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Marriott Bonvoy cuts transfer bonuses for three airlines
Marriott Bonvoy continues with more modifications to their program. The latest comes in the points to miles transfer option for their airline partners. They have removed the transfer bonus for three airline programs. Those programs are American AAdvantage, Avianca LifeMiles and Delta SkyMiles. Thus when you convert 60,000 Bonvoy Points to these three programs you will only receive 20,000 miles instead of 25,000. All the other Marriott Bonvoy partners including Air Canada Aeroplan continue to be offered with the bonus at this time. These changes will come into effect on October 31, 2022. (HT View from the Wing)
Major devaluation to Radisson Rewards Worldwide
There is an even bigger change afoot in the loyalty world but much like the Marriott change it will not have as much affect on the Canadian market as it does in others. Radisson Rewards Worldwide has updated their program with virtually no notice at all. I mean, a week there was a small blurb on their website about changes coming but no dates, nothing was attached to that blurb. Well they kicked on October 17 and it is a major devaluation to the program that covers Radisson Hotels outside of the Americas. They have ditched their award chart for dynamic pricing and that dynamic pricing has basically cut the value of the points in half with redemption values around 0.2 to 0.28 cents (US$). As most Canadians participate in Radisson Rewards Americas it doesn’t affect them as there are no changes to the Americas program seeing that it will most likely be amalgamated into Choice Privileges in next year or so.
That being said, Canadians can and do participate in the Radisson Rewards Worldwide program and if you are one of them the good news is you can convert your points from the Worldwide program to the Americas program at a 1:1 rate. I would recommend doing this so that you can retain the value of your points!
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