Does it make sense to get those air miles especially united because in Aug the exchange ratio is so bad?
I have the same question but after some research it looks like Marriott will adopt SPG policies for points.
Currently SPG gives you a 25% bonus when you transfer 20000 points for a total of 25000. Marriott per above will give 25000 miles in the "airline program of your choice" by adding 15000 points + 60000 transferred so same as SPG???? But if you transfer 70000 if the current exchange (see below) remains the same you would get 25000 miles for the 70000 miles and an additional 5000 bonus miles for a total of 30000 air miles. 60000 conversion is .333 while the 70000 conversion is .357
Convert Marriott Rewards points to miles at different rates:
Starting in August 2018, Marriott Rewards® will implement a new structure for converting points to miles. For more details, please click hereopens in a new window.
I think this is right and if you have enough to exchange 420000 points (or any multiple of both 6 and 7) you can get an exchange rate of .44 almost 2 for 1 instead of 3 for 1. This all is dependent on the current point transfer remains the same of course.
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