Airline Frequent Flyer Programs | Airline Miles Cash Value

Airline Frequent Flyer Programs

Want to know the value of your airline miles? The Point Calculator has you covered. Calculate the cash value of your miles based on the redemption and get an idea of how much your hard earned miles are worth. If applicable, you can also calculate the transfer of your miles to other programs, how many miles you can earn using co-branded airline credit cards, and how many miles you can earn using travel partners. The full list of airlines that this site covers are listed below.

Airline Frequent Flyer Programs



Aeromexico Airlines
SkyTeam Alliance

Aeromexico Miles are worth around 1.5 cents each when used for award flights. These miles can also be referred to as Aeromexico Premier Points which are in kilometers (multiply by 1.6 to get from miles to Premier Points). Aeromexico Miles can be used for a car rentals, hotels, and a great deal of flight products with Aeromexico including lounge access, baggage fees, seat upgrades and more. Aeromexico Miles can be earned flying, booking hotels, renting cars, using Aeromexico credit cards, and shopping in their Club Premier Mall. There are also several programs that transfer directly into Aeromexico's Club Premier program.

Air Canada Aeroplan
Star Alliance

Aeroplan Miles are worth about 1.3 cents each when used to book award flights through the Aeroplan website. Miles can also be used for car rentals, hotels, gift cards/certificates, activities, and merchandise. Aeroplan Miles can be earned booking airline travel through Air Canada, Star Alliance carriers, and several other partnering airlines. Aeroplan also has a great deal of travel partners that cover car rentals, hotels, and parking and is also a direct transfer partner of more than 10 partners including AMEX Membership Rewards, Marriott Hotels, and Capital One Venture Rewards.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue
SkyTeam Alliance

Flying Blue Miles are valued at 1.2 cents each when used for award flights with Air France-KLM. These miles can also be used for SkyTeam and partnering airline flights, seat upgrades, baggage, in-flight meals, and more. Flying Blue Miles can be earned flying more than 35 different airlines, with the Air France-KLM Mastercard, and by booking with travel partners. Several programs also transfer directly into Flying Blue Miles such as AMEX Membership Rewards, Capital One Venture Miles, and Marriott Bonvoy Points.

Alaska Airlines

The value of Alaska Airlines MileagePlan Miles are around 1.5 cents each when used to redeem award flights on their airline. In addition to flights, these points can be used for hotels and magazines. They can also be shared with other members for a charge. Alaska provides a decent amount of ways to accumulate miles with car rentals, hotel bookings, and shopping. They also have two solid credit cards that earn 3 miles per $1 spent.

Allegiant Airlines

Allegiant Miles are worth 1 cent each when used for all redemptions. These miles are only obtainable for Allegiant Mastercard holders. It's a decent credit card that features a Buy One, Get One on airfare, complimentary boarding, and more. Allegiant Miles can be used on flights, hotels, and car rentals.

American Airlines
Oneworld Alliance

The average value of AAdvantage Miles when used for basic award flights on American Airlines is around 1.4 Cents Each. In addition to flights, AAdvantage Miles can be used for several other options such as seat upgrades, Admiral Club Membership, hotel stays, car rentals, and over 50 gift cards. AAdvantage Miles can be earned with 14 car partners, 19 hotel partners, and shopping & retail partners. AA also has their own portal for vacation packages, cruises, dining, and shopping. AA also has 7 credit cards with Citi Bank and Barclays.

Asiana Airlines
Star Alliance

Asiana Miles are valued at 1.5 cents each when used for award flights with Asiana Airlines. Asiana does not provide much opportunity for you to use them outside of flights. When it comes to earning Asiana Miles, you have a few different ways outside of flying. Several programs transfer directly into Asiana Miles including Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt. You can also shop with their 19 travel partners or use the Bank of America Asiana credit cards.

Oneworld Alliance

Avios are worth about 1.5 cents each when redeemed for award flights. Avios are the frequent flyer currency of Aer Lingus, Air Italy, British Airways, Flybe, Iberia, and LEVEL. Avios can also be earned flying Oneworld alliances such as American Airlines, LATAM, and Japan Airlines. In addition to flying points can easily be earned with 3 different Avios credit cards that have big sign up bonuses of 100,000 Avios for some heavy spend. Avios can be redeemed for award flights, hotels, car rentals, and experiences.


Cathay Pacific
Oneworld Alliance

Asia Miles are worth around 1.2 cents each when redeemed for award flights. Redemptions also include hotels, car rentals, and electronics. Asia Miles are primarily earned flying Cathay Pacific, but they can be earned on 20+ partner airlines which also consist of Oneworld partners. These miles can also be earned booking travel, dining, and shopping with retail partners. Cathay Pacific only has one U.S. credit card leaving programs such as Membership Rewards to pick up the slack when it comes to earning on everyday spend.


Delta Airlines
SkyTeam Alliance

Delta Skymiles are worth 1.2 cents each on average when used to book award flight with Delta. In additional to flights with Delta and Skyteam partners, Skymiles can also be used for car rentals, 150+ gift cards, merchandise, and cruises. Skymiles can be earned with over 20 travel partners and points from other reward programs, such as American Express Membership Rewards, can be transferred directly to your Skymiles account. Delta also has seven credit cards that offer great benefits and perks such as free baggage, companion passes, and the ability to earn Medallion Qualification Miles through spend.


Frontier Airlines

Frontier Miles can be worth as little as 0.3 cents and as much as 1+ cents for award flights on Frontier Airlines. Miles can also be redeemed for car rentals and magazines. While the redemption options aren't plentiful, they do provide a solid amount of ways to earn miles outside of flying. This includes hotel, rental car, and shopping partners. Marriott Bonvoy also transfer to Frontier at a 3:1 ratio.


Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Miles are valued at 1.2 cents each when used to redeem award airfare on Hawaiian Airlines. They can also be used for award flights on partnering airlines such as JetBlue and Korean Air, hotels, gift cards, magazines, and newspapers. You also have a hefty amount of ways to earn Hawaiian Miles which includes 25 car and hotel partners, 2 Bank of America/Hawaii credit cards, and the ability to transfer points from several hotel programs and Membership Rewards.


JetBlue Airways

JetBlue Points are worth about 1.3 cents each when used for award flights with JetBlue Airways. Points can be earned with more than 20 travel partners and by using Barclays credit cards. All three major transferable bank rewards programs (Chase, Citi, and AMEX) also transfer directly to JetBlue. JetBlue points can be redeemed for vacation packages, award flights with Hawaiian Airlines, and for magazines.


Korean Airlines
SkyTeam Alliance

SKYPASS Miles are worth about 1.5 cents when used for award flights with Korean Air. SKYPASS miles can also be used on SkyTeam partner flights, lounge access, ticket upgrades, and more. Besides flying Korean Air, miles can be gained through Korean Air credit cards, car rental partners, and through booking hotels.


Singapore Airlines
Star Alliance

KrisFlyer Miles are worth about 1.4 cents when used for basic redemptions on Singapore Airlines. They can also be earned and used on SilkAir, Star Alliance Partners, and Star Alliance Connecting Partners along with several other airline partners like Alaska Airlines and Virgin Australia. While there's no co-branded card that U.S. citizens can pick up, there's lots of ways to earn miles through more than 10 other travel programs like AMEX Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Marriott Bonvoy Points just to name a few.

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Rapid Rewards Points are valued at about 1.4 cents on average when used for award flights on Southwest Airlines. In addition to award flights, Southwest points can also be used for international flights on other airlines, gift cards, car rentals, and experiences. Southwest Points can be earned with co-branded Chase credit cards, 25+ travel partners, and by transfer points directly from several programs including Marriott and Ultimate Rewards. Southwest also has it's own Rapid Rewards Dining and Shopping programs.

Spirit Airlines

Free Spirit Miles are worth about 0.4 cents each when used to book award travel with Spirit Airlines. Outside of flights, Free Spirit Miles can only be used for Magazines. Miles can be earned booking car rentals and hotels, transferring rewards from Choice Hotels directly to your Free Spirit account and directly through Spirit's Dining, Cruises, and Shopping programs. While the points value is extremely low, one-way flights start as low as 2,500 miles so that's a plus.


United Airlines
Star Alliance

United Mileage Plus Miles are worth about 1.4 cents each when used for award flights with United Airlines. United Miles can also be used for award travel on partner airlines, hotels, car rentals, and gift cards. Miles can be earned flying United and partners, using co-branded credit cards, and using with their 30+ travel and shopping partners.


Virgin Atlantic

Flying Club Miles are worth around 1.2 cents each when used to book flights with Virgin Atlantic but can be worth more with a little additional research and flexibility. Points can be earned flying 12 different airline partners including Delta Airlines, Air-France KLM, and Singapore Airlines, booking travel with more than 10 hotel partners, shopping popular retailers, renting cars, using the Virgin Mastercard, and much more. The three major point transfer programs provided by AMEX, Citi, and Chase all transfer to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club at a 1:1 ratio as well.

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