Earn miles by miles flown. See our guide to earning points for more.
This is a list of branded, program-specific credit cards, in addition to flexible reward cards. Not sure what is kind of card is right for you? Our guide weighs the pros/cons for each type of card.
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Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American ExpressFlexible Transfer Card
|Starwood Preferred Guest||1:1||15-20 days|
The ratio is the number of flexible rewards points it would take to transfer to Mileage Plan.
Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.
|Airline Type||Pricing Type|
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Selected Redemptions(Miles required to redeem in Economy, Business and First)
Fort Lauderdale to Houston (IAH)
North America • 2+ bookable airlines • 963 miles • Round-trip
Montreal to Minneapolis (MSP)
North America • 2+ bookable airlines • 946 miles • Round-trip
Toronto to Moscow (SVO)
Asia • 3+ bookable airlines • 4639 miles • Round-trip
Honolulu to Moscow (SVO)
Asia • 1+ bookable airlines • 7020 miles • Round-trip
San Diego to Abu Dhabi (AUH)
Asia • 1+ bookable airlines • 8450 miles • Round-trip
Boston to Rome (FCO)
Europe • 5+ bookable airlines • 4081 miles • Round-trip
Washington to New Orleans (MSY)
North America • 2+ bookable airlines • 968 miles • Round-trip
Chicago to Portland (PDX)
North America • 3+ bookable airlines • 1734 miles • Round-trip
Booking And Fuel Surcharge Guide
Our step-by-step booking guides can show you how to book tickets on any airline.
|Air France (AF)||Yes||Yes||$||SkyTeam|
|Alaska Airlines (AS)||Yes||Yes||$|
|American Airlines (AA)||Yes||Yes||$||oneworld|
|British Airways (BA)||Yes||Yes||$–$$$||oneworld|
|Cathay Pacific (CX)||No||Yes||$||oneworld|
|Hainan Airlines (HU)||No||Yes||$|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL)||Yes||Yes||$||SkyTeam|
|Korean Air (KE)||Yes||Yes||$||SkyTeam|
|LAN Airlines (LA)||No||Yes||$||oneworld|
Policies and Fees
Expiration: Points Expire 24 months since last activity.
For some programs, an activity can any accrual of miles (e.g., crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles). For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.
Fees and Charges
Change/Cancellation Fees when at least 60 days before travel.
Key Airlines and Resources
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|Alaska Airlines (AS)||LAX||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Intl|
|SEA||Seattle||Seattle Tacoma Intl|
|ANC||Anchorage||Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl|
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|MVP Gold 75K||75000||90|
Status can also be achieved with no segment and lower mileage requirements by crediting AS-only flights.
|Benefit||MVP||MVP Gold||MVP Gold 75K|
|First Class Upgrades|
|Qualifying Fares for Immediate Complimentary Upgrades on AS||Y, S, or B Class||Y, S, B, M or H Class||Y, S, B, M or H Class|
|Complimentary Upgrades on Non-qualifying Fares on Alaska Airlines||48 hours||72 hours||120 hours|
|Guest UpgradesÊawarded annually||4||4|
|One Complimentary Premium Beverage on most flights when traveling in the main cabin|
|Complimentary inflight entertainment player when flying in the main cabin|
|Complimentary Upgrades on DL within North America and select Caribbean destinations|
|Initiation Fee for Alaska Airlines Board Room||50% Off||Waived||Waived|
|Discount Board Room annual membership||$25 off||$55 off||$55 off|
|Discount Board Room 3-Year membership||$75 off||$165 off||$165 off|
|4 Complimentary Board Room Day Passes annually|
|Dedicated phone lines|
|Checked Baggage Fee Waiver for member and companions traveling on AS||2 bags||2 bags||2 bags|
|Checked Baggage Fee Waiver for member and companions traveling on AA||1 bag||2 bags||2 bags|
|Priority Check-in at Alaska Airlines and American Airlines|
|Preferred Seating on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines|
|Main Cabin Extra on American Airlines flights||50% off|
|Priority Boarding on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines|
|Fee Waivers for Mileage Plan fees on AS-issued tickets|
|Standby and Waitlist for full flights on Alaska Airlines|
|Priority Access Status on American Airlines|
|Free Same Day Flight Changes|
|Express Security Line at Select Airports|
|50,000 Bonus Miles when you attain status|
|Opportunity to nominate a friend or family member to MVP¨ status|
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