Venture miles have a fixed value of 1 cent each when redeemed towards travel through Capital One. You can obtain higher value by transferring points to Capital One's airline and hotel partners.
How much are Venture miles worth?
Capital One Venture miles have a value range of 0.5 and 2 cents apiece. You'll get the best value when redeeming them towards travel and the worse value when redeeming them for cash back.
Venture miles value
|Redemption Option||Mile Value|
|Transfers To Capital One Partners||0.6 cents to 2 cents|
|Travel Purchases via Capital One Travel||1 cent|
|Using miles to cover recent travel purchases||1 cent|
|Gift Cards||0.5 cents to 1 cent|
|Cash Back||0.5 cents|
How to convert Venture miles to dollars
Use our Venture miles value calculator to determine the average dollar value of Capital One miles based on redemption. This will give you an idea of how much your miles are worth on average.
|Redemption Option||Average Redemption Value|
|Transfers to Capital One airline partners||$0 - $0|
|Capital One Travel||$0|
|Using miles to cover recent travel purchases||$0|
|Transfers to Capital One hotel partners||$0 - $0|
|Gift cards||$0 - $0|
Transfers to Capital One airline partners
Capital One Venture miles can be transferred to 14 airline partners with most partners being a 1:1 ratio. Since airline miles are typically worth more than 1 cent each, this provides an easy way to get high value out of your miles.
Redeeming miles through Capital One Travel
Capital One Venture miles can be redeemed towards Capital One Travel purchases for a fixed value of 1 cent apiece. This is one of the easiest and straightforward ways to redeem miles towards travel.
Using miles to cover recent purchases
Capital One Venture miles can be redeemed for a fixed value of 1 cent each towards recent travel purchases made to a Venture Rewards credit card.
There's several benefits to using this method versus using your miles directly through Capital One Travel:
- The ability to book travel direct so that you can earn credit in frequent flyer and hotel loyalty programs
- You'll be able to earn additional miles on your bookings since you'll use the card to pay for your travel versus redeeming miles and not using your card
- The ability to use cash back portals to earn additional rewards, on top of your Venture miles, on travel purchases
Transfers to Capital One hotel partners
Capital One Venture miles can be transferred to 3 hotel partners: Accor Live Limitless, Choice Privileges, and Wyndham Rewards.
Out of these options, Choice Hotels is the best mostly due to it's large footprint around the globe and redemption rates starting as low as 6,000 points.
On top of that, Choice has several hotels in popular European cities that can net you more than 1 cent per point.
Redeeming for gift cards
Capital One Venture miles can be redeemed for select gift cards through Capital One. This will give your miles a value of 0.5 to 1 cent apiece depending on the gift card.
Redeeming for cash back
Capital One Venture miles can be converted to cash back at a value of 0.5 cents per mile. This is the worst redemption option and one that I would recommend steering clear of.
If you're looking to earn cash back, Capital One offers several cash back credit cards. Cash back earned with these cards can be converted to Capital One Miles if you have a Venture or Spark Rewards credit card.
Calculate the value of a redemption
Use this calculator to determine the cash value of your Venture miles for a single redemption based on the cost in miles and cost in cash. This will let you know if your redemption or transfer is worth it or not.
How to earn Capital One miles
Capital One Venture miles can be earned through welcome bonuses and everyday spending across Venture Rewards credit cards. Each card earns miles at a flat rate across most purchases with several cards offering bonus miles when booking travel through Capital One Travel.
These are the best credit cards for earning Venture miles:
How much are Capital One Venture miles worth?
Venture miles can be redeemed for a fixed value of 1 cent apiece through Capital One or be transferred to partners for higher value.
How many Capital One Venture miles do you need for a flight?
You can multiply the cost of a flight by 100 to find out how many Venture miles you would need. For example, a $200 flight would cost you 20,000 Venture miles.
How much is 50,000 Capital One Venture miles worth?
50,000 Venture miles are worth $500 towards travel.
How much is 40,000 Capital One Miles worth?
40,000 Venture miles are worth $400 towards travel.
What airlines can you use Capital One Venture miles on?
Venture miles can be redeemed towards purchases made to any airline, with no restrictions or black out dates. You can also transfer your miles directly to several airline and hotel partners.
Can you redeem Capital One Venture miles for Cash?
You can redeem Capital One Venture miles for cash at a rate of 0.5 cents per mile. So 10,000 Venture miles would be worth only $50 in cash whereas the same amount redeemed towards travel would be worth $100. You'll want to consider Capital One Cash Back Credit Cards if you're looking for cash rewards.