Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Calculators

Asia Miles Calculators for earning with Cathay Pacific credit cards, determining the cash value based on redemption, and transferring points to Asia Miles.

Program Details

Cathay Pacific serves 80 destinations in 34 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania (includes charter and cargo services). Their main hub is located out of Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). Cathay Pacific also has access to over 17 destinations in China through its subsidiary, Cathay Dragon. Asia Miles is the rewards currency of Cathay Pacific.

Oneworld Alliance

Cathay Pacific is part of the Oneworld alliance. This allows you to earn and redeem Asia Miles with airlines that are part of the alliance. There are 13 airlines in the Oneworld alliance:

Cathay also codeshares with several airlines, French high speed trains, and ferry operators.

Credit Card Rewards Calculators

The Cathay Pacific Credit Card Calculators will calculate how many Asia Miles you can earn based on your monthly/yearly spend across categories. It will also output the cash value of the card based on your spend, how much you value card benefits, and annual fees.

Compare credit cards side by side based on spend, benefits and fees. You can also set partner cards to reflect transfer ratios.

You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. If cookies are enabled, all spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.

Best Credit Cards For Asia Miles

If you're trying to maximize your earnings in the Cathay Pacific Asia Miles program, you can use the Best Credit Cards For Asia Miles tool to get a list of the best cards based on your spend. This includes cards that earn Asia Miles directly and credit cards that earn rewards that transfers to the Asia Miles program.

United States Asia Miles Credit Card Calculators

Synchrony Bank offers the only Cathay Pacific card available to U.S.-based members. The earning structure of the Cathay Pacific card is 'okay', but points can be earned faster with partner credit cards. If you do consider the Cathay Pacific Card, it would be for the several perks that come with being a cardholder such as Marco Polo Club Green membership, priority flight award redemptions, and discounts on fees, charges, and redemptions.

Redeeming Rewards & Cash Value

Asia Miles have the highest value when used for award flights on Cathay Pacific and partner airlines. Miles can also be applied toward hotels, car rentals, experiences, entertainment, and more.

Transfer Partners

Asia Miles can be earned by transferring rewards from partnering programs directly to your Asia Miles account. Cathay Pacific has more than 10 direct transfer partners which includes major rewards programs such as AMEX Membership Rewards and Citi ThankYou Rewards.

The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Transfer Calculator below will output how many rewards you need to transfer from the partner program to equal the amount of Asia Miles you enter in the field. Do note that not all credit cards, transfer partners, or regions may be accounted for.

Earning Miles With Partner Credit Cards

All of the credit cards listed in the table allow you to earn rewards and transfer them directly to your Asia Miles Account. You can click on a credit card to learn more about the bonus categories, benefits, standard sign up bonus, and annual fees.

Transfer Partner Credit Cards

You can click on a credit card below to learn more and calculate total value based on spend, card benefits, and fees.
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You can use the Best Credit Cards For Asia Miles Calculator to find out which cards listed below earn you the most Asia Miles based on your spend.

Earning Rewards

Cathay Pacific has over 80 travel partners that you can use to earn Asia Miles. This includes flying oneworld and other airline partners, booking travel such as hotels and rental cars, and even shopping online.

Earn Miles Flying Cathay

Asia Miles are primarily earned flying Cathay Pacific. The amount of Asia Miles you earn with Cathay is based on cabin class, fare class, and distance zone. Cathay Pacific has it's own Asia Miles Earning Calculator which will calculate how many Asia Miles you can earn flying one-way, round trip, or between multiple airports/cities.

Earning rates for flying Cathay Pacific's economy class.

Airline Partners

You can earn Cathay Pacific Asia Miles flying with 20+ airline partners which consist of all oneworld Alliance partners as well as several other parter airlines. The amount of Asia Miles you earn flying partners will depend on the partner. You can use the same Asia Miles Earning Calculator to also calculate how many Asia Miles you will earn on partner airlines.

You can earn Asia Miles flying with the following oneworld Alliance partners:

You can also earn Asia Miles flying with the airlines listed below. These airlines are not part of the oneworld Alliance, but they partner with Cathay Pacific to provide more destinations.

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air New Zealand
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Bangkok Airways
  • Gulf Air
  • Jet Airways
  • Lufthansa
  • Shenzhen Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines

Hotel Partners

Asia Miles can be earned staying at a bunch of different hotel partners. This includes all of the big name chains along with a few independent hotels as well. Some of the hotels listed below are also direct transfer partners of the Asia Miles program. You can earn additional Asia Miles staying at the hotel brands listed below.

  • Marriott Hotels
  • AccorHotels
  • Minor Hotels
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Best Western
  • IHG Hotels
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Millennium Hotels
  • Cordis Hotels and Resorts
  • Radisson Hotels
  • Dusit Hotels and Resorts
  • Swire Hotels
  • Eaton Hong Kong
  • Okura/Nikko/JAL City Hotels
  • Shangri-La
  • Regal Hotels
  • Emperor Hotels Group
  • Mandarin Oriental Hotels Group
  • Wharf Hotels
  • Meritus Hotels and Resorts
  • New World Hotels and Resorts
  • Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts
  • Park Royal Hotels and Resorts
  • Rosewood Hotels and Resorts
  • Sino Hotels
  • Splash Beach Resort
  • The Langham Hotels and Resorts
  • WorldHotels
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Car Rental Partners

Asia Miles can be earned booking rental cars, transportation, or paying for gasoline. Listed below are the car & transportation partners you can use to earn Asia Miles.

  • Airport Express
  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Blacklane
  • Budget
  • Conxxe
  • Esso
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Hertz Chauffeur
  • myDriver (by SIXT)
  • National Car Rental
  • RentalCars.com
  • Shell
  • SIXT
  • TurboJET
  • Zuzuche.com

Travel Partners

Outside of airline, hotel, and car rental partners, you can also earn Asia Miles with various booking sites, online travel agencies, and more. Below is the list of travel partners that can earn you additional Asia Miles.

  • Booking.com
  • W Cruising
  • Hotels.com
  • Agoda.com
  • Cathay Pacific Holidays
  • Trip.com
  • E-DA Theme Park
  • KKday
  • Kaligo.com
  • Macau Golf & Country Club
  • Plaza Premium Group
  • PointsHound
  • Rocketmiles
  • TripAdvisor
  • TRAFALGAR
  • Niceday
  • Wota Lifestyle
  • AsiaYo
  • OwlTing
  • Go By Train
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Earn Asia Miles shopping online with top retailers.

Retail Partners

Asia Miles can be earned shopping with retail partners. Most of these retail partners are of course based in Asia. You can earn Asia Miles shopping with the retail partners listed below.

  • Albion
  • Emporium (Inflight Sales)
  • Discover The Shop (Inflight Sales)
  • Clarins
  • Clé de Peau Beauté
  • Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Deli Delight
  • Delsey
  • DG Lifestyle Store
  • Elements
  • Florentia Village
  • Heathrow Rewards
  • HP Hong Kong
  • J SELECT
  • Laithwaites Direct Wines
  • Liquid Gold
  • LOTTE DUTY FREE GINZA
  • Mitsui Outlet Park
  • MoneyBack
  • MTM
  • Ponti Wine Cellars
  • Rockport
  • Samsonite
  • South China Morning Post
  • South China Morning Post - Posties
  • STUDIO A
  • The Bicester Village Shopping Collection
  • Tic Tac Time
  • TSL Jewellery
  • TWIST
  • Ulferts
  • Wai Yuen Tong Limited

Asia Miles Portals

Asia Miles can be earned through the Asia Miles Shopping and Dining Portals. This is a great (and easy) way to build additional Asia Miles shopping online and dining out at local restaurants.

Asia Miles Shopping Portal

Cathay Pacific has it's own shopping portal called shop.asiamiles.com. This portal allows you to earn Asia Miles shopping online at top of the line retailers. Depending on your region, you'll earn a certain amount of Asia Miles per local currency spent. The Asia Miles shopping portal also displays deals, sales, and much more. If you're looking to earn Asia Miles shopping online, this is a great option.

Asia Miles Dining Portal

If you plan on dining in Asia, you'll be able to earn Asia Miles dining at popular restaurants using dining.asiamiles.com. The dining portal includes the following locations:

  • Bangkok
  • Beijing
  • Cebu
  • Foshan
  • Guangzhou
  • Haikou
  • Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • Hsinchu City
  • Jakarta
  • Kaohsiung City
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Macao SAR
  • New Taipei City
  • Ningbo
  • Pingtung
  • Qingdao
  • Shenzhen
  • Singapore
  • Suzhou
  • Taichung City
  • Tainan City
  • Taipei City
  • Taitung City
  • Taoyuan City

Buying Rewards

If you're close to a redemption, you can top off your Asia Miles directly through the Asia Miles website. This can only be done when booking your reward flight. The option will pop up as long as your purchases does not exceed 30% of the required miles for the reward. You'll be able to purchase Asia Miles in blocks of 2,000 Asia Miles at USD $60 per block.


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