British Airways is currently offering until September 30, 2014, 10% conversion bonus from Starpoints to Avios.
You can convert 20,000 Starpoints first to 25,000 Avios (this bonus comes from Starwood) and British Airways will then give you an additional 10% bonus of 2,500 Avios. Your total conversion with the bonus comes to 27,500 Avios from 20,000 Starpoints.
You can access SPG’s web page for British Airways here.
Remember that SPG Platinum members don’t have any conversion minimums. Gold members must convert at least 1,5000 Starpoints and non-elite members 2,500.
If you have been planning to Convert Starpoints to Avios, it is always good to do at a time when British Airways is offering a bonus.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
This promotion is only open to Eligible Participants. An Eligible Participant is a person aged 18 or over and is a British Airways Executive Club (“BAEC”) Member (membership terms and conditions apply) and is enrolled and registered with one of the participating hotel partner loyalty programmes.
By taking part in this promotion, Eligible Participants confirm that they accept these Terms and Conditions.
To become a member of any of the hotel loyalty programmes click here and simply choose the Starwood hotel partner, follow the links to enrol via their website.
Eligible Participants will receive 10% more BAEC Avios (“Bonus Avios”) when they convert Qualifying Hotel Loyalty Points into Avios between 01 September to 30 September 2014.
To participate, Eligible Participants must first enrol if they are not already a member via the hotel property link provided above.
“Qualifying Hotel Loyalty Points” means a minimum 1,500 as an SPG Gold member, or from 2,500 upwards as an SPG Preferred member.
Bonus Avios can take 4-6 weeks to show on your account from the date of conversion. Once they have been credited, you can start redeeming them for flights, hotels and Avis car hire. Taxes, fees and charges remain payable by the BAEC Member. Reward flights are subject to availability and capacity control and availability may be limited at peak times.