Airline Credit Cards

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculators
Looking for the best airline credit cards? Our airline miles calculator can help you compare and choose the right one for your travel needs.
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American Airlines Credit Cards

Aer Lingus Credit Cards

Aeroplan Credit Cards

Aeroplan® Credit Card

  • Earn up to 100,000 points
  • 1X - 3X points.
  • Receive your first checked bag free.
  • 500 bonus points for every $2,000 you spend in a calendar month.
  • Automatically receive Aeroplan 25K Status for the remainder of the calendar year, plus the following calendar year.
  • $95 annual fee.
Aeroplan Points & Card Value Calculator

Alaska Airlines Credit Cards

Allegiant Credit Cards

British Airways Credit Cards

Cathay Pacific Credit Cards

Delta Airlines Credit Cards

Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card

Best For Free Checked Bags
  • 40,000 Bonus Miles
  • 1X - 2X miles.
  • Enjoy a free checked bag on Delta flights and Main Cabin 1 priority boarding.
  • Save 15% on Award Travel when using miles to book Delta flights through delta.com and the Fly Delta app.
  • After you spend $10,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, receive a $100 Delta Flight Credit to use toward future travel.
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $99. See Rates & Fees
SkyMiles & Card Value Calculator

Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card

Best For Status Chasers & Maximum Benefits
  • 60,000 Bonus Miles
  • 1X - 3X miles.
  • Receive a domestic First Class, Delta Comfort+® or domestic Main Cabin round trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card.
  • Complimentary access to The Centurion Lounge.
  • Enjoy Delta Sky Club® access at no cost and bring up to two guests or immediate family at a rate of $50 per person per visit. Effective 2/1/25, Reserve Card Members will receive 10 Visits per year to the Delta Sky Club
  • $550 annual fee. See Rates & Fees
SkyMiles & Card Value Calculator

Delta SkyMiles® Gold Business American Express Card

Best For Free Checked Bags
  • Up To 80,000 Bonus Miles
  • 1X - 2X miles.
  • Enjoy a free checked bag on Delta flights and Main Cabin 1 priority boarding.
  • Save 15% on Award Travel when using miles to book Delta flights through delta.com and the Fly Delta app.
  • Receive a $100 Delta Flight Credit to use toward future travel after you spend $10,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year.
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $99. See Rates & Fees
SkyMiles & Card Value Calculator

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card

Best Overall For Delta Business Travelers
  • Earn Up To 100,000 Bonus Miles
  • 1X - 3X miles.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card.
  • Earn more miles on big purchases with 1.5 miles per dollar on single eligible purchases of $5,000 or more (that's an extra half mile per dollar), up to 50,000 additional miles per Calendar year.
  • $250 annual fee. See Rates & Fees
SkyMiles & Card Value Calculator

Delta SkyMiles® Reserve Business American Express Card

Best For Status Chasers & Maximum Benefits
  • Up to 110,000 Bonus Miles
  • 1X - 3X miles.
  • Receive a domestic First Class, Delta Comfort+® or domestic Main Cabin round trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card.
  • Enjoy complimentary Delta Sky Club® access at no cost. Effective 2/1/25, Reserve Card Members will receive 10 Visits per year to the Delta Sky Club.
  • $550 annual fee. See Rates & Fees
SkyMiles & Card Value Calculator

Emirates Credit Cards

Flying Blue Credit Cards

Frontier Credit Cards

Hawaiian Airlines Credit Cards

Iberia Credit Cards

JetBlue Credit Cards

JetBlue Plus Credit Card

Best For JetBlue Purchases
  • 1X - 6X points.
  • Enjoy a free checked bag for yourself and up to 3 companions when you use your card to pay for your JetBlue flight.
  • Every year, you'll receive a $100 statement credit when you use your JetBlue Plus Card to pay for a JetBlue Vacation package.
  • $99 annual fee.
JetBlue Points & Card Value Calculator

JetBlue Business Credit Card

  • 1X - 6X points
  • Spend $50,000 or more on your JetBlue Business Card during the calendar year to receive complimentary JetBlue Mosaic Status.
  • Receive a $100 statement credit when you use your JetBlue Business Card to pay for a JetBlue Vacation package.
  • $99 annual fee.
JetBlue Points & Card Value Calculator

Korean SKYPASS Credit Cards

Lufthansa Miles & More Credit Cards

Southwest Credit Cards

Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

  • 50,000 Points
  • 1X - 3X points.
  • Receive up to $75 back on Southwest purchases made throughout the anniversary year with the card.
  • Enjoy 4 upgraded bookings per anniversary year that applies to positions A1-A15 on Southwest Airlines.
  • Earn 1,500 Tier Qualifying Points for every $10,000 you spend on the card with no cap on how many you can earn.
  • $149 annual fee.
Southwest Points & Card Value Calculator

Spirit Credit Cards

Free Spirit® Travel More Mastercard®

  • 1X - 3X points.
  • Every year that you spend $5,000 on your Free Spirit Travel More Mastercard, you'll receive a $100 companion flight voucher on your next card anniversary.
  • Every $10 in net purchases made to your Free Spirit Travel More Mastercard will earn 1 Status Qualifying Point towards Free Spirit Status.
  • Receive Zone 2 boarding on Spirit Flights.
  • $0 into annual fee the first year, then $79.
Spirit Points & Card Value Calculator

United Credit Cards

United Questâ„  Card

  • 60,000 bonus miles + 500 PQPs
  • 1X - 3X miles.
  • Receive $125 in statement credits annually as reimbursements for United purchases charged to your card.
  • Receive your first and second checked bag free.
  • Automatically get 5,000 miles back in your MileagePlus account after you take a United or United Express-operated award flight booked with your miles (twice per year).
  • $250 annual fee.
United Miles & Card Value Calculator

United Clubâ„  Infinite Card

  • Earn 80,000 bonus miles after you spend $5,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening.
  • 1X - 4X miles.
  • Receive complimentary access to United Club locations and participating Star Alliance affiliated lounges around the world.
  • Enjoy the first checked bag free for you and one companion when you use the card to pay for your flight.
  • $525 annual fee.
United Miles & Card Value Calculator

United Business Card

  • 50,000 bonus miles
  • 1X - 2X miles.
  • Receive 5,000 bonus anniversary points if you also hold a personal/consumer United credit card.
  • Enjoy a $100 travel credit every year that you use your business card to make seven United flight purchases.
  • Receive two United Club Passes annually.
  • One free checked bag for you and up to one companion traveling on the same reservation.
  • $99 annual fee.
United Miles & Card Value Calculator

Virgin Atlantic Credit Cards

Airline Credit Card Miles Calculator

Use the credit card airline miles calculator to find out which cards will earn you the most airline rewards based on the spend amounts you enter. Results will consist of top-rated credit cards from our partners that are great for airline redemptions.

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These estimates are to help guide you towards making the best decision when it comes to picking up a rewards credit card. They should be used for illustrative purposes only.

You can click on the estimated earnings to see the calculations or click on the card to learn more and apply for the card through our partners.

Do note that all spend amounts entered into the tool above will carry over to every credit card rewards calculator on the site, so there's no need to re-enter spend if you choose to dive deeper into calculating rewards for credit cards on the site.

FAQ

What are the benefits of an airline credit card?

An airline credit card allows you to earn miles on everyday purchases. They also typically grant benefits that can save you lots of money such as free checked bags or make travel more enjoyable such as airport lounge access.

Are airline miles or hotel rewards points better?

Both are great options. Which one is best depends on whether you're looking for free flights or free nights. You can get the best of both worlds using flexible travel rewards programs.

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