25% bonus: Amex –> Flying Blue (Air France)
American Express is currently offering a 25% bonus when you transfer Membership Rewards points to Flying Blue.
This can be great IF you have a redemption in mind. Generally, I would fund my Flying Blue needs via Ultimate Rewards, but given the bonus, Amex works as well! Flying Blue can be an excellent way to redeem for SkyTeam awards at a lower mileage cost than Delta would charge, for example, 62,5000 miles one way in Business from the US to Europe vs 70,000-85,000 via Delta SkyMiles (assuming Saver level availability).
A HUGE word of caution: I always advise against transferring speculatively, because programs change. In this case, we already know that starting June 1st, Flying Blue pricing will become more dynamic (i.e. cost more).
PS: Amex… I could really use a transfer bonus for Aeroplan right about now as well 😉
H/T: Lucky / OMAAT
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