Marriott Bonvoy Points Transfer Time

You can transfer Marriott Bonvoy points to 43 different airline points programs, including several unique programs that have no other transfer partners. 

Marriott points transfer at a 3 Marriott points to 1 Airline point. You should also try to transfer points in 60,000 Marriott point increments because you receive 5,000 extra airline points for every 60,000 Marriott points you transfer.

If you follow this strategy, 60,000 Marriott will turn into 25,000 airline points.

 

 There are a few exceptions:

  • United Airlines transfers with a 10% bonus, so 60,000 Marriott points = 27,500 miles. 
  • JetBlue TrueBlue transfers at 6 to 1 ration, so 60,000 Marriott points = 12,500 points. 
  • Air New Zeland Airpoints transfer at a 200 to 1 ratio, so 60,000 Marriott points = 325 Airpoints. (A one-way business class flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo on ANA or United would cost 1,300 Airpoints, or 240,000 Marriott points)

How Long Does it Take to Transfer Marriott Bonvoy Points to Airlines?

The times below may vary. Marriott is the least reliable of the five transferrable points programs when it comes to points transfers. 

Points ProgramTransfer Time
Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus3 days
Aeroflot Bonus20 days
AeroMexico Club Premier4 days
Air Canada Aeroplan4 days
Air China Phoenix Miles5 days
Air France/KLM Flying Blue3 days
Air New Zealand Airpoints24 hours
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan4 days
Alitalia MilleMiglia7 days
ANA Mileage Club4 days
American Airlines AAdvantage48 hours
Asiana Airlines Asiana Club4 days
Avianca Airlines Lifemiles24-48 hours
British Airways Executive Club3 days
Cathay Pacific Asia Miles5 days
China Eastern Airlines Eastern Milesunknown
China Southern Airlines7 days
Copa Airlines ConnectMiles3 days
Delta Air Lines SkyMiles24 hours
Emirates Skywards3 days
Etihad Guest3 days
Frontier Airlines MyFrontier6 weeks
Gol Smiles8 days
Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings24 hours
Hawaiian Airlines HawaiianMiles24 hours
Iberia Plus24 hours
Japan Airlines JAL Mileage Bank48 hours
JetBlue TrueBlue24 hours
Korean Air SKYPASS48 hours
LATAM Airlines LATAM Pass48 hours
Lufthansa Miles & More3 days
Qantas Frequent Flyer48 hours
Qatar Airways Privilege Club3 days
Saudi Arabian Airlines Alfursan5 days
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer48 hours
South African Airways Voyager3 days
Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards24 hours
TAP Air Portugal48 hours
Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus4 days
Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles3 days
United MileagePlus7 days
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club24-48 hours
Virgin Australia Velocity24-48 hours

Frequently Asked Questions

Marriott occasionally offers transfer bonuses. In 2019, there were only two transfer bonuses to Aeroplan for a 35% bonus and British Airways for a 30% bonus. 

Before the Marriott and SPG Merger (2017 and 2018), transfer bonuses were more plentiful at 7-9 per year. 

Yes after 24 months of account inactivity.

No. All transfers are final.

Marriott allows you to transfer up to 100,000 points each calendar year to another Marriott Bonvoy member. The other account must be in good standing and must have been open for at least 60 days.

Each Bonvoy member can receive up to 500,000 points through transfers each calendar year. Points must also be transferred in increments of 1,000 points.

You can call Marriott Guest services at 801-468-4000 to complete a transfer.

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