How to Transfer Marriott Points to American Airlines AAdvantage Miles

Learn how to transfer Marriott Bonvoy points to American Airlines AAdvantage miles with these step-by-step instructions, including transfer ratios and bonuses.

To transfer Marriott points to American Airlines, follow these steps:

  1. Ensure you have a minimum of 3,000 Marriott Bonvoy points, as this is the minimum transfer requirement[1].
  2. Keep in mind that the transfer ratio is 3:1, meaning 3 Marriott points will convert to 1 American Airlines AAdvantage mile[2].
  3. For every 60,000 Marriott points you transfer, you will receive a 5,000-mile bonus, resulting in a total of 25,000 AAdvantage miles[1].
  4. Log in to your Marriott Bonvoy account.
  5. Select the option to transfer points to airline partners.
  6. Choose American Airlines AAdvantage as the transfer partner.
  7. Enter your AAdvantage frequent flyer number and the number of Marriott points you want to convert[3].
  8. Click “Continue” to complete the transfer process.

Please note that the transfer time for Marriott points to American Airlines AAdvantage miles is approximately 2 days[3]. Keep in mind that transferring points is generally best when you need to top off your account for a specific redemption or when you can get more value from your Marriott points by transferring them to airlines[2].

Citations:
[1] https://www.forbes.com/advisor/credit-cards/travel-rewards/how-to-transfer-marriott-points-to-airline-partners/
[2] https://thepointsguy.com/guide/transfer-marriott-points-to-airlines/
[3] https://upgradedpoints.com/travel/hotels/marriott-transfer-partners/

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