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Question 991

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Jared leary, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Jared leary

    Jared leary Reader

    Hi lucky,
    How often does American Express and/or ultimate rewards offer transfer bonuses? I'm looking particularly at british airways and Virgin atlantic. I knew about the 40 percent ba avois transfer recently from Amex but didn't pull the trigger because I was unsure of my travel plans. I know now that I'm going to Europe in October 2015. Is it worth waiting for another transfer bonus or book now?
    Thanks in advance
    Jared
     
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  2. Lucky

    Lucky One Mile At A Time

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    @ Jared leary -- Ultimate Rewards almost never has transfer bonuses, while Membership Rewards seems to have them with some frequency. Historically we've seen them fairly often with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, so I wouldn't be surprised if we saw one again soon. That being said, if you see good flights available now and don't have a lot of schedule flexibility, I might book ASAP.
     
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