You can now Transfer Amex MR Points to Vistara

As you might be aware, American Express (India) recently added the ability to transfer Amex MR Points to CV Points which is the currency of Vistara’s loyalty Program – Club Vistara. This article is to help you understand its value and whether you should consider transferring them.

The Value

  • 3 Amex MR Points = 1 Club Vistara Point (transfer ratio)
  • 1 Club Vistara Point = ~0.75 INR (personal valuation)
  • Hence, 1 Amex MR Point = ~0.25 INR

So you get about 25Ps per 1 Amex MR Point on transferring to Vistara. I personally value 1 Amex MR Point for 50Ps (minimum) so vistara conversion will get you 50% lower value.

In-fact, if you look at my recent Marirott redemptions, you’ll see that I get close to Rs.1 per Marriott Bonvoy Point (1 Amex MR Point), so in that case, you loose 75% by transferring to Vistara.

Hence its very clear that Vistara conversion would give you the least value for your Amex MR Points. Incase if you’re interested in getting more value out of Amex points, do check out the article: Maximising your Amex MR points Value

Should I Transfer?

  • Quick Answer: No
  • Long Answer: Maybe

While you should stay away from the Vistara points transfer, sometimes you may be in short of few CV points to do that Business Class Upgrade or Redemption. So in such such cases, it makes sense to transfer “few” points.

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