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Making the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Miles

FREQUENT FLYER MILES / Making the most out of yours A. Search for the cheapest flight and find its price before taxes and fees. B1. Find miles needed on your airline. B2. Find miles needed to book on an alliance member's airline. C. Calculate A + B1 and A + B2 - compare to our value of a mile guide. FREQUENT FLYER MILES /What's your currency worth?* * blackout dates no blackout dates 1.00c per mile 0.50c 0.00c per mile Alaska Airlines American Continental Airlines Delta Airlines United Airlines US Airways JetBlue Southwest Virgin America Airlines Mileage Plan Aadvantage Miles OnePass SkyMiles Mileage Plus Dividend Miles TrueBlue Rapid Rewards Elevate (1200 Rapid Flewrd dolars 1 Rapid Reward cred NerdWalet estimate based on calculating the market rate of lowest priced fights available on Kayak com (before taas and tees) divided by rewards miles required for redemption on 500+ tights AIRLINE ALLIANCES STAR ALLIANCE ONE WORLD SKYTEAM 27 members 11 members 13 members Continental Airlines American Airlines Delta Airlines United Airlines US Airways ***** ***** ***** Singapore Airlines, Asiana Airlines Cathay Pacific None **** **** **** Austrian, Lufthansa, British Airways, Finnair Korean Air, Air France Air New Zealand, ANA, JAL, QANTAS South African Airways, SwissAir, Thai Airlines, Turkish Airlines ADRIA, Air Canada, Air China, American, Iberia, LAN, MALEV, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Blue1, bmi, Brussels Airlines, Mexicana, Royal Jordanian Air Europa, Alitalia, China Southern Airlines, Continental Airlines, Croatia Airlines, Egyptair, LOT Polish Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Shanghai CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Airlines, Spanair, TAM, TAP Portugal, United, US Airways TAROM, Vietnam Airlines ...... ..... 1167 destinations 727 destinations 856 destinations * Denotes airine quality rating by Skytrax. BAGGAGE FEES / Traveling light pays 3rd bag $20 $100 $100 $100 $125 $125 $100 $100 $100 $75 $50 $25 2nd bag $20 $35 $35 $32 $35 $32 $35 $35 $32 $30 so $25 1st bag $20 $25 $25 $23 $25 $23 $25 $25 S23 s0 $25 American Airlines Continental Airlines US Airways JetBlue Southwest Virgin America Alaska Delta Airlines United Airlines BEST AIRLINE CREDIT CARDS / Need more miles? These credit cards can get you on your way to your next flight. Average Cost per Mile or Point Points / Value*** 5 Year Value of Credit Card Rewards**** Sign-up Bonus Airline Type of Card Annual Fee Continental $1,001 first year free; $85/year thereafter Chase OnePass Plus Card 1.01c/mile 25,000 mlles / $252 Airlines United Airlines Chase Mileage Plus Select Visa 0.83c/mile 30,000 miles / $249 $95 $971 American Citibank Gold AAdvantage 0.76c/mile 20,000 miles / $151 $50 $718 Airlines World MasterCard Alaska Airlines Bank of America Visa Signature 0.79c/mile 25,000 miles / $197 $75 $671 Delta Airlines Delta Gold American Express 0.73c/mile 25,000 miles /$183 $95 $497 US Airways Barclays US Airways World MasterCard 0.46c/mile 10,000 miles / $46 $49 $299 1.19e/ Elevate Point 2,500 Elevate points / $30 $1,390 Virgin America Barclays Virgin America Visa Chase Southwest Alrlines Rapid Rewards 16 Rapid Rowards Credits / $253 Southwest $1,380 $15.80/Rapid Rewards credits $59 Airlines 0.83e/ TrueBluo Point JetBlue 10,000 TrueBlue polnts / $83 $40 $784 American Express JetBlue **" Excludes bonus points tor balance tranaters * Based on $1.800 in monthly spending nerdwallet Design Lesh beoferman We do the homework for you.

Making the Most of Your Frequent Flyer Miles

shared by David on Mar 23
A guide on how to stretch your frequent flyer miles its fullest potential.


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