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Avios: Convert Hotel Points with a 25% Bonus

To the point British Airways Executive Club is currently offering a conversion bonus for transferring hotel points into Avios.

Convert your hotel points into Avios miles with a 25% bonus

Until April 25, 2022, you’ll get a 25% bonus when you convert your points from specific hotel programs into Avios miles.

Conversion points Avios 25%

Below is a chart showing the conversion rate between participating hotel programs and British Airways Executive Club (excluding promotions):

Program Conversion rate Minimum
Marriott Bonvoy 3:1 3,000 points
IHG Rewards Club 10:2 10,000 points
World of Hyatt 2,5:1 5,000 points
Radisson Rewards and Radisson Rewards Americas 10:1 2,000 points

Marriott Bonvoy always offers an additional 5,000 Avios for each 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points you convert (in one transaction).

This conversion promotion is interesting for using “orphaned” hotel points that you may have earned in a program following stays.

Some hotel programs are not part of this current promotion, such as Hilton Honors, Best Western or Le Club Accorhotels.

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Conversion examples

In Canada, it’s easy to earn hotel points in 2 programs:

Both programs have a co-brand credit card.

Marriott Bonvoy is the only participating loyalty program for this Avios conversion promotion. Best Western Rewards is a partner in converting points to Avios, but they are not participating in this promotion.

Here are some examples of how to convert hotel points into Avios miles.

Convert Marriott Bonvoy points to Avios miles

In Canada, the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program has two credit cards:

Each of these offers a welcome bonus.

These points can be used for free hotel nights. But you could also convert them into Avios miles by taking advantage of this promotion.

For every 60,000 points transferred, Marriott Bonvoy offers 5,000 additional Avios.

60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

= 20,000 Avios miles + 5,000 Avios Bonus Miles + 25%

= 31,250 Aviosmiles

This is really interesting if you have a destination goal with British Airways Executive Club.

Conclusion

It is always more interesting to use hotel points to book hotel nights.

However, if you have “orphan” points in a program or your travel plans require Avios miles, this is a great opportunity to get some!

Come to discuss that topic in our Facebook Group!

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