Airline Credit Card Miles

Airline Miles Calculators for calculating earnings with airline credit cards in Australia. Find out which cards earn you the most miles based on spend.

Several airlines offer credit cards that earn you airline miles on everyday spend and grant additional benefits when flying. Airline miles can also be earned using transfer partners. You can earn rewards with transfer partners and then transfer those earned rewards directly into your frequent flyer account. These are amongst the best ways to easily build your miles outside of spending with partners and buying miles.

Airline Credit Cards

The airlines listed below offer credit cards to members based in Australia. These credit cards allow you to earn miles directly without the need to transfer points. Most of the card offered by these airlines also grant additional benefits with their respective airlines.

Qantas partners with more than 10 banks to bring you over 30 credit cards you can use to earn Qantas Points on everyday spend. Many of these cards also offer additional benefits such as Qantas Lounge passes, complimentary Qantas Frequent Flyer membership, and travel insurance.
Virgin Australia offers two credit cards through American Express. They offer the ability to earn up to 2.25X points on your spend as well as grant additional benefits such as lounge passes, a complimentary domestic return flight, and travel insurance.
Emirates offers one credit card through Citi Bank which can earn you up to 1.5X miles on your purchases. The card also offers lounge passes, annual chauffeur-drive services, Mastercard benefits, and more.

Earning Miles with Transfer Partnerss

Airline Miles can be earned using transfer partners. This means that you can build points in a program and transfer those earned points directly to your frequent flyer account. This is the best option for earning airline miles through credit card spend with airlines that do not offer co-branded credit cards to AU-based members.

Listed below are rewards programs that allow you to transfer points directly to frequent flyer programs. Do note that some of these programs also allow you to transfer points to Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Emirates which gives you even more ways to earn airline miles.

  • Air New Zealand Airpoints
  • Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
  • Emirates Skywards
  • Etihad Guest
  • Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
  • Singapore KrisFlyer
  • THAI Royal Orchid Plus
  • Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer
  • Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • Singapore KrisFlyer
  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer
  • Air New Zealand Airpoints
  • Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer
  • Emirates Skywards
  • Singapore KrisFlyer
  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer
  • Air France-KLM Flying Blue*
  • Cathay Pacific Asia Miles*
  • Etihad Guest*
  • Eva Air*
  • Garuda Indonesia*
  • Malaysia Airlines Enrich*
  • Qatar Airways QMiles*
  • Thai Royal Orchid Plus*
  • Turkish Air Miles and Smiles*
*Citi Prestige cardholders only
  • Air New Zealand Airpoints
  • Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
  • Malaysia Airlines Enrich
  • Singapore KrisFlyer
  • Virgin Australia Velocity Frequent Flyer

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