Miles and More Miles are valued at around 1.5 cents each when redeemed for flights with Lufthansa and partner airlines. Miles can also be redeemed for car rentals, hotels, gift cards, and merchandise. This page will cover all of the ways you can redeem your Lufthansa Miles and More Award Miles.
Miles and More Miles Value Calculator
Use the Miles and More Miles Value Calculator to calculate the cash value of Miles and More Award Miles based on the redemptions listed. Average values (denoted by '~') are based on how much The Point Calculator values that redemption after some research and number crunching. You can put any value in the field below.
Miles and More Miles can be redeemed for award flights on Lufthansa and Star Alliance partners, as well as other airline partners. Lufthansa has their own award chart which shows how many miles is required flying between regions and a Miles and More Miles Calculator which will tell you how many miles is needed between destinations.
Flights from North America to Europe will run you 60,000 miles round trip. Those based in the United States can also get to Hawaii for 40,000 miles round-trip or to Central America and the Caribbean for 35,000 miles round-trip. Depending on where you're based, this gives a wide range to the value of Miles and More Award Miles. You should be able to squeeze at least 1.5 cents per point out of these miles.
Miles and More Miles can be used towards hotel redemptions and hotel gift cards. This will generally give your miles a value of 0.2 to 0.6 cents depending on which way you go about using your miles for hotels. Also, Miles and More Mastercard holders will receive a discount on redeemed hotel awards which will increase the value of these redemptions.
Hotels and Cars by Points
Miles and More Miles can be used toward hotel bookings on the Hotels and Cars Portal. The value of your miles for these hotel redemptions are all over the place. I found values as low as 0.2 cents and as high as 0.6 cents per mile.
Radisson Hotels Gift Card
Miles and More members can redeem miles for a Radisson Hotels Gift Card. Gift cards start at 8,250 miles for a €25 gift card (~US$28) which is a value of about 0.33 cents per mile.
Best Western Gift Card
Miles and More members can redeem miles towards Best Western travel cards. This redemption starts at 3,000 miles for a €10 (~US$11) travel card. That's a value of about 0.36 cents per mile. Slightly better than the Radisson gift card, but still pretty low.
Car Rental Redemptions
Miles and More Miles can be used to rent cars with several leading car rental companies along with the Hotels and Cars portal by Points.com. Miles and More Mastercard holders will receive a discount on redeemed car rental awards.
Hotels and Cars by Points
Miles and More members can book rental cars through the Hotels and Cars Portal. This portal consists of rental cars from all of the name brands including Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar, and more. You can choose to pay all miles or choose the miles+cash option. The miles+cash option puts the value up to around 0.7 cents per mile while paying with all miles averaged out to around 0.5 cents per mile.
Miles and More members can use miles to book rentals with Budget. You will need your Miles and More service number in order to receive a quote and complete the booking.
Miles and More members can use their miles to book rentals with Europcar starting at 3,000 miles. If you're short miles, you can pay the remaining balance with cash. You will need your Miles and More Service number and PIN number.
Miles and More members can book rentals with SIXT rent a car. This will give your Miles and More Miles a value of 0.21 cents each.
Miles and More members can book rental cars with Avis Rent-A-Car if they have at least 7,500 miles available. You will need your Miles and More Service number and PIN number to start and finish the reservation.
Miles and More Gift Card Redemptions
Miles and More members can redeem their miles for over 35 different gift cards. These redemptions start as low as 3,000 miles for a US$10 gift card giving you a value of 0.33 cents per mile. The following U.S. gift cards are available:
- Best Buy
- Bahama Breeze
- Barnes & Noble
- Best Western
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Chart House
- Cracker Barrel
- Foot Locker
- Apple App Store & iTunes
- L.L. Bean
- McCormick & Schmicks
- Morton's Steakhouse
- Papa Johns
- T.J. Maxx / Marshalls / HomeGoods
- The Home Depot
- West Elm
Miles and More Shopping Partners
Miles and More Miles can be used towards shopping online directly with Lufthansa, at the 11 Bicester Village locations, and at airports.
Lufthansa World Shop
Miles and More members can use their earned miles to shop on the Lufthansa World Shop. The value of your miles will vary based on redemption, but for the most part they will average out to around 0.33 cents per mile. You can use any amount of miles on a purchase and pay the rest in cash. Do note that purchased items cannot be delivered to the United States, but they can be delivered to Frankfurt or Munich airport for pickup in shop or at the gate. If you're doing WorldShop Airport Delivery, you must order 4 business days before your flight.
Miles and More members can redeem their miles for purchases made shopping at the 11 Bicester Village locations. Members can redeem their Miles and More Miles for vouchers starting at 7,500 miles. Vouchers can be redeemed at the Tourist Information or Welcome Centre of the respective village.
Miles and More members can use their miles for shopping at HEINEMANN Duty Free Shops at the airport. You can do this by showing your Miles & More Service card at check-out. Redemptions start at 3,000 miles and you can pay the difference in cash if you don't have enough miles. 330 Miles will equal 1€.
Heathrow Rewards (LHR)
Miles and More members that are members of Heathrow Rewards can apply their miles towards hundreds of shops, restaurants and cafes at Heathrow Airport. 7,500 miles can be redeemed for 4x £5 airport shopping vouchers. Additional vouchers can also be redeemed for 1,875 miles for each £5 shopping voucher.
Donate Miles and More Miles
Miles and More members can donate miles to Help Alliance which is a charitable aid organization of the Lufthansa Group. You can choose from a few different options when donating miles to this organization.