Closing AMEX account. Where to move points?

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  1. magneticlady

    magneticlady New Member

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    I have a Gold Business AMEX with 250,000 points that I want to close due to fee increases since I also have a Platinum card. I can't transfer the miles to my other AMEX card. Any suggestions on options to transfer for the best value?
     
  2. satman40

    satman40 Gold Member

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    Delta, they will last forever..
     
  3. WilliamQ

    WilliamQ Gold Member

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    Or to Starwood if you want to keep your options open.
     
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    Wandering Aramean Gold Member

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    But at a horrible conversion ratio, relatively speaking. I'd rather commit to something than have the flexibility to move such a smaller stash in the future.

    To say nothing of the uncertainty surrounding the future of SPG post-merger and what partner options will remain.
     
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  5. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    HaveMilesWillTravel Gold Member

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    Why move anything. If two Amex cards contribute to the same MR account and you close one (the gold card here, keeping the Plat), then the MR points stay in place and you keep earning points with the remaining card. Or does Amex distinguish between business and personal accounts, I.e., do they not combine into one account?

    And why are we suddenly answering questions that are older than a year? The OP never came back after asking the question and getting no answer.
     
  6. Wandering Aramean
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    Wandering Aramean Gold Member

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    IME they can be the same. But the OP said they were not. I have no idea why.

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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  7. WilliamQ

    WilliamQ Gold Member

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    Nice catch.
     

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