Choice Transfer Partners

Choice Hotels has 12 transfer partners. Learn how to transfer Choice Points and Calculate the transfer of your points to these partners.
Updated 2020-10-06 By Robert Flowers III

Choice Privileges Points can be transferred to 11 airline partners and Amtrak Guest Rewards. This provides a solid option to top off your account with these programs using Choice.

Choice Transfer Partners

Choice Privileges has 12 partners that you can transfer your points to. Those partners are:

  • Aeromexico Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Air New Zealand
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Amtrak Guest Rewards
  • Czech Air
  • Qantas Air
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Australia

Choice doesn't have a uniform transfer ratio for their partners. The most common ratio is 5:1 which means transferring 5,000 Choice Points will give you 1,000 miles/points. You can use the point transfer calculator at the bottom of this page to get the details on transfer ratios for each partner.

How To Transfer Choice Points

You can transfer Choice Points directly to the following programs instantly using their rewards portal:

  • Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
  • Aeromexico Airlines Club Premier
  • Amtrak Guest Rewards
  • United Airlines MileagePlus
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards
  • Aeroplan (Air Canada)

In order to transfer Choice Privileges Points to these partner, you'll need to make sure that your profile is set to earn Choice Privileges Points under Manage Loyalty Programs. If it's set to earn airline miles or Amtrak Guest Rewards Points, you will not be able to transfer points.

You can transfer Choice Points by following these steps:

  1. Go to the Choice Rewards Exchange Portal.
  2. Click Transfer Now.
  3. Log into your Choice Privileges Account.
  4. Select the program you want to transfer points to.
  5. Select how many points you want to transfer.
  6. Confirm the transfer.

Transferring To Other Partners

Do note that you cannot use the Choice Hotels exchange portal to transfer points to the following programs:

  • American Airlines AAdvantage
  • Czech Airlines OK Plus
  • Spirit Airlines FREE Spirit
  • New Zealand Air Points
  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer

For these programs, you will need to call Choice Customer Service. Transferring points to these programs will take 2-6 weeks.

Choice Points Transfer Calculator

Use the Choice Points Transfer Calculator to calculate the transfer of Choice Privileges Points to Choice's airline partners and Amtrak. You can enter any amount of Choice Points below to see how many points or miles you will end up with each partner when transferred.

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Summary

Transferring Choice Privileges Points can be useful for those looking to top off their favorite rewards account thanks to the decent 5:1 ratio, but earning Choice Privileges Points with the sole purpose of transferring them will not get you as many rewards as using other programs.

Choice Points Transfer FAQ

How many transfer partners does Choice have?

Choice Points can be transferred to over 10 airline partners and 1 rail partner (Amtrak).

How many Choice Points equals 1 airline mile?

The transfer ratios will vary by airline partner, but the most common ratio is 5 Choice Points for 1 airline mile.

What is the best program for transferring points to Choice?

AMEX Membership Rewards is going to be the best rewards program for those who want to earn extra Choice Points on everyday spend.

Is transferring Choice Points to partners a good value?

The best value comes from redeeming points for free nights, but transferring points can be good if you need to top off an account.

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