Capital One Transfer Partners

Capital One Miles Transfer/Conversion Calculator

Get the list of Capital One Transfer Partners and calculate the transfer/conversion of Capital One Venture and Spark Miles to airline miles.


Capital One Miles, which consist of both Venture Miles and Spark Miles, are transferable 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 transferable 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
  • Alitalia Air

The transfer ratio for all three airlines is 4 Venture Miles for 3 airline miles. This means you will earn at most 1.5 airline miles per $1 spent with the flat rate Venture Card or Spark Miles Card.

Delta Airlines is not a direct transfer partner of Capital One, but you can book award flights on Delta through Aeromexico, Air France-KLM, and Alitalia. If you want to transfer rewards to Delta directly, you'll want to consider the American Express Membership Rewards Points (1:1) program.

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Oneworld Alliance

Capital One transfers to three airlines that are part of the Oneworld Alliance. Those airlines are:

  • Cathay Pacific
  • Finnair
  • Qantas

American Airlines is part of the Oneworld Alliance, but is not a transfer partner of Capital One. You can book award flights on AA using these three airlines. The AAdvantage Miles program is not a direct transfer partner of any major reward program. Your best bet is using the Marriott Bonvoy Program (3:1), but you'll probably just want to pick up AA credit cards.

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Star Alliance

Capital One transfers to four airlines that are part of the Star Alliance. Those airlines are:

  • Air Canada
  • Avianca
  • Eva Air
  • 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. United Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance meaning you can book award travel through the four airline parnters listed for travel on United.

If you want transfer rewards directly to United Airlines, you'll want to consider Marriott Bonvoy (3:1) or Chase Ultimate Rewards (1:1).

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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.

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 can be transferred to two hotel programs which is Accor Hotels and Wyndham Rewards.

Accor Hotels

Capital One Miles transfer to ALL Accor Live Limitless at a 2:1 ratio. Accor is a major hotel program based out of Europe. In the U.S., they're probably most known for Fairmont Hotels & Resorts which is one of Accor's luxury brands.

Wyndham Hotels

Capital One Miles transfer to Wyndham Rewards at a 4:3 ratio. Capital One is one of the rare programs that transfer to Wyndham Rewards which makes it a good program to consider if you frequently stay at Wyndham brand hotels.

Compare Capital One Transfer Partners

The tables below compares Capital One's transfer partners against AMEX, Chase, and Citi.

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.

Summary

Capital One's transfer ratios are a little unfavorable when compared to other top rewards programs, but that doesn't mean you can't benefit from topping off airline and hotel rewards accounts.


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