View Full Version : Transferring points between contracts??
02-19-2002, 08:06 AM
We have two contracts one with a June use year and the other has an October use year. Recently, I needed to transfer points from the June contract into the October contract to complete a reservation. MS required that I send an email giving them permission to do the transfer. (I also could have faxed or sent snail mail). I hadn't heard of this before. Has anyone else??
02-19-2002, 09:30 AM
When we have done the same, they never asked us to send anything; they just gave us a confirmation number over the phone. Perhaps it is a new policy.
02-20-2002, 03:40 PM
The extremely helpful (and patient) guide at MS also said that since I made the point transfer from the June contract, I can only transfer from that account not into it. Is that right??
We just bought our second contract (resale at OKW) in January so we are new to transferring.
02-21-2002, 06:56 AM
In the future, I would suggest you not even go with "a transfer".
Many of us have multiple contracts, with different use years. I have had no difficulty in making a ressie (within the allowed window), asking that they take X points from contract A and Y points from contract B.
Sometimes the MS CM has a problem with this, and needs to ask a supervisor how to make it work, but I have never had a problem working it this way.
Originally posted by chaoskids
The extremely helpful (and patient) guide at MS also said that since I made the point transfer from the June contract, I can only transfer from that account not into it. Is that right?? Yes and no. This is the official word but if you need a few points to complete a reservation, they will allow you to do this. It will work out, don't worry. Besides it's per use year and you have a new one coming up soon.
02-21-2002, 10:44 PM
MS had to call back with confirmation numbers later in the day. She said that she had to get someone else that was able to do the transfer. I was a little concerned about the limits to the transferring.
Thanks for all the help.
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