel programs for their transfer ratio to airlines. SPG has the strongest transfer ratio of 1:1 with a 5,000 mile boost for every block of 20,000 points transferred (only up to 79,999 per day so make sure you only transfer 60,000 points to maximize it).
The Value of this Aeroplan Bonus
This means that during this Aeroplan bonus promo, transferring 20,000 SPG points to Aeroplan would result in 33,750 Aeroplan points. With business class flights between the US and much of Europe at 55,000 miles (57,500 miles for Eastern Europe), that means you would be able to get there with only 40,000 Starpoints (which would total 67,500 miles, more than enough!).
It also means you are just 2,500 miles shy of being able to redeem for something like Lufthansa First Class between the US and Frankfurt! That is an incredible value so check it out and run the math to see if it works for you.