Miles Transfer Calculator - Capital One Miles

Capital One Miles Transfer Calculator

Capital One Miles Transfer Calculator to calculate the conversion of Venture and Spark Miles to airline miles. Compare transfer partners of top programs.


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Capital One Miles, which consist of both Venture Miles and Spark Miles, are transferrable to 15 airline partners. The transfer ratio of these partners are either 4:3 or 2:1. Outside of promotions, the most Capital One Miles you can normally earn are 2 miles per $1 spent. This means that you would be earning, at max, 1 or 1.5 miles per $1 spent for Capital One's transfer partners. While this is a little on the low side when compared to other transferrable point programs, Capital One Miles can still be useful for topping off your favorite frequent flyer programs and can still give you some solid value.

Capital One Miles Transfer Calculator

You can use the Capital One Miles Transfer calculator below to calculate the conversion of Venture Miles to miles with Capital One's partners. Note that Spark Miles has the same transfer partners and same ratios. You can click on any of the programs to learn more.

Skyteam Alliance

Capital One Miles transfers to three airlines that are part of the Skyteam Alliance. Those airlines are Aeromexico Airlines, Air France-KLM, and Alitalia Air. For those based in the U.S., Delta is not a transfer partner of Capital One. You can book award flights on Delta through these airlines. Below are some of the airlines that are part of the Skyteam Alliance:

  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • China Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Korean Air
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Kenya Airways

The transfer ratio for all three airlines is 4 Venture Miles for 3 airline miles. This means you will earn a max of 1.5 airline miles per $1 spent on the flat rate Venture Card. Delta Airlines loyaltists will want to consider transferring points with American Express Membership Rewards to build Skymiles.

Oneworld Alliance

Capital One transfers to four airlines that are part of the Oneworld Alliance. Those airlines are Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Qantas, and Qatar Airways. Other airlines that are part of the Oneworld Alliance includes:

  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Iberia
  • Japan Airlines
  • LATAM
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • S7 Airlines

U.S.-based members looking to earn American Airlines AAdvantage Miles will want to consider the Marriott Bonvoy Program. AAdvantage Miles cannot be earned through Citi, AMEX, and Chase's reward point programs.

Star Alliance

Capital One transfers to four airlines that are part of the Star Alliance. Those airlines are Air Canada, Avianca, Eva Air, and Singapore Airlines. Out of these four airlines, Singapore has a lower ratio of 2:1 while the other three transfer at a 4:3 ratio. Some airlines in the Star Alliance include:

  • Aegan
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air New Zealand
  • ANA
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines

Those based in the United States looking to earn United Airlines Miles will want to consider Marriott Bonvoy or Chase Ultimate Rewards.

Other Airlines

There are several Capital One transfer partners that are not part of any of the major alliances. While that may be true, these airlines still partner with specific airlines and allow you to book flights on other carriers.

Emirates

Capital One Miles transfer to Emirates at a 2:1 ratio. Though Emirates is not part of an alliance, they codeshare and partner with many airlines including Alaska Airlines, Copa Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Korean Air, and more.

Etihad Airways

Capital One Miles transfer to Etihad at a 4:3 ratio. Etihad codeshares with more than 40 airlines around the globe including Air Canada, Garuda Indonesia, JetBlue, Air France, and Lufthansa. Etihad also partners with American Airlines which allows AAdvantage members to book tickets on Etihad.

Hainan Air

Capital One Miles transfers to Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings at a 4:3 ratio. Hainana flies to more than 110 destinations and codeshare with more than 20 airlines which includes Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Korean Air, and Virgin Australia.

JetBlue Airways

Capital One Miles transfers to JetBlue at a 2:1 ratio. JetBlue has partnership with several airlines. Miles can be earned flying Emirates, Hawaiian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and several more airlines. JetBlue TrueBlue Miles can be redeemed for flights on Hawaiian Airlines.

Hotels

Capital One Miles cannot be transferred to any hotel programs. Most hotel reward points has an average value of less than 1 cent whereas Capital One Miles has an exact value of 1 cent when put towards travel. Using the Capital One Purchase Eraser to wipe out travel charges made to your Venture or Spark cards will generally give you a better value. The only time it will not is for bookings in which the hotel's reward currency gets a value of more than 1 cent.

Capital One vs AMEX Transfer Partners

Capital One and American Express Membership Rewards share more than 10 partners. AMEX has the favorable ratios of 1:1 for all shared partners except JetBlue which is 5:4 (still better than Capital One). AMEX has one flat rate credit card which is the Blue Business Plus. The Blue Business Plus earns 2 Membership Rewards Points per $1 spent and has no annual fee. With AMEX, this gives you 2 miles per $1 spent with no fee versus the Venture which gives 1.5 miles per $1 spent (less for Singapore, JetBlue, and Emirates) with the fee only being waived the first year.

Capital One vs Chase Transfer Partners

Capital One and Chase Ultimate Rewards has three shared transfer partners which are Singapore Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and Air France-KLM. Chase transfers to all of it's partners at a 1:1 ratio giving them the favorable ratio. Chase also transfers to many U.S.-based partners including Hyatt, Southwest, IHG, and United.

Capital One vs Citi Transfer Partners

Capital One and Citi ThankYou Rewards shares 9 transfer partners. Citi, as with the other programs, has the better ratio for all shared partners. With cards like the Citi Rewards+ Card, you can generally earn miles at a faster rate as well.


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Page Last Updated: 2019-08-07

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