Bonvoy members can transfer Marriott rewards points to United Airlines miles at a rate of 3 points for 1.1 miles. For example, transferring 100,000 Marriott points will get you about 37,000 United miles. Members must transfer a minimum of 3,000 Marriott points and can transfer up to 240,000 points per day.
To convert Marriott points to United miles, you must be a member of both Marriott Bonvoy and United MileagePlus. The name on your Marriott Bonvoy membership account must match the name on your United MileagePlus account in order to successfully complete the transfer. To transfer your points, head to "Transfer Points to Miles" on Marriott’s website and follow the prompts to enter the number of points you want to convert to United Airlines miles. Typically, it takes about a week for the miles to show up in your MileagePlus account, but it could take up to 6 weeks.
MileagePlus Premier members can also convert miles to Marriott points at a rate of 1 United MileagePlus mile to 1 Marriott point. To be eligible, you must have Premier Silver elite status or higher with United MileagePlus.
To receive additional benefits and maximize the number of miles you get, Marriott Bonvoy members should consider signing up for RewardsPlus—a partnership program between Marriott Bonvoy and United MileagePlus. RewardsPlus members still convert Marriott Bonvoy points to MileagePlus miles at a 3 to 1.1 ratio, but they receive a 10% bonus in awards miles on all transfers as an additional perk. For every 60,000 points converted, members also receive another 5,000 bonus miles. Plus, when using points for a Marriott Bonvoy Travel Package, which includes United flights and a 7-night stay at a Marriott property, RewardsPlus members receive a 10% bonus in award miles.
To sign up to be a RewardsPlus member, head to "Join RewardsPlus" on the Marriott website, log in with your Marriott Bonvoy account information, and then follow the on-screen prompts.
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